Captain
Carlos Bastos

Member since February 2017 Holiday, United States
Background
Captain Carlos hails from New Jersey, where he fished his entire life for Cod and other local species. It was four years ago that he moved to Florida in the search of the big bottom-feeding fish like Groupers and Snappers. He loves taking families and kids out and teaching them all about fishing. He is an incredibly upbeat and fun person who will make your trip very enjoyable.
Techniques
We fish with live bait and jigs.

Hey, I'm Captain Carlos Bastos

Holiday, United States
Background
Captain Carlos hails from New Jersey, where he fished his entire life for Cod and other local species. It was four years ago that he moved to Florida in the search of the big bottom-feeding fish like Groupers and Snappers. He loves taking families and kids out and teaching them all about fishing. He is an incredibly upbeat and fun person who will make your trip very enjoyable.
Techniques
We fish with live bait and jigs.

My Charter Listing

Bottoms Up Fishing Excursions

4.9 Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent (251)
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4.9
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Good fishing on a hot day after red tide
Good fishing on a hot day after red tide
Good fishing on a hot day after red tide
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
97%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
99%
Appropriate for children
99%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
97%
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Monica A.
Wausau, WI
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Full Day Amazong trip.with Captain Carlos and Jeremy!

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on June 9, 2021
We went on a full day excursion with Captain Carlos and Jeremy. We were on fish as soon as we hit our first stop. Captain kept...
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Pat V.
Lee's Summit, MO
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Great experience, very family oriented

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on June 14, 2021
Captain Carlos and First Mate Jeremy were extremely pleasant.  They took care of my kids by ensuring they were on fish from...
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Danielle B.
United States
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AMAZING TIME

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on May 3, 2021
We booked this trip for our covid honeymoon/1yr anniversary. We had a BLAST with Captain Carlos, Jeremy, and Nick. These guys...
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Jon Z.
Port Richey, FL
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8HR trip

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on October 14, 2020
There are not enough words to describe the amazing crew of this charter!!!!  Being from the north, I have been on far more...
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Matt W.
Dana, KY
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Good fishing on a hot day after red tide

VERIFIED   6 Hour Coral Bottom Fishing Trip on August 21, 2021
The odds were kind of against us with hot weather and the red tide, but the captain kept us on fish and we had a great time....
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