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East Penobscot Bay / Deer Isle / Mount Desert Island Region

Charter Boats  |  Head Boats

Maine Sportfishing Charter Boats

Charter boats can accommodate up to six anglers.

Guide Pete Douvarjo with guest and his striped bass Capt Pete Douvarjo's 21' saltwater boat is rigged and ready

Eggemoggin Guide Service
Capt. Pete Douvarjo
358 Christy Hill Rd
Sedgwick, ME 04676
207-359-2746 home
207-266-2175 cell/boat
Internet Site:
Port: Sedgwick/Blue Hill/Deer Isle
Species: striped bass, bluefin tuna, sharks, groundfish, smallmouth bass, land locked salmon
Passengers: 6 people maximum
Schedule: June 1 - October 1
Fees: please see web site for fees
Other: Downeast/Acadia's leading Guide Service!  Striped bass fishing on the Kennebec River, trophy smallmouth bass on historic Penobscot River, fly fishing on Grand Lake Stream for land locked salmon, world class sea duck hunting in the waters surrounding Deer Isle/Stonington, sightseeing/wildlife viewing cruises for up to 6 people.  We are near Bar Harbor, Ellsworth, Blue Hill Penninsula, Bucksport and Castine.  We fish out of two boats: Inshore and freshwater in a 20' Lund Alaskan powered by a 90 horse Honda 4-stroke; Offshore and stripers in a 21' Parker CC powered by a 130 horse Honda 4-stroke.  State of the art electronics including Raymarine Radar, Broad Band Sonar, 2 Lowrance GPS's and VHF.

The Miss Jilly on the mooring. A blue shark alongside the Miss Jilly

A Fishin Sea Charters
"Miss Jilly"
Capt. Brian Tripp and Capt. Jillian Tripp
157 Carter Point Rd
Sedgwick, ME 04676
207-446-1810 (cell)
207-221-5633 (home)
Ports: Sedgwick, Stonington, Isle au Haut
Species: mackerel, cod, halibut, sharks, bluefin tuna
Passengers: 6 people maximum
Schedule: June 1 - November 1
Fees: $120 - $900 depending on species and length of trip and species.
Other: Also offer access for anglers in wheelchairs and special needs, island transportation and sight-seeing cruises also available.

Verona Island Charter Services
Capt. Thomas Curtis
PO Box 11
Bucksport, ME 04416
207-469-5024 cell (in season only)
Ports: Verona Island, Bucksport, Searsport
Passengers: 2 people preferred, 4 people maximum
Schedule: June 1 - September 15
Fees: $250 for 3 hrs. $450 for full day (6 hrs).  Non-fishing charters $70 per hour.
Other: Catch and release, lite tackle provided.  Also, non-fishing eco tours of Penobscot River and Bay and power deliveries.

CC & Water
Capt. Clair B. Whitten
PO Box 517
Winter Harbor, ME 04693
Port: Winter Harbor Town Pier
Passengers: 4 people maximum
Schedule: July 1 - Labor Day
Fees: $800 per full day

Maine Sportfishing Head Boats

Head boats can accommodate seven or more anglers.

Downeast Windjammer Cruises
"Tiger Shark "

Capt. Randy Pagels
PO Box 28
Cherryfield, ME 04622
Internet Site:
Port: Bar Harbor Inn Pier
Species: cod, pollock, cusk
Passengers: 40 anglers maximum
Schedule: mid-June - late August / mid-September
Fees: adults - $45, seniors - $42, children under 12 - $32, non-fishing passengers - $32

F/V "Vagabond" - seaworthy, comfortable boat Fish for cod, cusk, school pollock, mackerel.

Vagabond Fishing
Capt. John Dittmar
PO Box 927
Southwest Harbor, ME 04679
207-244-5385, 207-610-4837, 207-266-7761
Internet site:
Port: Southwest Harbor
Species: cod, cusk, cunner, school pollock, mackerel
Passengers: 12 minimum, 39 maximum (try to limit trips to 30 people)
Schedule: mid-June through late September
Fees: Adults $59, 12 and under $39. May increase depending on fuel prices.
Other: Only 20-30 minutes from Bar Harbor.  Deep sea fishing, lobstering, seal watching.  Ample space, fish full perimeter of boat. Possible location change this season in Southwest Harbor.

Captain Gary Fagan F/V Islander

Acadian Boat Tours
Capts. Gary Fagan, Kaitlyn A. Mullen, Jeffrey Black
119 Eden St
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Internet site:
Ports: Atlantic Oceanside Resort, Bar Harbor, ME
Species: mackerel, cod, pollock, and more
Passengers: 50 maximum
Season: June 15 - September 15
Fees: Please see our website. Discounts available for groups of 15 or more.
Other: Half-day family-friendly fishing trips where our experienced crew takes great pleasure in helping anglers of all experience levels land fish. Tall fishing tales told on request.  Join us for an adventure of fish & fun! Trips leave daily at 8:00 a.m.  Sunset fishing (5:00 p.m.) in July and August.

Eastport Windjammers & Deep Sea Fishing
"Lady H"
Capt. Butch Harris
13 Old Redoubt Rd
Eastport, ME 04631
Port: Eastport
Internet Site:
Species: pollock, cod, mackerel
Passengers: 17 people maximum
Schedule: June through September
Fees: $45 adult, $30 child

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