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Apr 26, 2018
“Fishin with captain Dave and mate Johnny”
Mar 15, 2016
“Do Not Go!”
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801 Seabreeze Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-1629
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Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

Took a four hr trip fishin' the crew were great ! A little salty banter between Captian and mate which l enjoyed coming from commercial fishing family . was hopeing for tuna or mahi which might of been but a couple porpoises were hungry and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Craig C
Reviewed March 15, 2016

What a Rip off! Not one to post negative reviews but feel obligated to. It cost us $550 total (4 people) to sit there for 3 hours and not do a single thing... we didnt get to touch the poles at all and not a...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank mattlatona
Reviewed August 18, 2015

My family and I decided during our recent vacation we wanted to experience deep see fishing. With our 3 children ages 16-11-9 . We looked in to the popular deep sea boats and they they were not to be found where they said they would...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Amanda M
Reviewed July 28, 2015

We don't normally review attractions such as this one but this time we felt a certain responsibility to share our experience with other potential customers. We had been on the Jungle Queen sightseeing cruise (recommended!!) and were walking along the dock where people from the...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank alexbruu
Reviewed May 24, 2015

I recently took a trip on the Shooting Star charter boat in Ft. Lauderdale with my family, and we had a blast. It was a successful day of fishing and among our catch were a sailfish and a bull shark. However, having a successful day...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank gdeeb100
Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

Rude, discourteous, vulgar, and a general rip off. One of the hands was incredibly rude, mocking us when we asked questions. We got junk fish for $270 + $40 tip. Oh, better hope that the other people on the charter don't run off on their...More

Thank Kimberly A
Reviewed July 17, 2014

We chartered the Shooting Star for a half day adventure. This was our 5th try at deep sea fishing. We caught 1 fish about a foot long. We were fishing a mile offshore, while others were much further out.We keep trying to catch a real...More

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank cofgren
Reviewed May 1, 2014

Captain Dave and his mate Tex are real professionals. My wife and I only had time for a half day charter. They asked us what we wanted... I said I didn't want to spend a half a day waiting for one chance at a big...More

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank Gary A
Reviewed August 25, 2013

My family recently went out fishing for a day with Shooting Star Charters. I chose this boat because of the "stacks" that divert the diesel fumes away from the cockpit. I have been on many boats and I think it makes a huge difference. Captain...More

Date of experience: July 2013
2  Thank caroline c
Reviewed March 27, 2013

Capt. Dave is great. We had such a good time fishing today. It is expensive, but fair compared to other boats and nothing beats the experience. We caught 2 sailfish and will be talking about this trip for years to come. Thanks again!!!

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