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“captain mike”(34 reviews)
Welcome to Above Average Charters! We are a private fishing charter located in the Clearwater Municipal Marina just steps away from beautiful Clearwater Beach. Since February 2001, we offer 4 hour to 14 hour offshore fishing trips in the Gulf of...more
25 Causeway Blvd, Slip #28 & #29, Clearwater, FL 33767-2064
+1 727-365-7931
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you Richard/Helen for a top notch fishing experience! Very fun time and appreciate the excellent tour and all you did to make it very enjoyable!

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank dabears12345
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

what an incredible day with Captain Richard, while all the other boats took less than 12 fish (spanish mackrel), to me alone in 3 hours I took about 30, easily 8 escaped, in addition to a big line, and full of other fish that we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank FrederickB344
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

I have gone on several trips with them and they continue to impress me every single time! (It’s almost as if they have a 6th sense to know exactly where to drop the lines.) I’ve taken friends, family, and business associates with me and they...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Ron I
Reviewed July 13, 2018 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

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank nbergson
Reviewed June 20, 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

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank ibrahamahmed
Reviewed June 13, 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

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Tom L
Reviewed April 21, 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

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank ShannonG1966
Reviewed April 9, 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

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Jake K
Reviewed March 18, 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

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Jackie P
Reviewed December 11, 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

Date of experience: November 2017
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Linda K
July 13, 2017|
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Response from Helen N | Property representative |
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