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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.

Islamorada and SW Florida

Be in the right place at the right time during the seasonal migrations along the SW Florida coast, 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, the fishery along the SW coast of Florida, 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 in the glades, along the coast of SW Florida 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, on the flats of Islamorada or along the SW coast of Florida 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 in the Everglades, or sneaking up on migrating tarpon along the sw coast of Florida, as well as any shallow water technical poling on the flats in 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

561.818.1070

mjr@gladesbuilt.com


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Call or text Capt. Matt

561.818.1070

mjr@gladesbuilt.com

Glades Built Backcountry Charters

Islamorada, Florida, United States