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Williams Party Boats

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Galveston, TX, USA
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Steve Y wrote a review Oct 18
Dallas, Texas12 contributions
The folks at Williams are extremely professional and accommodating. They will put you on top of the fish. I've completed several trips with them and lookin forward to more in the near future.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Cynthia A wrote a review Sep 2020
Lake Charles, Louisiana4 contributions1 helpful vote
First time catching a shark. Amazing experience. The sound one was an even bigger fight. Although the shark won that round, taking my hook with it.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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RetireinSand wrote a review Sep 2020
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Went out for the first time on 36 hour tuna trip. Captain Jill and her crew were wonderful. They put us on lots of fish. This is first time I have been on a party boat where the deck hands would really socialize and offer fishing tips with passengers. Captain Jill really cares for the welfare and experience of all. She spent a lot of time as well engaging with the passenger, not to worry she had a second captain aboard in the wheelhouse at all times. The only thing that kept them from five stars is the galley which is limited to serving only microwaved food. It would have been nice with a grill to serve up fresh grilled burgers and breakfast
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Nick B wrote a review Aug 2020
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I always love going out with William's Party Boats. I have fished with them for 25 years and I hope I fish with them for the rest of my life. This is a truly family owned outfit- I remember getting my ticket from "Capt John Sr" when I was 15, I then went fishing with his son capt Johnny William's jr at the helm, now I fish with Capt Jillian William's and Capt Cody at the helm. 3 generations of family- a rare thing. This is the company that created party boat fishing in Galveston so you know they have some great spots. This boat has multiple state and world records credited to it. This outfit never disappoints. The crew is fantastic and everyone comes home with fish. Friendly and knowledgeable crew man the rails to help you from the beginner to the veteran. I don't waste my time trying other outfits because William's Party Boats is a sure thing everytime.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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83John13 wrote a review Aug 2020
Houston, Texas16 contributions1 helpful vote
Saturday August 8th. We went fishing with the crew of the Capt. John. Out to the rigs for Spade Fish and whatever else you may find out there. The disappointment was in the use of large circle hooks for this small mouthed fish. Using a "J" hook would have allowed more fish to be caught meaning more excitement and fun for those on board. You could get this set up but had to make the purchase for $5.00 additional and only if you could ask for it, not something that was offered to you. Once we had the proper, in my opinion, set up of tackle we were able to land a lot more fish. The deck hands were excellent and helped everyone on board with fish, bait, tackle, landing larger fish and general knowledge. On the first rig we drifted away from the rig and the captain moved the boat back toward the rig as the bite went away once we were too far from their safety zone. Later in the day when the boat moved away we just kept drifting farther away and the bite stopped as well. Disappointed to not get in the last 30 minutes of catching opportunities as we were not near the rig. Lots of fish were caught by all on board and a great way to spend a Saturday. Once on shore the deck hands were there to filet your fish for you and did a great job. 3.5 stars out of 5 but the circle won't let me give the 1/2. We will be back again next year for the Snapper season.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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