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Shelling & Island Visiting Charter

Jared was an amazing guide on our shelling, island visiting tour. We had two kiddos (9 and 7) and... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2022
Great day

Great family day. Jared was friendly and easy to spend the day with. Good service on the water... read more

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Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

Capt. Jared took us out on March 2nd in the afternoon, he did such a great job getting us over the fish!!! We all had a blast we will definitely be going fishing with him again!! He's top notch!!

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank 569paulas
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Reviewed March 6, 2016

We had a wonderful time with Captain Jerod. He met us at the dock right on time and took us to his boat. We went right out on the water and started fishing right away. Jerod was so helpful with baiting our lines and all of his equipment was top notch. He knew so much about the surrounding area and was an expert on all the marine life that we saw and the fish that we caught. We are novice when it comes to ocean fishing and Jerod was great at educating us and showing us the best ways to cast and reel in the fish. We saw dolphins, all sorts of fish, got to go fast on the boat, and learned a lot. It was great fun.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank grahamandrewo
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Reviewed February 28, 2016

We booked a last minute trip with Jared. He responded quickly by email and setting up the booking was a breeze. We met him at the dock and he had the cooler loaded up and ready to go. My kids (10 and 7), my husband, my Dad and I were looking forward to a day on the water and we weren't disappointed! Jared has an excellent way with the kids - he didn't just cast for them, he taught them, step by step, how to do it themselves. He was right there to help when they needed him, without being in the way. They were so proud because they knew they were the ones fishing.

Jared knows the area and well and each kid caught in excess of 15 fish. We saw dolphins, manatees and rays.

He spent a lot of time talking with the kids about life choices and following their passion. Great lessons from a young entrepreneur.

Everyone of us were delighted and if you are looking for a very experienced, friendly, engaging guide, Jared is your guy!

Date of experience: February 2016
2  Thank JennyMacMac
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Reviewed February 22, 2016

What a fantastic evening!!! We boarded the boat at 4:45 and returned a little after 7:00. Jared was a wonderful captain and the experience could not have been better. He knew everything about the area and was quick to answer any questions that we had. We are looking forward to joining him in the near future for a possible fishing trip. While out in Hurricane Pass we saw a pod of dolphins which made the trip extra special. Thank you Capt Jared for such a memorable evening, and we look forward to seeing you again real soon.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Kim S
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Reviewed February 2, 2016

If you want a top notch fishing experience, this is the guy that you need to go with. Captain Jared is a local born and raised and knows the area like the back of his hand. We went on a 8 hours excursion with my son and dad and it was an experience of a lifetime. Capt Jared talked us through what kind of fishing we would be doing and where we would go. He had a loose plan for the day, based on the tides, weather, etc.

We were not disappointed. We were on fish within 10 minutes of leaving the dock, and it really didn't stop all day. We fished docks early, then some oyster beds, small islands, then out to some reefs, the sand key jetty, then back to docks to finish up. We caught some of everything (black drum, sheepshead, a flounder!, red fish, mangrove snapper, a shark, snook, and trout). Many were not keepers, but we did pretty well. I think we took home 11 keepers, after catching about 50 fish (we kind of lost count). If we didn't have any luck in a spot, we moved on pretty quickly. He seemed to know the patterns intimately.

He was such a good guide. He truly wants people of have a great fishing experience. He was disappointed that he couldn't have gotten us more fish (he highly recommends the spring season). We were happy with our experience.

NOTE: If you are staying local, there is a place in Ozona (Molly Goodheads) that will prepare your fish. Be sure to check ahead of time because they do not do it year round.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank peakrangerinco
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