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Genuine Fishing Crested Wave
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: We offer a variety of ʻGenuineʻ fishing excursions from a half day 4 hour, or a full day 7 hour trip. On all trips we do a mixture of Game Fish Trolling & Bottom Fishing, approximately half time trolling and half time bottom fishing, depending on what is fishing the best at the time, we use a variety of artificial and dead bait lures on best quality PENN and SHIMANO tackle when trolling for Tunas, Marlin, Wahoo, Dorado, Amberjacks, Barracuda etc, depending on what is in season at the time. The bottom fishing we sometimes do 'Drift Fishingʻ but mostly at anchor, over a specific mark, either the edge of a shelf, or on a line of rock and sand or basically anywhere we see fish showing up on the fish finder screen directly under the boat, it is very precise and effective. We use a mixture of baits, whole fresh caught dead baits on the heavy tackle for Big bottom feeding Flatfish, Snappers, Morays, Amberjacks etc and any big sea bed scavenger species that often take a big bait. Also we use lighter tackle for small to medium fish, and catch the fresh baits for the big rods, like Mackerel,Boga, Herring etc and other good eating fish like Snapper, Sea Bream, Amberjacks, Sea Perch, Trigger fish etc using baited hooks, feathers, artificial baits, just off the sea bed bottom. We practice ‘Catch & Release’ on most fish and any protected species accidentally caught are returned back to the water alive, all Game Billfish like Blue Marlin, White Marlin & Spearfish are always released. We also offer 'Private Charters' and 'Specialist trips' at discounted prices where you can decide want you want to target, we will always advise you as to what is fishing best at the time, as we also want a productive trip. The British owners of the boat and their crew are all fishing enthusiasts with many years experience who know these waters like the back of their hand. We cater for the serious fishermen and are also very willing to teach the novice, set up all the tackle and bait and give any advice and help if needed. Run by Father & Son, Mick and Jack, the Crested Wave has a very well known and respected reputation as a Genuine Fishing excursion. If you are an experienced fisherman you will know nothing is guaranteed when it comes to fishing, but believe us, no boat crew tries harder than the Crested Wave team. We do guarantee you will be very well looked after by the 3 of us, and pride ourselves on our customer service, that is why we are in the top of the reviews and have many regular repeat customers, and is probably the most well known fishing charter boat in Tenerife. Everything is included in the price, no hidden charges! All equipment, tackle, 2 rods each, bait, cold soft drinks, water and beers (food on the 7 hour trip). Full toilet facilities and shade around the whole boat if required. Reservations are normally necessary a few days in advance, but you can always check with us at short notice in case of any cancellations.
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

Came highly recommended through friends and was indeed a fantastic day out and we'll worth the money. Will certainly use the 'Crested Wave' again.

Thank Trevor W
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Mick W, Owner at Genuine Fishing Crested Wave, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2017

Dear Trevor,
Thank you for taking a moment to rate us and add your opinion, we really appreciate all feedback from all our customers.
I'm very pleased to hear you enjoyed it and also nice to hear that you came to us via a friends recommendation, as we used to say, before the internet !, ? word of mouth was the best form of advertising' and I feel that it still is as you are not the only person to book with us after someone else has recommended us to other people and they have come and found us.
Look forward to the next time,
All the best
Mick and the Crew
'Crested Wave, Genuine Fishing'

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Reviewed September 29, 2017

A big thank you to Mick, Jack and the crew for another top week of fishing. It was a pleasure as normal and great to be a part of your record day for fish off the bottom on the Wednesday we were out, 35 Rays in 4 hours, didn`t know which way to turn, fish every where. And thanks to Jack bagged my PB, 60 kilo`s of Eagle Ray, awesome. Thanks again and we`re coming out a bit later next year to bag some big Tuna. All the best Gerry,Harry and the boys.

Thank Gerry E
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Reviewed September 26, 2017

perfect 2 days aboard a professionally run boat that specialises in the art of fishing covering trolling and bottom fishing with a wide array of species to be caught Mick,Jack and the crew were brilliant from booking to conception adding lunch and advice this is the perfect package and a brilliant price. i fished for 2 days and the family joined me for the second some had never fished before and were delighted with a ray at 40kg being the first fish ever caught, a lifetime experience is what was said. i cannot thank you all enough. here is to next year aboard the Crested Wave.

Thank Mark G
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Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

Had a great time fishing for a week with the crew of crested wave.every day is different new sights and experiences. Always a chance of the fish of a lifetime.
Good way to top up your tan without sitting by a pool.

Thank Harry B
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Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

Having previously been out with these guys on several occasions before we knew what to expect and didn't hesitate to book with them again this year.
Mick, Jack, and the rest of the crew really will do all they can to ensure you have an enjoyable trip and hopefully catch some great fish !
We weren't able to book on a full day trip this time due to our other commitments but Mick happily offered us a deal on two back-to-back half day trips, and even threw a bit of lunch in in-between (cold drinks are included throughout the trips already), can't ask for better hospitality than that !
The two trips proved to be great fun with my brother catching more in the morning and me more in the afternoon (though not enough for the 'win' !).
Pete looked after us very well in the afternoon and Gabbi is an excellent and very attentive deck hand, but a special thanks must go to Jack. My brother has moderate learning difficulties and he was delighted that Jack firstly took a moment to acknowledge that he recognised us from previous trips, and then went on to provide great assistance directly to Sean when he hooked into a ray.
All in all, I couldn't recommend them highly enough - great guys, great tackle & boat, and great hospitality !
See you again next time guys..

Thank Chris R
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