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Sheepscot River / Boothbay Harbor Region

Charter Boats  | Head Boats


Maine Sportfishing Charter Boats

Charter boats can accommodate up to six anglers.


Striped bass caught while fishing on "Punky's Comet II"  Anglers posing with their catch

Damariscotta Charters
"Punky's Comet II"
Capt. Joe Rego
124 Hatch Rd
Prospect, Maine 04981
207-567-3684
Port: Damariscotta, Sheepscot, and upper and lower Kennebec Rivers
Species: striped bass, bluefish, bluefin tuna
Passengers: 6 people maximum on Punky's Comet II, 2 people on driftboat
Schedule: May - October (drift boat), June - October (Punky's Comet II), tuna: July - September (weekends only)
Fees: $350 for 6 hours on Punky's Comet II, $300 for 6 hours on drift boat, $600 per day for tuna charters (weekends only)
Other: No alcohol or drugs allowed on board.  Guaranteed fish by fishing the Captain's way (stripers and blues).  For tuna charters, contact Capt. Joe Rego at 207-567-3684 for availability.


A happy angler holds her striped bass while fishing on the "Bass I"  An angler holding a nice striped bass.

Bass I Charters
"Bass I"
Capt. Dean Krah
403 Sheepscot Rd
Newcastle, Maine 04553
207-586-6422
Email:
Port: Wiscasset
Species: striped bass, bluefish, mackerel
Passengers: 2 - 3 people
Schedule: mid June - mid October
Fees: $325 full-day and $200 half-day charters
Other: Over 40 years experience, fishing Speepscot and Kennebec River systems.


"Catch 22" Two happy anglers

Catch 22 Sport Fishing Charters
"Catch22-Maine.com"
Capt. Russell C. Troy Jr.
2657 Sennebec Rd
Appleton, Maine 04862
207-785-2408
207-380-6408 (cell)
Email: catch221948@yahoo.com
Internet Site: catch22-maine.com
Port:
Boothbay Region Boatyard on Southport Island
Species: striped bass, "football" bluefin tuna, bluefish
Passengers: 4 people maximum
Schedule: May through October
Fees: for 1 - 4 people per day: 4 hours - $400, 6 hours - $485, 8 hours - $550, offshore tuna fishing- $650
Other: Call anytime and leave a message.  We fish the Sheepscot River & Kennebec River systems as well as offshore water.  All bait and gear provided.  Sunset cruises and special events trips offered also.


"Charger II" heading out to fishing grounds Large striped bass cauaght on the "Charger II"

Charger Marine
"Charger II"
Capt. George Warren
567 Boothbay Rd
Edgecomb, Maine 04556
207-882-9309 (home)
207-380-4556 (cell)
Email: charger.marine@yahoo.com
Internet Site: www.chargersportfishing.com
Port: Tugboat Inn in Boothbay Harbor
Species: striped bass, bluefish, cod, sharks, mackerel, bluefin tuna
Passengers: 6 people maximum
Schedule: June - October
Fees: $75 per person, headboat style
Other: Charters available.


Big Sheepscot River striper  42" striper taken in July

Shark Six Charters
"Shark Six "
Capt. Barry Gibson
19 Royall Rd
East Boothbay, Maine 04544
207-633-5929
Email:
Internet Site: www.saltwatermaine.com
Port: Brown's Motel and Marina in Boothbay Harbor
Species: striped bass, bluefish, bluefin tuna
Passengers: 4 people maximum
Schedule: June 20 - October 15
Fees: visit website for details
Other: Fully-equipped Whitewater 28 with 300 hp Suzuki four-stroke.  Spin, plug, troll, live bait.  2014 is our 44th year.  Former editor of Salt Water Sportsman magazine.


Happy angler holds his large striped bass while fishing aboard the "Redhook"  "Redhook" cruising out of Boothbay Harbor

Redhook Charters
"Redhook"
Capt. Mark Stover
PO Box 45
Boothbay, Maine 04537
207-633-3807
207-720-0547 (cell)
Port: Tugboat Inn Marina in Boothbay Harbor
Species: mackerel, bluefish, striped bass
Passengers: 6 people maximum
Schedule: daily, June - September
Fees: striped bass, mackerel, bluefish: 3/4 day $80 per person.
Other: Private charters available for special parties, sightseeing, transportation or special requests.


An angler displaying his striped bass.

Riverside Guide Service
Capt. Jeff Tims
528 Biscay Rd
Damariscotta, Maine 04543
207-563-1653
207-315-0722 (cell)
Email: jtriverside@tidewater.net
Port: Ocean Point Marina in East Boothbay, Fort William Henry in Pemaquid and in South Bristol.
Species: striped bass, bluefish, sharks, bluefin tuna
Passengers: 4
Season: June 23 - September 21
Fees: call for rates


"Blackjack" at the dock ready to fish A happy angler holds a large striped bass caught aboard the "Blackjack"

Boothbay Mariner
"Blackjack"
Capt. Daniel Stevens
39 School St
Boothbay Harbor, Maine 04538
207-380-5445 (cell)
Internet: www.mainestriper.com
Port: Boothbay Harbor
Species: mackerel, striped bass, sharks, cod, bluefin tuna
Passengers: 6 people maximum
Schedule: May 15 - October 15
Fees: half-day $75 per person
Other: Half-day trips are 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m..  Full-day trips are 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m..  All tackle provided.


