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Hel-Cat II Fishing Boat

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Great boat & crew!

Always a great experience, awesome crew. They're super experienced & knowledgeable about all the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
IluvNH13
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Washington, Connecticut
via mobile
Fishing Fun

We went out on Saturday 8/5 for the 5pm-9pm trip. It was great! We went to celebrate our 11 y.o... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
Rose S
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Glastonbury, Connecticut
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3 days ago
“Great boat & crew!”
13 Sep 2017
“MONEY HUNGRY( GLORIFIED PORGY TRIP)”
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Thames St, Groton, CT, Groton, CT 06340
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Always a great experience, awesome crew. They're super experienced & knowledgeable about all the fish. They'll even filet your fish for you on the return to the dock. Will be back again. They also serve good & beer, water soda. Good job guys !!

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

i went on the hell cat becuase what as advertised, which was fluke, black sea bass and pory's. after the boat took off the guys gave big speech about not being any fluke! after everyone already paid! the wole time on the boat was short...More

10  Thank mrsuccessjohnson
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We went out on Saturday 8/5 for the 5pm-9pm trip. It was great! We went to celebrate our 11 y.o. Grandsons birthday. He loves to fish and he caught the biggest fish! Our group of 4 who were fishing caught 2 flukes and 5 porgies....More

3  Thank Rose S
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We visited CT for a week while our oldest son was at the US Coast Guard Academy AIM program, so we were searching for things nearby to entertain us. We read a few of the reviews, but I don't think the bad ones are talking...More

Thank nicolerT5923XE
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The boat itself has been very shoddily maintained, with rust and cracked paint with sharp edges being a safety concern. The crew was very brash and rude towards customers, especially first time customers, who were inexperienced with renting rods and taking party boats. Customers were...More

3  Thank Danny S
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Nice,big boat but the crew is horrible. They treat their costumers with no respect. We went once and never again. There's other fishing boats in the area with the much more friendly service. If you wanna listen to stupid and unprofessional remarks this is your...More

4  Thank rafalek
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Have been out on the Hel-Cat three times in the past month. The captain and crew won me and a couple of others over as customers on our first trip when they made a decision to sail to Montauk with just seven or eight paying...More

1  Thank PaulMiz
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Had an awesome day catching fish. Little rainy all day which allowed for some really good cloud cover and a picturesque return trip as the clouds cleared. I cannot wait to go on this boat again. The staff has tons of experience and is willing...More

Thank rokeyta1
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Get over to Groton , sail one day with the HelCat crew and fill your coolers with some tasty fish.... Sea bass, fluke, porgy etc. They have their game plan together, I have fished up and down the east coast and the HelCat trip for...More

Thank mongoose59
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We were very close to not going out due to low customer numbers but at the last minute got a few more. It was amazing to have so much attention and help from the crew. I was fishing with three teenage boys to celebrate my...More

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