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Close Encounters Fishing Charters

80 reviews
Orlando, FL, USA
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About Close Encounters Fishing Charters
Operating on some of the most beautiful estuaries nearby, our trips allow you to experience the real florida. While on fishing or boating tours its common to see wildlife of all sorts all day long. Whether you are looking for a serious fishing trip stalking redfish on the Mosquito Lagoon or trophy bass in the St. Johns, or just want to kick back on a wildlife tour, we are the operation for you.
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Reviewed March 27, 2019

I booked a trip with Xavier and had my best ever day of fishing on Mosquito Lagoon. I used to fish out there a lot when I had my own boat and never found as many fish as Xavier put us on that day. Once...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Todd H
Reviewed February 28, 2019

My husband and 2 sons went out with Captain Xavier while we were on vacation in Orlando. Such an awesome experience for them! I highly recommend his charter-my husband and boys had nothing but wonderful things to say. I was told that they were fishing...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jennifer Z
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Xavier is a wonderful captain. My hubby and I traveled with our 14 yr old and even though we fish in SE TN he taught us the best way to bring the fish in. He is so patient. He was very good with our teen....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bradboy2014
Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

My girlfriend and I went out with Xavier for a wonderful day of fishing. He was extremely personable and also very knowledgeable and helpful when it came to fishing. We caught an ample amount of red fish and couldn’t be happier with our experience. Thank...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Zachu55
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

A delightful Interlude in every possible way ! Exquisite eco villa on a protea farm with superb views .... not to mention the thoughtfulness and attention to detail provided by the lovely hosts John and Nell. We love the roses the homegrown fruit and vegetables...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pam H
Reviewed December 25, 2018 via mobile

Went with my boyfriend and it was an absolute incredible experience. Xavier was extremely knowledable and very catering to our level of experience. Definitely recommended for couples, groups of friends, and families of all ages. Not to mention - We caught AWESOME fish!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lauren K
Reviewed November 27, 2018

I contacted captain Xavier a couple of months in advance. He got back to me promptly to discuss what I was looking for. I mentioned that I wanted to take my teenage son out to tackle some big fish. Captain Xavier did not disappoint! We...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jeffrey L
Reviewed November 24, 2018

There was time for a short fishing trip when visiting Orlando for a conference with my father. The results were outstanding for a 5 hour trip thanks to Xavier: - Caught about 30 mullets on 1 cast for bait fish - Saw a dolphin and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Simon P
Xavier G, Manager at Close Encounters Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2018

Was a pleasure having you and Pete on the boat! Looking forward to fishing with you again one day!

Reviewed November 10, 2018

I had a superb trip with Captain Xavier. Follow his advice and he will put you right on the fish, great communication and works really hard to ensure best bait, best spots and variety of species. I cannot recommend him highly enough. The big Reds...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Allan C
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

We had a blast spending the afternoon with Captain Xavier! We had two young ones aboard (8 and 10). Captain Xavier let them “drive” the boat and went faster when they wanted to fly over the water. When we got to the fishing spot he...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank P8537ZJrebeccaw
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Space Coast!
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hirola
December 19, 2018|
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Fishing is incredible!
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November 17, 2018|
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Yes, please contact us at 4079378365
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