Captain
Chris Garner

Member since January 2015

Orange Beach, United States

Background
Captain Chris Garner is a Montgomery, Alabama native. He started working on a fuel dock in 1985 when he moved to Orange Beach. John Stewart, one of the local captains introduced Chris to the beautiful waters of the Gulf of Mexico and let him go on commercial trips. His first job as a captain was aboard the Miss Mary IV. And when a few years later Chris met Paul Kell and started working for him as the captain of the High Cotton, they built a great working relationship. In 2012, Chris acquired the High Cotton from the Kell family.

Hey, I'm Captain Chris Garner

Orange Beach, United States
Background
Captain Chris Garner is a Montgomery, Alabama native. He started working on a fuel dock in 1985 when he moved to Orange Beach. John Stewart, one of the local captains introduced Chris to the beautiful waters of the Gulf of Mexico and let him go on commercial trips. His first job as a captain was aboard the Miss Mary IV. And when a few years later Chris met Paul Kell and started working for him as the captain of the High Cotton, they built a great working relationship. In 2012, Chris acquired the High Cotton from the Kell family.

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High Cotton Charters

Orange Beach
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trips from US$ 1000

Fishing Reports

Cobia Season

March 09, 2015

Cobia fishing is a wonderful Springtime opportunity for devoted anglers as well as family fishing FUN!! The migration begins in mid March and is gangbusters by mid April. Cobia run between 20 to 50 pounds. As one of the… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.83
out of 5 stars from 29 reviews
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Good experience
96%
Friendly captain
96%
Recommend this charter
97%
Appropriate for children
96%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Charles Barber
Dacula, GA
 5.00
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10 hour Deep Sea Fishing with Captain Cris Gardner.

VERIFIED   May 12, 2018

One of the most amazing times that I ever had because of what Captain Chris Gardner and his crew did for me and my boys. Not...

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Gary Robken
Waco, TX
 5.00
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August fishing trip

VERIFIED   August 15, 2018

Captain Chris and his crew did a awesome job for our family. We all caught plenty of fish and the High Cotton is a first class...

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Steve Parta
Allen, TX
 5.00
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Great Trip on the water with family and friends

VERIFIED   July 8, 2018

Captain and crew were great.  Snapper bite was slow but they made sure we got on the fish.  We were able to reel...

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Scarlett Ormond
Harrison, AR
 5.00
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May fishing trip

VERIFIED   May 21, 2018

The High Cotton was a great boat!  Nicest one we have ever fished off of.  The captain and crew were excellent. ...

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Klee Hight
Mobile, Alabama
 5.00
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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   June 26, 2018

Had a great experience! There was 10 of us, ages 11 to 47. Everyone caught multiple fish. The crew was great being on top of...

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