Captain
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 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

98 reviews
St Petersburg
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trips from $550

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4.86
out of 5 stars from 98 reviews
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Stop looking. Groups 6 and under. Best out there
Stop looking. Groups 6 and under. Best out there
Stop looking. Groups 6 and under. Best out there
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
97%
Friendly captain
98%
Recommend this charter
98%
Appropriate for children
91%
Satisfied with the boat
99%
Catch intended fish
96%
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Richard J.
Kansas City, MO
 5.00
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Full day trip with Captain Greg and Brian

VERIFIED   NEW  July 28, 2020
Great experience. Very reasonably priced.  We had no problem catching our limit.  Both Captain Greg and Brian were...
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Jeremy H.
Cincinnati, OH
 5.00
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Extended full day with Greg and Bryan

VERIFIED   June 22, 2020
It was a day that started out slow, but with a few really nice grouper and snapper.  Greg and Bryan were diligent and...
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Anthony D.
Tampa, Florida
 5.00
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Full day with Captain Greg

VERIFIED   March 24, 2020
We had an awesome day out on the water there were five of us and we maxed out on grouper nice big red grouper and on the way...
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Robert L.
Bradenton, FL
 5.00
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Stop looking. Groups 6 and under. Best out there

VERIFIED   NEW  July 31, 2020
Tough day day of full moon and we tore it up!
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James H.
Tampa, FL
 5.00
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August fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  August 9, 2020
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