We are located in sunny Clearwater
Beach, Florida, just a few steps away from beautiful Clearwater
Beach in the Clearwater Municipal Marina. We offer trolling, bottom
fishing, shark fishing and Tarpon Fishing offshore in the Gulf
From beginners to experienced
anglers, we have a trip for everyone. Experience is not required!
We have two family-friendly Charter Boats and children
are always welcome! Both boats are U.S. Coast Guard licensed and
insured for up to 6 people in your own group. We do arrange
split groups of 4 as well.
Conveniently located west of Tampa Bay and Orlando, we offer some
of the best year-round fishing on the West Coast of Florida. So
come on by and see the latest Catch of the Day on the "Above
Average" with Captain Richard (slip 29), and Captain Mike
on "Above Average 2" (slip 28) in Clearwater Municipal
Marina right behind Crabby Bills Restaurant.
fishing charters typically depart at 7am or 8am and the afternoon
trips depart at 12pm or 1pm, depending on our schedule. Shark
trips typically depart mid-afternoon and Tarpon trips typically
depart at 6am. We ask that you arrive 15-20 minutes prior to your
you arrive for your charter, you will be issued a parking permit.
All that you need to bring is whatever you
want to eat and drink. There is a cooler on board filled with
ice for your food and drinks.
you charter us all fishing licenses, permits, bait, tackle, rods,
ice and parking permit are included. If you plan on taking
fish with you, bring a cooler and keep it in your car until you
return to the dock.
We have all modern electronics, radar and yes
ladies there is a restroom on board! So come on out for an exciting
day of fishing in the Gulf of Mexico with a pair of Clearwater's
finest Charter Captains!
**Gratuities are customary and appreciated
if you have had a good time and feel you've been served well!
What you will be fishing
Depending on the season, you will be trolling
for King Mackerel,
Spanish Mackerel, Barracuda and Bonito; bottom fishing for Grouper,
Grunts and Mangrove
Snapper; Shark fishing for Sharks or fishing for Tarpon!
trips available from 4, 6 and 8 hours. We have fun on these
* * * For those that love fishing for the
sport or don't want to keep all the fish, we do practice catch
and release, just let Captain Rich or Captain Mike know.
out our "Sizzling
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At the end of your fishing trip, Captain Rich
and Captain Mike will filet & clean your catch, ice
and bag it for you! Your filets will be completely boneless!
Nope, you don't even have to get your hands or clothes dirty!
We do suggest that you have a cooler with you for the fresh filets.
Need a place to cook your fish? No problem...you can have your
fresh catch cooked and prepared at Crabby Bill's Restaurant, right
across from our boat! It doesn't get any fresher than that!!
It's all about the Memories!
When you return from your fishing trip with Captain
Rich or Captain Mike, he'll display your fish on our dock for
all to see...and that's when the photo session begins! Imagine
the stories you will tell your family, friends, children and grandchildren!
After all...without pictures, it's just another fish story!
If you have any pictures or videos you'd like
to share with us, please
post them right on our Facebook
page or email
them to us and you just might find yourself
in our Photo Gallery!
Mount your catch!
As and extra special keepsake for yourself and
total bragging rights, you can have your fish mounted by
Gray Taxidermy! It's a 3 month service,
very well worth it and it'll last forever! Just ask Captain Richard
or Captain Mike for details.
Ready to book that trip?
To reserve YOUR very own fishing extravaganza,
please call Helen at (727)365-7931.
* Find us
Maps in Clearwater Municipal Marina *
* * * Multiple Boat Charters *
For those who are here for Seminars, Conventions,
Corporate Events, Family Reunions or just have a large group of
your own, we can arrange multiple charter boats to accommodate
your group. From Team-Building Events that bring your friendly,
competitive spirit from the office to the water; to a family reunion
that takes place every year! You can also hold your own "private
tournament" for biggest fish or most fish! Regardless, you
will go catch fish...and have fun doing it! Just
let us know what and when, and we'll handle the rest. For your
convenience, catering is available. *
Rates will be different on multiple
boat charters. For information and details on multiple-boat
charters please call Helen directly at 727-365-7931 or email at
Certificates Available For Any Occasion: Birthday,
Christmas, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Graduation, Bachelor &
Bachelorette Parties, Weddings, Anniversaries or just because
you love them or owe them! Credit card fees apply.
So thank you for visiting
us at Above Average Charters, where your next fishing trip could
be "Above Average"!
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