Are children allowed?
Children under six years of age are not allowed on Inshore Trips. Children under nine years of age are not allowed on Offshore Trips.
Do I need to get a fishing license?
No, you are covered under our license. The States of Connecticut, New York, or Rhode Island do not require a fishing license on registered charter boats.
Do I need to bring fishing gear?
No. We provide all fishing tackle & bait, but if you have a favorite rod, please feel free to bring it with you. Our mates will clean and fillet your catch as well as provide you with a bag to bring them home. Please bring a cooler for your fish and any food you may wish to enjoy while underway.
What should I wear?
We recommend that you wear comfortable clothing that you don’t mind getting dirty. Please wear soft soled shoes. The captain also recommends you bring sunglasses, sweatshirt, and don’t forget the sunscreen.
Are Life Jackets provided?
The Bluefin provides life jackets for all anglers and passengers. We also have an six-person life raft and an emergency beacon. Safety is always first and foremost aboard the Bluefin.
Is alcohol permitted on board?
Beer and wine are welcome; please leave any other type of alcoholic beverage at home.
How should I tip the Mate?
Mates work for tips. A cash tip between 15-20% is customary.
Do fishing trips include food and drink?
No, please bring your choice of food and drink onboard the boat.
Can I keep my catch?
You can keep any fish you catch that is legal under Connecticut Regulations. Please keep only what you and your family will eat. We want to protect our fishery.
How do I pay for my trip?
You can book securely on our website. The balance is due at the dock. We accept Cash, Visa, Mastercard, and American Express.
Are Gift Certificates available?
Yes, speak with the captain once on the boat or call.