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North Shore Charters
Ranked #4 of 10 Tours in Eastsound
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Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Reviewed 29 September 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. Boat was great. Gear was great. Sean and the fishing were both exceptionally great.
Some days the fish are biting and some days they aren't. But if the fish are around, these guys know how to find them
I recommend these guys 100%.

Thank Bro99
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Reviewed 18 September 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 salmon and my son hooked and landed his first Chinook and was delighted. Captain Sean did a great job getting my son involved in the crabbing and catching the fish and really helped him have a great day on the ocean. We then went to Sucia St Park and explored it too.

North Shore Charters is the perfect charter if you would like to take your family out for a fun day on the water. The boat is big and comfortable and has a bathroom which is great for the wife and kids. We really like how they customized the trip for us letting us go crabbing, fishing, and hike an island all on the same trip. My son keeps talking about it so I know it was a good experience for the family.

Thank gopoker
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Management response:Responded 18 November 2016

Great review, Thank you from the whole crew!!

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Reviewed 1 September 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

Thank peter r
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Reviewed 16 August 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 reached the spot he had chosen he didn't even provide a pole for everyone on the boat. Needless to say only three in our party were able to catch only one rock fish that had to be put back. We paid $1500 for our group plus a $150.00 tip. How about only paying 1/2 price for the ones not given a pole? I understand there is cost encoured with boat operations but feel as tourists we were taken advantage of. If this is any example of deep sea fishing I certainly will pass on this activity in the future.

Thank chelseabound
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Marty M, Owner at North Shore Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2016

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

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Reviewed 7 August 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 of them had to be thrown back. Still a very fun afternoon.

Thank KathyfromMV
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