Here Are the Best Maine Fishing Charters

A fishing trip is always an exciting endeavor. You can look forward to the freedom that the ocean provides, the relaxation of the waves, and the thrill of catching your first fish of the day. If you want to enjoy a private fishing experience during your stay in Maine, you won’t find a better place than Boothbay Harbor. Check out our favorite Maine fishing charters below and start planning your trip. 

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4 Maine Fishing Charters in Boothbay Harbor 

Mainetain Charters

Are you looking for a high-quality charter to take you and your family fishing in Boothbay Harbor? Mainetain Charters is here for you. The charter can even pick you up from Ocean Point Inn, Kaler’s Crab & Lobster House (a short walk from Topside Inn), or the private dock of your choice. Choose between the 4.5-hour or 6-hour charter that welcomes up to three anglers (add $50 for any additional rider) or book a private excursion with the captain that lasts 3.5 hours and can count up to six passengers.

Note that Maintain Charters runs from June to mid-September and we highly recommend booking in advance. Topside In’s concierge service can assist with all charter reservations.

Saltwater Maine 

Another great choice for fishing charters in Boothbay Harbor is Saltwater MaineTheir boat, the Shark Sixis 28-foot custom-built watercraft that’s ideal for your outing. Captain Barry Gibson will take you to some of the best fishing areas around Boothbay Harbor, including Cape Small, Casco Bay, and the Damariscotta River. The charter even comes with all the bait, tackle, and fishing rods you’ll need, so all you have to bring is your enthusiasm for fishing. 

Breakaway Sport fishing 

Another fantastic charter close to Topside Inn in Boothbay Harbor is Breakaway Sportfishing. Not only do they have one of Maine’s largest and most comfortable charter boats, but they provide an amazing adventure for sea lovers. There are three charter options and locations to choose from, so you can pick the excursion that is best for you. 

Breakaway also has a knowledgeable crew. Don’t hesitate to ask them for advice on how to catch some of the biggest fish. This charter also offers sightseeing tours that introduce you to some of Boothbay Harbor’s most beautiful landmarks, like the lighthouses, Seal Rocks, and Linekin Bay.  

Sail Muscongus 

How about a lobster fishing adventure in a sailboat, set sail with Sail MuscongusTheyre not technically a charter company, but their tours are some of the best in the area and can teach you a lot about fishing. Hop aboard Maine’s last sailing lobster boat, the Sarah Meade, and see how lobstering was done over 200 years ago.

During the Sailing Lobster Tour, you’ll be transported to the best offshore spots for catching fresh Maine lobster. You can even help reel in the nets while your guide educates you on the basics of proper lobstering. This is a uniquexperience that appeals to couplesfirst-time fishermen, and seasoned anglers alikeIt’s sure to become a highlight of your Boothbay Harbor getaway.

Rest and Relax at Topside Inn 

One thing is certain: after a wonderful day at sea, you will want to come home and relax. Book your stay at Topside Inn for a truly memorable Maine experience. Our inn welcomes you to Boothbay Harbor where you can enjoy a vacation filled with beautiful ocean views, modern accommodations, and high-end service. Browse our selection of rooms today and choose the one you’d like to stay in after your fishing trip. 

We also have a brand new bar for guests. Unwind with a glass of wine, whisky on the rocks or a specialty cocktail after your day outdoorsThen, in the morning, our ‘over the top’ homemade breakfast awaits you.  

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