About the Captain

  Visit any of the marina´s or seafood restaurants along the treasure coast from Sebastian to Vero Beach and you will most likely encounter someone who has either fished or been diving with Captain Eric Olsen.  Whether its fly fishing for Reds, Snook, Trout or Pompano in the Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge aboard his 18´ Hewes Redfisher or battling Blue Marlin in the Abaco´s, Captain Eric has done it all !   If Blue Marlin isn´t your fancy then try trolling the offshore waters of Sebastian aboard his 22´ Mako Center Console for Dolphin, Wahoo, Cobia, Kingfish, Snapper, Grouper, Shark and of course the elusive Sailfish.   His lobster diving charter exploits are legendary! The possibilities are endless!   Having been raised on the waters of the Cocoa Beach/Sebastian area of Florida this former Indian River Shores, EMT Certified firefighter has been a licensed Captain since 1984. His fishing exploits include stints as Captain aboard 52, 54 and 65´ Hatteras where he fished and navigated his way through some of the most beautiful Bahamian Islands in the world.   His photo journals are loaded with incredible catches of Redfish, Dolphin, Sailfish and Wahoo as well as Bahamian Blue Marlin caught in the Abaco´s.   If you are a beginner and want to learn basic fishing techniques, Capt. Eric offers instructional opportunities for both inshore and offshore angling.    These lessons include bait rigging and locations for selected species.   Join Captain Eric Olsen for the trip of a lifetime in the blue waters off Sebastian and Vero Beach or the inland waters of the Indian River Lagoon.