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Gus's Crabby Adventures

3031 Manatee Ave, Ruskin, FL 33570-2809
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Day of crabbing

We had an amazing time with Gus. This is a highly recommend tour. You learn all about this area... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2016
Kelley W
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Ruskin, Florida, United States
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Great experience!

One of the best experiences for the whole family with have ever done! Must do! Lots of fun and real... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2016
Paul F
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21 Aug 2016
“Day of crabbing ”
31 Mar 2016
“Great experience!”
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3031 Manatee Ave, Ruskin, FL 33570-2809
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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

3  Thank Kelley W
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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!

1  Thank Paul F
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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

3  Thank Kathleen P
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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

2  Thank suzysw
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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.

2  Thank Jana H
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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

9  Thank funtimefamily12
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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

5  Thank Taylor S
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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

6  Thank Donna R
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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

10  Thank offtask
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