Morning Tauk Charters

With Morning Tauk Charters, the “Mecca of fishing” in New England can be all yours. Capt. Mike and his deckhands can make your fishing dreams come true while fully catering to your specific needs. Whether you want to catch your limits or break a personal record, you have found the right place.

Whichever fishing experience you’re hoping to get, rest assured that Capt. Mike will work hard to make it happen. His crew can customize a trip for you, all you have to do is just name it – a fine cigar, your favorite drinks, and playlist, or catering from a local restaurant. The right food, music, and beverages can make all the difference!

Morning Tauk Charters will welcome you aboard the ‘Line Changes’, a 30’ Carolina Classic. She is a spacious boat with twin 315 HP Yanmar engines and plenty of space for up to 6 anglers. The Line Changes is fully rigged with modern electronics, professional accessories, and top-notch tackle to make a great catch possible even up to 30 miles out.

If you want to introduce your kids to the art of fishing, Lobstering, tying, and navigation, there is a trip for you. Capt. Mike and his crew are better than babysitters and will teach the younger anglers to love and respect the ocean.

Or just head out for a healthy dose of anything from inshore Flounder, Striped Bass, and Bluefish to offshore Bluefin Tuna. Bottom fish for Cod, Haddock, Hake, Cusk, Pollock, and other species that are in season and biting. The opportunities abound!

The only thing those trip don’t include is a fishing license. Everything else will be provided – from snacks and drinks to quality tackle and catch cleaning service.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Bluefin Tuna
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 15 - Dec 1
    $1,750
    up to 6 persons
    Enjoy the "Meca of Fishing" of New England. This is a must-do for every true fisherman or person who has the dream of landing a 1000lb Tuna! Summer months and fall are simply outstanding. #BUCKETLIST
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Bottom Fishing
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 15 - Dec 1
    $1,500
    up to 6 persons
    This exciting package is all about making great catches while watching the whales passing by! You will be bottom fishing for Cod, Haddock, Hake, Cusk, Pollock, Redfish, and who knows what else?
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip–Inshore Bass/Bluefish
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 5:35 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 15 - Dec 1
    $900
    up to 6 persons
    This is an inshore trip, that will take fishing for Striped Bass and Bluefish in the inshore waters. The best time to book a trip is anytime from early spring through the summer months and into fall.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Inshore Flounder
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 15 - Dec 1
    $700
    up to 6 persons
    This full-day trip is exactly what the doctor ordered for those Flounder fans. It's great for kids and anglers who want to stay inshore and don't want to go too far out. The 'doormats' bite best in and around the harbor from mid-May until late June but you could also go out until December.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Kids Charters
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 15 - Dec 1
    $100
    per person
    6 persons minimum
    I will take up to 6 kids for a price lower than a full-day babysitter per kid. We teach them not only fishing but also tying/navigation/Lobstering, and most importantly, to love and respect the Ocean.

About the Charter Operator

Morning Tauk Charters
Gloucester, Massachusetts, United States
Angler's Choice
33 Fishing Reports
10 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since April 2018
Morning Talk Charters is operated by Captain Mike, a fourth generation fisherman. Having mastered the waters of Long Island, New York, Mike moved to Gloucester, Massachusetts. Mikes loves nothing more than taking his clients and friends out and helping them create memories that will last a lifetime. There is one main reason he goes fishing – his love for the ocean.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Striped)
Bluefish
Cod
Flounder

Haddock
Lobster
Pollock
Shark (Blue)

Shark (Mako)
Shark (Porbeagle)
Shark (Thresher)
Tuna (Bluefin)

Boat Specs

Carolina Classic (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 2015. Powered by 2 315HP Yanmar Diesel engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

Length
30 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Kite Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate

Policies

Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Gloucester to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 25% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal
Checks
Bank Transfer

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (12)
5.00
out of 5 stars from 10 reviews
Boat
Crew
Experience
Fishing with Mike
Best Flounder Fishing Experience
Best Flounder Fishing Experience
+9
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Mike D.
Lowell, Massachusetts
 5.00
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Best Flounder Fishing Experience

May 17, 2019
On not the best of days regarding the weather Morning Tauk Charters did not disappoint. Captain Mike knew all the hot spots...
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Erik T.
New Britain, Connecticut
 5.00
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Fishing with Mike

May 17, 2019
Amazing day, friendly welcoming capt and crew,Maxed out fishing and still enjoyed the rest of day out at sea, highly recommend...
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Peabody, Massachusetts
 5.00
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Full Day Charter with Captain Mike

July 10, 2017
I’ve fished many full days on Line Changes with Captain Mike.  His knowledge of local waters is outstanding as is...
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Matthew D.
Tewksbury, Massachusetts
 5.00
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Day trip with captain mike

April 10, 2018
Captain Mike and the crew on Line changes were great! I’ve been on multiple fishing trips over the years, and going out with...
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Melinda W.
Westford, Massachusetts
 5.00
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Tuna Trip with Capt Mike and Crew

September 2, 2017
I had the most unbelievable day on the water. I’ve been on other boats before and never caught a tuna. The crew was thorough,...
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