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General => General Fishing Discussion => Topic started by: Jeff12 on July 28, 2013, 08:04:02 am

Title: Bad Fishing Experience
Post by: Jeff12 on July 28, 2013, 08:04:02 am
Took my 2 sons fishing on the Silver King on July 26th. We stayed out for 3 hrs 50 minutes. We split the cost with 1 other person,$720.00. We had a $400.00 boat ride. Did not touch a pole all day. The so-called captain thru out 2 lines , trolling for King Mackrel. His mate was young and I don't think he knew what he was doing. He got a line wrapped around the prop 2 times. The other person that came caught a Barracuda and a shark. He spent a good 45 minutes on the shark, letting 1 of my sons reel for a while, and then my other son reel for about 5 minutes. This was not the fishing experience that I wanted for me and my sons. They are 18 and 20 years old and may not ever want to do this again. We would have had a better time on a $65.00 party boat. I don't care if I had only cast out a line and caught nothing, but, again , a pole never touched my hand. I will do my homework next time before booking a trip in Destin and do not recommend the SilverKing and captain Mike to anyone. This person will only take your money and not show you the fishing trip you expect.

Title: Re: Bad Fishing Experience
Post by: TroutBum on March 05, 2014, 07:20:35 pm
Next time give the Miss Hazel a try it take's out 8 people and only cost me at the time 160.00 We caught a limit of snapper which was 16 but very nice size and a lot of other species of fish, They had a real experience deckhand that took care of You. 
5yrs ago I went on a tuna trip from hell cost Me 400.00 You live and learn.   

Title: Re: Bad Fishing Experience
Post by: Mark McKenzie on August 07, 2017, 04:28:04 am
Once I was involved in a boating accident. I was having a good time, taking a ride on my boat.  Then there ( was a collision. That day I was hospitalized.

Title: Re: Bad Fishing Experience
Post by: russell1287 on March 27, 2019, 06:17:07 am
Thank you sharing for your experiences.