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Central Charters and Tours

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“halibut fishing”(12 reviews)
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4241 Homer Spit Rd, Homer, AK 99603-8035
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All reviews bella vita halibut fishing captain and crew sea otters crew worked very hard great boat fishing experience bay tour smaller boat two hours sea sickness day trip great trip smooth ride highly recommend this trip amazing experience bear watching
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Reviewed 1 week ago

These guys fulfilled my dream of catching a 100-lb. halibut. All anglers caught their limit of silvers & black rock fish (groupers). We went out 43-miles from Seward in the Gulf of Alaska.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BCTypical
Reviewed November 22, 2018

We have chartered trips with Dave Bayes through Central Charters (ask for him) many times over the years and have always caught our limits and had a great time. My husband has gone alone with him, we have gone as a couple, and we have...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank konelnsbt
Reviewed September 14, 2018

The whole experience was simply amazing. Beth and Joe were knowledgable and super helpful to these first time fishermen. My wife and I had a truly wonderful time and we're taking fish home to New York.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BrooklynNYC
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

The best crew we chartered while in homer it was a great day excellent experience I would definitely book with them again

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank brad b
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Had a great time out out on the water with the brilliant company of a great captain and crew thanks for a special day!!!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dean G
Reviewed August 20, 2018

We had a blast! Excellent Captain! Great boat and equipment. We all caught our limit. Captain Beth was perfect with my 8 year old son.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bo M
Reviewed August 1, 2018

We were in Homer, AK celebrating my Dad's birthday as a family and wanted to try our hand at halibut fishing. We booked the 1/2 day trip on the Bella Vita, and headed out on the 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. charter. Our boat captain...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank keastenson
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

We signed up for the morning 1/2 day Halibut fishing. So, morning for the calmer seas, and that is just what it was. As if we we’re on a lake in northern Wisconsin. Got our limit within no time at all. IJean and John Micheal...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank inmyloft
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Captain Victoria made our trip. She is extremely professional and it was fascinating to watch her train her crew. She was crewed by Madeline and Lacey and they were brilliant. If you are lucky enough to get her, you will learn a tremendous amount about...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DobsonWilsonFamily
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Went on a charter this past weekend. Sam and Grant were great at leading us during our first Halibut charter. Everyone caught the max of two fish!! We stopped to fish in a few spots in the Cook Inlet. Would recommend this trip. If your...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from SolaraMinnesota | Reviewed this property |
Our day was a very calm day, so it was very smooth. I think it varies drastically on the type of day. But, in general, I think that just between Homer and Seldovia wouldn't get too rough usually. If going out beyond... More