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Address: 503 E Jackson St. Suite 144, Tampa, FL 33602-4904
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+1 727-421-5291

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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The favorite part of my vacation so far!

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... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Matt W

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 

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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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

1 Thank Fred S
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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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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 

Thank 00Dan
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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!

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 

Thank jamesgjohnson95
Crystal Beach, Florida
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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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Orlando, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 19 November 2016

If you are looking for a fishing experience...Gone Fishing Charters is the way to go. My mate wanted a fishing experience...my first and only consideration was Captain Stewart....this was my fourth trip out with Stewart, and once again was note disappointed...every trip, I've been impressed with his dedication to your success in catching fish...my mates first time out and caught... More 

Thank armkmb4
West Chester, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 16 July 2016

My son and I went out with Captain Stewart on July 13. We fished for four hours plus and caught some amazing Snook. Captain Stewart was terrific! Learned more about fishing in those 4 hours than my entire combined experience. Relaxed atmosphere and bites continuously throughout the time. Highly recommend! Worth every dollar!

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