West End Johnny Charters is located in Wareham and offers to show you a memorable time in these waters.

Capt. John will do his best to make sure you have a fun day full of fishing. This involves 3 to 10-hour trips, mainly fishing for Tautog, Scup, Seabass, and Flounder, depending on the season and conditions on the day. On these trips. you can expect to use techniques such as light tackle, bottom fishing, and jigging.

Your fishing adventure starts on a 27’ Bayliner boat that can safely take up to 6 anglers. This boat comes with a toilet and ice-box.

All rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the price so you can focus on what really matters, fishing. Your trip will include all the necessary fishing licenses for the day. The crew will clean and fillet your catch for you to take home at the end of the trip.

Book your trip now and hit the water with West End Johnny Charters.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip – Seabass
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 3:15 PM
    Seasonal trip May 21 - Jun 21 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
    $280
    Get your limit of Seabass in under three hours!
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip – Scup (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 25 - Aug 28
    $300
    Great for kids or people who want to give fishing a try! This is fishing in a low-impact non-stressful environment. Great for families who want to experience the water and learn from Captain Johnny.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip – Scup (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 3:15 PM
    Seasonal trip May 12 - Oct 1
    $300
    Great for kids or people who want to give fishing a try! This is fishing in a low-impact non-stressful environment. Great for families who want to experience the water and learn from Captain Johnny.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip – Tautog/Blackfish
    In demand! Last booked: 1 day ago
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 3:15 PM
    Seasonal trip Sep 17 - Oct 31 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
    $300
    Target the best-tasting fish in the bay! Tautog aka Blackfish. This is great for anyone looking to put meat in their freezer. Exciting for the novice to advanced fishermen.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Scup/Fluke Combo (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 25 - Aug 28
    $425
    Target Scup for two hours and Fluke for two hours.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Scup/Fluke Combo (PM)
    In demand! Last booked: 1 day ago
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 3:15 PM
    Seasonal trip Jun 18 - Sep 30
    $425
    Target Scup and Fluke for 2 hours each.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Tautog/Blackfish
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Sep 17 - Oct 30 (Sat, Sun)
    $500
    Target the best-tasting fish in the bay! Tautog aka Blackfish. This is great for anyone looking to put meat in their freezer. Exciting for the novice to advanced fishermen.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Fluke and Tog
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:45 AM
    Seasonal trip Sep 17 - Sep 29 (Sat, Sun)
    $700
    Get a limit of Tautog and then target Fluke!
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip – Marathon Fluke/Scup
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 27 - Aug 28
    $925
    5 hours of scup and five hours of fluke! We break for lunch!
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About the Captain

John Sousa
Wareham, Massachusetts, United States
ID & License verified
4 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since September 2021
Grew up Fishing Buzzards Bay and Narragansett Bay with my dad. Teacher by day, MMA Soccer coach in the fall, NCAA basketball official in the winter, and come spring an outdoors and fishing Junkie. I have a super supportive wife, a dog named rebel, and a cute little girl named June. They all usually come down post trip to give me a hand and add a few laughs.

About this listing

Targeted species

Bluefish Bluefish
Flounder Flounder
Scup (Porgy) Scup (Porgy)
Seabass (Black) Black Seabass

Boat specs

Bayliner (Center console) originally built in 1997. Powered by a 225HP Mercury engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 34 knots.

Length
27 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Jigging
Drift Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
seabass, tautog, and flounder cleaned, scup not
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

Listing policies

Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Wareham to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

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

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
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Excellent
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Experience
Excellent
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Great day of fishing in Buzzards bay
Great day of fishing in Buzzards bay
3 hour family trip
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John D.
Stoughton, MA
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Great day of fishing in Buzzards bay

VERIFIED   NEW  3 Hour Trip – Scup (PM) on August 16, 2022
We booked a 3 hour trip for scup fishing with John.  He watched conditions and weather to get us the best fishing experience. ...
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Jorge G.
Wardsville, MO
Excellent
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Half day trip with Capt John (aka Johnny)

VERIFIED   NEW  3 Hour Trip – Scup (AM) on July 20, 2022
He was awesome, and knew exactly where to take us. By far the most fish we have ever caught, and if we are ever in this area...
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Saybl B.
Canterbury, CT
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3 hour family trip

VERIFIED   NEW  3 Hour Trip – Scup (PM) on July 23, 2022
This day was epic!! We brought our kiddos, for their first time ocean fishing. Captain John was great working with the boys...
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Kevin J.
Two Harbors, MN
Excellent
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3 Hrs of non stop Sea Bass action.

VERIFIED   Special 3 hours trip for Kevin Johnson on June 2, 2022
Captain John put us on the fish right way.  He did a great job keeping the kids and our wife’s hooks baited so we could...
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FAQs about West End Johnny Charters

West End Johnny Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $280 per group - 3 Hour Trip – Seabass (3 hours)
  • $300 per group - 3 Hour Trip – Scup (AM) (3 hours)
  • $300 per group - 3 Hour Trip – Scup (PM) (3 hours)
  • $300 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - 3 Hour Trip – Tautog/Blackfish (3 hours)
  • $425 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Scup/Fluke Combo (AM) (4 hours)
  • $425 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Scup/Fluke Combo (PM) (4 hours)
  • $500 per group - 5 Hour Trip – Tautog/Blackfish (5 hours)
  • $700 per group - 8 Hour Trip – Fluke and Tog (8 hours)
  • $925 per group - 10 Hour Trip – Marathon Fluke/Scup (10 hours)

When you book a trip with West End Johnny Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with West End Johnny Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting ( seabass, tautog, and flounder cleaned, scup not)
  • Fishing License

West End Johnny Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing

West End Johnny Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Jigging
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with West End Johnny Charters include:
  • Bluefish
  • Flounder
  • Scup (Porgy)
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Tautog