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Address: Thames St, Groton, CT, Groton, CT 06340
Phone Number: 860-535-2066
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Very positive fishing experience.

Have been out on the Hel-Cat three times in the past month. The captain and crew won me and a couple of others over as customers on our first trip when they made a decision to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
PaulMiz
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Manchester, Connecticut
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Manchester, Connecticut
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have been out on the Hel-Cat three times in the past month. The captain and crew won me and a couple of others over as customers on our first trip when they made a decision to sail to Montauk with just seven or eight paying customers. Although it was a rainy day and the fishing wasn't quite tip-top, the overall... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had an awesome day catching fish. Little rainy all day which allowed for some really good cloud cover and a picturesque return trip as the clouds cleared. I cannot wait to go on this boat again. The staff has tons of experience and is willing to share it. Thank you Hel Cat!!

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Thank rokeyta1
Upstate New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

Get over to Groton , sail one day with the HelCat crew and fill your coolers with some tasty fish.... Sea bass, fluke, porgy etc. They have their game plan together, I have fished up and down the east coast and the HelCat trip for us was the BEST, hands down! Next time your near Groton Conn. Give them a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

We were very close to not going out due to low customer numbers but at the last minute got a few more. It was amazing to have so much attention and help from the crew. I was fishing with three teenage boys to celebrate my son's birthday. The captain and crew were knowledgeable, fun and very helpful. We all caught... More 

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Colchester, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Had a great time FISHING.......just wanted to catch some sea bass (greatest fish to eat!)....and some porgies. .. Loved the ocean! ! !

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Holiday, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

The captain put us on many spots with out any luck. We started out for blues and striped, by the middle of the trip he had us change rods and fish for porgies and sea bass. We both got a fish! The weather was sunny and the ride was churning the waters. Our mates were very helpful and quiet knowledgeable.... More 

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Lakewood, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Took my son out late summer 2014. The boat is nice. The lady running things inside was a joy. The two deck-hands should have been thrown overboard as they obviously didn't want to be there. From now on I stick with my usual charter in NH !!!!

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Ledyard, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

My wife and I went on a Blues/Bass trip on tues 8-25-15. I was hesitant because of a belligerent deck hand and I swore that I would never take a trip on the boat again. However, my wife wanted to do some fishing so we went. Compared to the last time we were on the boat, it was a complete... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We are going to fish blue on 2015-08-18, we have 6 blue fishes, and one sea bass, we are not very crowded, so the line doesn't tangle too much. The boat is very clean, no alcohol on the board, the member keep the boat very clean, the boat have bench and table for people to have lunch. The crew are... More 

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Titusville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

Great time aboard the Hel-Cat II Caught some Nice Porgies. Very helpful friendly staff. Food, rod and reel are extra, but a very good price. It's still cold out, so travel time is a lot further out than in Summer.

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