Captain
Capt. Greg Macfarlane

Member since February 2016 St. Petersburg, United States
Background
I am a third generation Captain, and have been working the Gulf my entire life. Whether it's driving 100 miles offshore to supply the fish house with fresh Grouper and Snapper for local restaurants, to pulling Stone Crab traps off the coast, or taking a family out to catch the biggest fish of their lives - we do it all! Being able to share our adventures out in the Gulf with charter clients is something I really enjoy, and take pride in giving them a great experience.
Techniques
Primarily we bottom fish for Grouper, Snapper, Amberjack. We prefer live bait fishing. During seasonal fish migrations we may troll live bait for King Mackerel and Tuna. Upon request we can always target larger fish such as Goliath Grouper or Sharks

Hey, I'm Captain Capt. Greg Macfarlane

St. Petersburg, United States
Background
I am a third generation Captain, and have been working the Gulf my entire life. Whether it's driving 100 miles offshore to supply the fish house with fresh Grouper and Snapper for local restaurants, to pulling Stone Crab traps off the coast, or taking a family out to catch the biggest fish of their lives - we do it all! Being able to share our adventures out in the Gulf with charter clients is something I really enjoy, and take pride in giving them a great experience.
Techniques
Primarily we bottom fish for Grouper, Snapper, Amberjack. We prefer live bait fishing. During seasonal fish migrations we may troll live bait for King Mackerel and Tuna. Upon request we can always target larger fish such as Goliath Grouper or Sharks
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Pura Vida Charters Offshore Fishing

84 reviews
St Petersburg
trips from $550

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.84
out of 5 stars from 84 reviews
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Crew
Experience
4hr fishing with Captain Greg and Brian
4hr fishing with Captain Greg and Brian
Fishing with Capt. Greg
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Angler Rating
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Good experience
96%
Friendly captain
97%
Recommend this charter
98%
Appropriate for children
92%
Satisfied with the boat
99%
Catch intended fish
96%
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Huan L.
Largo, FL
 5.00
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4hr fishing with Captain Greg and Brian

VERIFIED   August 22, 2019
Captain Greg and Brian both made our experience very enjoyable. Brian was very helpful with our actual fishing and also teaching...
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Logan J.
United States
 5.00
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Capt. Greg and Brian

VERIFIED   May 21, 2019
We caught plenty of fish. They make sure you have water, ice, and bait. All you have to do is reel them in. Brian...
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Kelly B.
Wascott, WI
 5.00
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Full day charter with Pura Vida

VERIFIED   February 17, 2019
What a trip!  We had a blast with Capt. Greg and First Mate Brian…  We wanted some action on Amberjack and...
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Terry B.
Ruskin, Florida
 5.00
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All Day Trip

VERIFIED   April 23, 2019
Was an excellent trip captain and crew did a great job finding fish and helping everyone in our party land their fish!!! We...
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Norman M.
Wichita, KS
 4.67
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Half Day Fishing Trip

VERIFIED   April 11, 2019
2 areas were fished.  The first area resulted in king fish being caught.  The second area resulted in snapper being...
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