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A&B Fishing Charters

550 Port of Call Way, Naples, FL 34102
+1 239-263-8833
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Ranked #34 of 123 activities in Naples
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat Tours
Owner description: A&B Charters offers deep sea fishing trips for private groups of 6-12 passengers. We also arrange shared charters fore those that don't have a full... more » Owner description: A&B Charters offers deep sea fishing trips for private groups of 6-12 passengers. We also arrange shared charters fore those that don't have a full group. Established in 1977 we have been voted best charter company in southwest Florida for the last seven years. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

We were a party of 7 having our first experience of deep sea fishing. We had a fantastic day and without doubt the highlight of our holiday to Naples. The boat was very comfortable and plenty of shade from the sun. It was well equipped and as complete fishing novices the crew were very accommodating and understanding of our needs.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Our family and friends went out for a full day of deep sea fishing yesterday and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Captain Jim and First Mate Howard were extremely knowledgable and attentive. Fishing is not an exact science... There are no guarantees that you're going to end up with a huge catch. While we did get a lot of activity in... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I have been on many such trips in various countries, and this was by far the worst. The crew were arrogant and self important. As we were unsatisfied with the trip and didn't tip (I see no reason to tip when it's so terrible you are just desperate to get off the boat) so they started insulting us as we... More

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

My 6 old grandson had never caught a bigger fish than a blue gill. I discussed this with my son, daughter in law and wife and decided to check out charter boats. I came across the A & B Charters and thought, local and so we called and set up a 1/2 day trip. To my surprise the attitude of... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Our whole experience with A&B Fishing Charters was unpleasant from the beginning. My mother organized this for the family to get together and have some time to do an activity together. We were scheduled to go on the second trip as they run two every day, but the day of, they called to tell us that the first group had... More

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awalburn1, Owner at A&B Fishing Charters, responded to this review

We have no record of having these folks on a charter. Tripadvisor has been contacted to investigate if the review is legitimate. Assuming the review is legitimate we are extremely disappointed the clients were unhappy. Rest assured that my staff at no time has ever cussed someone for not leaving a tip. Secondly, catching 24" grouper (10-12 pounds) is good... More

Hartland, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

I wish I could give more than five stars. Captain Joe and his first mate Dan made my family feel absolutely at ease. We arrived at 715 as instructed and they immediately helped us on to the boat and left for our half day trip. The boat was great perfect for getting out of the sun and plenty of room.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

The Captain and First Mate were totally dedicated to us having a great day fishing. I took three parties, and to the man they had a great time. I will be back next season for sure.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Back in FL after two years We did our 2nd family trip with A&B earlier this week bringing 3 adults and 6 kids ages 11-17. These guys were fantastic. Clean boat, good equipment and totally responsive to a fun and easy fishing experience. After some successful snapper and grouper fishing we spotted a traveling school of fish and the crew... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Our entire family enjoyed the day! We are by no means "avid fishermen" but Jim and Drake did a fantastic job of making us feel like professional anglers! They accommodated our every request with a smile. Often they were stepping in to handle things before we even realized we needed them. We've been on fishing charters where we were made... More

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West Bend, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This trip we had with Captain Jim and his deckhand was truly an amazing adventure! We got up early to drive eight miles off the shore of Naples. As soon as we were ready, we started fishing with enormous support from professional and experienced fisherman. They taught us great techniques to capture the most fish with perfect timing, and they'd... More

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