3/4 Day or Half-day Trip

Starting at $650 | 4 - 6 Hours | Nearshore | 1 - 3 People
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Bluefish, Bonito, Little Tunny / False Albacore, Striped Bass


Fly Fishing

About Your Trip

Climb aboard with Captain Hal for a classic New England adventure. The waters around Nantucket are full of delicious Striped Bass, Bluefish, Bonito, and False Albacore. Bonito and Albacore may be small but they put up a great fight on a light tackle line. Captain Hal can also break out the fly fishing rods if that's more your speed.

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About Your Boat

Boat Type: Center Console
Boat Manufacturer: Jones Brothers Cape Fisherman
Boat Length: 23 ft
Engine Manufacturer: Yamaha
Number of Engines: 1
Total Horsepower: 250 hp
Additional Amenities: The boat is equipped with a Garmin GPS/fish finder, Garmin Radar, VHF radio, High-quality EPIRB, and a I Pod doc with speakers. The boat also has a 25 gallon live bait well and built-in cooler. Safety is of extreme importance on board. We carry all Coast Guard-approved life jackets, flares, and medical supplies.

About Your Guide

Captain Hal has been a Nantucket island resident since 1980, and has fished these prolific waters since he first stepped foot on Nantucket in the late 70's.

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July 5, 2018


Verified Review

First Class fishing trip. A great guide who will put you on the fish. Created great memories! Been out with many guides over the years and Capt. Hal is the best of the best. My family has been fishing with Hal during many summer vacations on ...Read More

First Time Booking with Us?

Captain Experiences is the home of over 1000 Damn Good fishing and hunting guides. Our mission is to unlock the outdoors for everyone, and we want to help you get out there through our no-hassle online booking experience and our team of outdoors experts.

We vet our guides to make sure they are the best of the best. We want guides who not only put you on 'em, but show you a great time, keep you safe, and give you a memorable experience with your group.

Once you've paid your deposit at checkout, we'll send you a QR code (like a mobile boarding pass). Just show your guide your QR code on the day of the trip, they'll scan it, the remaining balance will transfer automatically, and you'll be all set to get out there. Just make sure you bring a cash tip for the guide!

In the case of inclement weather, our guides will make the call and we'll work with you to reschedule your trip or issue a full refund. Your safety is our top concern.

Once you book the trip, we will connect you directly with the guide to go over any additional details. In the meantime, our location specialists are always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!

Amenities and Information

Water Type


Skill Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced


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.


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.

Live Bait

No live bait provided.


No meal provided.

Gear & Packing


Rods, reels, tackle

At an Additional Rate

No added costs.

Recommended Packing

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 customary tip (we recommend 20%).

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Yes, cancel for free up to 7 days before the trip.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

Find out more about licenses here.

Start Location

10 Washington Ave, Nantucket, MA 02554, USA