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Over-Board Sportfishing

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Ocean City, MD, USA
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About Over-Board Sportfishing
Over-Board Sportfishing offers Ocean City, MD vacationers the best in affordable family friendly deep sea offshore, coastal inshore, shark, tuna, wreck and bottom fishing charters. Our local waters off Ocean City, MD are known for being some of the most fertile fishing grounds on the entire US East Coast supporting a large variety of fish species and fishing opportunities.
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Disappointed passenger wrote a review Aug 2020
Fairmont, West Virginia1 contribution
Deep sea fishing was a bucket list dream for my son and I. Dream shattered and never want to do again! The captain is rude and has no personality. Acted as if we was more of a bother then anything. Didn't really talk to us and if he did it was to tell us what we couldn't do which was everything. You book these things to get a experience. Instead of giving the experience we was not aloud to do anything but reel in a little and done. Couldn't even hold our catch well their his deck hands catch cause he did everything to baiting, casting, finishing reeling ut in , taking it off the hook and holding it for his picture. We paid them to fish. Booked a 6 hr trip but after we felt like more of a bother we decided to cut the trip short and he still asked for full payment and tip!
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Response from Dustin L, Owner at Over-Board Sportfishing
Responded Sep 15, 2020
We are extremely sorry about your experience. Responding now because just seeing this today. I had no idea that's the reason you wanted to come home early. The guys for our second trip said they asked you how it was when you walked by them and you said it was terrible. We figured you wanted to come home early because it was hot and slow shark fishing and the sharks weren't big enough and because you and your family didn't bring anything to eat or drink maybe? Offered water and anything else we had to eat and drink. I know your one son was hungry cause he ate 2 personal sized bags of chips. Touching and holding Spanish mackerel, bluefish, and sharks are not something we let our customers hold due to sharp teeth and the possibility of getting hurt. When you asked me what the balance was I said 400.00 and the tip goes straight to Al the mate. So I didn't ask you for the tip and a tip was not given . My guys on the second trip of the day had a great time and kept saying I can't believe that guy said it was terrible on the morning trip and we caught less than morning trip. Also while trolling and shark fishing we don't have the people hold on to a fishing rod while waiting for a bite. Once again we are truly sorry you all didn't have a good trip.
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Donmiller212 wrote a review Apr 2020
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My girlfriend and I went offshore with Captain Dustin Lorah in September. We caught 5 mahi and 7 false albacore. The captain stayed persistent in trying to get us on some fish. He and the mate were easy-going. It made for a great first experience. We are planning to go offshore with Over-Board Sportfishing twice this summer.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from Dustin L, Owner at Over-Board Sportfishing
Responded Sep 15, 2020
Just seeing this now and we have already had your second and third trip this year
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Mark B wrote a review Jun 2018
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My wife & I chartered a 12 hour fishing trip with Captain Dustin Lorah of the Over-Board sport fishing charters I caught a nice Mahi, we trolled many spots, had chases on the trolling lures but only managed 1 Mahi. Went to a few Wrecks & fished them for flounder, sea bass. Caught a few flounder that were an inch or half an inch short Caught 16 keeper sea bass & a sea robin, yep, I tried a sea robin broiled. Andrew Zimmern is Correct, they are Not a trash fish, they are a very good tasting white flesh fish. Our trip with Dustin was Memorable. My wife said the Next day "Are we fishing with Dustin next year, I like charters better then party boats" So, looks like this year is going to be an 8 hour trip. We were in OCMD the fist weekend of June this year, met with Dustin for dinner 2 nights Nice Captian, Folks, he does go out of his way to try to get the fish! When it comes to fishing, gotta remember not every day is a good bite!! But, a bad day fishing is better then a bad day at work! Relaxation it was for both of us & we got to see many different sites way off shore!
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Date of experience: September 2017
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Response from Dustin L, Owner at Over-Board Sportfishing
Responded Sep 15, 2020
Can't wait to see you in a couple weeks mark
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