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Everglades Backcountry Experience with Capt. Rodney Raffield

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102 Collier Ave, Everglades City, FL 34114
+1 239-695-4626
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Great trip

Captain Rodney is very friendly and is a wealth of information. His tours are small, just my wife... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Beavercreek, Ohio
Birds, Birds, Birds!!!!

If you want to see 1000's of birds of different species gathered in one place take this tour... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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Enjoy the beauty and wild life of the Everglades on a unique fishing and/or wild life trip through the 10,000 islands with a 5th generation native guide. Capt. Rodney Raffield will take you to places unknown by most. Trips leave from historic Chokoloskee Island.
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102 Collier Ave, Everglades City, FL 34114
+1 239-695-4626
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Captain Rodney is very friendly and is a wealth of information. His tours are small, just my wife and I were on this one, so we got very personal service. Highly recommend him.

1  Thank derosner
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to see 1000's of birds of different species gathered in one place take this tour!!! Capt Rodney knows his craft very well. He's informative and fun. We had a blast! A beautiful sunset cruise in the Everglades, seeing the wildlife and learning...More

2  Thank amicocd
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Wow! Captain Rodney really delivered on a two hour boat adventure. My wife and I enjoyed seeing manatees and even a calf cavorting and feeding in the sea grasses. He provided environmental context for the Everglades eco system and insights into the tidal fluctuations and...More

1  Thank UnBuenTipo
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Have been on both the fishing and sunset experience with Capt Rodney in the past so we felt sure his new, Sea Turtle experience would be great and he did not disappoint! We saw these amazing creature up close. The Capt seemed to know exactly...More

Thank Paige B
Reviewed 27 May 2017

My wife and I booked a 6 hr tour w/Capt Rodney for a day of fishing, eco-touring, beaching and just plain fun. Being a 4th generation native, Capt. Rodney is extremely knowledgeable about the everglades area in and around Chokoloskee Fla. He is very personable...More

Thank Danny W
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We had a lovely day with captain Rodney on his boat in Everglades. We saw a lot of seaturtles, dolphins and beautiful birds. My husband did some fly fishing and caught a lot of fish, more than 30! Mostly seatrout and ladyfish. Unfortunately the big...More

1  Thank emelie_swe
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We just completed two days of exploring the Everglades with Captain Rodney and while walking away, we left with a single thought: we have to do this again! From the point of initial contact, we were able to set up our fishing expedition, meet our...More

1  Thank Pat B
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Captain Rodney is a very flexible captain who is willing to show you the sites while getting you to catch fish. It was my wife's and my sons first charter experience and they had a great time. We constantly caught fish and if the action...More

Thank Agb2007
Reviewed 9 March 2017

My husband and I went fishing with Captain Rodney who is very knowledgeable about the area and affable. We had a fun day catching lots of fish and taking home some speckled trout. The scenery was spectacular as we went from the Gulf to the...More

Thank kbkci
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Went fishing with Capt Rodney February 25. Unfortunately only one sea trout but Capt Rodney tried as hard as he could. Nothing was biting. We still had a great time learning history of area as well as local wildlife. Have been on two of his...More

Thank pfrph
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Fabio A
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He supplies all equipment, bait and licenses. u bring food and ur drinks.