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Helgren's Sportfishing

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315 Harbor Dr S, Oceanside, CA 92054-1035
+1 760-722-2133
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BLUEFIN OR NOTHING

When it became totally apparent to everyone that the Bluefin had no interest in anything we had to... read more

Reviewed today
pmbcom
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San Marcos, California
Oceanside 1/2 day

Convenient location in Oceanside harbor. Took the 1/2 day excursion. Deckhands were great. Very... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Wayne S
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Mesa, Arizona
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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“fishing trip” (11 reviews)
“caught fish” (6 reviews)
“the galley” (5 reviews)
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315 Harbor Dr S, Oceanside, CA 92054-1035
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+1 760-722-2133
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"fishing trip"
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"caught fish"
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"sport fishing"
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"rock fish"
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"day trip"
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"experienced fisherman"
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"captain and crew"
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"deck hand"
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"great trip"
in 6 reviews
"ocean fishing"
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"whale watching"
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Reviewed today

When it became totally apparent to everyone that the Bluefin had no interest in anything we had to offer that day, why not run to the island so we could get something else in the sacks? Twenty eight anglers and only two fish on the...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Convenient location in Oceanside harbor. Took the 1/2 day excursion. Deckhands were great. Very helpful. Never saw one of them get frustrated with inexperienced fisherman and kids. The filleting of the fish at the end was well worth the $1 per fish. Also, not sure...More

Thank Wayne S
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was the first sea fishing expedition that my young adult son and I have gone on, and it was a fun, exciting experience. Joe, Tom, and Diamond were the crew that facilitated our afternoon journey; the captain and Galley lady (names forgotten) also assisted...More

Thank Edward M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff onboard were helpful and my grandsons (ages 10 &11) caught 15 fish. I have been taking my grandsons out to fish in local lakes for 4 years ... and we have never caught a fish. The fishing started out a little slow but...More

Thank Melody H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on the half day trip, and were very satisfied with the captain and crew. Despite a full boat, the crew were all very friendly and helpful, and the captain did his best to find the best fishing.

Thank fishmd
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mid-week (Wednesday). 10am-3pm 1/2 day trip for 2 adults and 3 kids (12, 11, 10) PROS Boat was clean and there was plenty of live bait. The deck crew were very friendly and eager to help. Plenty of Rods & Reels available for rental if...More

Thank Nikki614
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went with a group of 9 of us. We came home with almost 30 fish. The crew was super attentive to help attend to our needs, with rigging and giving us a chance for a successful day of fishing. As a bonus, we were...More

1  Thank Michael S
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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff, good value for moneu, great day out on the water, highly recommend for families. Everything was provided.

1  Thank Sally A
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

We had a very nice day fishing with Helgren's Sportfishing.on the Electra. Because it was a Sunday and the weather was excellent there were more than 50 guests. The crew was well oiled and professional. The trip was smooth and fishing was fun. We bottom...More

Thank Chuck8700
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Great trip for my son's maiden fishing trip. The staff ruled and made everything easy and fun. I'm pretty sure everybody caught fish and my son is already talking about catching tuna. Now we'll be doing this together for years to come. And double cheese...More

Thank SHAWN S
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