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Address: Bradenton, FL 34203
Phone Number: 941-812-6640
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Description: Charter fishing at its finest come fish the Tampa bay area with tailing...
Charter fishing at its finest come fish the Tampa bay area with tailing tales for unforgettable experience.We focus on all species of fish and welcome all ages from proffessional to novices.If fishing is not your thing we offer sightseeing to all the islands and lagoons and to snorkeling and shelling.
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Fun Day In Bradenton Fl

Had a great day with Captain Kris he is super fast getting poles ready. Took some awesome wildlife pics. He knows the area well and many different spots to go. We caught quite a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
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Bradenton, Florida
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Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Had a great day with Captain Kris he is super fast getting poles ready. Took some awesome wildlife pics. He knows the area well and many different spots to go. We caught quite a few fish and went all over the place. Oh and I never had to bait my pole that was way cool. Thanks for all the fun... More 

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Riverhead, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

In addition to being an expert guide in the waters around Anna Maria Island, Sarasota and other fishing grounds, Captain Kris Winkel is an all around hospitable gentleman who makes an outing enjoyable...and he puts you on fish, He's fished these waters since he was a kids and knows all of the coves, channels, and holes. We hooked up on... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

What a wonderful day it was today! First cast was a fish. Not a keeper but still a great start to a great day. Kris is great company. He listens well and is informative when needed. Not to mention always ready with a new pole and bait when a cast goes bad. Spotted trout, redfish, black drum, grouper and tons... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Hired Capt. Kris for a charter out near Tampa Bay, and I must say his knowledge and expertise is second to none!!! From spot to spot was nearly non stop all day long everything from BIG redfish and Snook, Flounder, Trout and Jacks. We stopped counting fish at 50 and kept going! He was very accommodating to our schedule which... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I am a local to the Bradenton area. I have hired Captain Kris numerous times for chartering friends or family. My Daddy and I went out awhile back. He is also a local Floridian. He gave Kris the biggest complaint. He told Kris, "this was the best charter he had ever been on and caught more fish in out 3... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

It just can't get any better than stepping onto the boat - all equipment provided, caught fish at every spot we visited, and Kris cleans the fish for you to dine on later that day. Kris is professional, knowledgeable and made the day relaxing and fun. This was our first trip with Kris and we look forward to another trip... More 

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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

My niece's fiancé and I had a wonderful time with Captain Kris. We got Reds and Snook and had a great time. He was knowledgeable and worked hard to find us fish. Would highly recommend.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I was in town for only 1 day but really wanted to catch some snapper and grouper. I just didn't have time to take an offshore trip. Captain Kris told me he could load the cooler and stay within Tampa Bay. I was skeptical but by mid afternoon we had our limit on Mangrove snapper and 3 fat gag grouper... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

Thanks Kris for the great early morning out and for showing us fish at a hard part of the year! My 12 year old son really enjoyed it, and I can't wait to return. Kris is not 'in your face' which is great, and he really knows the area. Highly recommended vs a party boat!

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Captain Kris Winkel took us on an outstanding 4 hour charter. First line in the water produced a 35 inch snook! Caught many more snook and even sea trout and he knew all the spots. Highly recommend Tailing Tales. Next time we are in the area we will be booking another trip with Kris. He keeps the lines moving and... More 

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