Block Island Charter Fishing

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We like to make finding a good boat captain for your charter fishing trip easy. We can hook you up (pun intended) with the Block Island fleet located at Old Harbor, BI, RI. Our captains specialize so if you know what you want and what to ask you will leave the dock happy with fillets in hand.

Picking a Captain

Knowing what to ask can make all the difference when chartering a boat. .....read more

The Fleet

If you do your homework, you'll find the boat that will match what you are looking for in a trip. Keep in mind what time of day you'd like to go, who is in your party and what species you'd like to target. Ask lots of questions, book it and get out there and have fun.

hula charters
 Hula Charters specializes in good times. Captain Matt King's Hula Dog is among the busiest boats. Anglers of all abilities have been reelin' em in since 2003. Captain Matt offers a variety of trips with something for everyone. His loyal following keeps him busy so call early to reserve your trip.
Call:401-263-3474 or Captain's Email

g willie makit
 G. Willie Makit is the oldest charter business on BI. Captain Bill Gould has been at it on BI for over 25 years. Specializing in hourly or day trips, the captain's motto is, "we catch, just ask the locals."
Call:484-431-7131 or Captain's Email

roosterLinesider's Rooster Charters specializes in large parties. Captain's Eric and Andy run the Rooster and the party boat Bantam that can take up to 34 anglers.
Call:401-439-5386 or Captain's Email

fishworks BI Fishworks located in New Harbor sells bait and tackle and books charters for the other captains. Captain Chris Willi specializes in fly fishing and light tackle and encourages conservation such as catch and release.
Call:401-742-3992 or Captain's Email

The charter fleet on Block Island are diverse accommodating. There is something for everyone and every ability. If you want to take your family out, a recommended trip would be bottom fishing. Shorter trips and close to shore, bottom fishing is fun for kids because it is easy and they are almost guaranteed to reel one in. Fishing is a wilderness sport so sometimes you don't catch. It's called getting "skunked." Even so, a nice day out on the water is usually something special in an of itself. On the flip side when the bite is good, it can be an adventure. The Captains do their best to catch and they are experienced, they'll tell you how the fishing's been before you decide to book.

Good to Know
Aside from charter fishing, there are many opportunities to hook up or dig for shellfish all around the island. .....read more

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