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Captain Derrick's Guide Service - Day Tours

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41 Flamingo Drive East, Everglades City, FL 34139
+1 239-695-3513
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Fishing the Everglades

We called Captain Derrick at the last minute and were delighted to hear he would fit us in. Not... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mackpack4
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Cape Coral, Florida
Captain Derrick is the BEST!

Just returned from another great trip with Captain Derrick. I fish with him 2-3 times a year and... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
AdventureSlatts
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Shorewood, Illinois
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Back country and offshore fishing in the Everglades;around the 10,000 Islands in Everglades National Park. We can take up to four people and license and tackle is provided. We offer 1/2, 3/4 and full days. Captain Derrick is coast guard licensed and insured, has been in the business for 16 years and is a local native. Most coveted species are snook, redfish, trout, tarpon, and snapper.
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“redfish” (7 reviews)
“great guy” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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41 Flamingo Drive East, Everglades City, FL 34139
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+1 239-695-3513
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called Captain Derrick at the last minute and were delighted to hear he would fit us in. Not only did he put us on the fish, but continued to instruct us on tips that would produce a successful catch. He added good humor to...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Just returned from another great trip with Captain Derrick. I fish with him 2-3 times a year and he always delivers. He knows the waters, conditions and seasonal patterns of a very complex fishery. He truly cares about putting his customers on the fish and...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2017

Capt. Derrick is the best guide in town. He has taken me out with friends and family on multiple trips. He is super laid back and will keep you laughing all day. Now on a serious note...This man knows where to find the fish. After...More

Thank sigma81382
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ldaffin, Owner at Captain Derrick's Guide Service - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Thanks, it's always a great time with you guys!

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Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

My father, brother-in-law, and I went fishing with Capt Derrick for Father's Day. Had the best trip ever. Caught over two dozen snook - 6 under slot, 12 slot fish and at least 6 over slot. Largest fish was the last one my father caught-...More

Thank Dan T
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ldaffin, Owner at Captain Derrick's Guide Service - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review, had a great time!

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Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Have fished with Derrick for 20 years and have never had a bad trip. Took a trip on June 17 for Father's day and had the best fishing day ever. Derrick knows where the fish are and anyone will have a blast fishing with him....More

1  Thank OtisMcc
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ldaffin, Owner at Captain Derrick's Guide Service - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

We appreciate your loyalty and kind comments!

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Reviewed 8 May 2017

Derrick was a great guide, who knows the everglades like know one else. the best guide in the everglades for sure.He wants you to catch fish and is good guy on top of it. I recommend booking with captain Derrick Daffin.

Thank Nick B
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ldaffin, Owner at Captain Derrick's Guide Service - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Thanks, man. Appreciate it!

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Reviewed 27 April 2017

Hired Captain Derrick for a day of fishing out of Everglades City. My buddy Mike and I had a good time on the water with Captain Derrick. Quality boat and gear and with Derrick's knowledge, we caught some nice fish, including a nice 39 inch...More

1  Thank Chris G
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ldaffin, Owner at Captain Derrick's Guide Service - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Yep on the PB. THank you for making me look good.

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Reviewed 27 April 2017

Spent the day fishing with Capt. Derrick Daffin out of Everglades City. Derrick is a friendly and knowledgeable guide who has been fishing the local waters for over 20 years. Had a great time and caught some quality fish, including my first inshore slam -...More

1  Thank Michael L
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ldaffin, Owner at Captain Derrick's Guide Service - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Thank you, we appreciate your business!

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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We have been chartering with Derrick for years now and every trip is adventurous and the fishing is great too! He has a great sense of humor and puts us on the fish! Give him a call for a great time!

Thank Earl W
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ldaffin, Owner at Captain Derrick's Guide Service - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Thanks, Earl. Always a good time with you guys!

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Reviewed 5 April 2017

I have been fishing with Derrick numerous times with my sons & others. It is always fun fishing with Derrick. He is very outgoing and a blast to be with. And he usually puts us on the fish. On my last trip I was fishing...More

Thank Randy M
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ldaffin, Owner at Captain Derrick's Guide Service - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Thanks for the kind words and recommendation. We appreciate it!

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Randy M
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Response from ldaffin | Property representative |
Hi Randy, we aren't a hotel but I believe there are pet-friendly hotels in the area.
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