Glades Built Backcountry Charters

Everglades National Park


Still wild and some parts still untouched, with over 1.5 million alluring acres, the Everglades is known for its countless miles of unique beauty and landscape and a world class fishery that is second to none.



Be in the right place at the right time is everything during the seasonal migrations along the the flats of Islamorada, throughout the keys, and within Everglades National Park 

World Class Fishery


From big snook to giant tarpon to tailing redfish and everything in between inside Everglades National Park and around the Islamorada area is unparalleled.

Glades Built Backcountry Charters


Captain Matt Rabenstine

Capt Matt has held his 100 ton USCG license since 2003.  With over 20 years of charter and tournament fishing in the offshore arena in South Florida and throughout the globe, he has switched gears to pursue his passion of fishing deep in the everglades and on the flats of the Florida Keys.  As a member of Captains for Clean Water and a conservation captain for the Bonefish and Tarpon Trust, he has a huge affinity and connection to the Everglades and the Florida Keys and a true passion for the conservation of our resources.  Come fish in the beautiful and pristine Everglades National Park and on the flats of Islamorada for tarpon, redfish, snook, bonefish, permit and everything in between on both fly and spin.


Hells Bay Boatworks

You'll be fishing on Capt. Matt's meticulously maintained Hells Bay Boatworks Professional. With its 4.5" draft, it is perfect for running through hundreds of miles of pristine waters in the Everglades, as well as any shallow water technical poling on the flats of the Florida Keys. This skiff is incredibly versatile, has a great ride, and continues to impress day after day, she's an absolute gem.


Captain Matt Rabenstine


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Glades Built Backcountry Charters

Islamorada, Florida, United States

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