Your Guide to the Best Cape Cod Fishing Charters

Did you know that when you stay at Chatham Gables Inn, you’re only a short boat ride away from the best fishing on Cape Cod? Fishing outings are the perfect day trips for nature lovers and recreational fishers. In this blog, we’ll tell you all you need to know about our favorite Cape Cod fishing charters so you can plan the best adventure for you and your crew. Read on, take notes, and enjoy a relaxing stay at our lovely B&B!

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Where Can You Find Cape Cod’s Top Fishing Charters?

Capeshores Charters

Captain Bruce A. Peters at Capeshore Charters in Chatham is a 16thgeneration Cape Cod native, so you can be sure he’s got all the knowledge you need to navigate the waters of the Cape! He and his family provide a safe, successful, and fun fishing trip for all groups. Board the Marilyn S., a 34-foot, opendecked lobster boat designed by Ernest Libby. It can carry six passengers and is equipped with the latest in safety and GPS technology.

Captain Bruce recommends using light fishing tackle so guests can feel the fight of the fish. His approach is about enjoying the catch and not hurrying through the process.  For rates and fishing forecasts, contact Captain Bruce via his website!


Cape Cod Charters

Cape Cod Charters depart from Ryder’s Cove through Chatham’s Pleasant Bay to Monomoy Island. The remote island is a great place to reel in impressive Striped bass. They also offer light-tackle fishing charters for lobster, fluke, flounder, cod, and tuna!

You can embark on a charter from two to eight hours depending on the type of outing you’re looking for. For example, Captain Bob Miller and his boat, The Headhunter, offer smaller fishing charters of up to six people. The Headhunter travels from Stage Harbor in Chatham to Monomoy Island, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket Island. Aboard one of these charters, you may catch Striped bass, bluefish, and cod. Cod charters are the longest, lasting ten hours. Striped bass and bluefish fishing charters can be four, six or eight hours, depending on your preference.


Helen H. Deep Sea Fishing

Helen H. Deep Sea Fishing has a fleet of boats that can accommodate between three and 100 passengers. Their Hyannis-based boats include the Helen H., The Fish Hawk, The Sea Hawk, and The Angler. For more information, give them a call at (508) 790-0660.


Magellan Fishing Charters

Magellan Fishing Charters take guests to fish for Striped bass, tuna, and sharks. The Magellan sails out of Harwich Port with Captain Len Greiner and Captain Jason Pillbury at the helm! They have been running the charters for over 20 years, and will keep you entertained throughout the whole trip. Most importantly, their expertise will ensure you have a successful catch.


Cape Cod Family Charters

Are you traveling with your loved ones? Cape Cod Family Charters out of Barnstable Harbor specializes in fishing charters for families. Whether you’re experienced or haven’t fished before, you’ll have fun on one of these charters. Captain Robert Betti has two boats: The Escape is great for larger groups of up to six people and The Elizabeth B. accommodates three.


Rockin’ Robin Fishing Charters

Rockin’ Robin Fishing Charters take you and your party to Billingsgate Shoal where you will find some of the finest Striped bass fishing spots on the Bay. Captain Glen Southwick is a licensed merchant marine officer with more than 25 years of experience fishing around Cape Cod.


Come Back to Chatham Gables Inn After Your Fishing Outing!

Chatham Gables Inn Exteriors ChairsFishing all day is fun, but also exhausting, so take it slow when you step off the boat and enjoy a relaxing stay at one of Cape Cod’s top B&Bs! Chatham Gables Inn is your peaceful oasis for a weekend or more. You’ll love our elegant inn’s cozy rooms and modern amenities. You’ll love recounting your catch of the day to fellow guests in one of our sitting rooms over wine and cheese! We even offer a variety of specials and packages to help you enhance your stay.

Take a look at our Brant Point Room. It’s spacious, bright, and, above all, comfy! This second-floor room features a wall of windows overlooking the gardens as well as a king bed with leather headboards and Matouk bedding. You’ll be able to sleep like a baby, and wake the next morning feeling as refreshed as ever! We have a feeling you’ll also love our delicious breakfast. It’s complimentary for every guest and helps you gain energy before going back to explore Cape Cod some more! 


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