Deep Sea Fishing Adventures
Leave the scenic harbor of historic Lunenburg aboard the "Islander VI" bound for the pristine waters of the North Atlantic for a fun half-day of fishing. After sailing by the lighthouse at the entrance to Lunenburg. We will then sail by the Ovens Caves and all guests are told to keep an eye out for dolphins, whales, and the occasional giant Ocean sunfish, or Bluefin Tuna!
We will provide you with bait, rods and reels. Our fishing gear consists of Penn Pursuit rods with Penn 309 level wind reels loaded with 30lb test line. Avid anglers are welcome to bring their own tackle.
Also available are traditional handlines if you would like to try to fish the old fashioned way.
Fish caught are Cod, Mackerel, Dog Fish, Haddock, Halibut, Pollock or Wolf Fish.
We sail twice a day, mornings at 0800 returning for 1200 and again at 1300 returning at 1700.
Never cleaned a fish before? Our crew will teach you, or you can just leave it up to them to fillet and bag it for you to take home!
Cost: $60 + tax per person Children 12 & under $35
There is a 6 person minimum to sail. Don't have 6 people in your group? Not to worry! We can add you to another group to make our 6 person minimum or you can pay the equivalent in money to guarantee your trip. Booking for a large group does require a credit card #.
Private charters are welcome!
1/2 day Private Charters $750 + tax. for up to 15 people. $1500 + tax for a full day. Extra persons, $20 each up to 20 people.
We recommend: Bringing warm clothes as the temperature is always cooler once you're on the ocean water, however you 're welcome to bring any food or drink you would like. If you have any worries about being seasick, taking a non-drowsy anti nause aid before your departure. Sunglasses, it gets bright out there and you've got to protect those peepers ! And a camera , we love when you send us photos of your trip !
To make a booking we do require a contact # and CC#. We do not charge your CC card until the day of departure. If you call or text a booking please have the date you would like to book a CC#/expiry/3 digit # handy as the Captain may be untangling a fish or not have great cell service out on the ocean. Captain Bill. Text/Call: 902-521-0251 or 902-634-4833 Leave a message and I will get back to you as soon as I can. Email response can be a little slow during the busy season.
We accept Cash or Visa. Booking is recommended.
The boat departs from: The Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, 68 Bluenose Drive, Lunenburg B0J2C0