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Tailing Tales Charters

Bradenton, FL 34203
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Ranked #1 of 25 Activities in Bradenton
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Owner description: 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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Bradenton, Florida
1 review
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
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
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
1 review
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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Appleton, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

On May 22, 2014, three of us went out at 7:30am with Captain Kris and caught more fish than we knew what to do with. Everything from a 20lb King fish, Flounder, snapper, White fish, Spanish Mackerel and a Barracuda. We didn't go 10 minutes without having some great battles. Kris knows how to catch the fish that other boats... More

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Datchet, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014 via mobile

14th May 2014... Went out with Captain Kris Winkel, not knowing quite what to expect. Had been given Kris's number by another skipper who could not accommodate me, as I wanted to pair up with another individual to spread the cost. I had a morning session with him, and we started at 06:30. Catching baitfish on this particular morning was... More

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Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014 via mobile

Captain Kris took us out early to catch the bait fish around the sunshine skyway before exploring the shoreline for an array of BIG fish!! We caught some huge trout, snook and flounder. Kris knew exactly where the fish were and how to catch them. He was great with us all day considering we had limited experience. Would 100% recommend... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Captain Kris does a great job at making sure you have a good time. He tailors your experience to what you want to catch. Kris is very safe and he does a great job of keeping the boat clean. He makes sure that your adventure is suited for the weather. He makes sure that you keep catching a variety of... More

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