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What are the best fishing charters in Chatham?

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Other popular fishing spots nearby for booking a charter include Orleans, Dennis and Barnstable.

What types of fishing charters are common in Chatham?

Inshore fishing is the most popular in Chatham as well as nearshore fishing, offshore fishing, and flats fishing.

The most commonly sought after species in Chatham are: 1. striped bass, 2. bonito, 3. bluefin tuna, 4. bluefish, and 5. black seabass.

The most common fishing techniques in Chatham are heavy tackle fishing, light tackle fishing, and jigging but trolling and fly fishing are popular as well.

How much do Chatham fishing charters cost?

in Chatham prices can range anywhere from $500 to $1,600, but the average price for a half day in Chatham is $808. The average price for a full day in Chatham is $1,110.

When is the best time to go fishing in Chatham?

The most popular season for fishing in Chatham is summer, and most anglers book their trips 17 days in advance.

Where can I get a Chatham fishing license and what are the bag limits in Chatham?

See here for more information on fishing licenses in Chatham, bag limits for target species, and fishing season regulations in Chatham. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations in Chatham.

Chatham, Massachusetts Fishing

Cape Cod is home to a lot of fishing history, and Chatham is at the heart of the action. The Striped Bass run is most likely the best in the world. Offshore trips yield Cod, Haddock, and the coveted bluefin tuna. Contact Captain Experiences today to book the best Chatham fishing charters in town!

There is fishing for anglers of all ages and experience levels in Chatham. With Species like flounder, striped bass, and summer brings the Striped Bass runs, which is arguably the best in the world. People come from far and wide to experience the tug of these formidable gamefish that invade the waters around Chatham from June to October.

Chatcham Inshore and Nearshore Fishing

There is fishing for anglers of all ages and experience levels in Chatham. With Species like flounder, striped bass, and black sea bass that range from shallow water to a few miles out, there is something for every angler to chase. Summer brings the striped bass runs which are arguably some of the best striper fishing in the world. People come from around the world to experience the tug of these formidable gamefish that patrol the waters around Chatham from June to October. As the weather cools off, false albacore and bonito move in close to Chatham which makes a great opportunity to fill the freezer.

Chatham Offshore Fishing

When anglers head to Chatham for offshore fishing they are targeting one thing, bluefin tuna. With some of the closest tuna spots only 6 miles from the shore, you can quickly get on tuna feeding grounds. These tuna are known to grow into giants with weights over 500 pounds. The bonus is that with their big size comes with big flavor and bluefin have become well known as one of the best-tasting fish in the world.

Things to Do in Chatham

While you are not fishing or cooking amazing meals with your fish, there are plenty of activities to keep you entertained. Check out the Chatham Lighthouse for some history, pictures, and beautiful views. If you need to relax the Chatham Lighthouse Beach is sure to be just what you need. For the nature junkie in your group, the Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge is nearby and offers a perfect day away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

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Chatham Tides and Weather

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How are fishing conditions in Chatham?

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    Great bass fishing continues with a big push of false albacore and bonito in local waters in the last week. We have started to have shorter fishable windows due to fall weather, but with plenty of bait and warm water temps, we have a lot of fishing left to do.
    Great bass fishing continues with a big push of false albacore and bonito in local waters in the last week. We have started to have shorter fishable windows due to fall weather, but with plenty of bait and warm water temps, we have a lot of fishing left to do.
    Great bass fishing continues with a big push of false albacore and bonito in local waters in the last week. We have started to have shorter fishable windows due to fall weather, but with plenty of bait and warm water temps, we have a lot of fishing left to do.