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Big Game Reel Adventure Fishing Centre
meux, belgique
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed May 30, 2013

Fishing on May 2013.
Went for shark fishing, and actually, one poor small blue shark taken.
Only 6 rods for 10 persons; and the fishing was not 'active' only lines with dead fishs. So, if you picked number 10, you have to wait for 10 sharks fished before you take the turn!
On other boats, you havec your own rod, picked or choosen; here there is just a tourist trap.

The wrew was indifferent to our comfort or about the results.
Regarding other remarks, reef fishing with those guys is more successfull, but shark fishing was a real waste of time and money

Visited May 2013
5 Thank christophe g
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English first
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed September 13, 2012

Total waste on time and money.At no time did anyone shark fishing hold a rod.Pirates on board do all the fishing.As for the captain he must be the most ignorant man in portugal.Save your money o not use these guys if you want to catch fish.

Visited September 2012
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“half a day reef fishing”
Reviewed July 14, 2012

I did go out with big reel fishing for a half a day reef fishing.
I enjoy my day, the boat was good and the crew was helpful and friendly.
we did catch mackerels and some poison fish that they call spider fish!
over all a good day!

Visited June 2012
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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Horrendous Day out with young child- the worst holiday trip i have ever been on”
Reviewed September 9, 2011

We were given the impression that the trip was to an exciting day out and suitable for Children at a rate of 40 Euros for a child , 70 euros for adults.
We sat on the boat for 6 hours in rough seas and none of us got to hold a fishing rod in that whole time. The crew did not seem to know where to locate the 'big game' and held the customers in total disregard - the whole day was torture and a complete waste of money and time.
There was no safety induction when we got on the boat and the crew smoked the whole day even in the non-smoking zone. They managed to catch 2 tiny fish by the end of the day which was laughable as the crew seemed to think this was a great achievement!
I would advise any one to avoid this trip as you get very little in return for your money- not even politeness from the crew.

Visited August 2011
9 Thank JanFree
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31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Great fishing, great vessels, money well spent”
Reviewed August 8, 2011

I went reef fishing twice - caught a fair few fish both times - crew are competent and helpful. I also went big-game fishing which was 70 euro's. May sound expensive but you can pay 10 times that amount in other parts of the world. OK we didnt catch anything but that wasnt for the lack of trying - thats sports fishing for ya! If we'd had a marlin or dourada on then the 70 euros would have seemed cheap indeed. As it happens it was a 6 hour cruise around in a 600,000 euro sports fisher. We came back in at around 25 knots for about an hour - excellent and exhilarating!

Visited August 2011
4 Thank hawksey
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