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“Big tarpon”

Tailing Tales Charters
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 30 October 2013

Hooked within 10 minutes of reaching the area Captain Kris took us to fish. This monster fought strong for over 3 hours! 5 of us had a great morning. Made him a bit late for his next charter group but he was willing to stay with it. He knows where they are and how to catch them! Would recommend strongly.

1  Thank Ken G
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Reviewed 29 October 2013

My husband and I, along with another couple went out with Capt. Kris last week. It was a fabulous time!!! Capt. Kris was extremely accommodating and called us ahead of time to make all necessary arrangements and to get a feel for our fishing capabilities! While my husband and I had fished before, the couple we went with had never picked up a rod- but that didn't stop us! Capt. Kris baited their hooks and helped them cast. We ended up fishing just offshore and caught a tonne of fish! It was great. He knew the spots to fish and we didn't waste time in areas where the fish were biting! Ended up catching a huge Cobia fish- it was 36 inches long and over 15 lbs!!!! It was an incredible fight, but great fish. Capt. Kris cleaned our catches- we ended up with some great mangrove snapper and the cobia. All in all a great day! Would highly recommend to even the novice fisher!

1  Thank Daniellecampana
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Reviewed 28 October 2013

5 of us went out with Kris again this year (first week of October) had a blast last year so we decided to do it again - we were catching a few mackerel just as we setup and threw out a bigger rod/setup for tarpon. Well we hooked one right away 6/1/2 - 7ft long 200+ lbs. We took turns fighting this fish for 3 hours (had it close to the boat twice and it just took off each time) it cleared the water a bunch of times and it dragged us a mile plus out into the gulf, just as we were finally getting it worn out and near the boat a big old shark came and took it. That was the longest ,hardest, most spectacular fight any of us has ever had with a fish - it was blast. Tks Kris
Just wish we has been able to bring it in and let it go before it became shark bait.

1  Thank Paul S
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Reviewed 1 October 2013

Went out on the water with Capt Kris for a client appreciation event while spending some time in Tampa. Capt Kris did not disappoint, he was very accomodating and put us on the fish quickly. If you are looking for a great time with a great guy and great fishing than stop looking and book with Tailing Tales Charters. You will not be disappointed!

2  Thank Venutoos
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Reviewed 20 September 2013

Second time I've been out with Capt. Kris and once again he didn't disappoint! Kris is the consummate professional and works his "tale" off to put you on fish. He knows the local waters better than anybody I've ever fished with. Slayed the Red Fish yesterday (Sept. '13) and caught other species as well, like Snook. Awesome half day spent with Kris. If your looking for a comfortable, great fishing trip, you MUST call Capt. Kris and give it a try. Thanks Kris for another great day on the water!

1  Thank Jim S
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