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Fishing Cape Cod Facts

Fishing Cape Cod is what we do and have done for the past 30 years. Below is information we thought might help you decide which fishing charter you would like to take. Or, you may just be curious about what to do with your catch. We hope you find this information helpful. If you have any further questions or suggestions for information you would like to see included on this page, please email us.  

Bass Fishing Facts I Bluefin Fishing Facts I Bluefish Tuna Fishing Facts I Cod Fishing Facts
Shark Fishing Facts I

Bass Fishing: 

  • Best time of year June through Sept.
  • On our Big Fish Atlantic Ocean Fishing Charter, expect to catch Bass ranging from 20 to 45 pounds with an occasional 50 - 60 pounder.
  • Click here for more information about our Bass Fishing Charters.

Bluefish Fishing: 

  • Best time of year June through Sept.
  • Bluefish range from 5 to 20 pounds.
  • Click here for more information about our Bluefish Fishing Charters.

Bluefin Tuna Fishing: 

  • Best time of year July through October
  • Largest Bluefin Tuna caught on record 1228 lbs. caught in the Boston, Mass. area.
  • With Big Fish Atlantic Ocean Fishing Charters, our fish average 750 - 900 pounds with many over 1000 pounds and some over 1100 pounds.
  • Fish over  73 inches long belong to the boat you charter with. However, with Big Fish II, 1/3 of the money from the sale of the fish is returned to you.
  • Fish under 73 inches long may be kept by the charter customer, but they CANNOT be sold.
  • Click here for more information about our Giant Bluefin Tuna Fishing Charters.

 Cod Fishing

  • Best time of year March through October.
  • Largest Cod caught on a Big Fish Charter - 79 lbs.
  • The average catch for the past 20 years for 6 people has been between 500 lbs. and 1,000 lbs. of Cod, Pollock, Haddock, Halibut, Wolffish and Monkfish. 
  • Our best catch ever from "Stellwagen Bank" was 3,500 lbs. for 6 people.
  • Click here for more information about our Sport Cod Fishing Charters.

 Shark Fishing

  • Best time of year late July through Oct. 
  • Blue Sharks are the predominant species in our area in Massachusetts, near Boston and Plymouth. Mako's, Porbeagle and Threshers also frequent our waters and are excellent to eat.
  • Sharks range from 100 to over 1,300 pounds, but most range from 100 to 350 pounds.
  • Click here for more information about our Shark Fishing Charters.

 

 

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Big Fish Charters
PO Box 238
Marshfield Hills, MA 02051
Phone: 1-781-834-7504
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