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Address: 503 E Jackson St. Suite 144, Tampa, FL 33603
Phone Number:
+1 727-421-5291

Gone Fishing Charters provides private, light tackle, inshore fishing...

Gone Fishing Charters provides private, light tackle, inshore fishing charters for parties of up to 6 people. Four, six and eight hour trips available. You'll fish out of a "best in class" boat, a 24 foot Sheaffer 239V Sportfisherman. New tackle and an experienced captain insure a quality outing. Species targeted include redfish, seatrout, snook, tarpon, cobia, spanish mackerel, kingfish, grouper, snapper and shark. License, bait tackle, digital pictures and fish cleaning all included.

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Special Day with my son and Captain Stewart Ames

My son was scheduled to fly out for the holidays to spend time with the family. I chartered a fishing trip for him and myself. Upon meeting Captain Ames we knew we were with the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 January 2017
Palm Harbor, Florida

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

My son was scheduled to fly out for the holidays to spend time with the family. I chartered a fishing trip for him and myself. Upon meeting Captain Ames we knew we were with the right guy for the adventure. Capt. Ames knew the area and the fishing patterns very well; we had some much fun catching trout and then... More 

Thank jamesgjohnson95
Crystal Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

If you want the fishing experience most people only dream about then Captain Stewart Ames is your man. The best boat and gear were used and not one minute was wasted. His energy and years of experience made this the best saltwater fishing day ever.

1 Thank wbdreckshage
Orlando, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

If you are looking for a fishing experience...Gone Fishing Charters is the way to go. My mate wanted a fishing experience...my first and only consideration was Captain Stewart....this was my fourth trip out with Stewart, and once again was note disappointed...every trip, I've been impressed with his dedication to your success in catching fish...my mates first time out and caught... More 

Thank armkmb4
West Chester, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

My son and I went out with Captain Stewart on July 13. We fished for four hours plus and caught some amazing Snook. Captain Stewart was terrific! Learned more about fishing in those 4 hours than my entire combined experience. Relaxed atmosphere and bites continuously throughout the time. Highly recommend! Worth every dollar!

Thank adolf201
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Captain Stewart Ames took us on adventure of a life time. From early morning catching the bait to landing the redfish, seatrout, sharks and lastly a monster snook. Captain Ames knew where the fish were so we wasted little time on the water searching for them. Once hooked the fish was landed picture taken and then released back into the... More 

Thank psilbeman
Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Took two Snook trips with Capt. Stewart Ames a week apart from each other in the past 10 days. A buddy of mine and I caught 18 snook and missed about 6 and then my son and I went a week later and caught over 30 snook. We caught so many we basically gave up! I've never caught so many... More 

Thank Scott P
Palm Harbor, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

We recently went inshore fishing with Captain Ames and I can honestly say it was the best fishing trip I have ever been on. He is extremely knowledgeable of the area. We caught redfish, trout and some of the biggest snook I have ever seen. Definitely will use him again.

Thank bobH5774LU
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

We booked an in shore fishing excursion with Captain Stewart and it was the most memorable outing my husband and kids had the entire ten days in Florida, even including Disney World! We cannot say enough positive things about this fishing trip! For anyone who wants to catch Large fish and have a super friendly guide, look no further, this... More 

2 Thank Kelly C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Fishing trip supreme! Captain Stewart put us on all the right spots at exactly the right times. I landed a 38 incher but was bested by my buddy with the biggest snook I'd ever seen... a 42 inch fish that was all he could handle. In between, we caught dinner for the family (red fish), a couple of black tipped... More 

Thank Timothy F
New Port Richey, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Stewart is one of the best guides I've fished with. Have fished with him for years and always have success. Nothing negative ever.

Thank ilvlf

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