Fishing is the ultimate prank because the fish think they are getting food and then are immediately yanked into a world they cannot understand. Bait and switch with this Groupon.
- $249 for a four-hour fishing trip for up to four ($400 value)
Groups depart from Portman Marina, the gas dock beyond the Galley Restaurant. Guides bring along all the necessary supplies. Patrons should bring their own drinks, snacks, and a cooler in which to take home the day’s catch. Specialists can clean fish for an additional fee. Although trips are available throughout the year, March through July are traditionally the best fishing months.
Fish Tales Guide Service
Sixty-three pounds. That’s the state record weight of the heaviest fish ever reeled in from the waters of Fish Tales Guide Service’s chartered fishing trips. Angler Wayne White and his team of experienced guides take groups onto Lake Hartwell to capture stripers, largemouth bass, crappie, and catfish. “I’d be surprised if anybody knows more about Lake Hartwell and catching striper then Wayne White,” wrote one participant after a day on the water.
Groups depart from Portman Marina and climb into boats outfitted with advanced electronics and fishing equipment. Guides bring along all the necessary supplies, including tackle, bait, and a cheering section that rejoices when anyone makes a catch. Participants are encouraged to bring snacks, drinks, and a cooler large enough to take home the day’s catch.