You can talk and squalk...but you're only as good as the fish you bring back to the dock...the end!
No Time Limits... Just Fish Limits.
Ask around. Check us out. We don't take people on boatrides.
The Castafari is a 45 foot custom Jim Smith express in mint condition...one of the nicer fishing platforms on the East Coast.
Charters must be booked ahead by phone before making an online payment.
The Castafari has placed first in almost all of the major sportfishing events here in the Northeast, with 4 first place wins, 3 state records, and 19 top 3 tournament placements.
34 Hour Canyon Trips
Albacore, Yellowfin Tuna, Swordfish, and Wahoo
Canyon trips involve the most incredible fishing experience that we offer, and we have the boat to do it in. We fish roughly 70 to 100 miles South of Nantucket Island in 70 to 80 degree blue water where it looks, feels, and even smells like the tropics. Here it is not uncommon to tangle with a wide variety of tuna species, not to mention, blue and white marlin, mahi mahi, wahoo, sharks, and even swordfish! The Castafari caught the 2nd largest wahoo in the world in these waters. (183lbs) We troll by day, and chunk by night. The fishing is hard, and the opportunity endless. This faraway fishery is practically untouched, and rivals bluewater fishing anywhere around the world. Blue and white marlin are regular visitors to our transom as well as a variety of other bluewater game fish. There's nothing quite like squaring off with a Massachusetts marlin! The crew of the Castafari has successfully boated and released 2 blue marlin over 800 pounds..one fork legnth at 134 inches. This trip is a true adventure and highly recommended. Two day trips involve two straight entire days or one weekend of fishing (8:30 am to 4:30 pm) accommodating up to four persons comfortably. The Castafari has a proven track record for putting folks on fish consistently out there. The Castafari has been making trips regularly to the canyons since 1997, and is overly equipped with safety gear and amenities. One more thing, if you fish with us, don't forget the wasabi!
4 person maximum
$GUARANTEED$ TO CATCH FISH!
Offshore Bluefin Tuna Trips
$4250 two day trips (includes lodging on boat)
Our offshore tuna trips involve fishing for the biggest tuna in the world, ranging 50 to well over a thousand pounds. The boat is fully rigged with top of the line offshore tackle, and a pristine Release Marine 130lb Fighting Chair. Be weary of boats who don't use top of the line gear. Our specialty on the Castafari is stand-up fishing and/or fishing from the chair. After all...this is sportfishing!! We use all Shimano Tiagra 2 speed reels spooled with Sufix line. Our crew re-spools regularly, ensuring zero terminal tackle failure. We offer a wide variety of the finest stand up harnesses, plates, and gimbles made...including Braid, Smitty, OTR, Play Action, and Aftco. The Castafari fighting chair is an unlimited class Release Marine fighting chair which is hands down the best fighting chair ever made. If you haven't fought a fish from the chair, you need to try it. It's like riding a roller coaster.
We ALWAYS have live bait available... EARLY morning departures are mandatory! We employ trolling, drifting, and kite fishing. The Castafari has a proven track record of hook-ups with giants, and catches on stand up gear/chair while other vessels are fighting fish from the rod holder. Fighting from the holder is very effective too, but the game gets a lot more fun when you're latched onto the fish first hand. The most important thing to remember, we go where we need to go to follow the fish. The Castafari is always on the move, changing ports constantly. We have access to Stellwagon Bank, Georges Bank, East Of Chatham, South Of Nantucket, Cape Cod Bay, and the Northeast Canyons.
5 person maximum. (12 to 16 hour trips)