Captain
Joe Richard

Member since May 2017 Steinhatchee, United States
Background
Captain Joe Richard is a skilled and enthusiastic fishing guide whose articles and photos have been used in fishing magazines since 1977, including Florida Sportsman, where he was also the book editor for 5 of their Sportsman's Best Book Titles. Years ago, he won a dozen offshore Kingfish tournaments and wrote 2 books about it. Capt. Joe has fished the Gulf of Mexico since 1965 and became a licensed fishing guide in 1994. He now specializes in targeting inshore species, such as Seatrout and Redfish using spinning gear, and loves nothing more than guiding small groups towards their personal best. He encourages catch-and-release on the bigger Trout. He often takes out father-and-son teams, fishing buddies and relatives. Capt. Joe invites you to join him on this exclusive adventure and create lasting memories with Seafavorites Fishing Guide Service!
Techniques
Capt. Joe specializes in drift fishing shallow waters, casting artificial baits as well as using live bait for bigger fish and fishing shorelines for Redfish.

Hey, I'm Captain Joe Richard

Steinhatchee, United States
Background
Captain Joe Richard is a skilled and enthusiastic fishing guide whose articles and photos have been used in fishing magazines since 1977, including Florida Sportsman, where he was also the book editor for 5 of their Sportsman's Best Book Titles. Years ago, he won a dozen offshore Kingfish tournaments and wrote 2 books about it. Capt. Joe has fished the Gulf of Mexico since 1965 and became a licensed fishing guide in 1994. He now specializes in targeting inshore species, such as Seatrout and Redfish using spinning gear, and loves nothing more than guiding small groups towards their personal best. He encourages catch-and-release on the bigger Trout. He often takes out father-and-son teams, fishing buddies and relatives. Capt. Joe invites you to join him on this exclusive adventure and create lasting memories with Seafavorites Fishing Guide Service!
Techniques
Capt. Joe specializes in drift fishing shallow waters, casting artificial baits as well as using live bait for bigger fish and fishing shorelines for Redfish.

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Good experience
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Friendly captain
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Recommend this charter
91%
Appropriate for children
88%
Satisfied with the boat
96%
Catch intended fish
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Barbara W.
Archer, FL
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Beautiful Day with Captain Joe

VERIFIED   NEW  Full day fishing [6 hours] on September 29, 2021
Great day on the Gulf with Captain Joe - caught fish all day and saw sea turtles, big sharks and had a fantastic time.  Joe...
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Len M.
Longwood, Florida
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Fishing with Joe

VERIFIED   Full day fishing [6 hours] on September 4, 2021
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Henry S.
Douglasville, GA
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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   Full day fishing [6 hours] on June 23, 2021
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Lou B.
Oakland, California
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Great fishing trip with joe!!!

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on April 26, 2019
Lou and I wanted to fish shallow coastal water grass. I find it way more interesting then deep sea fishing. Neither of us really...
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Tim V. R.
Gainesville, Florida
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Great day on the water!

Full Day Trip on July 27, 2019
Capt. Joe has been my go-to guy when I feel an urge to fish. His expert knowledge of where to find the action, be it redfish,...
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