Mosquito Lagoon Backcountry

Starting at $500 total | 3 - 5 Hours | Flats, Inshore | 1 - 3 People | Trip #1303

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 Guide

Certified Damn Good Guide
Independent Guide
13 Years of Experience
Beginner Oriented
Profile photo of Captain Experiences guide Matt
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!

On top of being a skilled and experienced fisherman, Captain Matt is passionate about showing his guests a good time and promises to work his butt ... Read More

Rapid Fire Guide Q & A

What’s the biggest fish you’ve caught?
Bull red fish
If you were cooking for all your friends what would you cook?
Deer something
Whats your favorite band?
Anything up beat
Whats your favorite movie?
8 seconds
Whats your favorite sports team?
Florida gators
Whats your drink of choice?
Mtn dew
What was your last halloween costume?
Me lol
What do you want for Christmas this year?
Health and happiness
How did you get started guiding?
With my grandfather fish Mosquito lagoon when I was very young.
What makes you different from other guides?
I try hard to communicate and satisfy everyone have a good time with alot of jokes and laughter
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Start Location

859 Pompano Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169, USA (this guide can be flexible with their start location) | Bodies of water fished: Mosquito Lagoon, Ormond Beach, New Smyrna Beach

About Your Boat

Boat Type
Boat Manufacturer
Year Built
Boat Length
Engine Manufacturer
Total Horsepower
Number of Engines
Additional Amenities
Wireless trolling motor, fish finder, life jackets, live bait well, elevated casting platforms

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.


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


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

Packing / Extras

Everything you'll need for your trip
Sunscreen, Sunglasses, Snacks. Fishing license, live bait, drinks, rods, reels, and tackle included.
Where to Buy a Fishing License
No license needed for this trip.

Things to Keep in Mind

Payment & Tipping
We use a cashless autopay system. We'll send you a boarding pass, and on the day of the trip, your guide will scan your boarding pass to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is to tip your guide (we recommend 20%).
Cancellation/Refund Policy
Cancel for free up to 7 days before the trip.

Pricing Matrix

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Verified Review Fishing

December 14

Had a great time .Caught some fish .

Greg B.

March 29

Great trip, cold Morning but ended up catching 11 Trout and 1 Flounder Thanks Matt

Anthony C.

March 3

Had a great time out with Captain Matt! Everyone caught something and had fun doing it!!!

First Time Booking with Us?

Captain Experiences is the home of over 1500 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 boarding pass. Just show your guide your boarding pass 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.
Each trip’s price is set by the guide and factors in all of their costs. A big determinant of cost is often the type of boat and associated fuel costs, but other guide costs include leases, marina / slip fees, bait costs, and the cost to provide and maintain all of the gear you’ll need on your trip.
Once you book the trip, we will connect you directly with the guide to go over any additional details. In the meantime, our team is always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!