North Lake Charters And Neptuna

389 Elmira Road
North Lake PE, Canada

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Boat Specs

North shore originally built in 1999. Powered by a 430HP Cumming engine with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

44 ft
10 persons
Fishing Techniques
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Kite Fishing

Giant Bluefin tuna is the hardest fighting fish in the ocean and legendary for not only breaking 130lbs class rods and big game reels… But the spirits of grown men.     Lose one, share your rod with a partner, and it’s understandable… Hell, its Giant Bluefin Tuna!! Land one on your own…Mano y Mano…with a stand up rig and you will have Bragging Rights for the rest of your life.

North Lake Charters have been in the business since 1967. Since then they have raised thousands of giants and have grown to become one of the most experienced sports fishing charters in North Lake and Prince Edward Island. They practice fun, exciting and responsible fishing for giant Bluefin Tuna. While the species is overfished in some other areas of the world. strict conservation in Canada has allowed the species to thrive. This is one of the best places to meet one of these giants face to face, and who better to do it with than a family of record-breaking Tuna fishermen?

You will be fishing aboard a sturdy 44 foot Northshore boat that is more than capable of handling the strain that Tuna fishing can place on a vessel. Equipped with a cosy cabin heated by an oil stove to keep you protected from the elements, this fully inspected boat has all the space and equipment you need to tackle this ultimate sports fishing species.

The Atlantic Bluefin Tuna can grow up to 10 feet in length and 1000 pounds in weight. A warm blooded species, they are extremely energetic and can reach speeds of up to 30 miles an hour. Come in September or October for your best chance to catch the fish of a lifetime.

The Keus family realize that people will travel great distances to fish for Tuna from Prince Edward Island and offer clean and comfortable cabin accommodation to their guests.

Book three days and receive the fourth free!

Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Fly Fishing Equipment
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Tank
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Tuna tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Trip Includes
Rod, Reels & Tackle
Live Bait
Catch Cleaning & Filleting
First Mate
Fishing Licence
Fly Fishing Equipment
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 30 days before the trip date
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates

Other Policies 
Child Friendly
Catch and Release Strict

30% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the captain on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods: Cash, Visa, Master Card, Check, Bank Transfer, American Express.

About the Captain

Bruce Keus
North Lake, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Member since January 2016
Captain Bruce Keus is a 3rd generation fisherman from a famous Tuna fishing family on Prince Edward Island. He has 22 years’ fishing experience, 16 of which as Captain. Bruce is licensed to fish for Lobster, Tuna, Herring, Mackerel, Ground Fish, Squid and Oysters. He has been featured on several TV shows including Trevor Gowdy’s “Monster Fish” and National Geographic and find and skin with Henry Walchuk who filmed him feeding 800lb plus Tuna out of his hands! Bruce's father Cor currently holds the world record for 80lb test line at 1116 lbs.

Customer Reviews

5.00 out of 5 stars from 2 reviews

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i had a fantastic fishing trip with North Lake Charters late September 2015 with legendary captains Cor and Bruce Keus and mate Josh. My fishing partner and I caught and released 6 giant bluefin tunas in 3 days with one well over 1000 pounds! Great fishing skills, great food and great people. I fished all over the world and have 3 IGFA world records and this was one of my very best fishing trips. I highly recommend North Lake Charters and I will personally renew the experience in 2016.

Marc Giraud  • Fished Sep 26, 2015
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I had the privilege of fishing with Bruce and his Father for 3 days in September.  The fishing was a little slow on the first day, we saw a few but no hook ups. Plenty of mackerel landed for bait and we ended up taking some home for dinner which was amazing!! The second day was windy and cold, there wasn’t much going on and we were afraid of not hooking up, but next thing you know we had found the fish.  There were hundreds of giant tunas feeding. Many boats were trying to get hooked up with no success and after a few passes, we were starting to get worried. Captain Kor wasn’t worried, he positioned the boat perfectly in front of the school and Bruce got the kite bait out at the perfect time and BAM! we were on. After an hour fight, we had a 500lbs fish landed and headed back to port. On the third day, we weren’t that concerned with catching one since we had already used our tag the day before. We went out to the herring net and started catching bait, but within minutes, Bruce yelled “BIG FISH” and sent down a herring and we were hooked up again, but this time was different. The fish pulled drag, again and again, wrapping us in other nets, taking us out deep and just sitting on the bottom. I fought this fish for 2 1/2 hours before we had to literally come closer to shore just to keep it off the bottom. Then we finally saw it, IT WAS HUGE, est. 1300lbs and 14-15ft long. The biggest one Bruce and his Father had seen in years. My only regret was we used the tag the day before. We got some pictures and some videos and let it go to breed and live another day.  It was the best fishing experience I have ever had with the best crew and captain in the business. I will be making this an annual trip and I have a ton of friends dying to join me. NorthLake Charters with the current 80lbs test world record holders is the only boat to charter. You won’t regret it!!

Don Campbell • Fished Sep 11, 2015
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  • 389 Elmira Road, North Lake
    PE C0A 1K0, Canada