Choosing your captain is the most important decision you will make for a successful trip. Captain Larry Sydnor should be your Florida Keys fishing guide because the difference between a premier, professional, top Keys guide and the average guide is tremendous!
As a professional Captain, Capt. Larry maintains all required credentials, licenses, permits, and $1,000,000 commercial marine insurance to be entrusted with you and your family’s safety and charter needs. Capt. Larry is a resident pro-staff guide out of the nationally-acclaimed World Wide Sportsman/Bass Pro Shop Bayside Marina in Islamorada, Florida and is a USCG Master Captain, a respected member of the National Association of Charter Boat Operators, the Florida Guides Association and the Florida Keys Fishing Guides Association.
Capt. Larry has the physicality necessary for outstanding control of his skiff. He also has an extremely large repertoire of spots to fish – which is essential when weather or fish behavior becomes unpredictable. He’ll provide you with the very latest in top-quality high-tech equipment: boats, rods, reels, lures, and flies (he ties all of his own) – all of it!
He knows everything about fishing, from knots, hooks & flies to placing the boat just right for your cast. Don’t worry whether it is smarter to spend your day chasing Tarpon, Bonefish or Permit, or whether other backcountry species present a better opportunity – he’s got it all figured out! Whether it’s spinning, jigging or fly fishing, novice or experienced he’ll help you out with it no matter your skill level.
When fly fishing and he’ll want to know which hand you REEL/RETRIEVE with. You will be supplied with all essentials including expert assistance and encouragement to bring out your best. There’s no minimum age for children, the captain will provide you with all the PFDs required to ensure everyone’s safety.