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Address: 135 5th Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-4701
Phone Number: +1 831-566-9407
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Welcome aboard the “Ultimate”. Captain Brad, owner/operator, has been...

Welcome aboard the “Ultimate”. Captain Brad, owner/operator, has been fishing the Monterey Bay all of his life. He is a certified U.S. Coast Guard Captain and will work hard to put you on fish.Fish with the best!!! We were the top producing Salmon and Albacore Charter boat in Santa Cruz Harbor for the 2011 season!

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Offshore fishing is conditional.It gives it to you or it dont. Period! Be easy on the Captain.You still got 60.Must be a newbie to the sport.An experienced offshore angler from... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 April 2016
Kim P

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

Offshore fishing is conditional.It gives it to you or it dont. Period! Be easy on the Captain.You still got 60.Must be a newbie to the sport.An experienced offshore angler from Hatteras,NC i know! Happy fishing folks and enjoy the opportunity!

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1 Thank Kim P
Sunnyvale, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

in July 2014 I booked a trip for my family from Florida Luck of the Irish. Two days before I was told the boat was to far north to come down. This then changed to we have a mechanical problem.Trip cancelled. July 2015 I booked again. Received confirmation but I tried to reach Capt Brad or Tom miller to make... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2013

Our trip was cancelled 12 hours before we were to arrive, via email. Capt. Brad stated his tuna fishing took precedence over anything booked prior. Since we had scheduled this trip well before a week in advance I was under the impression his words were his word. Book this if you are a local or if you have a recurring... More 

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3 Thank syrahsmom
Tom M, Owner at Ultimate Fish Charters, responded to this review

This person does not know how to read. Our website states multiple places albacore tuna fishing trips take precedence over all other trips due to limited weather windows to make these long trips out on the high seas. This means there is a chance you will get bumped. Even after offering to go on a tuna trip and offering a... More 

Clovis, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2013

I literally can count the number of reviews I have written on one hand. But, the experience with Captain Brad and Tim during our Salmon trip on 4-22-12 is cause for many accolades. The boat was spectacular, clean, in tip top shape and obviously shows the pride of use and ownership. The fishing reports I had read said the bite... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2013

We had an awesome trip with Captain Brad. He and his deckhand worked hard to make sure we caught fish and they even went the extra mile (literally) to catch us fish. Captain Brad and his deckhand Tim were both fun and professional. They really know there stuff and how to catch fish!

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3 Thank Kevin P
Elko, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2012

This is the first time I have ever submitted a trip review but our experience was so dissatisfying I felt like I had to. On a recent trip to Monterey, Ca with our three children we were looking forward to some deep sea fishing. We were hoping to hook up some salmon to bring home. My husband and I have... More 

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Tom M, Owner at Ultimate Fish Charters, responded to this review

This reviewer is a bit of a loose cannon and is posting negative reviews all over the place. These people caught over 60 rock fish and still wanted more. Our website states trip will last until limits were caught and limits were caught so the trip ended. The weather changes in the afternoon and it can become quite rough and... More 

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