A young girl displays her striper An angler proudly displays his striper

Sweet Action Charters
"Sweet Action "
Capt. Dan Wolotsky
307 Lower Flying Point Rd
Freeport, Maine  04032
207-318-4898 (cell)
Email: fishwhistle08@gmail.com
Internet Site: www.sweetactioncharters.com
Port: Boothbay - Bath
Species: striped bass, bluefish
Passengers: 4 people maximum
Schedule: June to September 1
Fees: $350-$500 for 4-6 hrs


Marsh river Charters - Ready for some footballs! Marsh River Charters - Mary Ellen's 38

Marsh River Charters
"Shirley Anne "
Capt. Norman "Hank" DeRuiter
602 Berry's Mill
West Bath, Maine 04530
207-882-4086 (cell)
Email: deruiter58@comcast.net
Internet: www.marshrivercharters.com
Port: Bath @ Kennebec Tavern Marina
Species: inshore - striped bass, bluefish; offshore - bluefin tuna, groundfish, shark
Passengers: 6 people maximum
Schedule: June 1 - October 30
Fees: $400 half-day (4-6 hrs), $600 full-day (8-10 hrs), $750 offshore, $300 kids mackerel trip (4 hrs)
Other: Enclosed head. Sight Seeing area tours available. Fishing: all tackle & bait provided!


Girls can fish! Girls rule!

Tonde Guide Service, Inc.
"Tonde II"
Capt. Daniel Bolduc
832 Rome Rd
Mercer, Maine 04957
Phone: 207-397-4972
Email:

Internet: www.tondeguideserviceinc.com
Ports: Bath/Boothbay Area
Species: striped bass, bluefish, mackerel
Schedule: June - October
Fees: Price for 2 people 4 hrs. $300, 6 hrs. $350, 8 hrs. $400.  Additional people up to 4 at $50 each.
Other: Sight seeing availible. All tackle and bait supplied.  1 photo per person.  Snack and cold drinks provided.  More photos available at an additional cost.


Maine Outdoors boat. Man with a nice striped bass.

Maine Outdoors
Capt. Don Kleiner
69 Beote Rd
Union, Maine 04862
Phone: 207-785-4496
Email: donK@maineoutdoors.biz
Internet: www.maineoutdoors.biz
Ports: Thomaston, Rockland, Waldoboro
Species: striped bass, mackerel
Passengers: 5 people maximum
Schedule: June 1 - September 1
Fees: $325 (3 hours), $600 (6 hours, includes lunch)


The F/V Breakaway. Captain Nick Ripley with a striped bass.

"Breakaway"
Capt. Pete Ripley and Capt. Nick Ripley
14 Royall Rd
East Boothbay, Maine 04544
207-350-5118 (cell)
Email: info@breakawaymaine.com
Internet: www.breakawaymaine.com
Ports: Boothbay Harbor
Species: mackerel, striped bass, bluefish, sharks, bluefin tuna
Passengers: 6 people maximum
Schedule: May 15 - Oct 15
Fees: see website, fees vary with trip length


Atlantic Sportfishing
"Maerdruo"
Capt. Bill Cressey
25 Ambrose Dr
Woolwich, Maine 04579
207-841-6870 Cell
207-443-3620 Home
Email: wcressey@yahoo.com
Port: Bath
Species: striped bass, cod, bluefin tuna, bluefish, mackerel
Passengers: 6 people maximum
Schedule: June 1 - October 15
Fees: Varies depending on species of fish & how far we have to go.


44" Kennebec River striper The shad fishing is awesome on the Kennebec River!

Meadowbrook Guide Service
Capt. John Reynolds
126 Freeman Rd
South China, Maine 04358
207-445-5640 Home
Email: meadowbrkguide@fairpoint.net
Internet: meadowbrookguide.com
Port: Kennebec River - Waterville, Bath.  Sheepscot River - Wiscasset.
Species: striped bass, American shad, smallmouth bass, northern pike
Passengers: 4 people maximum
Schedule: April 1 - November 1
Fees: $200 - $350
Other: Fly Fish or Light Tackle Spin.


Maine Sportfishing Head Boats

Head boats can accommodate seven or more anglers.



A mate on the "Miss Boothbay" helps a young angler take a mackerel off his hook.  "Miss Boothbay" getting ready to depart for a trip

Balmy Days Cruises
"Miss Boothbay "
Capt. Bill Campbell
PO Box 535
Boothbay Harbor, Maine 04538
207-633-2284
800-298-2284
Email:
Internet Site: www.balmydayscruises.com
Port: Pier #8 in Boothbay Harbor
Species: mackerel
Passengers: 15 people maximum
Schedule: mid June - mid September
Fees: adults $29, children 11 and under $18
Other: 3 two-hour trips daily.  Tackle provided.  Also available for private charter and sightseeing trips.


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