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Tailing Tales Charters

Bradenton, FL 34209
+1 941-812-6640
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This was my first experience fishing with light tackle in salt water and Captain Kris had me... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Springfield, Massachusetts
Great 2 days on the water with Capt. Kris

First time fishing in the Gulf and was joined by my brother from Seattle. Capt. Kris got us on a... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
Tampa, Florida
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Charter fishing at its finest come fish the Tampa bay area with tailing tales for unforgettable experience.We focus on all species of fish and welcome all ages from proffessional to novices.If fishing is not your thing we offer sightseeing to all the islands and lagoons and to snorkeling and shelling.
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Bradenton, FL 34209
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first experience fishing with light tackle in salt water and Captain Kris had me fishing like a Pro by the end of the trip. He knows where the fish are and after testing a few areas, Kris motored to another one of...More

Thank jwlanzoni
Reviewed 4 July 2017

First time fishing in the Gulf and was joined by my brother from Seattle. Capt. Kris got us on a variety of fish and he works so hard to keep our lines in the water with fresh bait. Great time and highly recommend Tailing Tales...More

Thank bwbjackson
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

What a great day of fishing. Captain Kris knows his stuff. Caught lots of fish. Kids loved it. Highly recommend!

Thank Chris C
captkris, Owner at Tailing Tales Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

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Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We Just finished up our third charter with Capt. Kris, and it was another amazing one for the books. Capt. Kris works his butt off to put you on the fish and is extremely accommodating. I've been on many other fishing charters and Capt. Kris...More

Thank mack0092
Reviewed 30 January 2017

The day of fishing with Capt. Kris was great. We caught sheepshead, sailors choice, jack, redfish, snook, and some snapper. Kris was very knowledgeable and made it a great experience. I would recommend Tailing Tales to anyone!

Thank acnggb
Reviewed 26 November 2016

We had a great time fishing with Captain Kris! He put us on the fish right away and helped everyone on the boat catch a ton of fish. The snook fishing was amazing! He is patient with beginners and very informative to those who have...More

Thank Elaine P
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Excellent Fishing Action! My 17 year old son and I booked a half day with Captain Kris and it was worth every penny. Within 10 minutes of arriving on the flats we were catching fish and crushed it for the next 4 hours-If you want...More

Thank Rod O
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Awesome fishing & learning experience!!! Booked fishing trip 3 straight years with Captain Kris. Every year we come down for spring break and look forward fishing with captain Kris. Every year we catch a lot of fish. Great memories. Thanks again Kris for another great...More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Kris is friendly and knowledgeable. He worked hard work getting us fresh bait, finding secluded locations away from the crowds and positioning us out of the wind. We fished 5 locations and put us on fish in each. In all we caught excess of 60...More

Thank Cayo-Irie
Reviewed 8 April 2016

I went fishing yesterday with Captain Kris along with two business associates that had also gone with Capt. Kris last year as well. Like our previous trip, we had a few slower times, but they were followed by periods of multiple hook-ups at the same...More

Thank Frank W
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5 October 2015|
Response from George E | Reviewed this property |
This was a great inshore fishing trip for us. We saw a few dolphins. You might see more on an offshore trip. We loved this charter boat and the captain is a great guy. Please call him. He will answer any questions you may... More