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Address: Orcas, San Juan or Lopez Island, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245
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+1 360-376-4855
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Charter Fishing for Salmon Halibut and Cod in the San Juan Islands of...

Charter Fishing for Salmon Halibut and Cod in the San Juan Islands of Washington state. Departures from Orcas Island Lopez and San Juan Island from Friday Harbor or Roche Harbor Half Day and Full Days available. We can accommodate groups of any size.

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Unforgettable day!

Captain Marty was awesome! We chartered the boat for the day to whale watch and had a great time. Marty was so nice and accommodating and really made the trip special. The boat... read more

Reviewed November 14, 2016
Orcas Island, Washington
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Orcas Island, Washington
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Reviewed November 14, 2016

Captain Marty was awesome! We chartered the boat for the day to whale watch and had a great time. Marty was so nice and accommodating and really made the trip special. The boat was comfortable and Marty was full of knowledge about the area which he was happy to share with us. So grateful we went with North Shore Charters... More 

Thank LauraDubman
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Reviewed September 29, 2016

North Shore Charters is a first class outfit; start to finish. Booking was easy. They were very accommodating. Our original booking had to be scrubbed and rescheduled as it was blowing 20+knots on the day we were supposed to go. Everything else was clock work. Boat was great. Gear was great. Sean and the fishing were both exceptionally great. Some... More 

Thank Bro99
Ephrata, Washington
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Reviewed September 18, 2016

We had a great day on the water. We started off by dropping some crab pots which on return were full of huge dungenous. Sean cleaned them for us and we cooked them for dinner and they were delicious. Then we went and trolled for salmon and my son hooked and landed his first Chinook and was delighted. Captain Sean... More 

Thank gopoker
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Great review, Thank you from the whole crew!! More 

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed September 1, 2016

great captain great boat much better and more intimate then a whale watching trip. Great for children and puts you out in the northwest enviornment

Thank peter r
Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews
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Reviewed August 16, 2016

Boring time spend cruising through the water trying to catch Salmon. Most of our (6) passengers just slept on the boat. The only thing caught was a dogfish. After several hours of nothing our guide Shawn decided that we should try jigging elsewhere. When we reached the spot he had chosen he didn't even provide a pole for everyone on... More 

Thank chelseabound
Marty M, Owner at North Shore Charters, responded to this review

Chelsea, Our apologies, Sean felt like he did everything he could to please you guys. Some days the fish just aren't biting. More 

Mission Viejo, California
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Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Our group was really looking forward to salmon fishing in the Pacific Northwest. Unfortunately the salmon weren't biting this year. About halfway through our outing, our guide was able to switch to bottom fishing. This enabled everyone the chance to catch something, even though all of them had to be thrown back. Still a very fun afternoon.

Thank KathyfromMV
2 reviews
Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Marty and his crew were incredibly accommodating. We had a scheduling mixup and they took care of us like their own. They run a first class operation.

Thank james k
Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed July 17, 2016

We have just returned home from Orcas Island where we fished with North Shore Charters. Marty was fantastic helping to set everything up for me, my family and friends. My son Max caught a monster salmon, and had a terrific day. Captain Sean was skilled, knowledgable and very conscientious of us all. We have fished around the world, and would... More 

1 Thank sean c
Marysville, California
2 reviews
Reviewed June 19, 2016

It was our first time fishing on the ocean. I am prone to motion sickness, which I discussed on the way out to fish. Marty turned his little boat around and we went back to get a bigger boat, so that it was less likely that I would get sick. The entire time fishing he was very attentive to our... More 

Thank giantsgurl38
Corona del Mar, California
1 review
Reviewed May 27, 2016

We booked North Shore Charters for a 4 hour fishing excursion. Had a great time. Sean was a great captain and helpful for a family of rookie fishermen/women. We got lots of spotted prawns and a nice ling cod. Just finished a delicious dinner of our bounty. Great day!! Highly recommend.

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