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Top 10 Maine Fishing Charters

These Ten Maine Fishing Charters Top Our List for 2024

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Portland Regency Hotel

Old Port Portland, ME

One of the most charming and historic hotels in the Old Port district, this hotel offers an elegant and cozy atmosphere, with a full-service spa, a fitness center, steam rooms, and hot tubs. The hotel is within walking distance of many area attractions including the Portland waterfront.

20 Milk Street
Portland, ME 04101

Courtyard by Marriott Downtown, Portland Maine

Courtyard by Marriott Downtown

Waterfront Portland, ME

The Courtyard by Marriott Portland Downtown/Waterfront is a modern and convenient hotel in the heart of Portland. It offers spacious rooms and suites with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and luxe bedding. The hotel has a high rating for its location, cleanliness, service, and value.

321 Commercial Street
Portland, ME 04101

Strawberry Hill Seaside Inn

Rockport, ME

The Stawberry Hill Seaside Inn is a scenic getaway in Glen Cove, ME overlooking Penobscot Bay. It offers oceanfront lodging with private balconies, outside pool. cable TV, refrigerators, and binoculars. It is near several midcoast Maine attractions and is highly rated by travelers.

886 Commercial Street
Rockport, ME 04856

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FISHING CHARTERS

With its jagged coastline dotted with islands and inlets, Maine offers world-class saltwater fishing. For anglers looking to catch trophy fish in Vacationland, going on a fishing charter trip is a must. From bluefish, stripers, and mackerel fishing charter trips out of Saco to shark, tuna, cod and haddock deep sea fishing charters from Portland, Maine, there’s a fishing charter excursion for saltwater enthusiasts of every kind.

Here we highlight the ten top-rated fishing charters up and down the Maine coast for those seeking exceptional deep sea fishing adventures. These experienced captains know the best spots and provide all the gear and bait needed. Come try your hand at reeling in mighty Atlantic cod, gigantic bluefin tuna, or a mighty striped bass on one of these highly recommended top 10 Maine Saltwater Fishing Charters for 2024.

TOP 10 MAINE FISHING CHARTERS

Apex Charters

362 Harbor Road, Wells, ME 04090

Apex Fishing Charters

Based out of Wells Harbor, Apex Fishing Charters takes anglers out into the Gulf of Maine in search of trophy fish. Apex Fishing Charters specialize in striped bass, bluefin tuna and shark fishing trips aboard fully equipped fishing vessels. With capacity for up to six fishermen, Apex Charters provides all bait and tackle needed for a full or half day of angling action.

Licensed and fully insured, Apex Charter’s captains have amassed decades of  experience fishing the waters off southern Maine. For visiting sportsmen looking for an adrenaline-pumping deep sea fishing adventure, Apex Charters promises exciting trips reeling in powerful sharks, feisty bluefin, huge stripers and more.

TOP 10 MAINE FISHING CHARTERS

Cast-Away Fishing Charters

4 Western Avenue, Kennebunkport, ME 04046

Cast Away Fishing Charters

Based in the seaside town of Kennebunkport, Cast-Away Fishing Charters takes anglers out on fishing trips in the waters off southern Maine aboard the Cast-Away, a 23-foot May-Craft center console fishing boat. Captain Niels Jacob specializes in light tackle and fly fishing charters targeting striped bass, bluefish, tuna, and more.

With capacity for up to four passengers, he provides all rods, reels, bait and tackle needed for a day catching fish along the scenic Maine coastline. Licenced and fully insured, he has over 30 years saltwater fishing experience. For visiting anglers seeking light tackle action, Cast-Away promises exciting fishing for stripers, blues, and other small game fish species like mackerel and pollock.

Whether you are looking for an exciting sport fishing experience, a relaxing and scenic day on the water, or a fun-filled educational excursion for the whole family, let Cast-Away be your guide.

TOP 10 MAINE FISHING CHARTERS

Libreti Rose II Sport Fishing Charters

95 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport, ME 04046

Libreti Rose Fishing Charters

Based in Kennebunkport, Captain Bruce Hebert takes anglers out on the Libreti Rose II, a 25 foot General Marine Down East style Fiberglass vessel, for exciting fishing trips in the Gulf of Maine. Specializing in striped bass and bluefin tuna, he runs half or full day charters trolling for trophy fish. The boat accommodates up to six passengers and he provides all necessary rods, bait, and tackle.

Licensed and insured since 1990, Captain Bruce has 50+ years of experience navigating these waters. For visiting sport fishermen seeking action and big game trophies, he promises a trip to remember reeling in massive stripers or battling strong bluefin. It’s light tackle fishing at its best along Maine’s scenic southern coast.

TOP 10 MAINE FISHING CHARTERS

Maine Tuna Fishing Charters

5 Bay Avenue, Saco, ME 04074

Maine Tuna Fishing Fishing Charters

Located in Saco, Maine Tuna Fishing Charters targets giant bluefin tuna in the waters off the southern Maine coast. Led by Captain Shawn Tibbetts, these trips head offshore aboard the 31′ Miss Megan II, a custom built fishing charter boat. With capacity for up to five anglers, he supplies all necessary rods, reels, bait and tackle for landing a trophy tuna.

Licensed and fully insured, Captain Shawn has decades of tuna fishing experience to put clients on these strong fighting fish. For visiting anglers seeking an adrenaline rush, this charter promises intense action battling hundreds of pounds of pure muscle on light tackle. Don’t miss this opportunity to hook a mighty bluefin tuna in Maine.

