Captain
John Abendroth

Member since June 2014

Jensen Beach, United States

Background
I was raised fishing the waters of SE Florida and moved to Vero Beach in 1981. I now live in Jensen Beach and run a charter business out of Four Fish Marina. I own a 36' Yellowfin and have been doing both local trips and trips to the eastern side of the Gulf stream for Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo and Marlin for the past 15 years. I have considerable knowledge of the local waters but I most enjoy taking clients on custom trips to the Bahamas.
Techniques
Locally I prefer fishing with live bait drifting and bottom fishing. Trolling works well when bait is scarce. Sight casting is a favorite when possible for cobia, tarpon and jacks. When all else fails the goliath grouper bite is always fun.

Hey, I'm Captain John Abendroth

Jensen Beach, United States
Background
I was raised fishing the waters of SE Florida and moved to Vero Beach in 1981. I now live in Jensen Beach and run a charter business out of Four Fish Marina. I own a 36' Yellowfin and have been doing both local trips and trips to the eastern side of the Gulf stream for Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo and Marlin for the past 15 years. I have considerable knowledge of the local waters but I most enjoy taking clients on custom trips to the Bahamas.
Techniques
Locally I prefer fishing with live bait drifting and bottom fishing. Trolling works well when bait is scarce. Sight casting is a favorite when possible for cobia, tarpon and jacks. When all else fails the goliath grouper bite is always fun.
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Fishing Reports

Insane day of fishing!! Huge cobia !!

March 24, 2015

Started the day south of St Lucie inlet 120ft. Immediately found a frigate bird working a school of medium-small dolphin. First fish in the boat at 8am 12 lb dolphin. We were drifting live greenies , never picked up… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

4.33 out of 5 stars from 8 reviews

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Went fishing on Monday, December 5, 2016

Fished December 2016

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Went fishing on Wednesday, August 10, 2016

John has a clean boat and a great attitude.  The fishing was light on our particular day but that is fishin’.  I would definitely go back again and am already looking forward to my next trip.

Fished August 2016

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Went fishing on Wednesday, June 22, 2016

John was great with us. Had a blast out on the water.

Fished June 2016

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Went fishing on Saturday, May 14, 2016

John took great care of us on the trip. We had a great time and had a lot of fun catching dolphin and King fish. I would recommend John and The Other Side Fishing Charters to anyone who wants to have a good time deep sea fishing.

Fished May 2016

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Went fishing on Friday, May 6, 2016

Had two days scheduled.  Got to the ocean the first day, too rough to fish and cancelled.  Second day was moderately rough but still went.  Had one bite; caught an 18 inch Mahi-mahi.  No other bites.  No ‘head’ on this boat.  Captain was nice.  Would feel differently had we actually had two days of good fishing.  Most of negativity due to conditions.

Fished May 2016

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Went fishing on Friday, July 24, 2015

My grandson and I had a wonderful trip John was a perfect captain.  Will go again in the future

Fished July 2015

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Went fishing on Sunday, May 31, 2015

Captain wanted to catch the fish and hand us the rod after.  All we wanted to do is enjoying the fishing aspect of the trip.  I felt he was new in the business.  Upon getting some experience, I am sure he will a great guy to go fishing with.  I must say, he wished that we find some fish.

Kind regards,
Dj.

Fished May 2015

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Went fishing on Thursday, July 31, 2014

We had a really nice time. John is true professional. The fishing was a bit slow we caught Barracuda and I lost a Dolphine (Big One) close to the boat. So we almost got a dinner :)

I would recommend John and would definitely come again.

Fished July 2014

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