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 Outfitter fly fishing guide at CBās Saltwater Outfitters in Sarasota.
Specializing in fishing with flies and lures on light spinning tackle, Capt. Rick fishes the bays, back country and coastal gulf waters from Tampa Bay to Charlotte Harbor in his 18ā Action Craft flats boat. He prides himself in providing you with the best quality tackle and equipment. Capt. Rick uses Shimano spinning tackle and Orvis fly tackle on his boat. He is also a Federation of Fly Fishers certified fly casting instructor and offers private instruction and instructional fishing trips.
He has been involved with fishery conservation for more than ten years. A board member of the Sarasota Chapter of Coastal Conservation Association-Florida, Capt. Rick was also a past chapter president.
Capt. Rick is a contributing writer for Florida Outdoors and West Central Inshore Angler magazines. He has written articles for The Fisherman magazine, the Anglerās Guide, Orvis News and United Fishing Associationās web site, www.fishufa.com. Many of these articles can be accessed on the articles page of this web site.
Snook Fin-Addict Guide Service, Inc. is your one-stop shopping source for quality, shallow water light tackle and fly fishing adventures. Capt. Rick can provide guides and accommodations for any size group. As one of the guides at CBās Saltwater Outfitters, Capt. Rick works within the group of guides based at the shop. If he is unavailable on the day you want to fish, you can be assured that you will fish with a good guide with the best quality tackle and equipment.
Capt. Rick also offers fishing trips to exotic fishing destinations. Andros Island Bonefish Club in the Bahamas and Los Roques, Venezuela are two of the destinations that we have visited in the past. He will lead groups of anglers to remote fishing locations around the world and in the U.S. Details of past and upcoming trips will be posted on the web site. If you have an interest in visiting a particular place, please let us know.
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