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

Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent 70 reviews
Orange Beach
trips from $1,000

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.86
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out of 5 stars from 70 reviews
Boat
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Crew
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Family Trip
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Fishing with Chris
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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
97%
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Mayjel W.
Gulf Shores, AL
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent  5.00
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What an amazing day!!

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip - Bottom/Trolling (AM) on 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
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Half day trip on High Cotton

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip - Bottom/Trolling (AM) on July 1, 2020
Great trip.  We caught fish!  Captain Chris did a great job getting us on fish.  This was our second year fishing...
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Butch B.
Brandon, MS
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Family Trip

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip - Bottom/Trolling (PM) on July 9, 2020
Captain Chris and his crew did a excellent job.He put us on fish at every stop.We caught the limit.If you want to be catered...
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Trey T.
Gulf Shores, AL
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6 hr fishing trip

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip - Bottom/Trolling (PM) on 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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Steve H.
Winder, GA
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent  5.00
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Me and the kids

VERIFIED   Special 10 hour trip for Steve Hunter on July 11, 2020
We had a great trip plenty of fish and crew and captain were great!
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