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Above Average Charters

25 Causeway Blvd, Slip #28 & #29, Clearwater, FL 33767-2064
+1 727-365-7931
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Highly Recommended!

This was our first time deep sea fishing. We went trolling and caught 25 Spanish Mackerel and 1... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
nbergson
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Winnipeg, Canada
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I have never been disappointed always a great day , great service and lots of Fish!

I have been out many times with Captain Mike and the Above Average fishing charters -- I have never... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
ibrahamahmed
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Linden, Michigan
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25 Causeway Blvd, Slip #28 & #29, Clearwater, FL 33767-2064
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+1 727-365-7931
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time deep sea fishing. We went trolling and caught 25 Spanish Mackerel and 1 King Mackerel. Definitely different than fishing in our lakes in Manitoba,Canada! Would like to have caught something bigger, but this was our first time so trolling it...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2018

I have been out many times with Captain Mike and the Above Average fishing charters -- I have never been disappointed always a great day , great service and lots of Fish! Happy Happy , Happy! Best Fishing Charter in Florida-- They go the extra...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2018

When the Captain says "I hope you don't mind being a little late getting back" that should give you an idea of his commitment to deliver! With fishing being difficult recently, Richard decided to take us out further into the gulf. Approx 20-24 miles. We...More

Thank Tom L
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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

We just got back and I can not tell you enough what an amazing time we had. Captain Mike is very genuine and professional. He had great stories and knew where to find fish. They were coming faster than he could cast! We took my...More

Thank Shannon G
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

THIS S**T IS NO JOKE!!!! what a great experience we had with the salty captain Richard he put us on the fish instantly we went for the 6 hour trip. The first half was mackerel fishing and the second half was shark fishing. we caught...More

Thank Jake K
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Mike worked to find us the best place for the fish to bite! He was relentless in searching areas to get the best fish. He was wonderful with my kids (ages 11 and 16) and with us - a successful day with a lot of...More

Thank Jackie P
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Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

I Sent my Pop and adult sons fishing while we were on an Disney vacation. They had the best time with Captain Rich. He took them out further and constantly caught fish. He cleaned and packed it up in a cooler for us! Also, recommended...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Captain Mike did a great job. Was my wife's first time out and she caught the first fish right away! We ended up catching a bunch of fish that day! My wife also landed a big one that a shark stole..that was a sight to...More

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Helen N, Owner at Above Average Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2017

Thank you guys for the awesome review! We really appreciate it and look forward to seeing you in the future!! Helen

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Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Great trip. Super Bonito action top off by some shark fishing that included a 120 lb 6 ft Spinner Shark. What a day !! Thank you Above Average.

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Helen N, Owner at Above Average Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2017

Your very welcome and thank you for the great review! Glad you guys had an awesome time and thankful you chose us for your fishing trip!! Whenever you're ready for round two, just give us a jingle!! Helen

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Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Went fishing today with above average fishing charters and had a great time.Captain Mike was and awesome captain.put us on the fish immediately and we caught 10 barracuda and 1 Spanish mackerel and probably lost another 10 more.Couldnt have been happy with the trip.Thanks captain...More

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Helen N, Owner at Above Average Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2017

Thank you for posting this great review!! We appreciate it and glad you guys had a good time!

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Linda K
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Hello Linda. Both of my boats have a bathroom down in the v-berth (down below) a couple steps down. Both boats are the same make and model however the Above Average 2 is a 2002 and has extra shade that covers most of the... More
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