Reel Pursuit Charters

18 reviews
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COVID-19 Until further notice we will be doing only one trip per day. No back to back trips. The mate and Captain will wash the boat stem to stern, including all the rods, reels and equipment The head will get cleaned and then disinfected. Captain Paul will give a safety briefing before every trip and will include using hand sanitizer and sunscreen for everyone.

Reel Pursuit Charters provide unforgettable Striper and Tuna charters in the waters of Boston, Massachusetts. You will spend a fun-filled day on the Boston waters in the company of a well-rounded crew led by Captain Paul Diggins. He and his mates will work hard to take you to best fishing spots, to help you cast for, hook, and reel in your catch!

You will go out on their 34 foot Craig Blackwell express boat, which was completely rebuilt by Blackwell BoatWorks in 2016. It now contains all the latest electronics, as well as all the safety equipment. The boat is powered by a two 315 HP Cummins engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots. This makes it fast and sound on the chop.

Reel Pursuit Charters will provide you with all the fishing gear and lures, with live baits supplied on the 6 and 8 hour long trips. You will go in search of the famous Striper or Striped Bass, as well as Porgy, Atlantic Mackerel, Flounder, and Bluefish. There is the added option of going on an amazing deep sea trip for Bluefin Tuna and Sharks.

You can bring your food and your favorite alcoholic beverages which will be stored in the onboard fridge. You’ll also have an enclosed toilet and a multimedia system available. The mate will clean the catch for you so make sure you tip him well as they rely on gratuity.

Anglers of all ages and skill levels are welcome so gather your friends, relatives or fellow workers, book a trip that’s to your liking and set off to your next fishing adventure!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Extended Full Day – Offshore 4 MAX
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Aug 1 - Oct 30
    $1,500
    price breakdown
    $1,500
    If you've been dreaming of venturing into the deep blue waters and battling some deep sea beasts this is the trip for you. Join Captain Paul and go after some giant Tuna or Shark. Federal guidelines will be followed on all trips. You will have all the fishing gear supplied. The mates' tip is 15-20% additional. **4 people MAX**
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Nov 1
    $1,000
    price breakdown
    $1,000
    This trip will allow anglers to experience Boston nearshore fishing to the fullest. You can cover a lot of ground on this trip with a few quality stops. On this 8-hour long trip, you will go out in search of Bluefish, Flounder, and Striped Bass. Starting times are flexible but it's best to plan for an early start if you're fishing during the weekend.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 3 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Nov 1
    $800
    price breakdown
    $800
    If you're looking to give yourself a couple of extra hours to find some seriously large fish, this trip is a great option. It lasts for 6 hours and will see you fishing for Stripers, Bluefish, and Flounder. Although starting times are flexible, Captain Paul recommends an early start on the weekends.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Nov 1 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu)
    $600
    price breakdown
    $600
    Great trip for anglers of all experience levels wanting a great first taste of the local fishery. On this half day trip, you will be fishing for Stripers, Bluefish, and Flounder. Times are flexible but Captain Paul recommends an early start on weekends.
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About the Captain

Paul Diggins
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Angler's Choice
1 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
18 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since January 2017
Captain Paul has been fishing professionally for over 25 years including the waters of Boston, Cape Cod, Florida and Costa Rica. He is a USCG 100 Ton Licensed Captain with extensive knowledge of boat handling. Captain Paul believes that a fishing trip should consist of enjoying your family and friends company, catching great fish, and taking in the beautiful scenery of the ocean - wherever you are!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Striped) Bass (Striped)
Bluefish Bluefish
Flounder Flounder
Mackerel (Atlantic) Mackerel (Atlantic)

Scup (Porgy) Scup (Porgy)
Tuna (Bluefin) Tuna (Bluefin)

Boat Specs

Craig Blackwell (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1990, and restored in 2016. Powered by 2 315HP Cummins 2016 engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

Length
34 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

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

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 30 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 30 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
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
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
American Express
PayPal

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.41
out of 5 stars from 18 reviews
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Experience
Three quarry day
Three quarry day
A day for the books
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
81%
Friendly captain
94%
Recommend this charter
94%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
56%
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Peter F.
Sudbury, MA
 5.00
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A day for the books

VERIFIED   NEW  July 21, 2020
I have two boys ages 9 and 10. They had a blast. Paul and deckhand Evan were great with the kids, clean, friendly, and talkative....
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Gordon R.
Boston, MA
 5.00
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Three quarry day

VERIFIED   NEW  August 7, 2020
An amazing time. Captain and crew were the best. They could not do enough to make the day a success. Caught 10 BIG fish...
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Dorchester, MA
 4.33
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3/4 Day Trip

VERIFIED   NEW  July 27, 2020
Paul and Evan were great - Evan gave everything he had trying to get a bite going but it was just one of those days. Love the...
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Christy M.
Catskill, NY
 5.00
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Bruce P.
Danbury, CT
 5.00
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VERIFIED   September 8, 2019
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