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Manns Charter Service

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Homer, AK, USA
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About Manns Charter Service
Manns Charter Service is owned and operated by Mike and Nancy Manns. Mike offers a variety of charter options and targets Halibut, Rockfish and Salmon. He is passionate about fishing and showing folks the beauty of Alaska. His motto is " if we can't have fun, the boat won't leave the harbor". Seeing whales, sea lion, otters, eagles etc. is common so bring your camera!
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mike and Nancy Manns run the best Homer fishing charter business hands down. Two days of multi-species charters with limits of beautiful halibut and rockfish and all the salmon we could reel in. Mike runs a tight ship, works like a dog and is entertaining...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Nancy M, Owner at Manns Charter Service, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We always appreciate your return business. It’s the best compliment a business owner can get. Mike works hard to make it look easy and it’s nice that folks know that. We hope you enjoy all your fish and can’t wait to see you all again....especially...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mike and Clayton are a class number 1 operation. Knowledge, friendly, accommodating, and all around great people. This was my first charter and one to remember. We caught great fish and their helping me was unbeatable. Will return for more trips in the future. My...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Nancy M, Owner at Manns Charter Service, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I’m so glad you got to experience your first Alaskan fishing trip with Mike. He’s always there to help the inexperienced and now next time your back you’ll know just what to do. We look forward to having you and your family back onboard in...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We look forward to fishing with Mike every year and are never disappointed. He knows where to find the fish and we always catch our limit. This year we brought our grandchildren (ages 13 & 10) and they had a great time. Mike & his...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Nancy M, Owner at Manns Charter Service, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I know Mike always looks forward to having you and your family back onboard every year. Having the kids this year was a bonus! Mike loves having kids onboard, probably because he’s a kid at heart and can relate to them so well :) Have...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Mike is a great captain and guide. He knows the ocean and how the different fish act or feed. He took great care to make sure we all had a good time and caught our limit. He had fun doing it as well. His help,...More

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Date of experience: June 2019
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Nancy M, Owner at Manns Charter Service, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so glad you had a fun AND productive charter with Mike. We got very lucky when we hired Clayton for the season....He has proven to be, as you said, a very hard working and respectful young man. Enjoy your fish and come back...More

Reviewed July 13, 2019

What can I say about Mike that has not already been said. He is an excellent Captain. Friendly, helpful, courteous and respectful only scratch the surface. I have been blessed to fish all over the world and one of the best lessons I learned was...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Nancy M, Owner at Manns Charter Service, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We appreciate your kind words and recommendation. Mikes goal is to make sure everyone has a fun, safe, memorable fishing experience. Enjoy all that fish and we hope to have you back onboard again in the future. Take care, Nancy

Reviewed July 13, 2019

I go to Alaska every other year and this was my first trip with Mann’s charter. This was by far the best halibut fishing experience I have had. Mike Mann’s is very personable, positive, and knowledgeable. He also put us on the fish.

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Date of experience: June 2019
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Nancy M, Owner at Manns Charter Service, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2019

So glad to hear you had a good time out fishing with Mike....He can be as addictive as the Arctic Addiction ;) see ya in 2021. Nancy Manns

Reviewed July 13, 2019

Mike was great at explaining what we were doing at all times. Caught limits and one monster halibut. Only complaint was while the hand cleaning fish was fast, left a lot of bones in his fillets that a little more time would have solved (I've...More

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Date of experience: June 2019
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Nancy M, Owner at Manns Charter Service, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2019

Thanks so much for your feedback. We will definitely address the issue with our deckhand and I'm sure he will be more careful in the future. We appreciated your business and hope to have you back onboard again some day. Take care, Nancy

Reviewed July 12, 2019

Mike is a great guy and an excellent fisherman and he’s one hell of a good storyteller too:) . I look forward to someday being able to fish with him again.

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Date of experience: June 2019
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Nancy M, Owner at Manns Charter Service, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2019

We hope you make it back too! We thank you for your business. Take care, Nancy Manns

Reviewed July 5, 2019 via mobile

My dad and I first went fishing with Manns in 2017 on our first fishing trip out of Homer. We had an amazing experience! We knew if we ever came back, we wanted to go with Mike. Manns delivered again as always! Mike’s priorities are...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Nancy M, Owner at Manns Charter Service, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2019

I’ve always said there is no better compliment than return guests out fishing with Mike. We thank you for recognizing how hard he works to make sure folks have a great Alaskan fishing experience and we really appreciate you’re return business. I guess his jokes...More

Reviewed July 3, 2019 via mobile

Get used to yelling Fish On. This was our second charter with Manns and Mike never disappoints. Mike takes care to plan the day based on weather and what species is biting. On both charters we limited out on Halibut and Rockfish spending the remainder...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Nancy M, Owner at Manns Charter Service, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2019

Sound like you had a great day out fishing on the Arctic Addiction. We appreciate your return business...There is no better compliment than return guests out fishing with Mike. Hope to see you again in the future. Take care, Nancy

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August 19, 2019|
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Response from imafreebird | Reviewed this property |
Usually you need to get yourself down to K dock at 6 am to go fishing, but there are taxis in Homer. The Artic Addiction is also normally booked well in advance but it never hurts to check if they have an opening. Try... More
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172belena
June 9, 2019|
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Response from Nancy M | Property representative |
We are full in July. Take care, Nancy
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megananntravels
May 23, 2019|
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We book up to 6 months to a year in advance....esp in July and Aug.
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