Ortus Charters - Outer Cape(Dennis to Ptown)

Ortus Charters is located on the Outer Cape and offers to show you a memorable time in these waters. They will meet you in various harbors based on where the fishing is the best so that we can get you on the fish as quickly as possible. Capt. Scott has been fishing the waters of the Cape for over 20 years and loves to share his love of the fertile waters and all the sea creatures you’ll get to experience. Come experience for yourself why Saltwater Magazine has Cape Cod as one of the best places to fish during the summer.

He will make sure you have a fun day full of fishing. This involves either a 5 to 8-hour trip, mainly fishing for Tuna, Bluefish, Striped Bass, Cod, Black Sea Bass, Flounder and Haddock, depending on the season and conditions on the day. On these trips, you can expect to use various techniques such as casting with light tackle, heavy tackle for giant bluefin tuna, trolling, jigging, kite fishing, and using spinning gear.

Your fishing adventure starts on a 26’ Boston Whaler boat that can safely take up to 5 anglers. This boat comes with a small toilet and ice-box. Onboard, you’ll also find a variety of casting gear, light trolling gear, and heavy-duty tuna gear. Complete repower for 2023 with new twin Suzuki outboards. USCG safety inspected boat.

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. The boat will be supplied with drinks for your pleasure, be sure to let the captain know if you have any questions or want to bring your own gear.

Book your trip now and hit the water with Ortus Charters this season.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Shared trip
    5 HR Black Sea Bass - split boat
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    Seasonal trip May 18 - Jun 9
    US $200
    We will target Black Sea Bass in Nantucket Sound. This is an excellent eating ground fish that freezes well. Each angler on the boat is allowed to keep 4 fish over 17 inches in length. These are open boats with up to 4 anglers. All gear is provided. These are half day trips. Cost is per angler.
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Jigging
    Drift Fishing
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Blue and Bass-PM
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip May 18 - Aug 3
    US $600
    We target Striped Bass and Bluefish on these 5-hour trips. Max of 5 people. All gear is provided. We provide bottled water and cooler space for food and snacks. Depart time will vary based on season and fishing intel. Any legal fish caught, the client keeps. We will fillet and package in bags for you to take home. We use various methods to catch the fish and our goal is to keep you busy reeling all day!
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Light Tackle
    Jigging
    Popping
    Trolling
    Spinning
    Drift Fishing
    Targeted fish
    Bass (Striped)
    Striped Bass
    Bluefish
    Bluefish
    Flounder
    Flounder
  • Private trip
    5 Hr Trip – Blues and Bass - AM
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 18 - Aug 3
    US $600
    We target Striped Bass and Bluefish on these 5-hour trips. Max of 5 people. All gear is provided. We provide bottled water and cooler space for food and snacks. Depart time will vary based on season and fishing intel. Any legal fish caught, the client keeps. We will fillet and package in bags for you to take home. We use various methods to catch the fish and our goal is to keep you busy reeling all day!
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Light Tackle
    Jigging
    Trolling
    Spinning
    Drift Fishing
    Targeted fish
    Bass (Striped)
    Striped Bass
    Bluefish
    Bluefish
    Flounder
    Flounder
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Bluefin Tuna (MAX4)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jul 1 - Oct 30
    US $1,200
    We target giant and recreational-size Bluefin Tuna. The maximum number of people is 4 guests for this trip. The trip can be from 5 to 10 hours depending on our luck. We depart very early, often in the dark. All gear is provided. We provide bottled water. We have cooler space for additional food and beverage. The client keeps rec-size fish under 73" and the captain keeps giant-size fish over 73". Partial refund if giant is caught and sold.
    Targeted fish
    Tuna (Bluefin)
    Bluefin Tuna
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Bluefish bonanza with bonus whales!
Bluefish bonanza with bonus whales!
Mom\/Son Fishing Outing with Captain Scott
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Glenn J.
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Full Day Tuna Fishing with Captain Scott

Full Day Trip – Bluefin Tuna (MAX4) on October 4, 2023
Just an awesome fantastic experience hooked into a very large Bluefin Tune—maybe 600lbs—-fought the Tune for 7hrs—finally...
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Hillary E.
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Mom/Son Fishing Outing with Captain Scott

VERIFIED   5 Hr Trip – Blues and Bass - AM on July 19, 2023
We spent half a day on the water with Scott and had the best time! We tried a few different techniques and caught 15 striped...
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Dan W.
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Bluefish bonanza with bonus whales!

