Deep Sea Fishing Charters

Aboard the

– PETREL –

(860) 962-0103

(Call or Text for info)

Sailing from Waterford, Connecticut


Max 6 Passengers & Reservations Required

THINK FISH!

MAY 24 KICK OFF TO OUR SEASON!

SCROLL DOWN TO SEE THE TYPES OF CHARTERS AND SPECIES WE FISH FOR IN SEASON


7 Hour Charters

MAY 24 – NOV 21

FISHING FOR THE FOLLOWING SPECIES (IN SEASON)

STRIPERS, SEA BASS, PORGIES,

BLUEFISH, FLUKE,

(BLACKFISH)*

The 7 Hour Charter is your best choice for loading up on a variety of species near or far.

End of May starts with Striped Bass and Porgies continuing thru Mid October. Bluefish and quality sized Sea Bass start showing by the end of June thru Mid October. Fluke fishing is best from mid June-Sept 30th. Blackfishing starts mid October – Nov 21st.

BLACKFISHING

*OCT 16- NOV 21

Blackfishing Charters Connecticut

If you have never tried Blackfishing, don’t miss out this year! They are tricky to catch but absolutely delicious to eat! The 2020 Season was stellar with both the weather and the fishing! Sea Bass and Triggerfish also possible in the mix.


New! 4.5 Hour Charter

SUNSET BASS & BLUES!”

STRIPED BASS & BLUEFISH

(Monday and Tuesday Evenings)

JULY 5- AUG 17th


5.5 Hour Charter

JUNE 1 – MID OCTOBER

FISHING FOR THE FOLLOWING SPECIES (IN SEASON)

STRIPED BASS, BLUEFISH,

PORGIES & SEA BASS

Early to late June Striped Bass and Porgies dominate the catch. Sea Bass and Bluefish start to show in decent numbers by July 1st right into Mid October. By mid July we can do “combo” charters for Stripers, Blues, Porgies and Sea Bass. (Note: If you are after Fluke, choose the 7 hour trip above, not this one)

Best Striped Bass Charters

3.25 Hour Charter

JULY 5 – SEPT 5

PORGIES, SEA BASS, SEA ROBINS & FLOUNDER

A great trip for Kids, Vacationers and First Timers! This charter is mostly catch and release. We fish very close to shore and it is not a very long ride to the fishing grounds.

(Note: We do not fish for Striped Bass or Bluefish on this charter) the 5.5 or 7 HR we do.

(YOU MAY ALSO BOOK THIS FOR JUST SIGHTSEEING)

Kids Camps in Connecticut

THE PETREL EXPERIENCE

If you are looking for a top notch Connecticut deep sea fishing charter you have succeeded! ( Welcome aboard). Capt. Greg Bernier owns and operates the PETREL with over 40 years experience fishing these local waters.

The benefit of choosing us? We customize every charter to maximize YOUR experience on the water. We will teach people how to fish if necessary with our time proven methods. We put you on the fish, then our mates will land, chill, fillet and de-bone your catch for the freshest table fare possible. Or if you prefer catch and release, we can do that too. It is your charter!


BOAT SPECS and OTHER INFO

The PETREL is a 36′ Harris hull that is comfortable, clean, and has an open concept. Powered by the very reliable CAT 3208. Most importantly, it is fully compliant with all required USCG safety equipment. It also boasts multiple GPS, radio, and radar units. The PETREL comes fully equipped with custom rods, reliable reels, hand tied rigs, and only the freshest bait available. You also do not need a saltwater fishing license while fishing on our boat. We can accommodate up to 6 passengers maximum.

We fish for inshore species in season including Porgies, Fluke, Black Sea Bass, Bluefish, Striped Bass, Flounder and Blackfish.

RESERVATION AND BOOKING INFO

There are two ways to secure your charter reservation.

#1 ONLINE BOOKING. We offer a very user friendly instant booking option for all of our charters. Credit or debit cards only may be used for purchases. Click the button below to get started and navigation is quite easy.


#2 CALL IN RESERVATIONS. If you call in to reserve a particular date and time we require a 50% deposit to hold that date and time with a signed contract returned to us. (We prefer checks for deposits if possible). The remaining balance may be paid by check, card or cash the day of charter.

Look forward to getting you out on the water!

– Capt. Greg