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3031 Manatee Ave, Ruskin, FL 33570-2809
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

Please partake of this "ONE-OF-KIND", "HANDS-ON" adventure!!! Learn from 82-year-old Gus's 42-years of vast knowledge & experience...of the area & Florida---plus, his passion & love of "crabbing"!!! Wear attire & shoes that can get wet (Gus provides the gloves & aprons) & partake in REAL...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing time with Gus. This is a highly recommend tour. You learn all about this area from an 80 yr old Floridian that doesn't look a day over 60. He teaches you how to haul in the crab as he's teaching you...More

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank Kelley W
Reviewed 1 April 2016

One of the best experiences for the whole family with have ever done! Must do! Lots of fun and real Florida tour! Gus has done a great job!

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Paul F
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

We booked Gus's trip because of the recommendation of a friend of a friend and we are so glad we did. Gus will tell you when you arrive at his home and the starting point of your adventure that he will turn 80 on his...More

Date of experience: March 2016
3  Thank Kathleen P
Reviewed 10 September 2015

This is a must do! We had 5 adults on this adventure. Captain Gus is fantastic, very informative, pleasant and just a great man !! He makes you feel like part of his family. We all took our turns pulling the crab traps, emptying the...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank suzysw
Reviewed 5 May 2015

If you would like to see real Florida, this is it. You get to be a mate to a commercial crab fisherman and eat the crabs you caught that day. Gus is the real deal. I live in the area and I will visit again.

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank Jana H
Reviewed 2 September 2013

This was the best part of our entire trip to Florida. Our family of 4 took Gus's boat out in the Little Manatee River. We had the best time. Everyone took turns crabbing even my girly girl daughter of 19. Gus pointed out many different...More

Date of experience: August 2013
9  Thank funtimefamily12
Reviewed 15 August 2013

This is the first tour I've gone on, where I actually feel like I developed a new skill. Captain Gus provides a great experience catching crabs in his crab traps and then teaches all his guests do it for themselves. He provides just enough direction,...More

Date of experience: August 2013
5  Thank Taylor S
Reviewed 26 February 2013

This trip is one of the BEST adventures I've experienced in the 7 winters I've visited Florida! Gus is such a great guy...so knowledgeable, accomplished, and entertaining! Our group of 6 had such a fabulous time looking around Gus's "fish camp"...his place is adorable. After...More

Date of experience: January 2013
6  Thank Donna R
Reviewed 18 January 2013

What an amazing day we had! Met Captain Gus at his authentic rustic home on Tampa Bay at 9 a.m. Hopped aboard his crabbing boat and toured a bit of Tampa Bay while watching dolphins and shore birds at play. Next, Gus headed towards the...More

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