TOP 10 MAINE FISHING CHARTERS

No Slack! Fishing Charters

231 Front Street, South Portland, ME 04106

No Slack! Fishing Charters

Located in South Portland, No Slack! Fishing Charters specializes in light tackle and fly fishing charters in the waters off Maine’s southern coast. Led by Captain Carle, trips target striped bass, bluefish, pollock, mackerel and groundfish aboard the Northern Spy, a 23’ Parker SE center console fishing boat.

With room for up to four anglers, he provides all rods, reels, terminal tackle, bait, and flies for a successful day on the water. Licensed and fully insured, Captain Carle’s local expertise ensures a fun, productive fishing adventure. Visiting anglers looking for light tackle action will enjoy battling striped bass or landing plenty of fiesty mackerel and pollock on a No Slack! fishing charter.

TOP 10 MAINE FISHING CHARTERS

Nor'easter Deep Sea Fishing

4 Western Avenue, Kennebunk, ME 04043

Nor'easter Deep Sea Fishing Charters

Home ported in Kennebunk, Maine, Nor’easter Deep Sea Fishing takes anglers out into the Gulf of Maine in search of trophy catches. Captain Mike specializes in striped bass, haddock, and cod fishing adventures aboard his Bruno & Stillman powerboat named the Nor’easter. The Nor’easter is a 42′ fishing vessel that is equipped with all the latest gear and technology. The boat is also very comfortable and spacious, making it the perfect platform for a day of fishing. With capacity for up to 20 passengers, Captain Mike provides all necessary bait, tackle, rods and reels.

Captain Mike, a lifelong commercial fisherman and USCG Master Captain, also leads the Nor’easter crew. Captain Mike and his team have over 200 years of combined experience fishing the waters off the coast of Maine. For visiting anglers seeking big game trophies, this charter promises intense light tackle battles with fiesty stripers, haddock and other groundfish along Maine’s scenic coastline.

TOP 10 MAINE FISHING CHARTERS

Reel Salty Fishing Charters

96 King Street, Scarborough, ME 04074

Reel Salty Fishing Charters

Reel Salty Fishing Charters in Scarborough, Maine is a great option for visiting anglers looking for a saltwater fishing experience of a lifetime. Captain Ed Walsh, a USCG licensed and Registered Maine Guide, leads the Reel Salty crew. Captain Ed has over 20 years of experience fishing the waters off the coast of Maine.

The Reel Salty is a 28′ Grady White fishing boat that is equipped with all the latest gear and technology. The boat is also very comfortable and spacious, making it the perfect platform for a day of fishing. Reel Salty Fishing Charter provides all of the necessary gear for your fishing trip, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle. You just need to bring your own food and drinks.

No matter what type of trip you choose, you can be sure that you’ll have a great experience with Reel Salty Fishing Charters. Captain Ed and his team are dedicated to providing their customers with a safe and enjoyable fishing experience.

TOP 10 MAINE FISHING CHARTERS

Relentless Pursuit Fishing Charters

345 Harbor Road, Wells, ME 04090

Relentless Pursuit Fishing Charters

Relentless Pursuit Fishing Charter in Wells, Maine is a great option for visiting anglers who are looking for a saltwater fishing experience of a lifetime. Captain Tom is a USCG licensed and registered Maine guide with over 25 years of experience fishing the waters of Southern Maine.

Captain Tom offers a variety of fishing trips, including: Inshore fishing: This trip is perfect for anglers who want to fish for striped bass, mackerel, and bluefish in Wells Harbor and Saco Bay. Offshore fishing: This trip is perfect for anglers who want to fish for haddock, pollock, cod, and other species in the Gulf of Maine. Shark fishing: This trip is perfect for anglers who want to fish for mako sharks, blue sharks, and thresher sharks.

Relentless Pursuit Fishing Charter provides all of the necessary gear for your fishing trip, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle. You just need to bring your own food and drinks.

TOP 10 MAINE FISHING CHARTERS

Rippin Lips Fishing Charters

5 Bay Avenue, Saco, ME 04074

Rippin Lips Fishing Charter

Rippin Lips Fishing Charter in Saco, Maine is a top choice for anglers eager to experience the thrill of saltwater fishing. Located along Maine’s scenic coast, it provides an unparalleled opportunity to reel in some impressive catches. Whether you’re a seasoned angler or a beginner testing the waters, their experienced crew guides you through the best fishing spots, ensuring a memorable adventure.

Rippin Lips Fishing Charter provides all of the necessary gear for your fishing trip, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle. You just need to bring your own food and drinks. If you’re a visiting angler looking for a saltwater fishing experience of a lifetime, be sure to book a fishing trip with Rippin Lips Fishing Charter in Saco, Maine. For those visiting Maine with fishing in mind, Rippin Lips promises an authentic Maine saltwater fishing experience.

TOP 10 MAINE FISHING CHARTERS

Rita B. Fishing Charters

70 Commercial Street, Portland, ME 04101

Rita B. Offshore Fishing Charters

Located in Portland, Maine, the Rita B is a premier fishing charter serving the Southern Maine coast. Captain Ed Snell specializes in light tackle and fly fishing for species like striped bass, bluefish, mackerel, haddock and sharks. Half or full day trips accommodate up to six anglers aboard a classic 28′ Downeast-style lobster boat.

With decades of experience fishing these waters, Captain Ed provides all necessary rods, reels, terminal tackle, and bait for a successful fishing adventure. Licensed and insured, he knows where the fish are biting. Visiting anglers seeking light tackle action will have a blast hooking feisty striped bass, mackerel, haddock, groundfish, and other fish species along Maine’s scenic coast.

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