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North Bay Charters

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Fun Fishing Trip!

Josh and Billy were outstanding! Their ability to put us on the fish immediately was impressive! We... read more

Reviewed November 20, 2018
tannerowens3
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Crabs and cod

I have been on 6 or 7 ocean charters and nobody works harder than Billy and Josh they got us on the... read more

Reviewed November 20, 2018
Vearl L
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Charter fishing and other ocean excursions along the Sonoma coastline aboard the beautiful 30 foot Grady White 305 Express "Take Five"
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1500 Bay Flat Rd, Bodega Bay, CA 94923-9786
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Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

Josh and Billy were outstanding! Their ability to put us on the fish immediately was impressive! We were able to catch limits of Ling Cod and Crab because of them! I also caught a Tiger Rockfish and a Cabezon, which was really cool! They both...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

I have been on 6 or 7 ocean charters and nobody works harder than Billy and Josh they got us on the fish and work hard to make This a memorable trip. They were fun, funny, knowledgeable, Patient and down-to-earth we will definitely be back....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Vearl L
Reviewed November 4, 2018

We took our daughter (33), graandson (10)and granddaughter (14) out with Captain Josh and his Deckhand Logan 10/27/18. Everyone in the group had a great time. They made everyone in the group feel comfortable. Capt Josh and Logan were on it all day. They worked...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

A friend recommended this outfit, and BOY, we were not sorry! Captain Merlin was amazing! He was so knowledgeable, personable, had a great sense of humor, and couldn't have been nicer! On a smaller boat, we got very personal treatment, were very comfortable, and hardly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

I took my wife and son out this past Sunday, September 16, and Captain Merlin showed us the best time on the water on the Take Five. We left port at about 7:13am and he had us on top of the rockfish in about an...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

My three children and I have never fished ocean waters before, so we set aside one day of our vacation to fish the Pacific. Unfortunately the ocean was too rough to go out into. Fortunately North Bay Charters had a b. We fished back up...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Chris D
Eric H, Owner at North Bay Charters, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

Thank you! You had the kind of experience we ALWAYS strive and work hard to give our Clients. We love creating great memories, and taking home tasty fish is always a very nice bonus!

Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

Couldn’t have had a better trip! Captain Eric and Captain Josh worked their butts off for us. They were on the fish all day and limits for everyone. They have all you need. Guaranteed to have a great time with these guys. 10/10 and definitely...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Anthony J
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

What an awesome experience with Captain Eric and Captain Josh on the Take Five! They kept us on the fish all day and made sure everyone got their limit! Top of the line equipment and the crew was excellent, captain josh never stopped working, keeping...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

North Bay Charters was the first call we made because of the stellar reviews I've read. I can now see why they get such great ratings. They were BY FAR the most responsive and communicative charter company we've ever done business with and we've had...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Staci A
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

Had lots of fun with Capt. Josh and deckhand, Ryan. Capt Josh made sure there was there was fish aplenty for all of us. There was 6 of us on the boat which made it a bit tight, but for the most part it worked...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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vjlyons6868
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Response from Eric H | Property representative |
Depends on the trip. All of your questions can be answered by looking at my website, but on average $200 for full day all inclusive. Feel free to give me a call, my number is listed there as well. Thanks
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Michele W
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Response from Eric H | Property representative |
Yes we are doing whale watching trips upon request. We have a fast, safe and comfortable 31 foot boat and we can get to the whales, and stay on them
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