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Spanish Sardine Fishing Charter

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6701 34th Street South, O'Neill's Marina Slip #31, St. Petersburg, FL 33711-4941
+1 727-768-5564
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Excellent Time

Went to Florida in December wasn’t sure what to expect was able to go fishing with captain Rafael... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
tammy p
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Awesome time!

I highly recommend Captain Rios to anyone in the area looking to go fishing and have a great time... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
dirtguy86
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Spanish Sardine Departs daily from O'Neill's. For your convenience Capt. Rafael can also pick up guests at The Don Cesar, The Magnuson, and other waterfront locations within a close proximity of the marina. All bait, tackle, and License included. The captain provides ice and water for guests. Spanish Sardine provides a fun family fishing experience. Kids of all ages are welcome and even the most novice angler will feel like a pro by the end of the trip.
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6701 34th Street South, O'Neill's Marina Slip #31, St. Petersburg, FL 33711-4941
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6701 34th Street South, O'Neill's Marina Slip #31, St. Petersburg, FL 33711-4941
+1 727-768-5564
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Florida in December wasn’t sure what to expect was able to go fishing with captain Rafael.. Went right before the cold front and this guy went above and beyond the 4 hours we booked to make sure we had plenty of fish.. I...More

Thank tammy p
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend Captain Rios to anyone in the area looking to go fishing and have a great time doing so! Couldn't ask for a nicer guy or better fishing guide! Thanks Rafael!

Thank dirtguy86
Captain R, Owner at Spanish Sardine Fishing Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Thank You for your great review! I look forward to the next time. Thank you, Capt. Rafael

Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We came down to Clearwater and on a wild hair ended up booking with captain Rafael! We weren't sure what to expect with only 4 hours to fish, Captain took us to his bait spot and in one throw of his net filled his bait...More

Thank Rc H
Captain R, Owner at Spanish Sardine Fishing Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Thank You for your great review! I look forward to the next time. Thank you, Capt. Rafael

Reviewed 13 July 2017

Great Captain that knows his fish spots! every time I go out there's many fish in my reel! Great view from the Ocean and the Bay! Sky Way Bridge view in the afternoons is a must!

Thank Enzorios
Captain R, Owner at Spanish Sardine Fishing Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Thank You for your great review! I look forward to the next time. Thank you, Capt. Rafael

Reviewed 20 June 2017

Capt. Rios was great! It was my husband, my son (5 years old) and myself. We had a blast! He knows where to go to get the sharks! And he is very good about helping with the fish and giving tips on getting them into...More

Thank Kendra S
Captain R, Owner at Spanish Sardine Fishing Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Thank You for your great review! I'm glad you guys had a BLAST! I look forward to the next time. Thank you, Capt. Rafael

Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Word can't explain How much fun we had fishing with Capt. Rios! He definitely KNOWS where the fish are! We will be back for sure! Highly recommend!!

Thank Tami Z
Rafael R, Owner at Spanish Sardine Fishing Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Thank You for your great review! I look forward to the next time. Thank you, Capt. Rafael

Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Outstanding charter! Rafael (sorry if I spelled that wrong) showed us a great time and knows what he's doing. Strongly recommend and hopefully will do it again one day.

Thank Jacob G
Rafael R, Owner at Spanish Sardine Fishing Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

I am glad to hear you Guys had an Outstanding Charter. Thank You for your great review! I look forward to the next time. Thank you, Capt. Rafael

Reviewed 17 March 2017

My 11 year old son and I booked a half day excursion with Capt. Rios our Spring Break trip based on trip advisor reviews. Our experience was on par with the other positive reviews. He matched the excursion to our skills, taught us along the...More

Thank Steven S
Rafael R, Owner at Spanish Sardine Fishing Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

I am glad to hear you Guys enjoyed the day on the water. Thank You for your great review! The sheephead your son caught was the biggest one of the week. I look forward to the next time. Thank you, Capt. Rafael

Reviewed 16 February 2017

I went alone and...What a great time I had with Rafael on my privately-booked fishing charter! I knew NOTHING about fishing, and he showed me the tackle, bait, and how to tie a hook...everything I needed to know to feel confident on his boat. Afterwards,...More

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Rafael R, Owner at Spanish Sardine Fishing Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Hello Faye and Thank you for your GREAT review. I am glad to hear you had a great time. I enjoyed the day fishing with you. I love it when a customer wants to learn all about fishing. Learning on how to tie knots, what...More

Reviewed 21 November 2016

Our family of 4 loved this fishing trip! Rafael is the most kind, caring, thoughtful person. This was the first time our family with 2 children ages 10 & 7 went fishing like this as we are not from Florida. Rafael took extra time to...More

Thank KMST5
Rafael R, Owner at Spanish Sardine Fishing Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

I am glad to hear your family enjoyed the day on the water with me. Thank You for your great review! One of the best things that I enjoy is taking kids out fishing. Making sure they have an unforgettable day on the water so...More

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It depends on 1/2 day 3/4 day or a full day. Also depends on how many anglers. If you go into my website Spanishsardine. com on the top, go into rates. it gives you all the rates. If you have any other questions please don't... More
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