VERIFIED   5 Hr Trip – Blues and Bass - AM on July 25, 2023
We weren’t able to get into the stripers like we did last year but Scott switched up tactics and soon had us reeling in gator...
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Tim F.
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Great Day on the water

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Blue and Bass-PM on July 2, 2023
Tough bite but Scott worked hard to find the fish. My daughter and I had a great time making memories before she leaves for...
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June fishing trip

5 Hour Trip – Blue and Bass-PM on June 17, 2023
It was a excellent trip..Captain Scott knew exactly where to go for the bass..we had alot of fun..would recommend too book...
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FAQs about Ortus Charters - Outer Cape(Dennis to Ptown)

Ortus Charters - Outer Cape(Dennis to Ptown) offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $100 per person - 5 HR Black Sea Bass - split boat (5 hours)
  • US $600 per group - 5 Hour Trip – Blue and Bass-PM (5 hours)
  • US $600 per group - 5 Hr Trip – Blues and Bass - AM (5 hours)
  • US $1,200 per group - Full Day Trip – Bluefin Tuna (MAX4) (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Ortus Charters - Outer Cape(Dennis to Ptown), you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet Small
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box Cooler and Fishboxes
  • Radar

Trips booked with Ortus Charters - Outer Cape(Dennis to Ptown) include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait (We do use live bait, but not on every trip. Live bait is included in the trip price.)
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (When we have fish to take home for you, we will filet it and place in zip lock bags for you at no charge. We will try to do this on the boat. If you want to take the whole fish home, please let us know in advance.)
  • Drinks (Bottled water is included in the trip. We have a large cooler on the boat for additional beverages of your choice and for snacks.)
  • First Mate (when needed)
  • Fishing License (No need to buy MA license. Included)

Ortus Charters - Outer Cape(Dennis to Ptown) offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing (Cape Cod Bay)
  • Offshore Fishing (North of Provincetown & East of Chatham)

Ortus Charters - Outer Cape(Dennis to Ptown) offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing
  • Kite Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Ortus Charters - Outer Cape(Dennis to Ptown) include:
  • Bass (Striped)
  • Bluefish
  • Cod
  • Flounder
  • Haddock
  • Herring
  • Mackerel (Atlantic)
  • Tuna (Bluefin)

Meet the Captain

Scott Yelle
Orleans, Massachusetts, United States
12 Fishing Reports
ID & license verified
8 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since March 2022
Grew up on Cape Cod and have always loved fishing. Finally decided to start a charter business to share my love with others. Really love being on the water because each day is different and unique.
Our Team
Mark W.
Captain
Ed C.
First mate

About this listing

Targeted species

Bass (Striped) Striped Bass
Bluefish Bluefish
Cod Cod
Flounder Flounder

Boat specs

Boston Whaler (Center console) originally built in 1998. Powered by 2 200HP Suzuki engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Cape Cod Bay
Offshore Fishing
North of Provincetown & East of Chatham

Fishing techniques

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

Amenities

Toilet
Small
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box
Cooler and Fishboxes

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
We do use live bait, but not on every trip. Live bait is included in the trip price.
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
When we have fish to take home for you, we will filet it and place in zip lock bags for you at no charge. We will try to do this on the boat. If you want to take the whole fish home, please let us know in advance.
Drinks
Bottled water is included in the trip. We have a large cooler on the boat for additional beverages of your choice and for snacks.
First Mate
when needed
Fishing License
No need to buy MA license. Included

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
We love having kids on the boat to expose them to fishing. We believe fishing is something you can do for generations and we love sharing that. Children under 13 must wear a PFD at all time due to regulations.
No Smoking
You Keep Catch
Exception of Bluefin Tuna over 73"
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Pay online in full

Pay online in full through FishingBooker and save on credit card fees at the dock.

No additional fees.
Book with 25% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% 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
Visa
Mastercard
PayPal
Checks
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 2% charge will apply.

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