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Melina Charters

Hadicurari Marina, Noord, Aruba
(001) 297 593 15 50
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July 2nd Fishing Trip

We had a great experience with Melina Charters on 7/02/18. We left the dock at 6am and got great... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
MarkMal81
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Houston, Texas
Had a great time fishing with Junior!

We went out bottom fishing with light tackle on the Mr. Bonefish boat with Junior today. My 11 year... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2018
Lou W
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Beacon Falls, Connecticut
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“captain peter” (7 reviews)
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Hadicurari Marina, Noord, Aruba
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a great experience with Melina Charters on 7/02/18. We left the dock at 6am and got great pictures of the sun rising over Moomba Beach. We had really good luck all morning and came back with Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel and Barracuda. We...More

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Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

We went out bottom fishing with light tackle on the Mr. Bonefish boat with Junior today. My 11 year old son caught 17 fish and I caught 3 and we had a great time and my son was so happy! Was nice being in calm...More

Thank Lou W
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Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

My fishing experience was great. We went on Jan 12 6am. Rocky at the helm Junior on the deck. Guys were great and involved the whole time. We trolled which can get boring but when the fish hit the experience was great. Ended up catching...More

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Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

To start with when Melina Charters has picked us up from the Riu, the man picked us up in a old rickety pickup truck that stuck of dog inside and had a dog In a cage in the pick bed. On the boat now it...More

Thank julien d
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Peter M, Owner at Melina Charters, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2018

Pfffff, there we go again! First of all, I have no idea what my dog has to do with this, and yes, my truck is not new but clean inside and my dog has never been in the truck. Next time U want to be...More

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Reviewed December 20, 2017

We went out on Mr. Bonefish this morning with Captain Mario. He was cheerful and helpful to my boys (8 and 10). We moved to three locations. We only caught three fish (that we could keep). We kept catching the red fish with the big...More

Thank katwar610
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Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

Wasn’t the best time. Should spend 50 more dollars and go with fishingyacharuba.com located in same pier. Friends went with that boat and caught trophy fish 3 days in a row.More

Thank Johnny_A916q
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Peter M, Owner at Melina Charters, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2017

I don't know who you are, and what you've been catching , but if you would have spent 50 dollars more you could also have been back on the dock within a hour, seasick. He went to the rough side where we've been before with...More

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Reviewed August 29, 2017

We went out on mr bonefish bottom fishing with captan perry. What a great trip, Perry put us on the fish in many spots. Never did he let the bitting stop for more then ten minutes. We caught fish I had only seen in aquariums....More

Thank Catherine P
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Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Went out on a 7am (4hr. fishing excursion) with Captain Perry. He was very knowledgeable about the fishing water in Aruba. We did about 3 hours of bottom fishing and caught about 15 fish of which we kept 9 for dinner. Also caught a huge...More

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Reviewed April 25, 2017

We stumbled upon Melina Sportfishing after overhearing another family talk about it on the beach during our stay about 7 years ago. We've chartered bottom fishing excursions with Captain Peter 5 times already and the trip has never been a disappointment. His crew always made...More

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Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

I had never been bottom fishing in the Caribbean before and have always wanted to because it's what we do at home only on freshwater lakes. It was a blast. We caught some yellow grunt, squirrel eye and my wife caught two grouper. Mario, our...More

1  Thank sunlover6031
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doowop61
July 22, 2016|
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Response from Peter M | Property representative |
Hi Bob, thanks for your mail. Sorry but I don't put party's together anymore, this due some bad experience in the past, almost had a fight in the boat once and the people blamed me for setting them up with a wrong party. If... More
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