BOSTON HARBOR FISHING
Boston Fishing Charters
On the 32 ft "FISHBUCKET"
Sportfishing Boston Harbor and beyond
BOSTON FISHING CHARTERS
*SPECIAL NOTE: Conservation measures from the state of Massachusetts has set the striped bass limit at 1 fish per person between 28-35 inches. Fish shorter or longer than this limit MUST BE RETURNED to the water alive. Meaning you'll most likely be practicing catch and release.
If you would like to catch fish to take home and eat, The Captain suggests the haddock or flounder trips ,where you're sure to go home with fresh fish.
Rates are based on 6 anglers unless marked "per person".
Prices effective Nov 1, 2022. Increases are due to fuel cost, labor costs and additional taxes.
Boston Harbor full day (am or pm) 8hrs $1200
Boston Harbor (am or pm) 6hrs $900
Boston Harbor 1pm-5pm 4hrs $700
Boston Harbor 5pm-9pm 4hrs $700
Boston Harbor M-F 6pm-9pm * 3hrs$150pp
(*June & July only)
Flounder & Striped Bass Combo 8hrs $1200
Open Boat/Shared trips (call/text) $150pp
(Offshore trips are 4 person max.)
Full Day Shark & Haddock 10hrs $1,500
Full Day Offshore Giant tuna 12hrs $1,800
(Offshore trips are 4 person max.)
Don't forget to tip the mate! Please remember the mate works only for tips and a 20% cash tip is customary.
The mate will filet and process your catch for you to take home. For travelers, We also work with our large local wholesaler, "Red's Best Boston" who can process / vacuum pack / dry ice and ship your catch back home overnight, for a nominal fee per (usually around $5 per pound)
Guided full day trips on your own vessel: $750.00
Let Captain Mike or Captain Brad guide you on your own vessel saving countless hours of frustration and wasted fuel!
Upon booking a trip, a $100 deposit is required to hold the reservation. Payment can be made via PayPal , Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Venmo, Cash or local checks.
NOTE: a 3.0% upcharge will be made when using credit cards & PayPal .
WHAT TO CONSIDER BRINGING ALONG ON A CHARTER:
Fishing tackle and rod&reels: ALL gear will be provided however please bring along any of your personal gear that you would like to give a work out.
Food&beverages: Bring snacks, drinks, sandwiches etc. for the day unless other arrangements have been made with the Captain. Beer in cans is permitted however NO hard liquor. DRUGS of any kind are NOT permitted per Coast Guard regulations.
DO NOT BRING BANANAs on your trip.
Make sure you have extra coolers with ice (may be left on your vehicle or brought onboard at the Captain's discretion) for all the fish you intend to bring home!
Weather: appropriate clothing, remember it is usually much colder out on the water than the land. Rain gear if there is a forecast chance of showers. If you have waterproof pants (e.g. Grundens) and boots, highly recommended. Sunscreen/hat/sunglasses. Camera/ smartphone/charging cords, please take proper precaution to protect all electronic devices from saltwater (the Captain & crew are NOT RESPONSIBLE for damage or lost overboard to these devices). Please make previous arrangements for obtaining sea sick pills/patches/etc. BEFORE arriving for your charter IF you or your party have any history of seasickness, it will make the day more pleasant for everyone onboard.
Trips may be cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, mainly inclement weather, solely at the discretion of the Captain. IF your trip is cancelled you may reschedule or request your $100 retainer be refunded.
If the charter person/group cancels for any reason, especially in the 24-48 hrs before the scheduled trip, the $100 retainer is forfeited. Outside the 24-48 hr window, the retainer may be refunded at the Captain's discretion.