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Tide & Time Charters

Nothing beats battling giant Bluefin Tuna while your reels are screaming, and that’s exactly what Tide & Time Charters are all about! Operating out of Cardigan, Canada, they specialize in North Lake PEI fishing and are run by Captain David Sansom. He’s experienced, skilled, and very knowledgeable when it comes to the right fishing locations and the most efficient gear needed to land monster Tuna.

Your adventure will take place aboard his impressive 45’ Four Ports Marine offshore sport fishing boat. It can cater to up to 8 anglers (6 for maximum comfort) taking turns while fishing. While one person is battling Tuna, the others can all catch live bait. This fishing machine comes with a 540 HP Cummins engine, a restroom, outriggers, a live bait tank, a fighting chair, 2 coolers, and state-of-the-art navigational and safety gear.

Your trip will start early in the morning, and it’s recommended that you meet the captain at the dock 30 minutes before departure. The captain will take you trolling after monster Tuna and where you’ll go will depend on the season. The first half of the season will take you 5–7 miles out, while you can expect to go up to 20 miles from the coast during the second half of the season. It will take you less than an hour to reach these offshore hotspots.
 
The charter will cover the use of top-notch Shimano fishing gear, lures, and fishing licenses. The captain supplies everything – water, beer, sodas, beans, oysters, home-made sandwiches, and other refreshments.

You just need to bring appropriate clothes and an adventurous spirit – Tide & Time Charters will take care of everything else!



About the Captain

David Sansom
Cardigan, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Captain David Sansom been a captain for 14 years. He got into it because of his dad, who has been fishing all his life. Captain David can't pick what the best part of the job is for him; he enjoys everything about fishing and chartering. He's great at what he does, and it makes him happy to be out on the water. It’s not all just about catching fish, but having a great time and making memories.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Tuna (Bluefin) Bluefin Tuna

Boat Specs

Four Ports Marine (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1996, and restored in 2012. Powered by a 540HP Cummins engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 18 knots.

Length
45 ft
Capacity
8 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Trolling

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 30 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 30 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
Catch and Release Mandatory

Payment

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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

FAQs about Tide & Time Charters

Tide & Time Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $1,000 per group - Half Day Trip (5 hours)
  • $1,500 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Tide & Time Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet (Full-head)
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box (2)

Trips booked with Tide & Time Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Shimano)
  • Live Bait (Caught during the trip)
  • Lures
  • Snacks (Beans, oysters, home-made sandwiches)
  • Drinks (Water, beer, sodas)
  • First Mate (15-20% tips are customary )
  • Fishing License

Tide & Time Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing (Up to 20 miles)

Tide & Time Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Trolling

Top targeted fish species with Tide & Time Charters include:
  • Tuna (Bluefin)