Captain Rick Grassett

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Rick Grassett

Capt. Rick Grassett, owner of Snook Fin-Addict Guide Service, Inc., is a full time fishing guide and outdoor writer based in Sarasota, FL. He has been guiding since 1990 and is an Orvis-Endorsed fly fishing guide at CB's Saltwater Outfitters, Orvis Outfitter of the Year for 2011, on Siesta Key in Sarasota. He is also a Federation of Fly Fishers Certified Instructor and an instructor at the Orvis-Endorsed Fly Fishing School at CB's Saltwater Outfitters. Specializing in fishing with flies and lures on light spinning tackle, he fishes the bays, back country and coastal gulf waters of Sarasota Bay, lower Tampa Bay and Charlotte Harbor in his 17' Action Craft flats skiff.

Destination fishing trips are another specialty of Snook Fin-Addict Guide Service. Capt. Rick has lead groups of fly anglers to remote fishing locations around the world. He hosts trips to Andros South bonefish lodge in the Bahamas and Crane Meadow Lodge, MT in the spring and fall every year. He has also hosted several groups to Los Roques, Venezuela and Turneffe Flats Lodge in Belize in the past.

Capt. Rick is a field editor for Saltwater Angler magazine and a columnist for He has been featured in articles by other writers in Florida Sportsman, Saltwater Sportsman, Sportfishing, The Fisherman and Fly Fishing in Saltwaters magazines.


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