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Capt. Jay's Deep Sea Fishing Miami
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Owner description: Deep sea charter fishing on the All New 57' Custom built USCG licensed & Inspected "Spellbound". A/C at sea, fishing for Sailfish, Shark, Marlin, Mahi, Tuna, Snapper, Grouper & More. We are licensed by the Coast Guard to carry up to 20+ passengers. We can take your larger group fishing all together on our one boat!
Reviewed 23 March 2014

You should make sure to ask all your questions before booking a trip. We got charged a 6percent credit card fee before we left the dock. I later called the owner and he said it was a tax fee that would have been avoided had we brought cash. It was a very slow morning for fishing as we did not get anything to the boat other than bait fish. Captain Manny was great,tried his best, but there were no fish hitting that morning. Would look at a different charter service in the future. $1200 for six hours including gratuity with no fish. Good Luck Guys.

Thank Mark H
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Paytonsea, Manager at Capt. Jay's Deep Sea Fishing Miami, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2014

I am sorry this customer had a poor time fishing with us. Some days the fishing is great and sometimes not so great. The Spellbound is a really great boat with a crew that always works as hard as they can for their customers. Most of our customers leave our fishing charters having a great time whether they have a great catch or not. It's the adventure, the great boat & an amazing day at sea that most of our customers a really looking for. If the cost for the trip was to high they should have used a company with a smaller, older or a boat that is not as nice... The cost would have been lower.

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Reviewed 4 March 2014

We went on a charter with Captain Manny and his mate Chris aboard Spellbound. We had a great day and ended up landing an 8', 275lb silky shark. This was exactly what we wanted to catch as a group, and still 4 days later I think we are all still on cloud 9. We were reeling up a grey tilefish, and the shark actually ate the tilefish in half as we were reeling it up to the boat. Captain Manny and Chris were very quick to get new bait on the line and hook the shark, and then we got to take turns reeling him in. It was an unbelievable experience. Not only great fishing guides, but great tour guides. I will be back again, and anyone that asks what charter they should use it would be this one!

Thank MikeOD519
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Reviewed 20 July 2013

went on a private chartered experience on the spellbound and could not say enough about the trip! the staff were extremely accommodating for our time constraints and got us onto the water very quickly. we pulled in nearly a dozen tuna in a few hours on a clean, comfortable, spacious boat and were easily able to maneuver all 10 of us around the back deck. Captain Manny and Mike were awesome, and kept us dry after cruising through a downpour on our way home. they cleaned a number of fish for us to eat later that evening. would highly recommend to anyone in the area looking for a great fishing experience.

Thank jdseybold
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Reviewed 14 July 2013

Captain Manny and his Mate Mike, did an excellent Job keeping us informed of all the different species in the water, also helping us to have an excellent Fishing day for our Customers....
this was a Coorporate Fishing trip and our Customers were absolutly trhill with the amount of fish that we caught and all the type of fishing that we can possible do in a boat!!!.
Captain Jay also provided an excellent job by keeping his website up to date and attractive to all the people that visit his website.
Definetly we will keep Capt Jay's deep sea Fishing!! in our future Coorporate plans and personal plans too.
The Boat was very well maintened and clean and the Fishing Equipment was the best of the best.

Thank Paulo R
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Reviewed 12 June 2013

My family had a wonderful experience on this half day fishing charter. Captain Manny and his crew were very accommodating.
-Nicole

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