Captain
Gerry Downes

Member since June 2017 Duluth, United States
Background
Captain Gerry Downes has over four decades of fishing experience. Gerry has mastered every corner of Lake Superior, fishing in wooden boats even in the severe weather conditions. The captain’s repertoire includes saltwater fishing off the Mexico’s West Coast. Gerry’s philosophy is that every guide should be a specialist in every aspect of the lake from the geology to the shipping.

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Duluth, United States
Background
Captain Gerry Downes has over four decades of fishing experience. Gerry has mastered every corner of Lake Superior, fishing in wooden boats even in the severe weather conditions. The captain’s repertoire includes saltwater fishing off the Mexico’s West Coast. Gerry’s philosophy is that every guide should be a specialist in every aspect of the lake from the geology to the shipping.
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Lake Superior Hatteras Fishing

103 reviews
Duluth
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4.39
out of 5 stars from 103 reviews
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3\/4 day trip weather conditions were perfect the fish just did not want to cooperate Gerry &  Patricia were excellent company and some cool conversation We will definitely book again so Gerry!!! You have to keep doing this for at least another year Thank
3\/4 day trip weather conditions were perfect the fish just did not want to cooperate Gerry &  Patricia were excellent company and some cool conversation We will definitely book again so Gerry!!! You have to keep doing this for at least another year Thank
3\/4 day trip weather conditions were perfect the fish just did not want to cooperate Gerry &  Patricia were excellent company and some cool conversation We will definitely book again so Gerry!!! You have to keep doing this for at least another year Thank
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
84%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
89%
Appropriate for children
96%
Satisfied with the boat
90%
Catch intended fish
63%
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Kelly S. M.
Brooklyn Center, MN
 5.00
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August fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  August 31, 2020
Gerry and Patricia are great!  We caught some pretty nice fish.  They have all the latest equipment to measure the...
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Amanda P.
Minneapolis, MN
 5.00
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3 hour trip - great for first timers/kids

VERIFIED   July 31, 2020
We took our 4 boys on this trip, 3 hours was perfect as our youngest is only 6 and we didn’t know how he’d do on...
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Dave C.
Two Harbors, Minnesota
 5.00
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Great Fishing Experience!

VERIFIED   NEW  September 11, 2020
It was a beautiful day and Capt. Gerry was as excited as we were to catch fish! First time charter fishing and would definitely...
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Sheila J.
Duluth, MN
 4.67
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   July 12, 2020
This condensed fishing trip was perfect for our family with two boys 9 and 6, we wanted to keep it short, but still give them...
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Pete G.
Minneapolis, MN
 5.00
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Capt Gerry and first mate we're excellent

VERIFIED   NEW  September 13, 2020
Hot coffee for us in the morning. And after running charters for 39 yrs, Capt Gerry most excited guy on boat when we got a...
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