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Caloosahatchee Cowboy Charters

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Back bay fishing

Capt. Josh made sure we had everything we needed for the trip and was extremely knowledgeable about... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2018
Ayla P
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Catchin Tarpon when others weren't.

I did a 1/2 day with Josh, tons of Tarpon, but slow on the bite. Josh had a few tricks and we... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2018
Omaha, Nebraska
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Caloosahatchee Cowboy Charters caters to a wide variety of anglers beginners through experts. I can accommodate large parties up to 6 people aboard my brand new custom 24 foot guide boat. Where other guide services can only take 2-4 people cramped...more
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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Capt. Josh made sure we had everything we needed for the trip and was extremely knowledgeable about putting us on the fish. Honestly the best charter we have ever been on. If your in the fort Meyers area book a trip! You will not regret...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ayla P
Reviewed June 6, 2018

I did a 1/2 day with Josh, tons of Tarpon, but slow on the bite. Josh had a few tricks and we hooked 3 and landed 1, when other boats around had no luck. The group after me landed 4, wish I would have done...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

Four of us had a great day with Captain Josh fishing for tarpon. We hooked 7 and landed 3 tarpon - amazing fights to bring them in. Our biggest was at least 115 pounds and two were over 100 pounds. A little sore but really...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Arduinna60
Reviewed April 14, 2018

Captain Josh put us on the fish quickly. He knows the waters and the tricks of the trade well. He is very personable and will coach you through any questions you have. I had a great experience. I would recommend him to everyone.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Chett M
Reviewed January 31, 2018

Captain Josh is a great fishing experience. Very knowledgable. He gives each person very good instruction and has a lot of patience. All the bait, rods and everything are included. He is reliable and prompt. It was "laying down" so we went 10 miles out...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

Great day of fishing with Captain Josh. Took 5 of us out with 2 new fishermen aboard. Very patient with the girls and provided them with great instructions. Caught Reds, trout, mangrove snapper, lady fish, and snook. One 34 inches.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank RichGriffis
Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for an experienced captain to guide you on your next saltwater fishing trip, Josh is your go to guy. Josh is very laid back and extremely experienced. This guys knows southwestern Florida like the back of his hand. We started the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

We would NOT recommend this fishing charter to anyone who is a novice fisherman or any family with children. Josh was extremely rude and condescending the entire trip. When we lost a fish he yelled the "F" word and when I reminded him of the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Jennifer A
Josh C, Owner at Caloosahatchee Cowboy Charters, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2017

I seriously do not know what your issue is with me? I really do not appreciate you now writing a second terrible review about me after I kindly replied to your other review on google the other day. Before your charter and every other charter...More

Reviewed August 2, 2017

I have been going out with Josh for 6 or 7 years now and have no desire to try another guide. Why? Results! I have never had a bad day. Every trip has been exceptional with catches of big reds, snook and 100lb + tarpon....More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

Every year my buddy Rob takes me out with Josh every July when we come to Fort Myers Beach. We always catch big Red's, large Snook, and I even false hooked a 7 foot Bull shark that Josh had to lasso around the tail to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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