We ask that you arrive 15 to 20 minutes before the start of your charter. You’ll spend a few minutes filling out paperwork and paying for your charter. Our Captain will introduce himself and give you a general rundown of what to expect throughout your trip. After you board the boat, the Captain will go over all the safety equipment, life vests, first aid kit, etc.
Once we leave the dock, we will stop at our vendor for any passengers who wish to purchase live bait. The crew will spend this time setting the rental gear and giving a quick “fishing 101” class on how to use it.
When we arrive at the fishing grounds, please be patient. The Captain and crew want you to have fun and catch fish and this means being organized so everyone on the charter is successful. Find an open spot at the railing and wait for the greenlight to drop your line. When you bait your line will depend on whether you’re using live or dead bait. Baiting live fish too early means they will be less active and therefore less attractive to your target fish. When you hook a fish, wait for one of the crew to remove it from the line and stow it in your catch bag.
At the end of the fishing charter as the boat travels back to the dock, the crew will stow the fishing gear and for a nominal per-fish fee, will clean your day’s catch. Be sure you’ve taken all the pictures you want before your fish are cleaned.
We want your fishing charter to be filled with fun and lots of fish, but more—we want it to be relaxing and filled with memories you’ll be talking about for years to come! Don’t hesitate to speak to any of experienced crew if you need help or have any questions during your charter.