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Jeni-Lyn Fishing Charters

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Address: 13201 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-3548
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It was absolutely a good time

Captain Mike was very knowledgeable very friendly and very high energy. Even better we caught a ton of fish and had a blast doing it. I have to say I am not that experienced that... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
crystalr1122
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Orlando, Florida
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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Mike was very knowledgeable very friendly and very high energy. Even better we caught a ton of fish and had a blast doing it. I have to say I am not that experienced that fishing however my husband is and Mike was able to cater to both of us. My husband got a lot of the big game fish... More 

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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We are a family of 5 that decided we wanted to try and do a fishing trip while in Marathon over the holidays. We've done the deep-sea fishing in Mexico before and it was a complete bust so we weren't exactly sure what this would bring. I called Tarpon Creek Marina and was able to secure a trip for the... More 

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Thank Cheaky44
Elkhorn, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

I would recommend anyone to fish with the Jeni-lyn they went above and beyond to make our trip vary memorable caught alot fish and they make you feel like family Thanks again Mike

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Thank 6rollins
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Captain Mike was very entertaining, knowledgeable, and above all patient! He was very accommodating as there were 2 females (including an 11 year old) who 1/2 way through the day, and in the middle of fishing, made a long trek back to the marina for a much-needed bathroom break! He entertained the 11 year old we brought with us (including... More 

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Thank Lisa T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Great fishing trip . Captain Bob was knowledgeable and he and his crew was amazing . I would reccommend this charter to anyone looking for a great time . Captain Bob has been fishing Marathon for several decades and knows the waters.

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Thank James M
Paducah, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Our group of 4 arrived at Marathon with rain and high winds for the entire weekend. Capt. Mike agreed to take us out, even though conditions were not the greatest, we still wanted to fish. He took us to some of his great spots and put us on some fish, even with nasty weather. We decided to book a second... More 

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Granbury, Texas
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We booked a fishing trip with Jeni-Lyn several months in advance. I called them several times before the trip for various reasons. The one time I called to ask about negative reviews it obviously irritated him. I shrugged it off and was looking forward to the fishing trip. We traveled to Marathon. The evening before we were to fish I... More 

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Mike T, Owner at Jeni-Lyn Fishing Charters, responded to this review

I am sorry you feel that way,but I not going to apologize,the wind was out of the northeast and the currant going against the wind makes it very rough out in the gulf steam,I have two boats that we canceled that day,we lose money when we have to cancel trips,when it blows out of the north it doesn't look that... More 

Blackwood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

I had a trip booked with Mike for a Monday. He called the day before to put it off due to winds and seas (you could see the chop on the water from shore). We rescheduled for the last day of our trip but the winds didn't cooperate. Mike also called the day before to cancel that one. I think... More 

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Murrells Inlet
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

Chartered Capt. Mike for a Tarpon venture. We meet up at the dock and was on our way in no time. Went to one of his great spots and in minutes were were catching Tarpon while others were still cutting Bait !!! Nice Boat,Good Captain...One of Marathon's Best.

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Thank doc01
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

My group of 4 experienced anglers has been visiting/fishing the keys each year for ten years. Fished with Capt. Mike on the Jeni-Lyn for the first time this week. He is tops. Very accommodating in that he facilitated the type of fishing my group sought i.e. actively casting to top-feeding fish. We caught fish non-stop. Multiple species. Had multiple triple... More 

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