Deep-Sea Fishing Adventures
Leave the scenic harbor of historic Lunenburg aboard the "Islander V111 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.
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 $40 + tax
Private Fishing charters are welcome!
1/2 day Private Charters $750 + tax. for up to 15 people. $1500 + tax for a full day. Extra persons, $25 each up to 20 people.
Bringing Warm Clothes –the temperature is always cooler on the ocean!
Water and Snacks –you’re welcome to bring any food or drink you would like! Alcohol is permitted as long as you have a designated driver for when you arrive back onshore. If you have any concerns about being seasick take a non-drowsy seasickness aid before your departure. (not the ginger Gravol)
In an effort to reduce one-time plastic use, we ask that if you would like to take fish home with you to please bring a reusable cooler, container, recycled bags, etc.
Sunglasses –it gets bright out there and you’ve got to protect your peepers and a camera.
To make a booking we do require a contact # and CC#. We do not charge your CC card until the day of departure. We have a 24-hour cancellation policy. We do charge for "No Shows" 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