Captain
Mike Delzingo

Member since July 2018 Boston, United States
Background
"Fishing is in my blood. Born and raised a fisherman, as are my children. Owning and operating a charter boat was my destiny." Captain Mike Delzingo has been fishing for four and a half decades. He's spent the past 28 years fishing saltwater right here in Boston harbor, learning the tricks of the trade and the taste of the local species. Capt Mike is also one of only a handful of local rod and reel commercial ground-fishermen. Supplying fresh, local, sustainably caught seafood to restaurants and markets in the Boston area. His son Brad is usually the first mate. Brad is also the Jr. IGFA World record holder for Porbeagle sharks! Capt. Mike and Brad will gladly show you the ropes and help you have a lot of fun in the blue waters of Boston.
Techniques
Inshore Light tackle sight fishing to feeding fish. Inshore Slow trolling for when the fish are holding deep. Inshore Live bait drifting to target larger keeper sized fish. Offshore school Blue-fin tuna trolling. Offshore live bait fishing for Giant Blue-fin tuna Offshore drift fishing for sharks Offshore bottom fishing and jigging for groundfish.

Hey, I'm Captain Mike Delzingo

Boston, United States
Background
"Fishing is in my blood. Born and raised a fisherman, as are my children. Owning and operating a charter boat was my destiny." Captain Mike Delzingo has been fishing for four and a half decades. He's spent the past 28 years fishing saltwater right here in Boston harbor, learning the tricks of the trade and the taste of the local species. Capt Mike is also one of only a handful of local rod and reel commercial ground-fishermen. Supplying fresh, local, sustainably caught seafood to restaurants and markets in the Boston area. His son Brad is usually the first mate. Brad is also the Jr. IGFA World record holder for Porbeagle sharks! Capt. Mike and Brad will gladly show you the ropes and help you have a lot of fun in the blue waters of Boston.
Techniques
Inshore Light tackle sight fishing to feeding fish. Inshore Slow trolling for when the fish are holding deep. Inshore Live bait drifting to target larger keeper sized fish. Offshore school Blue-fin tuna trolling. Offshore live bait fishing for Giant Blue-fin tuna Offshore drift fishing for sharks Offshore bottom fishing and jigging for groundfish.
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Fishbucket Sportfishing

34 reviews
Boston
Going fast!
trips from $150

Fishing Reports

Fishing is our business..........

August 01, 2020

The morning trips are for targeting big striped bass! Read Full Report →


Stand up to a GIANT !

July 10, 2020

Think you've got what it takes to go toe to toe with a Giant bluefin tuna? Put yourself to the test on one of our 12 hour offshore trips where, If reqested, We will only use standup tackle. This… Read Full Report →


Here fishy

June 28, 2020

Trophy Striped Bass are here. The morning trips are producing great results. Read Full Report →


The big fish are here!

June 17, 2020

Huge striped bass are here and feeding early mornings. Now is the time to get your bucket list trophy striper! Please note. Do to the regulations in place, on charters these big fish cannot be kept and they MUST… Read Full Report →


The time to go fishing is upon us!

May 31, 2020

Thousands of hungry school size striped bass are feeding heavily each day right inside the harbor! This Sundays trip we landed over 50 fish! Read Full Report →


Septfishing fishing is on fire!

September 14, 2019

Striped bass of all sizes are feeding for their migration south. The harbor is on fire! Read Full Report →


the sunset trips are really heating up!

September 05, 2019

the fish are feeding as the sun sets over Boston. come on out for 2 hours and get in on the action. Read Full Report →


Can't tune a piano, but can tuna Fish

September 01, 2019

This 96" Giant Bluefin Tuna gave one heck of a fight! 2 hours to be exact. Read Full Report →


Our sunset trips are on fire!

August 19, 2019

On todays sunset trip we landed over 50 fish, between 5 anglers, in just under 2.5 hours! Stop wishing and come fishing! Call or text captain Mike on the Fishbucket to get on board. Read Full Report →


here fishy fishy ~~~~

July 27, 2019

Boston Bass fishing is as good as it gets right now! Morning 6 hour trips are your best bet to come home with a cooler full of fish. Larger fish feed heavily in the morning, whereas smaller fish tend… Read Full Report →


Another great morning shared trip!

July 20, 2019

We are the only boat in Boston offering shared /per person trips! Give Captain Mike a call or text to get on board these per person trips Fishbucket Sportfishing Boston Read Full Report →


Do these guys look happy or what?

July 14, 2019

Today's two trips were incredible! all big stripers, all day! Read Full Report →


Boston's finest fish!

July 13, 2019

some of Bostons prized striped bass. 6 hour morning trips are when we target theae HUGE Striped Bass with live bait. Read Full Report →


Downtown Bass fishing is at it's peak

July 09, 2019

large schools of Menhaden have moved into the inner harbor and that means the big bass are here too! Read Full Report →


The ocean is calling....

