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25 Causeway Blvd, Slip #28 & #29, Clearwater, FL 33767-2064
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

what an incredible day with Captain Richard, while all the other boats took less than 12 fish (spanish mackrel), to me alone in 3 hours I took about 30, easily 8 escaped, in addition to a big line, and full of other fish that we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank FrederickB344
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

I have gone on several trips with them and they continue to impress me every single time! (It’s almost as if they have a 6th sense to know exactly where to drop the lines.) I’ve taken friends, family, and business associates with me and they...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ron I
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

This was our first time deep sea fishing. We went trolling and caught 25 Spanish Mackerel and 1 King Mackerel. Definitely different than fishing in our lakes in Manitoba,Canada! Would like to have caught something bigger, but this was our first time so trolling it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank nbergson
Reviewed 21 June 2018

I have been out many times with Captain Mike and the Above Average fishing charters -- I have never been disappointed always a great day , great service and lots of Fish! Happy Happy , Happy! Best Fishing Charter in Florida-- They go the extra...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ibrahamahmed
Reviewed 13 June 2018

When the Captain says "I hope you don't mind being a little late getting back" that should give you an idea of his commitment to deliver! With fishing being difficult recently, Richard decided to take us out further into the gulf. Approx 20-24 miles. We...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Tom L
Reviewed 21 April 2018 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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ShannonG1966
Reviewed 9 April 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jake K
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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Jackie P
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

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank michelle72719
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

Date of experience: October 2017
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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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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