Captain
Jonathan Carey

Member since June 2017 Newburyport, United States
Background
In addition to being an experienced captain in my own right, I have mated for and learned from some of the best old time captains in the area. I bring to the table over 20 years experience fishing from Provincetown Cape Cod to the Gulf of Maine out to Georges Bank chasing Striped Bass to Bluefin Tuna and everything in between. For the last ten years, I have been a commercial Tuna and Bass fisherman. My experience covers commercial, charter, and head boat fishing. As a lifetime angler, I enjoy both fresh and saltwater fishing. My passion, however, is definitely saltwater. This transition occurred after my first experience catching a Bluefin Tuna....I can still hear that drag screaming!!! If you are a life long angler like myself or a begginer, let me share my love of the ocean and fishing with you and your group. I guarantee you will not only leave with a memorable experience but also new knowledge, and most likely some dinner! We are now offerong corporate charters on our 37' Duffy.
Techniques
We use a variety of techniques and products depending on species and conditions. We offer a range of trips and can customize any trip to your specific needs or interests. We offer 3, 4, 6, 8, and 10-hour trips. On the Side Charters offers a variety of trips suitable for anglers of any age. Children, families or advanced fishermen and fisherwomen looking for the fish of a lifetime, all are welcome! Customized trips are available. Our custom played out Downeast boat will offer you excellent comfort and great fishability !

Hey, I'm Captain Jonathan Carey

Newburyport, United States
Background
In addition to being an experienced captain in my own right, I have mated for and learned from some of the best old time captains in the area. I bring to the table over 20 years experience fishing from Provincetown Cape Cod to the Gulf of Maine out to Georges Bank chasing Striped Bass to Bluefin Tuna and everything in between. For the last ten years, I have been a commercial Tuna and Bass fisherman. My experience covers commercial, charter, and head boat fishing. As a lifetime angler, I enjoy both fresh and saltwater fishing. My passion, however, is definitely saltwater. This transition occurred after my first experience catching a Bluefin Tuna....I can still hear that drag screaming!!! If you are a life long angler like myself or a begginer, let me share my love of the ocean and fishing with you and your group. I guarantee you will not only leave with a memorable experience but also new knowledge, and most likely some dinner! We are now offerong corporate charters on our 37' Duffy.
Techniques
We use a variety of techniques and products depending on species and conditions. We offer a range of trips and can customize any trip to your specific needs or interests. We offer 3, 4, 6, 8, and 10-hour trips. On the Side Charters offers a variety of trips suitable for anglers of any age. Children, families or advanced fishermen and fisherwomen looking for the fish of a lifetime, all are welcome! Customized trips are available. Our custom played out Downeast boat will offer you excellent comfort and great fishability !

My Charter Listing

On The Side Charters

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Newburyport
trips from $475

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Catch intended fish
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Christina B.
Durham, North Carolina
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Captain Jon and us aboard The Alchemist

10 Hour Trip – Bluefin & Sharks on July 28, 2017
After scheduling a 10 hour Tuna charter, we ended up out on the water for 13 well spent hours.  We travelled 30 plus miles...
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Nicholas H.
United States
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September fishing trip

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip – Bluefin & Sharks on September 26, 2020
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James M.
Ashburnham, Massachusetts
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August fishing trip

VERIFIED   3 Hour Trip – Evening Bass Fishing on August 26, 2020
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Jason P.
United States
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August fishing trip

VERIFIED   3 Hour Trip – Evening Bass Fishing on August 21, 2020
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Laurie C.
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Fishing with Jonathan

VERIFIED   4 hour bass trip on August 17, 2020
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