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Above Average Charters

25 Causeway Blvd, Slip #28 & #29, Clearwater, FL 33767-2064
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Family Fish Trip

We just got back and I can not tell you enough what an amazing time we had. Captain Mike is very... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Shannon G
via mobile
AWSOME TIME

THIS S**T IS NO JOKE!!!! what a great experience we had with the salty captain Richard he put us... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jake K
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  • Excellent94%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
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“captain richard” (13 reviews)
“king mackerel” (21 reviews)
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25 Causeway Blvd, Slip #28 & #29, Clearwater, FL 33767-2064
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"captain richard"
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"king mackerel"
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"spanish mackerel"
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"catching fish"
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"fishing trip"
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"great captain"
in 6 reviews
"spinner shark"
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"catch and release"
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"cooking tips"
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"big ones"
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"great trip"
in 8 reviews
"trigger fish"
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"whole family"
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"bonita"
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"trolling"
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"reeling"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We just got back and I can not tell you enough what an amazing time we had. Captain Mike is very genuine and professional. He had great stories and knew where to find fish. They were coming faster than he could cast! We took my...More

Thank Shannon G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

THIS S**T IS NO JOKE!!!! what a great experience we had with the salty captain Richard he put us on the fish instantly we went for the 6 hour trip. The first half was mackerel fishing and the second half was shark fishing. we caught...More

Thank Jake K
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Mike worked to find us the best place for the fish to bite! He was relentless in searching areas to get the best fish. He was wonderful with my kids (ages 11 and 16) and with us - a successful day with a lot of...More

Thank Jackie P
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Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

I Sent my Pop and adult sons fishing while we were on an Disney vacation. They had the best time with Captain Rich. He took them out further and constantly caught fish. He cleaned and packed it up in a cooler for us! Also, recommended...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Captain Mike did a great job. Was my wife's first time out and she caught the first fish right away! We ended up catching a bunch of fish that day! My wife also landed a big one that a shark stole..that was a sight to...More

Thank frankaD3158FO
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Helen N, Owner at Above Average Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2017

Thank you guys for the awesome review! We really appreciate it and look forward to seeing you in the future!! Helen

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Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Great trip. Super Bonito action top off by some shark fishing that included a 120 lb 6 ft Spinner Shark. What a day !! Thank you Above Average.

Thank KTSNmac
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Helen N, Owner at Above Average Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2017

Your very welcome and thank you for the great review! Glad you guys had an awesome time and thankful you chose us for your fishing trip!! Whenever you're ready for round two, just give us a jingle!! Helen

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Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Went fishing today with above average fishing charters and had a great time.Captain Mike was and awesome captain.put us on the fish immediately and we caught 10 barracuda and 1 Spanish mackerel and probably lost another 10 more.Couldnt have been happy with the trip.Thanks captain...More

Thank Sky H
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Helen N, Owner at Above Average Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2017

Thank you for posting this great review!! We appreciate it and glad you guys had a good time!

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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Had to delay our fishing excursion one day due to weather which Capt Rich suggested and then accommodated us the next day. We had two couples on our trip and we had a great time. Capt Rich put us over fish right when we stopped...More

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Helen N, Owner at Above Average Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2017

Thank you all for posting this awesome review!! We always strive for providing the best charter possible and want everyone to have fun, that includes good weather and good sea conditions. We're so glad you all had a great time and hope to see you...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Captain must have been in a bad mood today because he wasn't as nice as previous reviews mentioned. He also came pretty close to other fisherman while they were anchored and they were rightfully upset. I would not recommend based on my experience today.

Thank Steve F
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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We were very happy with our fishing adventure. We caught our limit of Spanish mackerel. We had them cooked at a local restaurant called Shorty's. They were so good. Bring your own cooler and take fish home!

Thank Sue R
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Linda K
14 July 2017|
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Response from Helen N | Property representative |
Hello Linda. Both of my boats have a bathroom down in the v-berth (down below) a couple steps down. Both boats are the same make and model however the Above Average 2 is a 2002 and has extra shade that covers most of the... More
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Darren F
9 March 2017|
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Response from HelenN28 | Property representative |
Hello Darren. I do have several openings right now. I recommend making a reservation prior to you coming down. We are booking for April already so the sooner the better :). Please call my cell when you're ready 727-365-7931... More
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