Whether you’re in the mood for inshore expeditions or offshore excitement, Got Stryper Charters is there to accommodate you! Based in Chatham, Massachusetts, Captain Alan Hastbacka offers fly and light tackle fishing in Cape Cod and beyond.

He fishes aboard a 32’ Andros center console that has plenty of room to take out up to 4 people to the most productive fishing grounds. She’s outfitted with twin 350 HP Mercury engines that make her suitable for both inshore and offshore angling.

You will have a selection of top-range rods, reels, and tackle, and if you’re a passionate flyrodder, Capt. Alan can provide you with quality fly fishing equipment, just remember to mention it. Your guide specializes in fishing with soft plastic lures and runs “Got Stryper Baits,” which manufactures Pintail and Stubby Pintail lures. These will be an important part of your tackle box, and prove irresistible to a wide range of fish.

Got Stryper Charters is no stranger to boating huge Bluefin Tuna, as well as other desirable game fish such as Striped Bass, False Albacore, and Black Seabass. Other species are also in the cards, like Scup, Bonito, and Bluefish, depending on the location and the time of the year. Any fish you decide to take home will be cleaned and filleted at the end of the day.

Feel free to come with your kids or a couple of your best fishing buddies, everything will be provided for you, from the gear to fishing licenses, you just need to bring drinks and food. Explore the stupendous Massachusetts fishery and go home with a bragworthy catch!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Dec 1
    $1,500
    Travel further out on the 32' Andros to fish for monster Bluefin Tuna, doormat Fluke, Mahi Mahi, Billfish, and more! Bring some food and drinks, and leave everything else in Capt. Alan's capable hands. Keep in mind the price of this trip does not include fuel.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Nov 1
    $1,400
    This full day trip includes fishing Striped Bass in the shallow waters of Cape Cod. When the Bass move to open water in late summer and fall, it's more effective to catch them by vertical jigging. Besides Stripers, you'll also target other inshore species including Black Seabass, Tautog, Fluke, and more.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Inshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Nov 1
    $800
    On this 4-hour expedition, you will be chasing Striped Bass and other inshore species inhabiting Cape Cod Bay. The bite is best from May until July, and as the weather gets colder, you will be jigging for these bad boys in the open water.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Inshore (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Nov 1
    $800
    This trip will have you fishing for Striped Bass in Cape Cod (May through July), as well as other species. In fall, you will mostly jig as these fish move to open water. Departure times are tide-dependent and flexible.

About the Captain

Alan Hastbacka
Chatham, Massachusetts, United States
19 Customer Reviews
Response time 4 hours
Member since April 2016
Captain Alan Hastbacka has been fishing nonstop ever since he was old enough to get in the boat. Spending whole summers in Chatham every year as a child, he learned almost everything he knows about fishing from experienced fishermen who had been based there for 40 over years. He has fished in different locations all over the country. As well as running a professional charter service, Capt. Alan operates "Got Stryper Baits," which produces quality soft plastic baits.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Striped) Striped Bass
Bluefish Bluefish
Bonito Bonito
Little Tunny (False Albacore) Little Tunny (False Albacore)

Pollock Pollock
Scup (Porgy) Scup (Porgy)
Seabass (Black) Black Seabass
Tuna (Bluefin) Bluefin Tuna

Boat Specs

Andros (Center console) originally built in 2016. Powered by 2 350HP Mercury engines.

Length
32 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Kite Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Fishing License
Fly Fishing Equipment

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
Crew Keeps 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

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Customer Reviews

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Half day with captain jason... dude knows the cape!
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
89%
Friendly captain
94%
Recommend this charter
89%
Appropriate for children
94%
Satisfied with the boat
94%
Catch intended fish
82%
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Robert A.
Melrose, MA
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Half day trip with captain Kelly

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inshore (PM) on July 7, 2020
Captain Kelly was very professional and extremely knowledgeable. I brought my 13 year old nephew with me who is new to fishing...
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Half Day Trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inshore (AM) on August 26, 2020
Captain Alan was quick to respond to the booking request and adjusted our schedule to account for the weather.  The boat was...
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Brewster, MA
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Afternoon fishing trip with captain Kelly

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inshore (PM) on July 8, 2020
We chartered a boat for my husband’s 40th birthday. My mom and I were just along for the ride but by the end of the trip...
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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inshore (AM) on June 21, 2018
I decided several non the ago to take my husband stripper fishing off Caps Cod, For me, it was a big decision, because I know...
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South Gate, CA
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Cape Cod Fishing

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Offshore on December 1, 2019
We had a good time fishing new waters. Would definitely go out fishing again if we return to Cape Cod in the near future!
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FAQs about Got Stryper Charters

Got Stryper Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $800 per group - Half Day Trip – Inshore (AM) (4 hours)
  • $800 per group - Half Day Trip – Inshore (PM) (4 hours)
  • $1,400 per group - Full Day Trip – Inshore (8 hours)
  • $1,500 per group - Full Day Trip – Offshore (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Got Stryper Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet (Head inside the console.)
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Got Stryper Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License
  • Fly Fishing Equipment

Got Stryper Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Got Stryper Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing
  • Kite Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Got Stryper Charters include:
  • Bass (Striped)
  • Bluefish
  • Bonito
  • Little Tunny (False Albacore)
  • Pollock
  • Scup (Porgy)
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Tuna (Bluefin)