The waters of Plymouth, MA have long been known for their cultural and historical significance. After all, this is where the Mayflower landed after her first voyage. In the years that have passed, this area has become famous for another reason—its seriously productive fishing grounds! Come aboard Cuz Charters for an angling adventure packed full of excitement, history, and top-notch species.

Captain Ed Kislauskis has been fishing these waters for 40 years, so he really does know them like the back of his own hand. He prides himself on running a charter company that has been built through word-of-mouth recommendations, and has something to offer every kind of fishermen. Capt. Ed can’t wait to take you fishing for multiple delicious saltwater species!

You’ll be heading out on your adventure in a 29’ Shamrock vessel. She can comfortably accommodate up to 7 anglers, and her walkaround deck means you’ll have plenty of space to reel in your catch. There are also outriggers for maximum fishability! Onboard, you’ll find top-notch navigational equipment, lifejackets, and a full toilet with a shower. You’ll be guaranteed a safe and comfortable ride out to the hottest fishing spots.

As for the species you’ll be reeling in? It all depends on when you decide to join Capt. Ed but, no matter which season it is, you’ll be spoilt for choice! If you’d like to reel in the famous Striped Bass, or some seriously impressive Bluefin Tuna, then visit these plentiful waters between June and the beginning of October. Bluefish season is in September and October. Not sure where to start? Capt. Ed loves customizing his trips for his guests, so just get in touch!

Your trip includes top-notch Shimano rods and reels. Your captain offers a unique gastronomic experience, too—he’ll take you to a local restaurant located on the dock, where your catch will be expertly cooked for you. Come aboard Cuz Charters, and get ready to see just what it is that makes these waters so special!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 15 - Nov 15
    $1,500
    For hardcore anglers only! This trip offers you the opportunity to fish both high and low tides, and investigate some seriously productive waters for the best fishing around Plymouth, and near Cape Cod Bay. This potentially could include top-notch locations such as Provincetown, Race Point, Wellfleet, CC Canal, and Brant Rock - just discuss this further with your captain. You'll have the chance to reel in some seriously impressive Bluefin Tuna, Striped Bass, and more. Rods and reels are provided for you.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 15 - Nov 15
    $1,000
    Join Capt. Ed for a half day trip that gives you the unique opportunity to fish both sides of one tide. If you have some angling experience under your belt and want to go after a certain species, then this is the perfect trip for you. Let your captain know what you'd like to target, or get ready to go after Striped Bass, Bluefish, Mackerel, and many more, depending on the season. You'll be investigating the plentiful locations in Plymouth, Duxbury and Kingston for your dream catch. Equipment is included.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip May 15 - Nov 15
    $1,000
    This trip is perfect for anglers who have some experience and want to really go after their dream species! Always wanted to reel in a trophy-sized Striped Bass? Maybe Bluefish is more your style? Let Capt. Ed know what you want to target, and he'll take you to the most plentiful waters around Plymouth, Kingston, and Duxbury. You'll get the chance to fish both sides of the tide, too. Your captain will provide you with top-notch rods and reels, and will even help you cook your catch afterwards.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Nov 30
    $700
    Are you just discovering your love for fishing? Want a first-class introduction to the plentiful waters around the Plymouth, Kingston, and Duxbury harbors? Join Capt. Ed for a morning of top-notch angling! This trip is filled with historical landmarks and incredible tidal changes, which means you'll get to try out a variety of techniques, from casting, trolling and live-line fishing. As for the species? Depending on the season, you'll be reeling in anything from the famous Striped Bass to Bluefish.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip May 15 - Nov 15
    $700
    If you're just discovering your sea legs, or want to take your family on an angling adventure they won't forget, this is the trip for you. You'll be joining Capt. Ed on a journey out to the Plymouth, Duxbury, and Kingston harbors. These waters are perfect for getting to grips with a range of techniques, such as casting, trolling and live-lining. Depending on when you visit, you can expect to target anything from the much sought-after Striped Bass to Flounder to Bluefish, and more. Equipment is included.
  • Private trip
    Fall Striper Morning Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Sep 1 - Nov 1
    $800
    Live lining mackerel, trolling wire lines, vertical jugging and casting for surface fish are all successful during the Fall run of stripers in the 3 Bays (Plymouth, Kinston and Duxbury) close to shore. Woth the sun rosing later we start later in the morning. Dress in layers for cooler starts and warmer mid day finishes.
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About the Captain

