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Blue Runner Fishing Private Charters

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Cracking fishing, personalities and trip

We had a fantastic half day trip out with Pat and Nick spoke with them a few days before and... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2018
Edward S
via mobile
Trophy and dinner

Captain Pat will put you on the fish. He worked hard to get us trophies and chase several species... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2017
Titusville, Pennsylvania
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Offshore wreck & reef fishing with Capt. Phil Ridge. 28 years as a FULL TIME Marco Island fishing guide. Great boat! Clean restroom, lots of shade, & lots of room to fish. Families & children welcome. Great with kids. Everyone catches fish. Located...more
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951 Bald Eagle Dr, Marco Island, FL 34145-2303
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This charter has no consideration for life or laws. They kill fish that are out of season or over slot with no regard. These are the people that ruin fishing for all of us. Truly makes me sad and angry.

1  Thank Mitchell K
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic half day trip out with Pat and Nick spoke with them a few days before and confirmed the booking. Once on the boat we powered out and went on the hunt for some trophy fishing once we had run out of...More

Thank Edward S
Reviewed July 10, 2018

We had a great experience with Cap’n Phil 4 years ago and were so disappointed this year. I think Cap’n Phil is retiring and has Pat taking over. Pat may be a good fisherman, but he’s lacking in the people skills- which you kinda need...More

1  Thank maryfwhalen3
Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

Pat knows his fishing but he doesn’t know people. We caught fish (snapper) but it was a miserable experience because of his foul language, obscenity (including feminine hygiene and body parts,) and inability to actually help us fish better. “Drop the line, hook em, and...More

5  Thank aselking
Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

Captain Pat will put you on the fish. He worked hard to get us trophies and chase several species. We then shifted gears and loaded up on snapper and grouper to fill the cooler. Definitely recommend a trip with Captain Pat!

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Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

Spend a full day with Captain Pat.. Awesome fishing.. Pat knows what he is doing.. Go out deep or go home spend the money spend the day

1  Thank Vernon W
Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

Spent a morning with Captain Pat - we caught more fish than we could ever eat! He was pretty intense on correcting our fishing techniques- however, the outcome was worth it. If you want to catch fish, this is the charter to use! Had a...More

1  Thank Bridget V
Reviewed February 10, 2017 via mobile

We left on a weekday morning just hoping to catch something and it turned out to be the best day of our vacation. The capt could. It have. Even more helpful to these novice fisherman and the fish more cooperative. It seemed every few minutes...More

1  Thank beechbum530
Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Captain Patrick was very nice and very knowledgable. Unfortunately the weather was the only reason I wouldn't give our trip an excellent. 3 out of the 5 of us got sick, but he was very helpful and understanding. We caught a ton of fish, but...More

2  Thank Katie W
Reviewed April 27, 2016

During a family outing we chartered captain phil for an of shore fishing trip which did not meet our expectations.We caught the same small and amount of fish 10 miles out as if we would 've fished in the canal behind our rental house. Captain...More

4  Thank GinnyKelowna
Phil R, Owner at Blue Runner Fishing Private Charters, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2016

Strange. I put my phone away during trips. Only use it to receive incoming calls. Also I haven't smoked in over 40 years. Any comments about ones fishing techniques, are meant to improve their results. Sorry if we didn't catch what you wanted. Some days...More

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