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“Everyone Sick”

Calabash Fishing Fleet
Ranked #1 of 5 Tours in Calabash
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed June 16, 2012

Everyone that reviewed this was not correct... It was worse than they said. Would not recommend to anyone. No one caught any fish to keep, everyone was sick, last but not least, felt like they deceived everyone because everyone that I talked to told me that they told them that the seas were calm and a great day to fish. Not so! Would not go back at all and WILL NOT recommend.

2  Thank Lovelace1967
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Reviewed August 8, 2011

This was our second year at the Calabash fishing fleet. We are not going again. We tried a different boat this year. The waves were so bad half of passengers got sick. The current took off the bait. It is misleading you have to pay extra for the bait that the fish may attract. The captain was irresponsible in taking children out in such weather. Fooled us all as the river looked calm. If you still decide to go check weather before going out

1  Thank MikeLaurel
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Reviewed July 29, 2011

Our familty - 4 adults, one 7 year old- had a great, fun time on a charter with Calabash Fishing Fleet on July 21, 2011. After experiencing problems with a different charter company the day before, we were able to book on short notice with this company. All the employees we talked with were very friendly and helpful. This was our first fishing charter, so we didn't really know what to expect. The boat was clean (including restroom), the crew friendly and helpful. We took the 4 1/2 hr. afternoon trip. We let them know what kind of fish our grandson wanted to catch, they took us to the right spot and everyone had a great time. If you are looking for a reliable, professional company, this is it. When we return to Myrtle Beach, which is every year, we will book with this company again.

Thank Jay412
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Reviewed November 27, 2010

We booked a fishing trip with calabash fishing company based on their publications and website. All their advertising is misleading and untrue. After a drive down to the boat we find out that they lied to us and are actually booking for another company and not using their boat. After trying to find the boat they booked us on we somehow found ourselves on the wrong boat and to beat that now that we've walked the entire waterfront looking for the mystery boat they tried to charge our credit card saying it was not they're fault we got on the wrong boat. Would not recommend this company. If they could not do the trip they should have just told us instead of being so sneaky so that they can still make commission. Other company's in the area said this boat hadn't been out in weeks.

4  Thank Lilbubba23
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Reviewed July 21, 2010

We booked a family 1/2 day deep sea fishing trip. The boat, The Adventure, was in very poor condition with broken seats and engines belching smoke. That should have been a sign of things to come. After about 1 1/2 hours on the ocean tossing about, the crew had not been able to catch the live bait needed! When the crew attempted to move the boat to a new spot, the engines began to belch more smoke and eventually had to shut one down. We limped back into the dock on one engine, no fish, and a crew having a lot of difficulties with a boat that should have never been put on the ocean. Then to top it off, the Calabash Fishing Fleet 'manager' did not understand why we were expecting a refund! He did finally provide the refund although very reluctantly. As one of our kids described the trip, it was an 'Epic Fail'.‎

5  Thank kevps133
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