Enjoy beautiful nature, have fun chasing fish, and make memories together with City by the Sea Charters. Based out of Newport, Rhode Island, Captain Patrick Heaney runs inshore, nearshore, and offshore fishing trips. He invites you to his recently restored and well-equipped boat to explore this beautiful area full of various prized species you can catch. Book today and have a wonderful day on the water with City by the Sea Charters!

Your adventure starts on a 38’ Young Brothers downeast boat that can safely and comfortably take up to 6 guests. Thanks to its 385 HP Volvo engine, you’ll reach the fishing grounds in no time. Apart from extensive navigation electronics, the boat features a livewell and ice-box. You can use all the onboard facilities, which include a private toilet and kitchen.

You and the crew will go after Bluefin Tuna, Black Seabass, Bluefish, Cod, and Striped Bass. You can chase them by bottom fishing, spinning, and jigging on light tackle. The fish you catch is yours to keep. If you’d prefer to release it, you’re free to do so.

Captain Patrick takes care of rods, reels, tackle, licenses, and catch cleaning, as well as snacks and drinks. Bait isn’t included in the trip, so make sure to check with the captain what your options are.

City by the Sea Charters is waiting for you, hop aboard and make memories in Rhode Island!



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  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 1 day ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $770
    You and the crew will start the trip at 7:00 a.m. and spend 4 fun hours on the water. If fishing closer to the shore, the species you may encounter will include Striped Bass, Bluefish, and Black Seabass. Offshore, you can catch Black Seabass, Cod, and Bluefin Tuna.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $1,450
    Enjoy a longer spell on the water and have more opportunities to catch fish. When fishing close to the shore, you can target Bluefish, Striped Bass, and Black Seabass. Offshore, you can go after Bluefin Tuna, Cod, and also Black Seabass.
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Excellent
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Excellent
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Experience
Excellent
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Graham H.
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Fishing trip in August

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on August 19, 2023
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Jason K.
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Awesome trip !!!

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip on June 19, 2024
Leaned a lot and found the fish :-D highly recommend Captain Pat !!
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Lori Z.
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Excellent Day!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on September 2, 2023
Capt. Patrick and Joe were great! They provided excellent instruction and were very patient with our group. They ensured we...
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Sarah L.
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Half day fishing with Captain Patrick

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on July 8, 2023
Outstanding morning of fishing with Captain Patrick! Caught mammoth Striper, Black Sea bass, and Bluefish. Knew just where...
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Brad T.
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Great day of fishing

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on August 16, 2023
We had a wonderful time fishing. It was a little slow due to conditions but we caught multiple species of fish all day. Great...
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FAQs about City by the Sea Charters

City by the Sea Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $770 per group - Half Day Trip (4 hours)
  • US $1,450 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with City by the Sea Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with City by the Sea Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

City by the Sea Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing

City by the Sea Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Spinning
  • Jigging

Top targeted fish species with City by the Sea Charters include:
  • Bass (Striped)
  • Bluefish
  • Cod
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Tuna (Bluefin)

Meet the Captain

Patrick Heaney
Newport, Rhode Island, United States
1 Fishing Report
ID & license verified
20 Customer reviews
Response time 7 hours
Member since May 2022
Join Captain Patrick Heaney for a lovely day on the waters of Rhode Island. He can take you inshore, nearshore, and offshore to chase various lovely species these waters are full of. Join him aboard and make memories fishing in Rhode Island!

About this listing

Targeted species

Bass (Striped) Striped Bass
Bluefish Bluefish
Cod Cod
Seabass (Black) Black Seabass

Boat specs

Young Brothers (Downeast) originally built in 1994, and restored in 2022. Powered by a 385HP Volvo engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 18 knots.

Length
38 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning
Jigging

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
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 agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
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

Recent fishing reports

Killer bluefishing on topwater
Killer bluefishing on topwater
June 23, 2024
Excellent topwater action on big bluefish right before the wind.
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