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Address: 503 E Jackson St. Suite 144, Tampa, FL 33602-4904
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+1 727-421-5291
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Gone Fishing Charters provides private, light tackle, inshore fishing...

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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Fabulous experience!!

I can't believe it took me this long to post my 5 star review of Captain Stewart Ames and his Gone Fishing Charter. We had a party of four, and I was the only "non-fisherman" of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Barb T
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Sylvania, Ohio
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Sylvania, Ohio
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31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I can't believe it took me this long to post my 5 star review of Captain Stewart Ames and his Gone Fishing Charter. We had a party of four, and I was the only "non-fisherman" of the grpup. Captain Stewart was very flexible in getting us out on the water earlier than he usually goes to work with our schedule,... More 

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Thank Barb T
jstewartames, Owner at Gone Fishing Charters, responded to this review

Barb; Thanks for the great review. I really appreciate you taking the time to do this. Stewart More 

Portland, Maine, United States
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2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks to Captain Ames, my shoulders ache from hauling in 30 fish and my face hurts from smiling so wide all day. Best boat and captain in the area.

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Thank Henry K
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

My 4-hour fishing charter with Capt. Stewart Ames was a great experience. More that that my seven-year-old son, who can easily tire of an activity was telling me to stop Dolphin Spotting so we could fish for more Sea Trout. I never thought I'd hear that. Not only did we have a successful trip, catching a 34" Snook, but we... More 

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Thank Matt W
jstewartames, Owner at Gone Fishing Charters, responded to this review

Matt; Thanks so much for the great review. These definitely help drive business my way. Stewart More 

Tampa, Florida
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I would like to say I have fished with Captain Stewart Ames and Gone Fishing Charters and will return to fish with him every chance I can get. I would rather say catching rather than fishing. Took a short half day charter and we caught some of the nicest Snook I have seen in a very long time. With Capt.... More 

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1 Thank Fred S
1 review
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We fished two days last week with Stewart Ames. The first day I had my grandson, son and daughter-in-law along and we fished for red fish and sea trout on St. Joseph Sound. My 8-year old grandson caught several fish, as did we all (kept a limit of redfish which we enjoyed at a local restaurant). The second day my... More 

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Thank John C
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Thank you Captain Ames! Our experience was peaceful & very personable! He knows his fishing holes since everyone caught fish! We had a blast and made a great family memory. Five stars! Worth having the one on one guide and the great fishing stories are always fun to listen to.

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Thank Gina S
jstewartames, Owner at Gone Fishing Charters, responded to this review

Gina; Thanks so much. These reviews are very helpful to me and I appreciate you taking the time to do this. It was a pleasure to fish with you guys. Your kids were great Stewart More 

Petoskey, Michigan
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15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Don't call anyone else! You can tell a great Guide many different ways. Boat, gear, attitude, attention to detail ect . Capt. Ames is definitely one of them. From the minute we left the dock he never stopped working to put us on fish. From exact locations to precise casting locations to chumming, he never stopped moving. He also has... More 

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Thank 00Dan
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Capt. Ames runs a fantastic charter! We have been fortunate to have traveled extensively and fished all over the southern coast and Caribbean Sea. This was the finest trip we have been on! We will definitely book another trip when we get back to Florida's gulf coast!

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1 Thank Ron T
Palm Harbor, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 10 January 2017

My son was scheduled to fly out for the holidays to spend time with the family. I chartered a fishing trip for him and myself. Upon meeting Captain Ames we knew we were with the right guy for the adventure. Capt. Ames knew the area and the fishing patterns very well; we had some much fun catching trout and then... More 

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Thank jamesgjohnson95
Crystal Beach, Florida
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 November 2016

If you want the fishing experience most people only dream about then Captain Stewart Ames is your man. The best boat and gear were used and not one minute was wasted. His energy and years of experience made this the best saltwater fishing day ever.

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