Ed Kislauskis
Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
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Member since August 2018
"40 years fishing Cape Cod Bay and the Plymouth, Kingston, and Duxbury harbors. Recognized for fishing success and hospitality. Ex-med school research faculty (UMass Med), athletic coach and biotech executive enjoying my favorite pastime on the water." Captain Ed Kislaukis has been fishing these waters for 40 years, so it's safe to say he knows them like the back of his hand. He's chartered all over the world, and recently started chartering with as a Masters-certified 50-ton vessel captain. He has some other serious bragging rights under his belt, too - he has a PhD and has set up and funded 6 biotech companies and is able to arrange up to 7 vessels for company retreats. As well as this, he also has some impressive catches to his name. How does a 40+ lb Striped Bass sound? Or maybe 20 lb Bluefish, or Bluefin Tuna? Capt. Ed prides himself on the success of his charter being down to word-of-mouth in this area, and he can't wait to introduced you to these plentiful waters!

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Targeted Species

Bass (Striped) Striped Bass
Bluefish Bluefish
Flounder Flounder
Haddock Haddock

Mackerel (Atlantic) Atlantic Mackerel
Pollock Pollock
Shark (Porbeagle) Porbeagle Shark
Tuna (Bluefin) Bluefin Tuna

Boat Specs

Shamrock (Walkaround) originally built in 2002. Powered by 2 320HP Mercruiser engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 27 knots.

Length
29 ft
Capacity
7 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Kitchen

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
No Smoking
No Alcohol
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

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
Checks
Bank Transfer

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Customer Reviews

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Friendly captain
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Recommend this charter
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Appropriate for children
97%
Satisfied with the boat
97%
Catch intended fish
79%
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Wonderful fishing trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on July 18, 2021
Ed and his crew Marti (who was a Olympic gold medalist some years ago. I may spell her name wrong, if so I am sorry) are great....
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App is problematic.. communication about trip is bad.

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (PM) on June 24, 2021
Only contact was through app. Questions about trip were unanswered.(Do you accept credit cards? At end of trip I learned answer...
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Hingham, MA
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13th birthday party/fishing charter

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on August 11, 2021
Wow, where to begin to describe Ed and his first mate Steve.  We arrived on time and they were ready to go.  Within the first...
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Best Day Ever on a Boat

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on July 11, 2021
Captain and 1st mate were great.  Caught a bunch of mackerel for bait, then caught a bunch of strippers - delicious by the...
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Half Day Family Excursion

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (PM) on July 27, 2021
My wife, 14 year old son, 10 year old daughter, and aunt had not been sea fishing before ever.  Captain Ed and Steve were...
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FAQs about Cuz Charters

Cuz Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $700 per group, additional $100 per person after 6 guests - 4 Hour Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $700 per group, additional $100 per person after 6 guests - 4 Hour Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $700 per group, additional $100 per person after 1 guest - Fall Striper Morning Trip (4 hours)
  • $1,000 per group, additional $100 per person after 6 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) (6 hours)
  • $1,000 per group, additional $100 per person after 6 guests - Half Day Trip (PM) (6 hours)
  • $1,500 per group, additional $100 per person after 6 guests - Full Day Trip (AM) (12 hours)

When you book a trip with Cuz Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet (Full head with shower)
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Cuz Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait (You'll be fishing for this)
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks (Water)
  • First Mate

Cuz Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing

Cuz Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Cuz Charters include:
  • Bass (Striped)
  • Bluefish
  • Flounder
  • Haddock
  • Mackerel (Atlantic)
  • Pollock
  • Shark (Porbeagle)
  • Tuna (Bluefin)