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

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(87 reviews)
Orange Beach
trips from $1,000

Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 87 reviews
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (89)
6 hour trip trolling and deep sea fishing
6 hour trip trolling and deep sea fishing
6 hour trip trolling and deep sea fishing
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Angler Rating
80
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
97%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
99%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
97%
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Brandon S.
Columbiana, Alabama
Excellent
4.3 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Very good
4.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
Overall

Fishing with Chris

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip - Bottom/Trolling (PM) on July 2, 2018
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Ammie B.
O Fallon, Missouri
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

High Cotton fishing Charter

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip - Bottom/Trolling (AM) on July 21, 2016
We had nine people in our group and all caught fish. We had a very calm weather day when we were out
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Scott S.
Serbia
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Great trip!

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip - Bottom/Trolling on April 18, 2015
Had a great time, enjoyed and caught many fish. Amberjack, some snapper, kingifish.
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Brian C.
'Ewa Beach, Hawaii
Very good
3.3 / 5
Experience:
Good
3.0 / 5
Boat
Very good
4.0 / 5
Crew
Good
3.0 / 5
Overall

Full day trip

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip - Bottom/Trolling on July 4, 2017
Booked full day, captain did eventually put us on fish, but I was looking for all large and he stopped at some not great sites...
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Jim K.
Good
2.3 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Poor
1.0 / 5
Crew
Poor
1.0 / 5
Overall

July fishing trip

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip - Bottom/Trolling (PM) on July 3, 2020
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