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“DONT waste your $!!!” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Finest Kind Sportfishing

Finest Kind Sportfishing
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Owner description: FINEST KIND SPORT FISHING is the only Owner Operated, and 3rd generation, Sport Fishing Charter company in Maui. With Captain David Hudson at the helm since 1973. With Capt. Dave's 40 years of experience, operating out of Lahaina Harbor, FINEST KIND consistently holds the catch records for Maui County. Using only the finest fishing equipment, and having extensive local knowledge of where the fish are and what kind of bait should be used.
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“DONT waste your $!!!”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2012 via mobile

My husband and two 14 year old twins took a four hr 600$ charter and only caught this tiny little fish (that you couldn't even eat) what a waste of time. We live in Massachusetts and their uncle has a charter boat that can catch tuna,stripe bass like crazy...guess its all in the captain a big letdown for our boys who saved their caddy $ to 'fish on Maui' don't take the finest kind

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English first
New York, United States
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Finest Kind fishing not so fine!”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2012

What can i say, i paid a lot of Money for a boat ride...First Off... Never tip in the Begining. What was i thinking, Took A lot of heat from the Misses for that LOL. Mate was A nice guy, Captain was A fill in, Didn't see much of him.. i booked A 3/4 Day, We cruised out past the breakers in morning.. We cruised back Not a Bite. The thing is..They told us they where going to use (lures) At first, Then switch to (Fresh Bait)We Didn't get Butkus..They didn't have fresh bait.They Didn't do much of Anything, No Snacks, No waters… The mate did offer us his Bottle of water. You are told they don't provide… But you know what they should, Especially if you're paying over a thousand dollars, three people You do the math. There is no sure thing when it comes to fishing...But if you're paying good money then they should provide just A few things... (Water) LOL. If a customer gets skunked how about a (tee shirt) anything,how about 10% off if you decide to give it a try again LOL... Didn't ask for a partial refund, You won't get it even if you tried...Could be one of those Things...Murphy's Law. Hello Provide bottles of water for your customers lol...

Visited August 2012
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oceanside
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“AMAZING AND WONDERFUL!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2012

Finest Kind Sportfishing is the best fishing adventure in lahaina harbor.....Dave, the owner, is a legend. His boats are "bristol"...tip top and ship shape! The crew is professional and knowledgable. Lindsay, the desk girl is phenomenal....she is born and raised on maui and both her parents are boat captains...Lindsay is beautiful from the inside out...super kind and professional and knowlegable. there is a slanderous review about her and could not be further from the truth. I met her nanny and baby and the baby is happier than a bear in a honey pot. someone's review (BILLYBOY197) is obviously jealous or has a jealous wife....anyone who knows lindsay will tell you the same thing...ignore that review and book with Finest Kind as they are the BEST!!!

Visited August 2012
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26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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“Hands down the best fishing charter i've ever been on. That's why I came back.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2012

Went out with Capt Sal for the second time and it was totally worth it. Can't say enough good about the people at finest kind charters. Fishing with them makes me want to move to Maui.

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Waco, Texas
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Fantastic fishing, great professional crew”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2012

We had a wonderful day with our crew Neal and Jimmy. We told them we'd like to catch mahi mahi and tuna and they managed to find it for us. Each of us (4) had multiple chances in the chair and a great time was has by all. Jimmy filleted one each of the mahi and the big eye tuna and we grilled it for a delicious dinner. all in all a great day.

Visited July 2012
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