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“Best Charter Fishing Experience in the Bay!!!”

Tampa Fishing Charters
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Owner description: Captain Oli offers you the best Tampa Bay Fishing Charter service available. We are excited to have you come visit us and are looking forward to taking you out on your next Fishing Charter on beautiful and abundant Tampa Bay. Whether you are looking to fish the flats for Redfish, Snook or Trout or fish the deep water for Snapper or Grouper, Captain Oli is looking forward to put his experience and vast knowledge of Tampa Bay to work for you! Tampa Bay is a prime fishing location and Captain Oli has slips in downtown Tampa (Harbor Island) and south at Little Harbor Resort in Ruskin.
Reviewed April 25, 2013

I recently did a half-day charter fishing trip with Captain Oli and his partner Shawn along with my parents. Let me just say that you'd be hard-pressed to find a more enjoyable experience in the Bay area!! From the deep knowledge of the area, secret fishing spots, local area fish and fishing techniques in general...to the expert cleaning and fileting skills of Shawn, these guys are definitely tops in the business! Even on a day where the fish were slow to start biting, these guys kept the mood light, the spirits high and were relentless in finding just the right spot for the fish to start biting. By the end of the trip, we came home with plenty of fish (of several varieties) even after tossing many back and they were all cleaned to perfection and we were sent home with a bag full of fresh, boneless/skinless filets which tasted awesome that night. Highly, highly recommend Captain Oli and Shawn and Fish Tampa Bay With Me to anyone looking for a quality charter fishing experience in the area. Thanks Captain Oli!!

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Reviewed April 22, 2013

Today I went fishing in Tampa Bay for the first time. Did not know what to expect. I had the best time. They made it so easy to enjoy the day. I expected them to just sit and watch while we did all the work. They are unbelievably helpful. That made the day fun. We caught a ton of fish. Can't wait to do it again!

1  Thank KipNiswonger
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Reviewed April 22, 2013

Today, we had the trip of a lifetime. Captain Oli and Captain Shawn were the consummate professionals in fishing guides and helpers. They couldn't be more polite and helpful. As somewhat experienced fishermen, we were totally in awe by the little things that Oli and Shawn did to make us feel totally comfortable and happy. We caught about 9 different fish of all types and we also traversed the Bay to different parts of the water in order to experience different fish and methods. They were so knowledgeable in every aspect of fishing, gear, the water, fishing habits, terrain, weather, and casting the bait net. Most importantly, they were genuinely happy and loved what they were doing every second along the trip. When we got back, they cleaned, filleted, and bagged the fish that we ate at night and everyone was totally satiated!

Thank you Captain Oli and Shawn for making our trip to Tampa Bay one of the most memorable times that we have ever had! I would highly recommend using their Charter trip anytime and we are definitely coming back!


1  Thank Shaolin50
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Reviewed April 18, 2013

I'm Max a 14 year old who caught a ton of huge fish with Captin Oliver and Shawn. It was a really fun experience.

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Reviewed March 19, 2013

My friends and I had a wonderful time with Captain Oliver and Shawn. We are some VERY novice fishermen and they were very knowledgable and accomodating with all aspects of the trip. We spent 6 hours on Tampa Bay and caught a ton of fish---Including a few sharks!!! We also had a school of dolphins swimming beside the boat so closely we were hit with the water they splashed up. At the end of the charter, they cleaned the fish and sent us home with fresh, ready to cook filets packaged and ready for travel. We would not consider anyone other than Captain oliver and Shawn in the future and highly recommend them to ANYONE who would like a fun filled, affordable fishing charter into Tampa Bay.!!!!!

1  Thank Chris H
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