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Re: Westport guide
« Reply #15 on: June 03, 2024, 08:40:51 AM »
All Rivers and Saltwater Charters but if you can not get on their boats then hit up Mark's brother Mitch at Angler's Edge.

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Re: Westport guide
« Reply #16 on: June 03, 2024, 09:01:24 AM »
That stabilized boat sounds like a dream. Last time I chartered out of Westport we went NW and the swell hit us at a 45 degree angle causing the boat to list and sway. I've never thrown up so much of my life. 6 of 8 hours spent puking. It was awesome. We got limits

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Re: Westport guide
« Reply #17 on: June 03, 2024, 12:38:32 PM »
Mark Coleman from all rivers and saltwater.  They have multiple 6 pack boats.  Or anglers edge if Mark doesn't have an opening.

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Definitely use Mark if you can and try and get on their 42'.
It's got a Seakeeper stabilizer....less rolling and it makes a great fishing platform.

 :yeah:  Our company books probably 10-12 trips with Mark.  That 42' boat is a little more spendy but a dream to be on.  in addition to the stabilizer it has air ride seats inside.  You don't feel much of anything....  We have always had a great time and gotten our limits with them.  Tuna fishing with them has always been lights out fishing as well with a boat packed with tuna.  Their boats are fast and we have never had a bad experience with them.

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Re: Westport guide
« Reply #18 on: June 03, 2024, 12:54:36 PM »
If your going out of Westport Steve and Jason on the Hula girl is the way to go. There is a lot of good boats out there but the experiences ive had on the Hula are always amazing.
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Re: Westport guide
« Reply #19 on: June 03, 2024, 04:17:31 PM »
GOLD RUSH or TEQUILLA TOO!! They are both great boats!

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Re: Westport guide
« Reply #20 on: June 03, 2024, 04:19:38 PM »
I can't even read this thread without feeling sick!!!   BUT, stabilizers  ????????????????????????  Do they work that well in the ocean??  my cousin has one on his 52' boat and says it's awesome, but he doesn't leave the sound. 
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Re: Westport guide
« Reply #21 on: June 03, 2024, 04:35:20 PM »
I can't even read this thread without feeling sick!!!   BUT, stabilizers  ????????????????????????  Do they work that well in the ocean??  my cousin has one on his 52' boat and says it's awesome, but he doesn't leave the sound.
Stabilizers are a game changer for ocean fishing. I asked the captain to turn them off while fishing to see how much of a difference it made. Big difference for sure. That boat is like fishing off a pier when the stabilizers are on.

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Re: Westport guide
« Reply #22 on: June 03, 2024, 04:39:46 PM »
I can't even read this thread without feeling sick!!!   BUT, stabilizers  ????????????????????????  Do they work that well in the ocean??  my cousin has one on his 52' boat and says it's awesome, but he doesn't leave the sound.
Stabilizers are a game changer for ocean fishing. I asked the captain to turn them off while fishing to see how much of a difference it made. Big difference for sure. That boat is like fishing off a pier when the stabilizers are on.
Hallelujah!!!!  Seriously, I love bottom fishing and swore off any more Westport trips, But, this sounds like a miracle for me!!!
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Re: Westport guide
« Reply #23 on: June 03, 2024, 06:39:21 PM »
If your going out of Westport Steve and Jason on the Hula girl is the way to go. There is a lot of good boats out there but the experiences ive had on the Hula are always amazing.


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Re: Westport guide
« Reply #24 on: June 04, 2024, 05:45:46 AM »
What's your budget? Big difference in price with a cattle boat vs a 6 pack charter.  Big difference in travel time on the water also if your doing a deep water trip out to Gray's Canyon.  It takes some of those larger boats 3.5 hours to get our to the canyon when they're targeting the bigger lings and halibut.

If you're taking a bunch of kids, I'd recommend a regular bottom fishing experience where they're only going out a few miles to fish.  Gold Rush or Hula Girl would be my top 2 choices for larger boats that are more affordable.

I can also tell you who to avoid if you want to PM me.
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Re: Westport guide
« Reply #25 on: June 04, 2024, 08:22:54 AM »
I would recommend Salty dog charters Jarrid will catch you fish and you will enjoy your trip.

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Re: Westport guide
« Reply #26 on: June 04, 2024, 08:15:45 PM »
I can't even read this thread without feeling sick!!!   BUT, stabilizers  ????????????????????????  Do they work that well in the ocean??  my cousin has one on his 52' boat and says it's awesome, but he doesn't leave the sound.

LOL stabilizers on a 52’ boat in the sound?
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Re: Westport guide
« Reply #27 on: June 04, 2024, 08:47:11 PM »
I can't even read this thread without feeling sick!!!   BUT, stabilizers  ????????????????????????  Do they work that well in the ocean??  my cousin has one on his 52' boat and says it's awesome, but he doesn't leave the sound.

LOL stabilizers on a 52’ boat in the sound?
He has some money!! But yeah, not too often is it needed here.  He does take it up to the San Juan’s though, 😁
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Re: Westport guide
« Reply #28 on: June 04, 2024, 08:47:49 PM »
I can't even read this thread without feeling sick!!!   BUT, stabilizers  ????????????????????????  Do they work that well in the ocean??  my cousin has one on his 52' boat and says it's awesome, but he doesn't leave the sound.

LOL stabilizers on a 52’ boat in the sound?

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Re: Westport guide
« Reply #29 on: June 07, 2024, 01:08:05 PM »
Marezine used to be the ticket for motion sickness for decades. It contained Cyclizine, but is not available in the US anymore. Others, such as Dramamine contain Meclizine which is not even close to the same.
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