We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 1029 Baillies Bluff Rd, Holiday, FL 34691
Phone Number: 727-376-8809
Website
Description: Captain Rich Knox has been featured on television channels and networks...
Captain Rich Knox has been featured on television channels and networks TNN, Sunshine, OLN Outdoors, NBC Channel 8 Catch of the Day and many local fishing shows. He has been featured in Florida Sportsman Magazine, Saltwater Sportsman Magazine, Saltwater Angler, Gulf Coast Angler, Tampa Tribune, St. Petersburg Times, The Fisherman magazine, Sportfishing magazine, Masters’ of Snook Book, by famed outdoor writer Frank Sargeant, Suncoast Fisherman’s Guide, cover of Florida’s Best 100 Fishing Spots, as well as numerous radio talk shows and has won more than $290,000 in area flats and tarpon fishing charter tournaments with clients. Absolute Flats and Tarpon Fishing charters with Capt. Rich Knox gives you and your party an excellent, better than average chance to catch your trophy fish year round and getting 110% and 20 years of area knowledge.Start your day on the beautiful flats of the west central gulf coast of Florida on a Florida fishing charter with shallow, clean, clear calm waters teaming with and fishing for tarpon, snook, redfish, speckled sea trout, cobia, mackerel, flounder and more with longtime local guide, Capt. Rich Knox. Novices to experienced anglers all receive personal instruction to get you started using top of the line conventional, light tackle spinning, plug or fly fishing gear and utilizing techniques, honed by a seasoned professional who is on these waters over 250 days a year with clients, guests and fishermen from all over the world, shared and explained in plain English.
read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 7 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 6
    Excellent
  • 1
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Fantastic day on the water!

Fast action, great company and lunker snook, trout and jack crevalle. Capt. Rich kept the atmosphere loose and the lines tight. Topped off with a fantastic lunch of our fresh... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
Jeff L
,
Springfield, Missouri
Add Photo Write a Review

7 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Springfield, Missouri
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Fast action, great company and lunker snook, trout and jack crevalle. Capt. Rich kept the atmosphere loose and the lines tight. Topped off with a fantastic lunch of our fresh catch at Miss Vicki's. Absoutely unforgettable family fishing trip!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Westport, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Thanks to captain rich for putting us on some beauty trout . He worked hard to get us the fish. His many years of experience was very evident in putting us on the fish Great boat and top notch equipment We would definetly go again Ted ,Patrick and Brandon

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Went fishing with my father in law and Capt Rich. Even with the cold weather and water temps, Capt Rich put us on the speckled trout. Great person, awesome boat, great time. Can't wait to go out with him again on our next trip down to Florida!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
15 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

A great day on the water. Cap't Rick made sure we got into some great fishing, moving the boat around to other spots to make sure the whole day had good action. The boat was clean, the bait plentiful and good and the equipment was top of the line, even if the reel I was using snapped off at the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Tampa, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Had a "Absolute" blast fishing with Capt. Rich. He knows exactly where to put you. My husband and I both got our limit on fish. Very professional yet laid back. Don't cheat yourself. I cant wait to go again. Capt. Rich is a blast to go fishing with cant wait to do it again!!! He is family friendly as well... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Franklin, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Fishing with Captain Rich is like fisking on your family's boat, but with someone that really knows how to catch fish. He exceeded our expectations. I can not wait to get out with him again. John Cholminski....

Was this review helpful? Yes
Shanghai, China
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

Great guide. First class gear, boat, premium bait and most importantly put us on fish. Limited on trout and top of the slot reds in half a day....in January. Can't say that too often! Funny too......

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Travelers who viewed Absolute Flats Fishing also viewed

 

Been to Absolute Flats Fishing? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Absolute Flats Fishing staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?