Gloucester Fishing Charters, Deep Sea Fishing Gloucester

Connemara Bay Fishing Charters offers deep sea fishing (striped bass, haddock, cod, tuna and more), lobstering tours, and clambake/lobsterbake cruises in and around the waters off Cape Ann, Massachusetts, including Gloucester, Rockport, Manchester and Ipswich.

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Striped Bass and Bluefish Fishing Charters

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Striped Bass and Blue fishing trips can be full or half day charters. We pursue these fish often with live-bait and are always fishing 15 mins from the dock. A great trip for all ages

Tuna Fishing Charters Gloucester

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Giant Bluefin Tuna fishing provides an adrenaline pumping experience. Book a charter to seek a fish that can be over 1000 pounds and swim up to 45 mph.

Deep Sea Fishing Charters Cod and Haddock

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Ground fishing trips for cod, haddock, pollock, cusk and more deep sea fish allow us to send you home with your coolers full of fresh white fish.

Lobster Tours Gloucester Interactive

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 Charter the Connemara Bay for a lobstering tour. Get your hands dirty and learn about this sustainable commercial fishery. Plus you get to take home a lobster for dinner.

Shark Fishing Charters

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Shark fishing charters in Gloucester are becoming popular. Fighting some of the oceans meanest predators can be a daunting task but, many find it fascinating.

Clambake Harbor Cruise

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Clambake Cruises include a seafood meal and a relaxing harbor cruise around Gloucester’s working waterfront. History told by locals, Lobster, Steamers, Clam Chowder and more!

Charter Fishing Rates

Trip Type Duration (hours) Cost
Bass and Blues * 5 or 9  $600/$975
Ground Fishing (cod haddock) 6 or 9 $700/$1100
Tuna Fishing 9 $1100
Lobster Tour 2 $325
Shark Fishing 7 $700
Clambake Cruise 2 See Page

Gloucester Fishing Charters on the Connemara Bay

The Connemara Bay is a 37-foot traditional, “Down East”-style Maine-built boat with plenty of deck space. It accommodates up to six passengers. The boat has modern electronics and meets all coast guard regulations. Its homeport has been in Gloucester, Massachusetts since its existence. You will not regret booking a deep sea fishing charter on this boat.

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The Best Gloucester Deep Sea Fishing Crew

Kevin O'Maley
Kevin O'MaleyCaptain
With over 35 years experience deep sea fishing in Gloucester, Kevin is a knowledegable captain and a great teacher. Be prepared for some high energy and fun times when this guy is running the boat.
Kellen O'Maley
Kellen O'MaleyCaptain/Mate
A Gloucester fishing native, Kellen spends all of his summers on the water. If you want to learn more about deep sea fishing or what to do during your stay in Gloucester, ask this guy
Dan Grammas
Dan GrammasMate
Dan will keep your lines untangled and he is a great teacher. When he’s not onboard the Connemara Bay, you can bet Dan has a fly rod in his hand and is working some light tackle.

Catch n Eat: Lobsta Land Restaurant will cook your catch after your fishing charter.

Sick of cooking? Are you staying at a hotel with no place to cook? No Problem! Let our friends over at Lobsta Land Restaurant do the work for you.

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Lobsta Land will cook your fish and lobster the way you like for a fair cover charge. Blackened, grilled, or have your fish fried. Details on catch n eat here

If seafood is not for you, Lobsta Land also has a wide variety of options and are highly recommended by the captain and crew of the Connemara Bay.

Most of our guests onboard the Connemara Bay are looking for a once in a lifetime deep sea fishing experience. We have multiple trip options designed to bring this time on the water to you. We can target striped bass, bluefish, cod, haddock, sharks, tuna and even lobsters! Take part in hauling in lobster traps with the Connemara Bay crew! If charter fishing isn’t your cup of tea come along for an authentic clam/lobsterbake cruise and take in the views such as the Dog bar Breakwater, Ten Pound Island, Hammond’s Castle, The Annisquam River and more.  If you have other ideas, let us know — we’ll do our best to accommodate you.
The Connemara Bay is a working lobster boat when not out on a fishing charter. Captain O’Maley and his crew bring their deep knowledge of Gloucester’s local waters and sights, interesting personalities and their Gloucester-specific take on the well-known Massachusetts accent to each and every trip.
Have you always wanted to snag a lobster buoy and haul up a 10-pot trawl with the hydraulic winch? Do you want your kids to learn how to bait or set a lobster trap? Maybe you just want to sit back and watch the well-oiled team on the Connemara Bay and have them set your hooks, unsnag your lines, clean your fish and band your lobsters. It’s your fishing charter or lobster tour, so you can keep your hands squeaky clean or get ’em dirty. No matter what, you’ll have a great time.
After you reel in your fish or haul a trap, we’ll clean your catch or make sure the “bugs” are banded. When we get back to land, you can take your fish or lobster home, or we’re happy to point you int he direction of the popular Lobsta Land restaurant where they’ll cook it for you. Click here for our Catch n Eat Details
When you spend as much time out on the water deep sea fishing as we do, you should be familiar with these resources. These websites have been extremely helpful to us deep sea fishing Gloucester Some are great New England reads and others will provide you with high quality equipment to meet your nautical and fishing needs.

http://www.mauijim.com/ We only where MauiJim on the Connemara Bay
http://fish.shimano.com/ All of our striped bass reels are equipped by Shimano.
http://www.pennfishing.com/ Our Tuna & Cod reels are equipped by Penn.
http://www.onthewater.com/ If your looking to hone your fishing skills read this.
Mass Bay Buoy This weather buoy show live sea conditions.
Fishing Regulations This site provides rules and regulations for Massachusetts
Prevent Water Polution This site provides information to help keep our oceans clean