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
    2 Day Trip – Overnight Tuna Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 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.
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip – Tuna Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 4:00 AM
    $1,500
    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
    Full Day Trip – Bottom Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,100
    The captain provides you with everything you need to take home some nice fresh Haddock. Your trip will start at 8:00 a.m. and the only thing you should bring is your favorite food and drinks.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Bass Trips
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Aug 30
    $550
    Starting at 8:00 a.m., you'll spend 4 fine 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!
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About the Captain

Rick Boudrow
Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States
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14 Customer Reviews
Response time 4 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

Mackerel (Atlantic) Atlantic Mackerel
Pollock Pollock
Tuna (Bluefin) Bluefin Tuna

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
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

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

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

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

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
You Keep Catch
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
Checks

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Customer Reviews

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Friendly captain
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Recommend this charter
93%
Appropriate for children
89%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Tom K.
Burlington, Massachusetts
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Striped Bass and Much More!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Bass Trips on July 5, 2021
This experience with Captain Rick and First Mate Rick was absolutely fantastic! The trip was much more than fishing, it was...
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Peter M.
Bow, NH
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Striper trip with Captain Rick and Rick

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Bass Trips on July 30, 2021
Booked a 4 hour trip on the F/V Emme and we had a blast.  Arrived early and boarded the boat promptly and were off within...
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Charles B.
Valley Falls, NY
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Full day trip - Haddock

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Bottom Fishing on August 26, 2021
I took my 2 boys (ages 12 & 15) along with my son-in-law on a full day off shore fishing trip. It was my boys 1st off shore...
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Dominique A.
Cambridge, MA
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Great fishing day on the water!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Bass Trips on July 17, 2021
We had a great time with Rick & Rick on the water! Both were so knowledgeable, fun and helpful. We all caught a few sea bass...
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Linda D.
Malden, Massachusetts
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Fishing with Rick

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Bass Trips on August 14, 2021
Rick and Ben were awesome We had a great boat ride caught some fish was very very very happy with both of them I would definitely...
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FAQs about F/V Emme Fisheries

F/V Emme Fisheries offers the following trips to customers:
  • $550 per group - Half Day Trip – Bass Trips (4 hours)
  • $1,100 per group - Full Day Trip – Bottom Fishing (8 hours)
  • $1,500 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

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
  • 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)