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.

My Charter Listing

High Cotton Charters

68 reviews
Orange Beach
Going fast!
trips from $1,000

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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4.86
out of 5 stars from 68 reviews
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
97%
Friendly captain
98%
Recommend this charter
96%
Appropriate for children
98%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
96%
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Mayjel W.
Gulf Shores, AL
 5.00
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What an amazing day!!

VERIFIED   NEW  June 23, 2020
We had questionable weather/high waves the day of our scheduled trip, we attempted to make a go of it, but it was definitely...
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Michael S.
Gulf Shores, Alabama
 5.00
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Half day trip on High Cotton

VERIFIED   NEW  July 1, 2020
Great trip.  We caught fish!  Captain Chris did a great job getting us on fish.  This was our second...
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James M.
Tupelo, MS
 5.00
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THE REAL DEAL!

VERIFIED   July 30, 2019
Wanna catch fish? Wanna go on a charter where the crew attend to your every need? In short, if you’re looking for a charter...
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Ryan B.
Gulf Shores, AL
 5.00
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Half Day Trip

VERIFIED   July 16, 2019
We were a group of 9 on a 1/2 day or 6 hour trip.  The crew was outstanding!  Our group ranged from 70s - Pre Teen;...
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Trey T.
Gulf Shores, AL
 5.00
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6 hr fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  July 8, 2020
Great trip for two families! Captain and crew were awesome! Worked hard to get our limit of red snapper, Kids had a blast too!
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