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JZ's Fishing Charters & Tours

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1877 McNeill Dr., Port McNeill, British Columbia, Canada
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Second time down, and definitely not my last!

This is my second time on this charter and had another amazing time. The BBQ'd food on the boat... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
TravellingLady122
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Trail, Canada
Elijah's first ever ocean fishing trip.

Captain John and Hostess Myrna provided a safe, educational and all together fantastic experience... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
Judy S
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Fishing: Salmon, Halibut, Prawning, Also Crabbing & Whale Watching Family oriented
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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1877 McNeill Dr., Port McNeill, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

This is my second time on this charter and had another amazing time. The BBQ'd food on the boat was great and the atmosphere was very upbeat and fun. A lot different than fishing the lakes back home, so it was great that Skipper John...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Captain John and Hostess Myrna provided a safe, educational and all together fantastic experience for this 13 year old's first trip out on the ocean. The great music, fun conversation, and a bar-b-que on the boat no less, made for a wonderful day. John and...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

My boyfriend and I had the best time out with Skipper John and Hostess Myrna! We went out for a half day looking to catch some salmon and we're lucky enough to catch both (although we know this is a total anomaly). John and Myra...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2016

I had a great time fishing with John .We landed 2 , 40 lb halibut . John definitely knows his business. Also a credit to Mryna , she,s a great hostess . Thanks John and Myrna . Will see you next year for sure .

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Reviewed 17 August 2016

Fishing trip was great, previous review seemed to mention lack of facilities suitable for women, but my experience was such that when the need arose, like all good mate's, their back was turned. Had a wonderful time, caught a spring and hooked a Hali, but...More

Thank Christopher N
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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I know catching fish requires some luck; I have fished enough to understand sometimes the fish win. Eight hours and nothing, the captain didn't even bite when I asked about cod, snapper, or other bottom reef fish. I hope you like cigarette smoke because you...More

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John Z, Owner at JZ's Fishing Charters & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2016

Had to wait awhile to respond...Funny... fish that was on, didn't reach the boat.. as I understand you fished for years...!! Halibut...Hit, But didn't hook...? Salmon.. (Chinook) Hit...Run with the LINE.. For some reason Lost...??? As for SMOKING...No one said a word.. smoking a cig...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2016

Had great time. Great guide,great fishing,great times. Lots of whales. 40 lb halibut was a scraper among all the other fish we caught. Good times.

Thank Grant A
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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

John was a great guy but delivered no fish. Boat was too small for 5 people on board to fish. The toilet situation is not suited for women ( porta potty right out in the open) If you are allergic or hate the smell of...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Day started on time (as usual!) 6:00am and Johhny 5 was on the water. Day was overcast and cloudy to start, but didn't matter as John was on his game. Never a dull moment with the humour, stories and 3 REALLY NICE CHINOOK! 26lbs, 16lbs...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

If you ever want the best fishing adventure John and Myrna are the people to have as excellent fishing guides. We had the time of our lives. Caught halibut, salmon and got to eat fresh crab, and we had alot of good laughs. Thanks again....More

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