July 02, 2019

"Tis better to sit on a boat and think about church, than to sit in church and think about boat" Fishbucket 3:16... Read Full Report →


Tuna Time !

July 01, 2019

All the way from Minnesota, this young walleye fisherman will never be the same. Call Captain Mike to get on board Read Full Report →


Here fishy fishy....

June 25, 2019

Striped bass are here and easily in reach. C'mon you know you wanna go fishing. Read Full Report →


We fish every night!

June 22, 2019

traveling solo? Stop wishing and come fishing! Read Full Report →


it's GO TIME!

June 15, 2019

It's prime time for striped bass of all sizes now. From early morning trips for that trophy of a lifetime, to a lazy afternoon light tackle schoolie blitzes inside the city. One thing is certain, the fish are here… Read Full Report →


You should be fishing!

June 10, 2019

The inner harbor is loaded with school size striped bass, easily within short reach on our 3 hour sunset trip. Perfect for light tackle. call or text Captain Mike to get on board. Fishbucket Sportfishing Boston Read Full Report →


Fishsticks anyone ?

June 02, 2019

The flounder are in! Only one person to feed? Wife get seasick? No worrys. Leave her high and dry while you hit the high seas solo on our single person 3 hour trip. You'll be back with fresh dinner… Read Full Report →


We know how to fill a boat

June 01, 2019

When it comes to bottom fish, Captain Mike and Fishbucket Sportfishing know how to fill coolers! Fish till your arms fall off on one of our offshore and haddock special trips. Read Full Report →


Lets go fishing !

May 26, 2019

The boat is in the water and we are fishing ! Heres a nice eating size porbeagle shark from our first offshore trip of 2019. Heres to a great season, see you on the water. Read Full Report →


Time go fishing

May 25, 2019

The flounder are in. 6 hour combo bass & flounder trips are a great way to spend the morning. Call or email Captain Mike to get on board. Read Full Report →


The groundfishing is great lately. 11/04

November 05, 2018

Come groundfishing with us. It may be colder outside but the boat has a killer heating system. With a bus heater and another webasto diesel fired heater to keep the cabin toasty warm. Fill your coolers with tasty pollack.… Read Full Report →


Still some good action inside the harbor

October 21, 2018

Theres some schoolie size fish and even some keepers around for some light tackle action for the die hard fishermen and women. Winter in Boston is coming fast. Read Full Report →


Great fishing this weeekend !

October 08, 2018

Plenty of hungry fish right inside the harbor. Great for light tackle. even the bluefish have finally showed up. Read Full Report →


Great bass fishing this morning

September 30, 2018

This mornings shared trip had great results with lots of hungry fish on light tackle just minutes away from the dock. Not a bad way to spend a Sunday morning. Call captain Mike to get onboard Read Full Report →


Great fishing lately right in the harbor

September 23, 2018

The striped bass have invaded downtown Boston! Easy fishing this weekend with limits of fish quickly and all within minutes of the dock. Call Captain Mike to get on board. Read Full Report →


September is shark month in Boston !

September 02, 2018

Your best chance to hook up with these apex predators is this month. Book an offshore trip and do battle, one on one / Man vs beast, with some of the largest sharks on the planet! like this 341… Read Full Report →


3 hour sunset trip, Monday, August 13

August 14, 2018

Neither fog nor drizzle will stop the Fishbucket ! Read Full Report →


Another giant bluefin tuna bites the dus

August 12, 2018

91" 321# Giant Bluefin Tuna from 8/13/2018 Read Full Report →


Lots of great fishing just minutes from

July 27, 2018

Schoolie striped bass provide fast and consistent action on light tackle within just a few minutes from the dock. We can change our trips to suit your time frame. Only have an hour to spare? No problem just ask… Read Full Report →


Bass fishing is red hot right now

July 23, 2018

Lots of hungry school fish just within minutes from the dock making light tackle action fast and furious Read Full Report →


We know sharks!

July 03, 2018

Congratulations are in order to my son and the worlds greatest first mate Bradley, as the new IGFA jr. WORLD RECORD holder for porporbeagle sharks! Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

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4.79
out of 5 stars from 34 reviews
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
94%
Friendly captain
97%
Recommend this charter
94%
Appropriate for children
94%
Satisfied with the boat
97%
Catch intended fish
77%
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Tanner H.
Dorchester, MA
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Evening Trip with Captain Mike

VERIFIED   NEW  July 16, 2020
The Captain picked us up right on time and we cruised right out to the spot. My girlfriend are new to Boston and decided to...
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Andrew H.
Boston, Massachusetts
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Half day striped bass trip

VERIFIED   NEW  August 1, 2020
This was a great trip. Captain Mike and Jeremy were very accommodating. They made sure everybody got a fish or multiple fish...
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Logan A.
New York, New York
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Sunset Stripers

VERIFIED   June 15, 2020
Went striper fishing with Captain Mike for a few hours tonight! He’s a great guy who takes good care of you while fishing. ...
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Fishing with Mike

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Fishing with Mike

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