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Mariah Sportfishing Charter Boat
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Reviewed 15 September 2018

My brother and I went fishing with jay and had an awesome time. we landed a marlin and a spear fish, we also hooked up on another marlin and had some hits that wouldn't stay on as well. He was a cool guy to talk...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jeremy V
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Jay is a bitter old man and if you didn't or don't initiate any conversation with him, there will be none. when talking to him on the phone to get the trip set there were promises of "oh we'll definitely catch some fish you can...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Richard D
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Jay doesn't provide a service ti the paying fishermen, he's all for the money!!! He saud before we booked that we would try fir baitfish to use and we could keep part of our catch ! I , being a fisherman whom has caught marlin...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Barry S
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Unreliable. He cancelled the trip only 45 minutes before we were planned to leave due to "rain" but "rain" was not even forecasted for the morning and I was waiting for him at the marina at 5:45 am and there was no rain what so...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Garry S
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Had my friend and I caught any fish, I'd have probably given him another star. That's not entirely his fault, but when I talked with Jay in advance of the trip, I got the impression, early February was a decent time to fish the Kona...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Mike S
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Ok, He advertises the most affordable charter, and it is. $400 on craigslist. I seen on here that he is rude- OK I can put up with that. I seen on here he catches fish- I can deal with that also. We went out for...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Douglas H
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Jay the Captain was rude. He continuously told my girlfriend to put down the camera. Going on a fish charter with Jay was like paying $400 to work as a mate.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank David B
Reviewed 3 August 2016

First off, Its like watching rain man (a savant) fish. He's done this so many times everything he does from the first moment he takes off his shoes and puts them to the side on the boat, is a program hes run a thousand times....More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank nickatnight777
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Do yourself and your family a favor and DO NOT BOOK with Jay. Extremely arrogant and not a pleasurable person to be around.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank KonaPo
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

The man who runs this charter is dismissive towards women, directs all conversation towards the man on the boat. When accessing cabinets on the boat, he'd just shove into the women and not say excuse me, he's terribly unprofessional and rude. Terrible fishing, all he...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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I'm concerning reporting to the Hawaiian authority, please explain the tax you charged FOR Cash payment!
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