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North Shore Charters

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30 Mar 2018
“Great day on the water!”
10 Jul 2017
Charter Fishing for Salmon Halibut and Cod in the San Juan Islands of Washington state. Departures from Orcas Island Lopez and San Juan Island from Friday Harbor or Roche Harbor Half Day and Full Days available. We can accommodate groups of any size.
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Orcas, San Juan or Lopez Island, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245
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Reviewed March 30, 2018

Had an excellent time, caught fish, and saw some incredible views. Captain Marty was great, friendly, and exceptionally helpful. The only issue was packing the fish for transport and the trip would be even better if there was a packing option available aside from driving...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Glen W
Reviewed July 10, 2017

My husband and I were on our honeymoon and booked a trip with Captain Sean on the El Jefe. We actually met Captain Sean while visiting the Island Hoppin' Brewery on Orcas, he overheard us mentioning how we wanted to go salmon fishing and immediately...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank malymurphy17
Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

We went out with Captain Marty, his dog Almond, and a new captain in training, Zoe. We only caught a few fish while bottom fishing, but enjoyed ourselves and being on the water. Marty did all he could to put us in the right spots,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed November 14, 2016

Captain Marty was awesome! We chartered the boat for the day to whale watch and had a great time. Marty was so nice and accommodating and really made the trip special. The boat was comfortable and Marty was full of knowledge about the area which...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank LauraDubman
Reviewed September 29, 2016

North Shore Charters is a first class outfit; start to finish. Booking was easy. They were very accommodating. Our original booking had to be scrubbed and rescheduled as it was blowing 20+knots on the day we were supposed to go. Everything else was clock work....More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Bro99
Reviewed September 18, 2016

We had a great day on the water. We started off by dropping some crab pots which on return were full of huge dungenous. Sean cleaned them for us and we cooked them for dinner and they were delicious. Then we went and trolled for...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank gopoker
Management response:Responded November 18, 2016

Great review, Thank you from the whole crew!!

Reviewed September 1, 2016

great captain great boat much better and more intimate then a whale watching trip. Great for children and puts you out in the northwest enviornment

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank peter r
Reviewed August 16, 2016

Boring time spend cruising through the water trying to catch Salmon. Most of our (6) passengers just slept on the boat. The only thing caught was a dogfish. After several hours of nothing our guide Shawn decided that we should try jigging elsewhere. When we...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank chelseabound
Marty M, Owner at North Shore Charters, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2016

Chelsea, Our apologies, Sean felt like he did everything he could to please you guys. Some days the fish just aren't biting.

Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Our group was really looking forward to salmon fishing in the Pacific Northwest. Unfortunately the salmon weren't biting this year. About halfway through our outing, our guide was able to switch to bottom fishing. This enabled everyone the chance to catch something, even though all...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank KathyfromMV
Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Marty and his crew were incredibly accommodating. We had a scheduling mixup and they took care of us like their own. They run a first class operation.

Date of experience: August 2016
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