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Crystal Dawn & Country Girl Fishing & Cruises

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Address: Pirate's Cove Yacht Club, 2000 Sailfish Drive, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
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+1 252-473-5577
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 am - 10:00 pm

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We'll be buying our dinner, but we have a lovely day!

We went fishing as my 11 year old son loves to fish and we're not really fans. We figured if we caught anything large there would be someone there to help us get it off the hook... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 17, 2016
Page M
Vienna, Virginia
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61 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

We went in September so they were only offering a half a day fishing that started in the morning, which was fine. The fishing did not turn out as well as we would have wanted, but it was a great day out on the water. The captain and crew were wonderful. Helped out in anyway possible to make the trip... More 

Thank Cherylsj757
Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

We had a great time on this fishing trip. Our captain and guide were friendly and helpful. Everyone caught something, including flounder. Was a real value and definitely would go again!

Thank Marcia B
Vienna, Virginia
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

We went fishing as my 11 year old son loves to fish and we're not really fans. We figured if we caught anything large there would be someone there to help us get it off the hook and clean it for us. Well...we needn't have worried. We each caught one small croaker in the time we were out Wednesday morning,... More 

Thank Page M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

As we stood on the dock watching the morning trip unload their limited catch, I must admit that I was not very optimistic. There was only 20 some people on our trip so there was plenty of space aboard the vessel. The mate put together a fishing pool which boosted my moral as I like to compete. Perhaps the incoming... More 

Thank edwinwalker570
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Ive been on about 10 headboats and this was the worst. On the good side the Booking lady very nice and captain was a pleasure to speak with but rest of experience sub par. First time Ive seen all the passengers have to get their own poles. When we got them (5 - one for each of us) they were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016

I can't believe I forgot to post this till now!... Last September my wife and I got married aboard the Crystal Dawn on a private sunset cruise. We were on a rather tight budget and this was about the best we could afford. I wouldn't have traded this experience for a free ride on any other boat! My bride was... More 

Thank rsmm0224
Youngsville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

Went on this trip with my grandson so that makes it a valuable trip from the beginning. We went on the afternoon trip. Didn't catch any fish but the weather was good, the mate and Captain were accommodating so it was a good trip.

Thank CoachRFM
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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320 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016

Went on a fishing excursion on the Crystal Dawn. The crew was very helpful, showing us how to use the rods and coming to our aid when needed. I went out with a group of about 20 other people. Nobody caught anything. It would have been better if we came home with fish.

Thank Steven W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2015

My girl and I saw the most beautiful sunset ever! Thanks to John Jackson and captain Lee for being their and giving us the in sight on the best place to observe where to go out and dine on the beach.We will definitely be back next year.The best spent 20 dollars i've spent in years!

Thank Chris C
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2015

Didn't catch a boat full of fish, but it was a fun day. We saw lots of dolphin and lighthouses, as well as fishing villages. We bottom fished just off the Oregon Inlet bridge. While fishing, two of the charter boats from Wicked Tuna cruised by, at which point mate John Jackson pointed out exactly where they crashed into the... More 

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