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Fishing Info


Light Tackle

Water Type


Skill Level

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced


Blacktip Shark

About Your Boat

Boat type: Center Console

Boat Manufacturer: Boston Whaler

Boat length: 27ft

Engine Manufacturer: Yamaha

Engine HP: 225HP

Number of engines: 2

Extras: Our fully equipped tower allows us to find and see fish other boats cannot. We have a full complement of Raymarine top-of-the-line equipment at both steering stations. Satellite weather, color video screens for radar, charts and depth sounder give us the most accurate and up to date information available on the water.

About Your Guide

John T. Pirie of On-Line Fishing Charters is a U.S. Coast Guard Licensed Captain with 20+ years of professional fishing charter experience.

In addition to running On-Line Fishing Charters, Captain John has also worked on whale watch boats and marine research vessels during his time at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

As a professional charter captain, John has been featured in a number of articles in magazines such as SaltWater Sportsman, Fly Fishing in Saltwaters, Saltwater Fly Fishing, Northeast Boating and On The Water. John has also filmed episodes for several different TV shows such as George Poveromo’s World of Fishing and Northeast Angling.

John has written articles and taken photos for a number of different fishing magazines during the past 20 years. His photos have appeared in feature articles as well as calendars. During the winter offseaso, John presents a number of fishing seminars on a diverse array of topics throughout the Northeast and continental U.S. John has been both a travelling faculty member and co-host of The SaltWater Sportsman Seminar Series giving presentations to thousands of anglers from Boston to Virginia Beach.

In addition to his experience as a charter boat captain, John is also a full time Marine Biology teacher at the oldest boarding school in the country, The Governor’s Academy in Byfield, Mass. In addition to teaching, John also coaches lacrosse and football.

In 2008 John was the head coach of the German National Lacrosse Team that competed in the World Games in Coquitlam, B.C.

Clients fishing with John do more than catch fish, they learn about the fishery and techniques that will allow them to be more successful the next time they fish on their own. Many of his clients own their own boats but are anxious to learn the tips and techniques that help put more fish on the line. Class is always in session on the On-Line Charters boats so book now to reserve a prime date in one of our many excellent fisheries!



All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

Fish Cleaning

This guide will clean your catch for you.


Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.

Live Bait

Yes, Included


You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.

Boat Restroom

No, this boat does not have a bathroom on board.


No meal provided.

Gear & Packing


Warm clothes so you can dress in layers, hat, sunscreen, polarized sunglasses, snacks, and drinks.

At an Additional Rate

No added costs.

Recommended Packing

Warm clothes so you can dress in layers, hat, sunscreen, polarized sunglasses, snacks, and drinks.

Required Items

Massachusetts saltwater fishing license

Things to Keep in Mind

Payment & Tipping

After paying the deposit, a QR Code will be emailed to you. On the day of the trip, your guide will scan your QR code to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is for a 10-20% customary tip.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Yes, cancel for free up to 14 days before the trip.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

Find a license for your state here.


Start Location

267 Argilla Road, Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

Start Time(s)

07:00 AM, 01:00 PM


8 hours,