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Helgren's Sportfishing

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315 Harbor Dr S, Oceanside, CA 92054-1035
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Fun fishing trip

Friendly staff, good value for moneu, great day out on the water, highly recommend for families... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sally A
via mobile
ANY DAY FISHING IS. . .

We had a very nice day fishing with Helgren's Sportfishing.on the Electra. Because it was a Sunday... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chuck8700
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Riverside, California
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“fishing trip” (11 reviews)
“catch fish” (7 reviews)
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315 Harbor Dr S, Oceanside, CA 92054-1035
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

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

Thank Sally A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 8 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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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Raeden and I had such a good time. All of the personnel on board were friendly and helpful. Thank you all for going above and beyond to make his day special. From singing happy birthday to him to letting him make an announcement; it was...More

Thank scliz1973
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

Took my 2 sons, ages 9 & 12 out for the first time on 1/2 day trip on Electra. Overall experience couldn't have been better. Helgren's made everything easy with rented poles - all setup in advance. All tackle included. Very well organized - left...More

Thank Fred H
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

My son really wanted to go ocean fishing. I'm not much of a fisherman. But going fishing with Helgren's Sportfishing made it easy. The crew was kind and helpful all day. Helping and working with everyone on board, from the inexperienced like me to skilled...More

Thank Dave N
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Great staff, however, they need to educate the first time fishing folks and their kids about how to conduct themselves while fishing. Additionally, Helgren;s sportfishing failed to honor a 20% discount after they confirmed they would. The website doesn't explan that you must call them...More

Thank danemry
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Our family of five enjoyed the 1/2 day fishing trip on the Electra. Everybody caught something!! Crew was very helpful. We ended up donating the fish we caught, since our trip home was not for 2 days. We’ll do this again!!

1  Thank Marianna P
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Check in was smooth, boat was clean, sturdy and timely. Deck hand Chris was very knowledgeable, personable, friendly. Fishing was slow but the camaraderie of fisherman and Joleens hamburgers made the experience enjoyable. I am looking forward to going again soon. The negative reviews seem...More

1  Thank Robert M
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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Always a great crew and captain that put you on fish. Great activity for the entire family. Ideal for beginners to experienced fisherman to be out there on the water.

4  Thank Kyoko Kay D
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