Captain
Patrick Eckelbarger

Member since January 2015

Treasure Island, United States

Background
I specialize in offshore bottom fishing and trolling in the abundant St. Petersburg and Madeira Beach fishing grounds. I always wanted to be a captain since I was a kid and was lucky enough to live my dream. I love targeting Red Grouper, Amberjack, Hogfish, Gag Grouper, Snappers, Kingfish, Tunas, as well as various pelagics inhabiting the offshore grounds. This is my passion and we will do everything to show you what La Costa Charters is all about and why you are in good hands with us. We guarantee it!

Hey, I'm Captain Patrick Eckelbarger

Treasure Island, United States
Background
I specialize in offshore bottom fishing and trolling in the abundant St. Petersburg and Madeira Beach fishing grounds. I always wanted to be a captain since I was a kid and was lucky enough to live my dream. I love targeting Red Grouper, Amberjack, Hogfish, Gag Grouper, Snappers, Kingfish, Tunas, as well as various pelagics inhabiting the offshore grounds. This is my passion and we will do everything to show you what La Costa Charters is all about and why you are in good hands with us. We guarantee it!
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Treasure Island
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4.80
out of 5 stars from 79 reviews
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March fishing trip
Half day trip
Half day trip
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
92%
Friendly captain
98%
Recommend this charter
97%
Appropriate for children
92%
Satisfied with the boat
95%
Catch intended fish
87%
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Duane H.
Tampa, FL
 5.00
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Full day with Capt. Patrick

VERIFIED   January 2, 2019
BOOK IT with La Costa!! We Can’t recommend Patrick enough. He was kind, professional and knowledgeable. Exceeded our...
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Melissa H.
United States
 5.00
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VERIFIED   NEW  March 9, 2019
This was by far the best experience we’ve had on the gulf while in Florida. Patrick was awesome with making sure we caught...
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Laurie T.
United States
 5.00
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Had a blast

VERIFIED   November 23, 2018
Thank you Patrick and Ryan. We came we conquered and we ate! We caught the big ones and the small ones. We took them to the...
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Stephen S.
Alpharetta, GA
 5.00
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Half Day with Captain Pat

VERIFIED   November 10, 2018
My first time fishing off coast of Tampa/St. Pete, Captain Pat and mate Mike were terrific. Pat knew some great spots for Mackerel...
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Ron L.
Davenport, FL
 4.33
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6 hour trip with Patrick and Brad

VERIFIED   October 14, 2018
We had a great day and lots of fun. Patrick and Brad were great. On top of everything. Never waited more than 5 seconds for...
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