Capt. Larry Sydnor

"I am a longtime professional, guiding every type of angler, both novice and seasoned, on the flats and in the backcountry of the Florida Keys and The Everglades National Park and have a very long list of awards to prove my winning expertise.  I am especially proficient instructing novices in fly casting and guiding trophy-winning fly fishing veterans and tie all of my own flies.  

I captain two magnificent boats that are very specialized, technically-advanced fishing craft and each skiff is outfitted with a custom poling platform so I can pole you into undisturbed fish for hookups that will be many with exhilarating fish fights and catches."

I invite you to come and enjoy a guided trip with me for a life-altering experience of spectacular nature and sport. So unbelievably fulfilling and rewarding.


All five species Flats/Backcountry fishing guide including “far backcountry”

I am a United States Coast Guard Master Captain, an International Game Fish Association Certified Captain and a popular flats backcountry guide because I use my power and expertise on the poling platform to provide safe and unparalleled fishing adventures on the water.  I am an active and respected member of the National Association of Charter Boat Operators, the Florida Guides Association and the Florida Keys Fishing Guides Association.   Because I have more than one boat to choose from each trip is customized for the individual for optimum flats and backcountry fishing depending on weather and angler weights and both boats are fast, stable and get into the skinniest waters to target undisturbed fish. I am on the Mercury Pro Team.  I also offer a unique continued launch after originating in Islamorada to go on into the far backcountry for protected and greater secluded fishing and a true experience with nature.   

Come stand on my bow and let me guide you to the fun and excitement of flats and backcountry fishing!

—Capt Larry Sydnor

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