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Five O'Clock Charlie Boat Tours

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Personal Boat Tours and Fishing Charters showcasing, oceanic wildlife, beautiful scenery, historic marine sites. Tour the Manatee River and West Tampa Bay by boat looking for dolphins, manatees,sharks,sting rays and sea birds. 2 hour, 3 hour, 4 hour...more
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2504 88th Street Ct NW, Bradenton, FL 34209-9434
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our family has been coming to AMI for close to 14 years and this was the first year we decided to go on a fishing trip. What an absolutely AMAZING time it was. Captain John was so knowledgeable, helpful, and patient. Not only did we...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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johnbG3415QM, Owner at Five O'Clock Charlie Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thanks for coming out on a "Favorite Memory" trip. I strive to keep people coming back year after year. Glad you enjoyed your trip and hope to see you again soon. See travels.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can’t top Captain John’s lifetime of experience. He delivers not only vast knowledge of the fishing craft but goes beyond with attention to support the environment with equipment that is sustainable and mindful practices to support population growth of fish species. We caught snapper,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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johnbG3415QM, Owner at Five O'Clock Charlie Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for going out on a fishing adventure. It was our pleasure having you all on board. So glad to hear that you enjoyed your trip. Our motto is "Making Favorite Memories". Hope to see you on future trips. Safe Travels.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Captain John took us on a 4 hour tour and fishing trip on egmont key. Caught tons of fish and he was so knowledgeable about all of the species. He is also an expert on the history and wildlife of the Tampa Bay Area. In...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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johnbG3415QM, Owner at Five O'Clock Charlie Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for coming out on a Fishing adventure. Glad to hear that you had a wonderful time. Hope to see you on future trips.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Captain John was top-notch. He provided everything my family of 5 needed to have a fantastic time in the bay fishing and learning about the local wildlife and protected areas. John knew the best places to drop anchor and we caught plenty of fish which...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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johnbG3415QM, Owner at Five O'Clock Charlie Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for coming out on a "Making Favorite Memories" trip. Hope to see you again on future trips.

Reviewed 8 February 2019 via mobile

Captain John took great care of us. As the sun set it got cool and he handed out coats to make sure we were all warm. He shared his in depth knowledge of the bay, sea and bird life and we thoroughly enjoyed his company....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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johnbG3415QM, Owner at Five O'Clock Charlie Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2019

Great to have you all on a Sunset trip. Something our beautiful Gulf waters are known for is to have the most Beautiful sunsets. Thanks again for sharing a great trip with me. Hope to see you on future trips.

Reviewed 8 January 2019 via mobile

Gratitude to Captain John for creating the best fishing experience for my family. 5 o’clock website was helpful and I booked the 3-hour near shore fishing tour for a midweek highlight to our vacation on Anna Maria Island. Captain John contacted me and recommended we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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johnbG3415QM, Owner at Five O'Clock Charlie Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2019

Thank you and as always was my pleasure providing you all with a "Favorite Memory" of this beautiful area we call the Gulf. Hope to see you on future trips. Cheers!

Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

Caught lots of fish!! Everyone had a good time! We left on time and didn’t waste any time finding a fishing spot. Our Captain could find find a new spot quickly if needed. Our fish were cleaned when we got back to shore.

Date of experience: April 2018
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johnbG3415QM, Owner at Five O'Clock Charlie Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2019

Thanks for coming out on a Fishing adventure. Enjoyed having you all aboard. Hope to see you on future trips.

Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

Our family had a perfect four hour trip with Captain John. We explored a couple of fishing spots and enjoyed making fish tacos with John’s recipe afterwards. John is a great guide with a lot of local knowledge that just adds to the overall experience....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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johnbG3415QM, Owner at Five O'Clock Charlie Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2019

Thanks for coming out on a fishing adventure. So glad you enjoyed it. We truly enjoyed having you aboard and hope to see you again on future trips. Thanks again and safe travels.

Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

Went out today with captain John- best day of our weeklong vacation in Anna Maria!! Captain John was super knowledgeable about the area and generous with so much information. He taught us and two teenagers to fish and we were able to walk around Egmont...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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johnbG3415QM, Owner at Five O'Clock Charlie Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2019

Thanks for coming out on a charter. Truly enjoyed having you all aboard. Am very pleased that you had a wonderful time. Hope to see you on future trips. Safe travels.

Reviewed 25 December 2018 via mobile

Our family spent this afternoon on the water with Capt John and we had a blast! He's knowledgeable and friendly, has a great boat and tackle, and skillfully coached us along. We enjoyed being in the sun on the open water, cruising around Egmont Key,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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johnbG3415QM, Owner at Five O'Clock Charlie Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 December 2018

Thanks for coming out on a fishing adventure with me. Enjoyed having you aboard. Hope to see you on future trips to the area.

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trip0809
24 May 2017|
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Response from johnbG3415QM | Property representative |
Dolphins. None on the gulf side. Whale sharks but to date we have not seen any.
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651631usmc
17 August 2016|
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Response from johnbG3415QM | Property representative |
I can take 6 persons only that includes children. I do work with another tour boat Captain that can split a group of twelve. He will take 6 and I take 6.
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Lynneandbilly
6 May 2016|
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Response from RoseMarieOntario | Reviewed this property |
Depending on the outing , but from 45.00 to 65.00 per person, but Captain John will customize the outing to what you want. The more expensive outing is the fishing but he supplies all the bait ,rods and licences. Book it you... More
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