Fishing is a sport with many variables including, but not limited to not catching fish, accidents, and injuries.
By contracting with Orca Charters clients understand the hazards of extreme fishing including but not limited to those hazards occurring while fishing or wading at anytime while onboard or in the water and during boat travel to and from the fishing site. I understand that these hazards include, but are not limited to, drowning, motion sickness, vessel running aground and or striking objects in the water, being injured by close proximity to and/or while handling sea life, slipping or falling while on board, being cut or struck by a boat while on board or in the water, injuries occurring while getting on or off a boat, fishing related injuries including but not limited to getting hooked by a hook, gaff or lure, and other perils of the sport of fishing.
Participation is voluntary and by participating, participants affirm that they are in good mental and physical fitness for boating, and not under the influence of alcohol, nor am I under the influence of any drugs that are contradictory to boating. If they are taking medication, participants affirm that they have seen a physician and have approval to participate in a boating activity while under the influence of the medication/drugs.
Sport fishing is not recommended for pregnant women, the elderly, people with chronic back or neck problems or previous back or neck surgery or those with heart conditions. This is a hardy sometimes jarring ride, depending on the weather and lake conditions.
I understand and agree that neither Captain Jeff Federko the crew or owner of the vessel, nor Orca Charters,, nor its affiliate or subsidiary corporations, nor the owners, officers, employees, agents, or assigns of the above listed individuals and/or entities (hereinafter “Released Parties”) may be held liable or responsible in any way for any occurrence on this fishing trip which may result in personal injury, property damage, wrongful death or other damage to participants, family members, heirs, or assigns that may occur as a result of my participation a fishing trip or as a result of the negligence of any party, including the Released Parties, whether passive or active. You hereby release to the full extent permitted by law once you step foot onto any of our boats and or enter the river with one of our guides.
By participating, participants fully understand the potential dangers incidental to engaging in this boat trip and fishing,. Participants who engage in this activity are fully aware of the legal consequences and that I understand and agree that by participating will preclude them from recovering monetary damages from the above listed entities and/or individuals whether specifically named or not, for personal injury, property damage or wrongful death caused by product liability or the negligence of the released parties, whether passive or active.
All passengers shall comply with any direction given for the safety of the vessel and comfort of passengers and agree that willful disobedience means that they may be immediately taken to the nearest port or the embarkation point without refund.