Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Fishing Info

About Stormbuster Charters

Where does Stormbuster Charters fish?

We fish the Boston area, including Atlantic Ocean, Winthrop, Boston Harbor, Long Island, Quincy, Boston, Hingham Bay, Nantasket Beach, Hingham, Massachusetts Bay.

What are the target fish?

Target fish include Bluefin Tuna  (Also Called Atlantic Bluefin Tuna), Bluefish (Also Called Elf, Tailor, Shad), Striped Bass (Also Called Striper, Linesider, Rockfish  ), Winter Flounder (Also Called Lemon Sole, Black Back)

Where in Boston to we meet our guests?

We meet at Falmouth Marine Park ( 180 Scranton Ave, Falmouth, MA 02540, USA ), Carl Bettano Yacht Sales ( 533 Shirley St, Winthrop, MA 02152, USA ), Taylor Point Marina ( 4 Wright Ln, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532, USA )

Do I need a STATE Fishing license?

Yes, a Fishing license is required

Where do I get a STATE Fishing license?

Massachusetts requires a license to fish in fresh water for those 15 or older. Those under 15 can fish in fresh water for free without a license. If you're 16 or older, you need a permit to fish in salt water. You do not need a permit if you have a valid saltwater fishing permit from CT, NH, or RI, or if you are fishing on a permitted for-hire vessels. Those under 16 can fish in salt water for free without a license.

How much should I Tip?

It is customary to tip 20% of the trip total. We work tirelessly to make sure you have a guest experience!

Do I need to bring my own gear?

No, we provide standard gear such as rods and reels so you don’t need to worry about anything. But please feel free to bring you own gear if you prefer.

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