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Crystal Flats Guide Service

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Crystal Flats Guide Service South Padre Island, Texas My name is Captain Cliff Fleming and I specialize in private bay fishing trips. I am a local fishing guide that has been fishing the Lower Laguna Madre since 1974. My passion to fish turned me...more
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418 State Highway 100, Texas, South Padre Island, TX 78578-2401
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great time fishing with the family!! #wellcookyourcatch #whitesands #captainparking #fishing #family #friends #giantfish

Date of experience: July 2018
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browntoes, Owner at Crystal Flats Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow thanks again for the great review you guys are the best we'll see you soon

Reviewed 7 April 2018

I booked Captain Cliff Fleming for a 1/2 day during spring break for two of my grandchildren (boy 12 and girl 11). A weather system had just passed so it was bumpy going out but then it turned into a beautiful day. The first thing...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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browntoes, Owner at Crystal Flats Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Wow awesome review thanks so much. I can't wait to fish with and your youngsters soon. Capt Cliff Fleming

Reviewed 8 August 2017

A buddy and I booked a trip with Capt. Cliff Fleming for the July 4th weekend. Capt. Cliff is intelligent and knows these waters better than anyone else. We enjoyed visiting with him and gained a ton of knowledge about bay fishing. He gave us...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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browntoes, Owner at Crystal Flats Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Thank you for the great review. It's always nice to catch a big trout. I hope you gentlemen return soon. Captain Cliff phone

Reviewed 5 June 2017

When the captain arrived, there was no introduction of himself, and no intro of us to him. No commentary about where life jackets might be, if needed, or any other safety details. While we were not novices, we thought those items important. No conversation about...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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browntoes, Owner at Crystal Flats Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2017

Sir, I dont recall all the details you mentioned that you found offensive but Ill try to address each of them in a kind fashion as to not cause any further disappointment to you. Concerning the introduction of myself I do apologize if I did...More

Reviewed 23 April 2017

We had a great time with Cliff and our 2 boys aged 5 and 8. We are going back again this summer. Nice boat, good chance of catching fish, overall a safe family experience.

Date of experience: May 2016
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browntoes, Owner at Crystal Flats Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the wonderful review I'll be looking for you and ready to go

Reviewed 24 February 2017

This was our second trip with Captain Cliff! We enjoyed our fishing so much when we visited last August and decided to bring along a friend to share our experience. We had a really fun morning, and again caught fish. Can't wait for our next...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

This was my third fishing trip with Cliff Fleming and I will not book another guide in the area. I have always had an excellent time with Cliff and he has always put me on fish. He is extremely knowledgeable of the local fishing conditions...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Cliff F, Owner/Private Fishing Guide at Crystal Flats Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2016

Wow Chili, I really appreciate the Professional review. As always your business is greatly appreciated and you company on the boat is unequaled. In addition I appreciate all the details on what is needed to be prepared for a 5 hr trip. Happy and safe...More

Reviewed 31 August 2016

Captain Cliff is the best fishing guide we have used. Very knowledgeable and eager to share his experience and offer help. He knows where to catch fish. We will definitely book him on our next visit to South Padre. Sue and Peter WilliamsonMore

Date of experience: August 2016
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Cliff F, Owner at Crystal Flats Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2016

Thanks Sue and Peter, Such a pleasure to fish with you two world class anglers. Im a bit sorry for my Heavy East Texas accent. It was lovey to hear your British accent for a change of pace. I hope you get back next year...More

Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We had such an amazing time fishing on our half day trip! Cliff was such a great Captain we have two young children 7 and 10 and he worked hard to get them fish! We will definitely do it again! We also had the pleasure...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Cliff F, Owner at Crystal Flats Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2016

Thank you so much for the Quality review I will certainly pass it on to my 10 year old daughter, deck hand, and Co-Captain Nicole Fleming. Nicole certainly enjoyed your boys and relished in the chance to participate in take her your child to work...More

Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

We had a great time and caught lots of fish. Knows WHEN & WHERE to fish. We recommend you ask Cliff when the most likely time the fish will be biting & plan your time around Cliff's fishing expertise. We caught Black Drum, Redfish, &...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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Cliff F, Manager at Crystal Flats Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2016

Thank you as well for the super review and feed back from Blackbeards' where I seldom get any bad remarks from customers. Please call again next tme you hit the lower coast of Texas. Until then keep a tight line. Capt. Cliff Fleming

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