Ct Fishing Charters Waterford, Connecticut

Looking for a top rated Fishing boat?

Then you are in the right place! Welcome to Petrel Fishing Charters. You can take our word for the statement above, or check out our ct fishing charter reviews here: Google Reviews.


With over 40 years experience fishing in these waters, we offer deep sea fishing charters for up to six passengers. We offer a shorter Quarter Day excursion catered to families, vacationers and first timers. The Half Day charter targets Bluefish, Striped Bass, and some bottom fish (in season). And for those looking for an all day adventure, our multi-species trips to Montauk and Block Island don’t get any better! Big fish, and lots of them.

NEW FOR 2019! If sightseeing is more what you are looking for call us about our mid week sightseeing, lunch, & “we catch your dinner” full day charters. Destinations include Block Island, Watch Hill, Stonington, Montauk, or Greenport, NY. (subject to availability and dockage)

The Petrel is located on the Niantic River on the Waterford side and we are within easy walking distance of restaurants and nightlife including Sunset Ribs, Sunset Landing, and of course…. the one and only…… Dock Restaurant.

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About Capt. Greg Bernier

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Capt. Greg Bernier grew up in New London and involved with fishing charter boats in Ct. for over 40 years.  For Example, Greg’s fishing  experience includes working for legendary charter boats captains and tackle shops in the area. The “Lady Margaret IV”, “FISH”, “Wanderer”, “Dot E Dee”, “Jo Sea”, and “Nancy B” and J&B Tackle (to name a few). As a result of this experience, his charter boat PETREL caters to people seeking an awesome experience on a Connecticut deep sea fishing charter.

Above all, Capt. Greg will put you on the fish and his mates will teach you how to fish. We patiently teach groups and individuals having limited or no experience with saltwater fishing. Our methods, equipment, and techniques will put fish in the boat and on your table.

PETREL is licensed to carry a maximum of 6 passengers (no exceptions whether they are fishing or not).

Advanced reservations and at least a 50% deposit are required.

Our goal is for you to have a great time on the water! 

Catch Fish, Have fun!

Call us today for questions or booking.

(860) 962-0103


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