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Gone Fishing Charters

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503 E Jackson St Ste 144, Tampa, FL 33602-4904
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If not the *BEST*, certainly in the top three in Tampa Bay

I had a relative come in from Europe, he was here only a specific week and wanted to go charter... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
John T
Another Amazing Trip with Captain Ames

He delivers over and over again. Captain Ames took my twin boys (13)out for another trip and made... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
USmarines
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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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503 E Jackson St Ste 144, Tampa, FL 33602-4904
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I had a relative come in from Europe, he was here only a specific week and wanted to go charter fishing, based on the reviews, we picked Captain Ames, and I am certainly glad we did! It was unfortunately a week in which the tides...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

He delivers over and over again. Captain Ames took my twin boys (13)out for another trip and made sure they experienced true Florida fishing. In 6 hours, they caught sea trout, red fish and king fish. His passion for fishing translates to being a great...More

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jstewartames, Owner at Gone Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to post this. Looking forward to next year with you and the boys.

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Captain Ames kept us busy catching trout and reds all day. He's a great guide that is VERY knowledgeable. He has a great boat and great fishing gear. No doubt we'll book again!

Thank Bradley G
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jstewartames, Owner at Gone Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Brad; Sorry for the delayed response. Just got back from Panama. Thanks for taking the time to post this review. I really appreciate it and thanks again for fishing with me. Stewart

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

I have taken more than 4 trips with Captain Ames, with family and with business associates. Not only do we catch more fish than we ever expect to, Captain Ames is always sharing his experience and history on the Tampa Bay waters. He never stops...More

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jstewartames, Owner at Gone Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

JR; Thanks. Really appreciate it!!

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

My young sons and I enjoyed every minute of our charter with Captain Ames catching many different species of fish both off shore and on shore. He did a great job of teaching us how to be better fishermen. I can highly recommend Gone Fishing...More

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jstewartames, Owner at Gone Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Joe; Greatly appreciate you doing this. Thanks again

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Reviewed 19 December 2017

I've chartered fishing trips in Puerto Rico, Key West, Ft. Lauderdale and Savannah and this was one of the best experiences I've had. Although the start of the trip was a bit slow, we caught a couple Sea Trout pretty quickly. But Capt Ames didn't...More

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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Thanks to our winning bid for a trip to fish with Captain Ames at a "Ladies let's go fishing" event in the Florida Keys last year! We booked our first day inshore trip during the first week of December and had our sea trout limit...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

My friends and I are avid fisherman with many years of experience fishing locally in our home state of CT, as well as numerous fishing trips and charters around the US and abroad. Over the years, we’ve been on many great fishing charters (and more...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

I'm that person. I read all the reviews and thought, "this captain sounds perfect. He can't be that good. I'm sure I'll find something to gripe about." I was awesomely wrong. Captain Ames is that good. He's soft spoken, calm, informative, helpful and caring. Despite...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2017

My son and I spent a couple of days fishing with Captain Stewart. I've been taking my kids on similar trips for a number of years and fished with many captains. This trip was spectacular not only because we caught amazing trip, but Stewart is...More

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jstewartames, Owner at Gone Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Mahmood; Thanks for taking the time to do this...greatly appreciated. Enjoy your summer.

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Ford M
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Response from jstewartames | Property representative |
Price would be $450 for 2 anglers but I am booked through June 2nd.
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