Let Boston Harbor Charters organize your fishing trip and get a taste of what Massachusetts inshore angling has to offer you. Captain Ronnie has 25 years of experience, so you’ll hardly find a better guide to take you on new fishing quests.

Choose a half day or a full day trip and come aboard a 33’ Downeast boat, powered by a 450 HP Volvo engine. The vessel can take up to 6 persons to the secret fish hideouts of Quincy, and beyond. She is loaded with all the comforts of home including a full head with shower, AC/heating, generator, refrigerator, coffee maker, a microwave, stereo, and plenty of seating inside the cabin.

On 8-hour trips, you will get out of the harbor, and go as far as 25 miles from the shore. You will catch live bait along the way, which will later help you to catch some big fish like Striped Bass, Bluefish, and Flounder.

Shorter trips are reserved for reeling in smaller fish, and you will also stay within harbor walls, which is perfect if you can’t dedicate an entire day to fishing.

Capt. Ronnie has first-rate rods, reels, and tackle you need, including brands like Daiwa and Shimano. Most of the rods are custom-built and will be your trusty ally in reeling in massive fish. The first mate will also make sure that you’re prepped and ready to hook your next great catch, and he works for tips, so 20% gratuity is expected and appreciated.

Novices, families with kids, experienced anglers — everybody is welcome on Boston Harbor Charters. The captain will gladly share stories and a few laughs with you so that you’re not just fishing but also having a great time. Please note drugs are not permitted onboard and while alcohol is allowed, the captain may choose to end the trip early if anyone gets too inebriated.

Experience inshore fishing in a new and exciting light with Capt. Ronnie and Boston Harbor Charters!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip – Offshore
    In demand! Last booked: 1 day ago
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 5:30 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 15 - Nov 15
    $1,400
    For those looking for a challenge, this 10 hour trip will take you to the offshore fishing grounds where you'll have a chance to test your skills against the likes of Cod, Haddock, and Tuna from Jun 1st. There will be a mate on board to assist you during the trip and fillet the catch you bring in. For his efforts, it's customary to tip 20% of the trip price.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip - Inshore
    Just booked! Last booked: 11 hours ago
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 15 - Oct 31
    $950
    Dedicate your day to chasing after Bluefish, Flounder, and Striped Bass in the waters of the inner and outer harbor fishing grounds. Great fun and great fish await!
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip - Inshore
    In demand! Last booked: 3 days ago
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 15 - Oct 31
    $800
    Spend 6 hours on the water and in the area of inner harbor or outer harbor, and come back home with awesome stories about catching Striped Bass and Flounder.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip - Inshore
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip May 15 - Oct 31 (Sat, Sun)
    $650
    For this afternoon 4-hour trip, you will be going after Flounder and Striped Bass with Boston Harbor Charters. For all assistance, tips, and tricks, Captain Ronnie is at your disposal.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip - Inshore
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 15 - Oct 31 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
    $650
    It's never too early to go after Striped Bass or Flounder, and Captain Ronnie is here to guide you to some of the best fishing grounds. Just make sure to wake up on time and show up, everything else will be taken care of.
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About the Captain

Ronnie Munafo
Quincy, Massachusetts, United States
ID & License verified
10 Customer Reviews
Response time 2 hours
Member since June 2017
Captain Ronnie is an avid angler with a quarter-century of fishing experience. His brother was the one that got him hooked on fishing, and now Ronnie's keeping it in the family, with his 21-year-old son following in his footsteps. He's been running charters for the past 14 years and is only getting better and more experienced with each year. Captain's specialty is fishing for Striped Bass, and his biggest ever catch was a giant Bluefin Tuna, that weighed 480 lb and took over 2 hours to reel in.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Striped) Bass (Striped)
Bluefish Bluefish
Flounder Flounder
Pollock Pollock

Scallop Scallop
Shark (Blue) Shark (Blue)
Shark (Mako) Shark (Mako)
Tuna (Bluefin) Tuna (Bluefin)

Boat Specs

Flowers (Downeast) originally built in 2003. Powered by a 450HP Volvo engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 28 knots.

Length
33 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

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

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

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
PayPal
Checks

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 2% fee.

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Customer Reviews

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Friendly captain
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80%
Appropriate for children
63%
Satisfied with the boat
88%
Catch intended fish
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Marblehead, MA
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A great family day

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip - Inshore on August 22, 2020
Captain Ronnie and his son Matt were outstanding! They brought us to several areas where we all caught fish and it was such...
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Everett, MA
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VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip - Inshore on August 1, 2020
Awesome day, very knowledgeable Captain. He did his best so we could catch striper.  We had some kipper size and some catch...
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The captain canceled

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Buffalo, NY
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6 hour trip with Captian Ronnie and Matt

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip - Inshore on October 17, 2020
Great day on the water.
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FAQs about Boston Harbor Charters

Boston Harbor Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $650 per group - 4 Hour Trip - Inshore (4 hours)
  • $650 per group - 4 Hour Trip - Inshore (4 hours)
  • $800 per group - 6 Hour Trip - Inshore (6 hours)
  • $950 per group - 8 Hour Trip - Inshore (8 hours)
  • $1,400 per group - 10 Hour Trip – Offshore (10 hours)

When you book a trip with Boston Harbor Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Air Conditioning
  • GPS (4 Garmin networked large screen chartplotters)
  • Fishfinder (Garmin Chirp & Furuno sounders )
  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Boston Harbor Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Boston Harbor Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing

Boston Harbor Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Drift Fishing
  • Kite Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Boston Harbor Charters include:
  • Bass (Striped)
  • Bluefish
  • Flounder
  • Pollock
  • Scallop
  • Shark (Blue)
  • Shark (Mako)
  • Tuna (Bluefin)