Mosquito Lagoon Backcountry Fishing

Starting at $400 | 3 - 5 Hours | Flats, Inshore | 1 - 2 People
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About Your Trip

Captain Matt's Mosquito Lagoon fishing trip is perfect for anglers of all experience levels. You'll be cruising mangrove-lined backcountry waters, inlets, and open bay areas for a variety of sportfish species like big redfish, speckled trout, snook, black drum, pompano, and even tarpon if you're lucky. Captain Matt has all the gear ready to go for your trip - even your fishing license!

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About Your Boat

Boat Type:
Boat Manufacturer: Bossman
Boat Length: 18 ft
Year Built: 2015
Engine Manufacturer: Suzuki
Number of Engines: 1
Total Horsepower: 70 hp
Additional Amenities: Wireless trolling motor, fish finder, life jackets, live bait well, elevated casting platforms

About Your Guide

Captain Matt knows the New Smyrna Beach inshores like the back of his hand. He has been fishing the Indian River lagoon since he was a little boy and has over 10 years of experience as a guide. He's also has won several Redfish tournaments through the years, so don't be surprised when he puts you on some fish!

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Start Location

630 Goodwin Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169, USA | Bodies of water fished: Mosquito Lagoon

Amenities and Information

Water Type

Inshore, Flats

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.


You can play your own bluetooth music.

Live Bait

Yes, Included


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.


No meal provided.


Black Drum, Florida Pompano, Flounder, Jack Crevalle, Ladyfish, Mangrove Snapper, Redfish, Sheepshead, Snook, Speckled Trout / Spotted Seatrout, Tarpon, Weakfish, Whiting


Artificial Lure Fishing, Deep Dropping, Live Bait Fishing, Sight Casting

Gear & Packing


Fishing license, live bait, drinks, rods, reels, and tackle

At an Additional Rate

An additional angler is 100

Recommended Packing

Sunscreen Sunglasses Snacks

Required Items

Nothing additional needed.

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 7 days before the trip.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

No license needed for this trip.

Pricing & Availability

To check pricing, please select duration and group size.

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




December 14, 2022


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Had a great time .Caught some fish .

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!