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“captain rich”(3 reviews)
Professional sport fishing charter on the waters around Key West Florida. Offshore, inshore, Gulf of Mexico, Shark, Reef and Wrecks. Southbound believes on allowing customers to be as "hands on" as possible. Taking people fishing is a lot of fun,but...more
1801 N Roosevelt Blvd, Key West City Marina, Key West, FL 33040-3675
+1 305-747-3668
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Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

I have fished many times over the past several years with Capt. Rich. I have caught mahi, sailfish, cobia, tuna, wahoo, and more. Even when the big fish aren’t biting, Capt Rich has made sure the trip is still enjoyable. My girlfriend has always wanted...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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CaptRichHoude, Owner at Southbound Charters, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2018

Thanks Todd, It was a pleasure having you and on the boat again. Glad the weather cooperated and hope you had some awesome fish dinners when you got home. I look forward to next time Capt. Rich PS. Tell you dad he's over due for...More

Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

I purchased a private, half-day fishing charter aboard the Southbound as a surprise for my husband for Father’s Day. It was my husband and I along with our (2) daughters ages 14 and 6 on the trip. In the weeks leading up to our fishing...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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captrbh, Owner at Southbound Charters, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

Thanks Shannon, I'm glad we could make your Fathers day Surprise a success. We couldn't have asked for a prettier day and I'm glad the fish cooperated too!. Hope you had a couple delicious fish dinners to finish "Dads" Day off right!. Thanks again for...More

Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

We went on a half day trip with Captain Rich and 1st mate Paul while visiting Key West and had the time of our life. The fishing was great, Capt Rich and Paul were excellent. Our next trip to Key West will include another fishing...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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captrbh, Owner at Southbound Charters, responded to this reviewResponded June 16, 2018

Thanks Linda, It was fun having you on board. Hope you enjoyed a great fish dinner that night and a couple more when you get home. I look forward to seeing you both on your next trip on the Southbound!

Reviewed May 31, 2018

I went out with Captian Rich and his mate John on the 21st of May for a full day with a friend, his son and my two boys. Both Capt Rich and John were personable and knowledgeable. Capt. Rich was on top of what was...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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captrbh, Owner at Southbound Charters, responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2018

Thanks Jim, you and your group were great. The fishing was hot, but the conditons were a bit "sporty". Everyone hung tough and were great. I will pass on your good words to Mate John and I truly look forward to fishing with your guys...More

Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

We booked 3 full day charters. Each day was a new adventure. Capt. Rich asked what we wanted and made sure we had the opportunity to fish for those species. Day 1 we had mahi, tuna, Bonita, Day 2 we had tuna, grouper, grunts, Day...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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captrbh, Owner at Southbound Charters, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2018

Thanks Kelly, It was a blast having your group onboard the Southbound. I'll pass the good word on to John and I look forward to next year. Capt. Rich

Reviewed March 10, 2018

Fishing with Richard and his crew was beyond our expectations. The days on the water were action packed and fun. Take a look at the Barracuda I caught!! We used Richard's cabin for 2 nights and that part of the trip worried me. But my...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

Excellent ! Captain Rich and First Mate are top notch ! They were accommodating , helpful, and made us feel like pros!More

Date of experience: December 2017
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captrbh, Owner at Southbound Charters, responded to this reviewResponded December 28, 2017

Thanks Lisa, It was a lot of fun fishing with you both. Not only was Kenny able to check Sailfish off his "bucket list" but I'm sure you had a great dinner(s) eating the Mutton snapper you caught. Enjoy your curise and hope to see...More

Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

One of the best trips I’ve ever been on and not only because we crushed fish, but Capt Rich and Adam are great guys. Not only did they bring fun and energy all day, they taught us a lot of little tricks of the trade....More

Date of experience: November 2017
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captrbh, Owner at Southbound Charters, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2017

Thanks Justin, You and your group were great and a lot of fun to fish with. Hope you had a great fish dinner(s) and l look forward to next time. Yours truly, Capt. Rich

Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

I've been fishing with captain Rich for 12 years now. He and his crew are the most knowledgeable on the dock! They handle everything. All you have to do is reel!! Always have brought fish back for dinner and have made many friends over the...More

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

Great day out with Capt Rich and mate Adam. They were very knowledgeable, and patient with newbies. The boat is not fancy but very serviceable. We had great luck and everyone was very pleased for us! Wahoo sashimi on the filleting dock was shared by...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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