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1029 Baillies Bluff Rd, Anclote Village Marina, Holiday, FL 34691-9747
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Great Birthday for 9yr old!

Took my 9 year old on a fishing trip for his birthday. He got some great reds and a sweet Snook... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2017
Craig M
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Holiday, Florida
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Great day fishing

We went out the Saturday before Easter. John was great. We had a mixed group- My dad 70+, wife, son... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2017
rich778
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Abington, Pennsylvania
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Captain Rich Knox has been featured on television channels and networks TNN, Sunshine, OLN Outdoors, NBC Channel 8 Catch of the Day and many local fishing shows. He has been featured in Florida Sportsman Magazine, Saltwater Sportsman Magazine, Saltwater Angler, Gulf Coast Angler, Tampa Tribune, St. Petersburg Times, The Fisherman magazine, Sportfishing magazine, Masters’ of Snook Book, by famed outdoor writer Frank Sargeant, Suncoast Fisherman’s Guide, cover of Florida’s Best 100 Fishing Spots, as well as numerous radio talk shows and has won more than $290,000 in area flats and tarpon fishing charter tournaments with clients. Absolute Flats and Tarpon Fishing charters with Capt. Rich Knox gives you and your party an excellent, better than average chance to catch your trophy fish year round and getting 110% and 20 years of area knowledge.Start your day on the beautiful flats of the west central gulf coast of Florida on a Florida fishing charter with shallow, clean, clear calm waters teaming with and fishing for tarpon, snook, redfish, speckled sea trout, cobia, mackerel, flounder and more with longtime local guide, Capt. Rich Knox. Novices to experienced anglers all receive personal instruction to get you started using top of the line conventional, light tackle spinning, plug or fly fishing gear and utilizing techniques, honed by a seasoned professional who is on these waters over 250 days a year with clients, guests and fishermen from all over the world, shared and explained in plain English.
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1029 Baillies Bluff Rd, Anclote Village Marina, Holiday, FL 34691-9747
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Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

Took my 9 year old on a fishing trip for his birthday. He got some great reds and a sweet Snook! Cpt.John was personable and focused on the birthday boy.

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Reviewed April 24, 2017

We went out the Saturday before Easter. John was great. We had a mixed group- My dad 70+, wife, son (11) and older brother. The boat was great and perfect for the type of fishing. John was very knowledgeable and super helpful. The 11 year...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2017

me and my buddy booked a six hour trip and had a great day on the water. the fishing was good , we caught several species of fish and kept a few for the grill. captain JOHN was great and very knowledgeable of where and...More

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Reviewed March 31, 2017

Caption John is the best captain I have ever gone fishing with. He knows the area and how to get to water where others don't fish. I caught a once in a lifetime 34inch Snook along with many other hookups. He willingly teaches you about...More

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Reviewed March 22, 2017 via mobile

We had a successful trip that ended with filets on ice to bring home! What more could you ask for? My husband and I had a great trip!!!

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Reviewed March 21, 2017

great day of fishing, worked hard to get us on fish. ended up with our limit of trout and the captain was a fun guy!!! also got us on some red's and snook....would us these guys again for sure!!

Thank Greg S
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Reviewed December 6, 2016

Went fishing with my family and capt. John Fischbach over the thanksgiving weekend. Stayed in shore because my cousins wife is 9 months pregnant so we had to maintain cell reception. Non the less best fishing trip ever. We caught 16 fish total between the...More

Thank Raymond R
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Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Captain Jon did a excellent job putting us on fish as he always does. Slammed the Snook, redfish ,and trout. Showed up with a well full of fresh bait he had caught that morning. Highly recommend!

Thank Michael F
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Reviewed June 8, 2016

Let the buyer beware!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Booked with "Capt" John for a two day Tarpon fishing trip for May 16-17, 2016. First day he was 3 1/2 hours late leaving the dock due to several lame excuses. We were suppose to leave the dock at 6:00 AM...More

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Reviewed May 9, 2016

Capt. John was very knowledgeable and knew every rock and blade of grass out there. I would highly recommend a charter with Capt. John to anyone. I look forward to our next one.

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