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Beautiful day of fishing

I was able to squeeze a day of fishing in with Captain Eric and first mate Pete. These guys worked... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2019
Johnthegoodguy
Best fishing trip yet!

Fishing with Josh was fantastic! Me and my aged crew have been fishing out of Bodega Bay for over... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2019
627vonBargen
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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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All reviews captain josh halibut these guys great fishing top of the line fishing trip an enjoyable experience great company rock fish great sense of humor catching fish sea lions crew boat gear merlin logan
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Reviewed September 25, 2019

I was able to squeeze a day of fishing in with Captain Eric and first mate Pete. These guys worked hard as the day I picked to go was a slow day for all the other boats out fishing. They switched out bait and tried...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Eric H, Owner at North Bay Charters, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2019

Thank you for choosing North Bay Charters and it was a pleasure spending the day with you as well!! I was very happy we were able to help you get your limit!

Reviewed June 29, 2019

Left for salmon fishing offshore at 630 - weather was ok at first, but lots of chop (forecast small craft advisory, although not sure it ever got that bad). Hit fish starting at around 930 or 10am, and were getting salmon every 15-30 min for...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Eric H, Owner at North Bay Charters, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2019

Thank you for the review, some good advice! Sorry the conditions were a bit sloppy but this is what Mother Nature deals is sometimes...

Reviewed June 11, 2019

Fishing with Josh was fantastic! Me and my aged crew have been fishing out of Bodega Bay for over 30 years. We all agreed, this was our best trip ever. Josh worked especially hard and put us on the fish and was more than accommodating...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Eric H, Owner at North Bay Charters, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2019

Thank you for giving us the opportunity to take you fishing and showing you what we do Martin! We'll see you again...

Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

Captain Billy and deckhand Logan are a couple local gems. I have fished all over the world and this was one of the best charter crews I’ve had the pleasure of fishing with. Billy was willing to fight the conditions and helped switch up gear...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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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
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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
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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!

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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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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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