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Address: 100 Harbor Rd., Wells, ME
Phone Number: (207) 475-4676
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Fifth Time With Them!

Ok to be honest we only caught mackerel and Pollack on our 4 hour trip but that's because the rain was coming down in buckets and we had to return after 2 hours at sea. They did... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Ok to be honest we only caught mackerel and Pollack on our 4 hour trip but that's because the rain was coming down in buckets and we had to return after 2 hours at sea. They did not charge us and were very apologetic. Captain and crew were awesome and did their best to make the time fun. As stated... More 

Thank Chefette
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

We went out yesterday on the inshore trip. We have been going deep sea fishing every summer for the last 6 years with them. As usual we had a great time fishing with them. They supply all the gear and set it up for you. They are really friendly and helpful. They even clean the fish if you want to... More 

1 Thank paulrx
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26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We had a very nice trip with three staff from Captain Satch's. Beautiful day and a lot of fun, but we were really disappointed that we didn't catch any fish. Also, our original trip had to get moved since the date we booked only had us on it and they wanted to get more people on the boat, which kind... More 

Thank Franco_Family
Delanson, New York
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

When I read the 2 poor reviews, I almost fell off of my chair!!! I have fished on many boats in Hawaii, Cancun, Montauk ,Great lakes etc and understand that this is called fishing not catching. With that said, I have never walked away from a trip feeling this totally ripped off even when the fishing was at it's slowest.... More 

6 Thank fishguy2014
Woburn, Massachusetts
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199 reviews
96 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

If you are looking for a real fun trip go with capt satch and sons. We did the morning trip left at 8:00 and returned at noon. We first hit mackerel capt Nick made sure we were in the right spot. The first mate, Joe, satches grandson was full of energy and could not be more helpful. We set out... More 

2 Thank Eataroundwoburn
Ottawa, Canada
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I cannot express in enough positive terms how much we enjoyed the Satch & Sons 10 hour deep sea fishing trip! As landlocked Canadian city dwellers, we had zero deep sea fishing experience and were a little apprehensive about booking this trip. But right from the booking, we were made to feel comfortable and enthusiastic. Captain Satch's operation is nothing... More 

3 Thank Lindsey R
Ottawa, Canada
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We just completed a 10 hour fishing excursion with Captain Satch and first mate Keith. This was definitely our best and most memorable day in Maine so far. These guys are not only pros at what they do but they are also the nicest people you could spend 10 hours with on a boat! Time flew by, caught LOTS of... More 

2 Thank Physrev
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

So captan satch seemed like a cool guy but stayed on land. The boat operator was nice but kind of an goof. Deckhand was great. Basically as said. 2 and a half hours were unsuccessfully fishing for bait when he had plenty on board already. In addition this was supposed to be just the 6 of us for a pre... More 

4 Thank Tgunz321
Jefferson, Massachusetts
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46 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

1st time out with Captain Satch and Sons and 1st time out on a small group boat verses the big party boat bottom fishing. We took the 6 hour afternoon charter on the Garth. There is limited cabin space to get out of the sun so prepare. Porta potty not so nice so I suggest toilet paper and wipes for... More 

4 Thank friznizzle
Clifton Park, New York
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

This will be the third year my teen son and I have gone on offshore fishing trips with Captain Satch in August. Every trip has been great and we're already looking forward to next year. His schedule fills up fast, but we were able to join a 10-hour offshore group trip this time. Satch limits the group trips to six... More 

2 Thank Jim B

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