A Guide To Charter Fishing Trips In Boston

October 26, 2010 9:43 PM

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Going on an hours-long fishing trip is as easy as making a trip to Boston. Some of the area’s best chartered fishing trips depart right from Boston Harbor. Here is a guide to some of the companies that offer fishing adventures that leave from the city.
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Bill & Jules Fishing Service

Town River Marina
674 Southern Artery
Quincy, Mass. 02169

Specialty: Striped Bass and Blue Fish

Board a boat and set out for some of the best saltwater fishing in Boston Harbor. There are several types of trips offered. Before setting out for your fishing adventure, you and the crew will collect some live bait. Bill and Jules say the striped bass love nothing better than fresh, live bait. You can also hire Bill & Jules Fishing Service to join you on your own boat. Up to six people are allowed on Bill and Jules’ boat, “The Alternative,” at a time. All fishing gear is provided.

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Landfish Charters

256 Marginal Street
Boston, Mass. 02128

Specialty: Striped Bass and Blue Fish

Once a businessman, Capt. George Whitehead now fishes the Boston Harbor everyday. Capt. George is an experienced fly fisherman and uses his skills to help teach beginners and offer tips to seasoned fishermen. Landfish Charters supply rods, reels, flies and spinning lures. You can bring your own tackle. Trips run for about five to six hours. No more than two guests are allowed on the boat at one time.

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Breakwater Charter

Boston, MA, 02180

Specialty: Stripers and Blue Fish

With over 20 years of experience, Capt. Mike Conley will guide you on fishing trips along Boston Harbor and Martha’s Vineyard. For your fishing trip, Capt. Mike will provide reels, rods for light tackle, flyrods, bait, jugs and lures. You can bring you own flyrod. The boat leaves from the town ramp off Black River in North Weymouth, but Boston customers can be picked up at Rowe’s Wharf. Captain Mike uses a 2005 Jones Brother 19′ Cape Fisherman.

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Reel Dream Charters

60 Dracut Street
Dorchester, Mass. 02124

Specialty: Striped Bass and Blue Fish

Captain Wayne Frieden offers half-day, four hour and six hour tours on the Boston Harbor. The Jones Brothers Cape Fisherman 20′ Light Tackle Edition named “Reel Dream” is docked at Marina Bay, but customers can be picked up at Rowe’s Wharf in Boston. Reel Dream Charters provides tackle, flies, lures, pictures of your trip, and fishing instruction. Up to four people are allowed on the boat. For larger parties – five to six people – Reel Dream can arrange a two-boat charter.

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Nervous Water Charters

Constitution Marina
28 Constitution Rd.
Charlestown, Mass. 02129

Specialty: Striped Bass, Blue Fish and Tuna

Nervous Water Charters runs privately guided fishing trips in Boston Harbor and surrounding waters for striped bass and blue fish. Captain Webb can take you on full day or half-day fishing trips. Captain Webb’s boat, “Nervous Water,” is a 20-foot Jones Brothers Cape Fisherman lite-tackle edition. Up to three guests are allowed on the boat. Nervous Water has fishing rods and tackle gear, but you are welcome to bring your own.