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Veni Vidi Fishi Charters ‑ CLOSED

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Holland, MI, USA
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About Veni Vidi Fishi Charters
Come aboard Veni Vidi Fishi for an exciting day of fishing, or a relaxing, scenic cruise along the beautiful Lake Michigan shoreline. ​We love Holland, fishing and boating, and we especially love sharing the experience with our guests. Your Captains, Jeff and Karel, are both licensed by the U.S. Coast Guard and have more than 30 years of experience fishing and boating on Lake Michigan.
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flooky101 wrote a review Sep 2018
Columbus, Ohio2 contributions
We went out for a 6 hour charter. This was a trip to show my de facto Father in Law what Great Lakes Fishing is all about. He came in from Long Island and I came in from Ohio. The boat is immaculate. The staff was polite, skilled and fun. They dropped and maintained 11 lines ranging from surface to bottom baits. We landed Coho Salmon, Lake Trout and King Salmon (Chinook). I personally landed a 27 pound King Salmon. That is a once in a life time fish. It took 40 minutes to get the fish to the net. Captain Jeff was by my side the whole time. They cleaned and bagged our catch. I couldn't be happier with this charter. I would not hesitate to recommend Veni Vidi Fishi to anyone looking for an amazing Great Lakes fishing experiance. A great experiance all the way around.
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Date of experience: September 2018
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John F wrote a review Sep 2018
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Questionable high wind conditions threatened our trip on Veni Vidi Fishi this morning, but we decided to go out and give it a try anyway. This was my second time aboard, but the first time for my son Chris from Columbus Ohio and his girlfriend's father from Long Island, NY. Jeff and Karel showed us a wonderful time despite the bumpy weather; operating a dozen or so rigs and bringing in the big fish is a remarkable thing to view in smooth weather conditions, but everything is more difficult in rough seas. Jeff and Karel are not just masters of their craft, but they're knowledgeable and gracious professionals whose main motivation seems to be the enjoyment of their clients. Today, Andrew caught the first two fish of his life, Chris cauhht a 40 inch, 27 pound King, we all caught really nice Lakers, and on my first excursion I caught a 35 1/2 inch, 17 pound Steelhead; truly monster fish. The big Tiara Open is in pristine shape in every way, and the fishing equipment is maintained as well as will be found anywhere. This is a world class operation, and we felt fortunate for the time we were able to spend aboard. I can't wait for next season!
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Date of experience: September 2018
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kurt j wrote a review Sep 2018
Fenton, Michigan1 contribution
Spent the day with a few friends fishing on Lake Michigan. Back in the salmon catching heyday, the same group would get together and have some laughs and catch a few fish. I am happy to report not much has changed other than the great boat and equipment we had when we fished with Capt Jeff Griffin. The day was extremely foggy but Capt Jeff always had everything in control. Great boat, great fishing gear, and a great day on the water. FYI - we caught 4 Lake Trout, 1 nice King Salmon, and a decent Coho.
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Date of experience: August 2018
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Mattie L wrote a review Sep 2017
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4 of us went out with Jeff and Rodger and the time we had was priceless! The first fish on was a monster and it kept getting better from there. My dad caught a 21lb 37in lake trout that Jeff is helping him get mounted and all 4 of us limited out! Overall these fisherman really know what's up, the entire experience was above and beyond awesome!!!
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Date of experience: September 2017
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Response from CaptainJeffGriffin, Owner at Veni Vidi Fishi Charters
Responded Oct 7, 2017
Thanks Mattie, First mate Roger and I really enjoyed having your crew on board! Although we cater to first time fisher-folk, it's also nice fishing with an experienced crew. Hope to see you back next year!
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laduke09 wrote a review Aug 2017
Cape Coral, Florida49 contributions60 helpful votes
Took my two sons...they both caught some nice fish. Jeff and Carol were very good at what they do. Always working the lines and drift to maximize the catch. Cleaned fish for us - we had no bones when we ate it. Lunch at the restaurant by the dock was good too.
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Date of experience: August 2017
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Response from CaptainJeffGriffin, Owner at Veni Vidi Fishi Charters
Responded Oct 7, 2017
Thanks very much for the nice review, we enjoyed having you on board. Glad you've been enjoying your fillets, come back next year and we'll help you restock your freezer!
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