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About Gone Fishing Charters
Gone Fishing Charters provides private, light tackle, inshore fishing charters for parties of up to 6 people. Four, six and eight hour trips available. You'll fish out of a "best in class" boat, a 24 foot Sheaffer 239V Sportfisherman. New tackle and an experienced captain insure a quality outing. Species targeted include redfish, seatrout, snook, tarpon, cobia, spanish mackerel, kingfish, grouper, snapper and shark. License, bait tackle, digital pictures and fish cleaning all included.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved our trip with Gone Fishing Charters! Capt Ames went out of his way to make sure we had a great trip and had the opportunity to fish for a variety of species. He really knows this area, and we caught amazing fish. He made...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Stewart A, Owner at Gone Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Is this Hana? Thank you very much for taking the time to do this review. Happy New year.

Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

Just as every other review states, Captain Stewart knows how to put you on fish. We had nonstop action the whole trip. We caught 5 kingfish, 2 snook, about a dozen Spanish mackerel, several jack crevalles, and even a couple sea trout. He strategically moved...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Stewart A, Owner at Gone Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2018

Kyle; Thanks very much for taking the time to do this. Enjoy the holiday season. Stewart

Reviewed October 29, 2018

Captain Ames donated a 3/4 day fishing trip to All Children's Hospital while my wife and I were staying there with our new born sick child. We have had a tough year trying to get our life back together since our son has been home...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Stewart A, Owner at Gone Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Mike; Thanks so much for taking the time to write this review. I really appreciate it. Stewart

Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Captain Ames is an awesome, very knowledgeable and professional fishing guide! He knows where the fish are and does everything to make sure you catch them!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Stewart A, Owner at Gone Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Thanks Suzanne. Appreciate it.

Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

I have hired many inshore captains over the years and simply put, Captain Stewart is far and away the best. Most captains can catch fish but none compare to his quiet confidence in his craft. He genuinely loves to see people enjoy themselves and catch...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Stewart A, Owner at Gone Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2018

Trevor; Awesome. Thank you very much.

Reviewed July 12, 2018

Best fishing ever. With the help of Captain Ames, in one day I caught some of the largest snook, redfish and trout I have ever caught. Fishing in the area for more than 20 years, I thought I knew how to fish! Fishing with Captain...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Stewart A, Owner at Gone Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2018

Clark; Thanks a bunch, man. These reviews really help me. See you soon.

Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

Knowledge, skills and ability best describes Stewart as a captain. The man will put you on the fish. He will educate you on each type of fish you are going after and even help you hone in your reeling in skills. He wants you to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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jstewartames, Owner at Gone Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2018

Andrea; Thanks a bunch. These reviews are super helpful. Real glad we put those snook in the boat and that you guys enjoyed the day.

Reviewed May 23, 2018

This was my 2nd time out with Captain Ames and this one was even better than the 1st. He has an uncanny knack for knowing where to drop the line. We landed numerouus Snook and Redfish just where he suggested. I'd also recommend Captain Ames...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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jstewartames, Owner at Gone Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2018

Chris; Thanks a bunch. I really appreciate you taking the time to do this.

Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

I have always had great trips with Capt. Stewart Ames! This week I caught my personal best Snook, Redfish and Cobia. Great time and his is very professional. The best!

Date of experience: May 2018
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jstewartames, Owner at Gone Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2018

Thanks Jim.

Reviewed May 16, 2018

I had a relative come in from Europe, he was here only a specific week and wanted to go charter fishing, based on the reviews, we picked Captain Ames, and I am certainly glad we did! It was unfortunately a week in which the tides...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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July 8, 2018|
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Response from USmarines | Reviewed this property |
We were a party of 3 plus captain. A party of 4 still gives plenty of room. Captain may take more, but i like the space and would not do more than 4.
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Ford M
May 19, 2018|
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Response from jstewartames | Property representative |
Price would be $450 for 2 anglers but I am booked through June 2nd.
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