Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Fishing Info

About Cape Cod Charter Guys

Where does Cape Cod Charter Guys fish?

We fish the Cape Cod area, including Cape Cod Bay, Buzzards Bay, Nantucket Sound, Vineyard Sound, Provincetown area, Woods Hole and the Atlantic Ocean.

What are the target fish?

Target fish include Striped Bass (Also Called Striper, Rockfish), Bluefish, Black Sea Bass (Also Called Sea Bass, Black Bass), Albacore Tuna, Bluefin Tuna, Tautog (Also Called Blackfish, Black Porgy), Atlantic Bonito (Also Called Common Bonito), False Albacore  (Also Called Little Tunny, Albie, Little Tuna, Bonita), and Scup (Also Called Porgy)

Where in Cape Cod to we meet our guests?

We meet at 110 Scranton Ave, Falmouth, MA 02540; Taylor Point Marina - 1 Academy Dr, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532

Do I need a STATE Fishing license?

Yes, a Fishing license is required

Where do I get a STATE Fishing license?

Massachusetts requires a license to fish in fresh water for those 15 or older. Those under 15 can fish in fresh water for free without a license. If you're 16 or older, you need a permit to fish in salt water. You do not need a permit if you have a valid saltwater fishing permit from CT, NH, or RI, or if you are fishing on a permitted for-hire vessels. Those under 16 can fish in salt water for free without a license.

How much should I Tip?

It is customary to tip 20% of the trip total. We work tirelessly to make sure you have a guest experience!

Do I need to bring my own gear?

No, we provide standard gear such as rods and reels so you don’t need to worry about anything. But please feel free to bring you own gear if you prefer.

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