F/V Emme Fisheries welcomes you to Newburyport, Massachusetts. Come spend a day fishing its nearshore and offshore waters as well as the Merrimack River and create many fun and enjoyable moments out there on the water. Captain Rick Boudrow is a longtime angler who’ll put you on the fish and see that you have the best possible trip. Come aboard and enjoy fishing in Newburyport!

You’ll be fishing from a restored 38’ Northern Bay downeast boat big enough to comfortably accommodate 6 anglers. Powered by a 670 HP Cummins engine and rigged with full-featured navigation technology, you will reach the fish safely and in no time. The onboard facilities include a toilet, shower, and bed, and the amenities you’ll have at your disposal are air-conditioning, a TV, multimedia system, refrigerator, and an ice-box. The fishing gear includes outriggers and a livewell, and you’ll also have the services of a first mate.

The prized species you can go after are Haddock, Cod, Pollock, Bluefin Tuna, Atlantic Mackerel, Flounder, and Striped Bass. There’s a wide range of techniques you can utilize to catch fish. You can bottom, deep sea, drift, and kite fish, as well as troll, spin, and jig. The tackle you can use is both light and heavy. You’re free to bring any kids on your trip as well as to keep all the fish you catch if you wish to.

Your captain will supply you with all the fishing gear, licenses, and water. At your request, he’ll also clean and fillet your catch at no extra cost. Before you leave, just make sure you have some food and drinks packed.

F/V Emme Fisheries is waiting for you to take you on a fishing adventure, so come aboard and have a trip of a lifetime!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Bass Trips
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $700
    Starting at 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m., you'll spend 4 to 5 hours on the water chasing Striped Bass. Just bring the food and drinks of your choice as the captain will take care of everything else!
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Bottom Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,200
    The captain provides you with everything you need to take home some nice fresh Haddock. Your trip will start at 7:00 a.m. and the only thing you should bring is your favorite food and drinks.
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip – Tuna Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 4:00 AM
    $1,600
    Full day Tuna trips leave early in the morning and last for 12 hours. You'll have plenty of time to enjoy nature and jam-pack your coolers with Tuna. pack your snacks and drinks and get ready for an adventure.
  • Private trip
    2 Day Trip – Overnight Tuna Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    2 Day Trip, starts at 5:00 PM
    Overnight stay, liveaboard
    $2,600
    Your group and the captain will leave in the late afternoon and return when you catch fish or until late in the afternoon the next day. Just bring your food and drinks and make some wonderful memories on the water.
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About the Captain

Rick Boudrow
Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States
21 Customer reviews
Response time 8 hours
Member since April 2021
Captain Rick has been fishing the Merrimack River area for 25 years. He started surfcasting and then purchased his first boat which grew to his current vessel, a 38' Northern Bay with a big stable platform to fish from.

About this listing

Targeted species

Bass (Striped) Striped Bass
Cod Cod
Flounder Flounder
Haddock Haddock

Boat specs

Northern Bay (Downeast) originally built in 2007, and restored in 2019. Powered by a 670HP Cummins engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 23 knots.

Length
38 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

River Fishing
Captain likes drift fishing early season for Bass
Nearshore Fishing
Bass fishing late spring and summer
Offshore Fishing
Bottom fishing for Haddock

Fishing techniques

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

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Certain times of year, always on Tuna trips
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
Water
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 3 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Not Commercial tuna
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

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

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 20 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (32)
A keeper!
Rick did a great job filleting it !
Awesome day!
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Angler Rating
17
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
93%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
92%
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Casey C.
North Reading, MA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Ready for round 2

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Bass Trips on July 10, 2022
The trip was perfect! We were greeted at the gate, explained everything we’d do throughout the day and caught plenty of fish....
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Jean S.
Gig Harbor, WA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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August fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Bass Trips on August 27, 2022
We had a wonderful time fishing with the two Ricks!
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James K.
Nashua, NH
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
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Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Awesome day!

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Bottom Fishing on August 12, 2022
The Ricks were fun and worked to put us on the fish.  We’ll be back!
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Margaret I.
Landenberg, PA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Amazing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Bass Trips on June 16, 2022
Can’t recommend this fishing charter more! Rick and Rick are phenomenal. We’ve headed out fishing with them on two charters...
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Robert I.
Billerica, MA
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
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August fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Bass Trips on August 3, 2022
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FAQs about F/V Emme Fisheries

F/V Emme Fisheries offers the following trips to customers:
  • $700 per group - Half Day Trip – Bass Trips (4 hours)
  • $1,200 per group - Full Day Trip – Bottom Fishing (8 hours)
  • $1,600 per group - 12 Hour Trip – Tuna Trip (12 hours)
  • $2,600 per day per group - 2 Day Trip – Overnight Tuna Trip (2 days)

When you book a trip with F/V Emme Fisheries, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Air Conditioning
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Live Bait Well
  • Refrigerator
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with F/V Emme Fisheries include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait (Certain times of year, always on Tuna trips)
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks (Water)
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

F/V Emme Fisheries offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing (Captain likes drift fishing early season for Bass)
  • Nearshore Fishing (Bass fishing late spring and summer)
  • Offshore Fishing (Bottom fishing for Haddock)

F/V Emme Fisheries offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Fly Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Kite Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with F/V Emme Fisheries include:
  • Bass (Striped)
  • Cod
  • Flounder
  • Haddock
  • Mackerel (Atlantic)
  • Pollock
  • Tuna (Bluefin)