Florida Freshwater In The Everglades - 22' Ranger

Starting at $500 | 4 - 6 Hours | Lake | 1 - 4 People
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About Your Trip

Head out with Dave and he'll put you on some of South Florida’s most revered freshwater fish species. Whether you’re looking to catch the Florida staple: Largemouth Bass or something more exotic like Peacock bass or Clown Knifefish, and plenty of others in between​​, Dave knows how to do it all!

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About Your Boat

Boat Type: Bass Boat
Boat Manufacturer: Ranger
Boat Length: 22 ft
Year Built: 2010
Engine Manufacturer: Mercury
Number of Engines: 1
Total Horsepower: 250 hp
Additional Amenities: GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Wireless Trolling Motor, Ice Box

About Your Guide

Notes from Captain Dave:

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Start Location

Everglades Holiday Park, 21940 Griffin Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA | Bodies of water fished: Everglades

Amenities and Information

Water Type


Skill Levels

Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate


All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

Fish Cleaning

This guide will clean your catch for you.


Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.


This trip has multiple pickup locations.


You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.

Boat Restroom

No, this boat does not have a bathroom on board.

Live Bait

No live bait provided.


No meal provided.


Clown Knifefish, Largemouth Bass, Peacock Bass


Artificial Lure Fishing, Light Tackle Fishing

Gear & Packing


Rods, Reels, Tackle, Bait, Ice, Water

At an Additional Rate

Domestic or wild shiners are an additional cost per dozen based on market price. Bait recommendations will be made based on duration and party size prior to trip.

Recommended Packing

Snacks and Drinks, A hat, sunglasses, and long sleeve shirt to protect you from the sun. Light raincoat recommended during the summer months

Required Items

A freshwater fishing license is required for all anglers over the age of 16. The license can be purchased at https://license.gooutdoorsflorida.com/

Things to Keep in Mind

Payment & Tipping

After paying the deposit, a QR Code will be emailed to you. On the day of the trip, your guide will scan your QR code to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is for a customary tip (we recommend 20%).

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Yes, cancel for free up to 10 days before the trip.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

Find out more about licenses here.

Pricing & Availability

To check pricing, please select duration and group size.

Please fill out Trip Date, Duration, Group Size, and Start Time before proceeding.


John C.


May 22, 2021



Captain Dave was an incredible captain and our fishing experience was unmatched. Three of us caught 79 fish on our four-hour trip. You read that right…SEVENTY-NINE fish! We caught a mix of largemouth bass, peacock bass, Mayan orchids, Oscars, and bowfin. I highly recommend Captain Dave’s fishing charter for ...Read More

Donald S.


August 14, 2021



Captain Dave was a very knowledgeable and personable fishing guide. He allowed us to have the most successful and enjoyable fishing trip. We highly recommend fishing with him and we will most definitely book a trip with him again!!! Thank you Captain Dave, Donald, Devin, and Brett Sebastian

Alan G.


May 4, 2021



Our 1st trip out with Dave , he literally had us on fish the 1st cast. The catching was nonstop. 4 of us on the boat, great time had by all. Thanks again Dave.

Alexander A.


July 23, 2021



Dave was an awesome captain. Very knowledgeable and super accommodating and took us straight to the Peacocks! We had a blast.

Vincent D.


February 14, 2021



Bucket list check. Captain Dave got us onto some of the rarest fish in Florida as well as beautiful large mouth bass and peacock bass. Great three-quarter day trip. Dave taught us a lot and has a ton of great stories. Definitely recommend.

First Time Booking with Us?

Captain Experiences is the home of over 1000 Damn Good fishing and hunting guides. Our mission is to unlock the outdoors for everyone, and we want to help you get out there through our no-hassle online booking experience and our team of outdoors experts.

We vet our guides to make sure they are the best of the best. We want guides who not only put you on 'em, but show you a great time, keep you safe, and give you a memorable experience with your group.

Once you've paid your deposit at checkout, we'll send you a QR code (like a mobile boarding pass). Just show your guide your QR code on the day of the trip, they'll scan it, the remaining balance will transfer automatically, and you'll be all set to get out there. Just make sure you bring a cash tip for the guide!

In the case of inclement weather, our guides will make the call and we'll work with you to reschedule your trip or issue a full refund. Your safety is our top concern.

Once you book the trip, we will connect you directly with the guide to go over any additional details. In the meantime, our location specialists are always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!

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