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

St Petersburg
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4.86
out of 5 stars from 69 reviews
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Good experience
98%
Friendly captain
98%
Recommend this charter
99%
Appropriate for children
91%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Catch intended fish
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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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Keith T.
Douglasville, GA
 5.00
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Full Day Trip

VERIFIED   April 3, 2018
We went out on 3 April 2018. Capt Greg and First Mate Brian were OUTSTANDING!! The trip could not have been better! Capt Greg...
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John M.
United States
 5.00
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3/4 day with Capt Greg

VERIFIED   NEW  February 23, 2019
It was a very good trip. Greg and Brian were fantastic. We caught alot of fish!! Easy access to the boat. Will definately book...
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Cheryl B.
Kansas City, Missouri
 5.00
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Awesome Day!

VERIFIED   November 24, 2018
Captain Greg & Crewman Brian were fantastic!  Kids caught a ton of fish with a shark & a king mackerel as highlights. ...
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Kenny M.
Chandler, IN
 5.00
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We did a 10hr trip with the crew

VERIFIED   July 17, 2018
We had a wonderful time on this trip. We limited out on red snapper in 8 hours and then fished for grouper. We finished our...
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