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Another solid trip

Been fishing with Capt Chris for years, this was the first trip with my wife and 1 year old son. No... read more

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MikeG1585
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Gulf n Atlantic

Excellent captain I cannot say enough great things about our experience put our safety first... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2019
Karl C
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Reviewed July 19, 2016

Went out for the 2nd time with Chris and it was great again! Great captain that helps you with everything you need and is very accomodating. Very chill guy that is awesome to hang out with. Made sure we caught plenty of fish and had another awesome trip. Already have another one on the books for September!

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

If you are coming to Key West for the fishing, Chris Mendola is your guy. My buddy arranged this trip to go for sailfish, but on the day of our trip, Chris advised against it due to conditions. What to do? "Let's go out and try the grey snapper." Limited out in about 1 hr. Now what? "Let's try another spot for yellowtail & muttons." Limit in 2hrs. "Let's try a wreck for some amberjack." 24lb amberjack. "On the way back we can hit a couple of spots for deep jigging". 14lb tilefish. Yes 14lb tilefish.

Oh, forgot the 2 large grouper we got at the yellowtail stop. So on our trip we caught lots of fish on spinning reels, my favorite, and fought some big fish up from the bottom. Chris knows where the fish are and how to catch them. Everything he suggested on our trip worked. All provided with no bs by a nice guy.

We didn't lay all the fish out for a picture
b/c we were too tired. But these pics show basically a wheelbarrow filled with fish. You can see some of the bigger fish on top.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed November 23, 2015

Awesome Cpt. By far, the best fishing out of key west. Plan was to target swords. Not only did he deliver on the swords, but was ready to go when other opportunities presented. Wound up catching some some nice mahi, triple tail, cobia, cuda, and snapper. Killer day on the water.

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed October 18, 2015

Chris will discuss what you are interested in doing, onshore, offshore, lobstering, spearfishing, and then let you know what the best options are depending on what is available, and he knows! We spent our first day spearfishing and cathing tuna, he put us on beautiful reefs and we caught blackfin tuna on a large wreck. The second day we wanted to load up on snapper and fish to take home, we limited on yellowtail snapper and caught several other delicious species. Took home almost 100 fillets. Chris is the only guide we will use in Key West from now on.

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

Best fishing experience to date. Chris took a group of us out while we were in town for a bachelor party and he didn't disappoint! Non stop action the whole time we were out! Highly recommend for anyone looking to catch fish and have a great time.

Date of experience: September 2015
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