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Gloucester Fishing Charter - A Fine Day on the Rip!
Tuna Hunter crew pull in a 920 pound Gloucester bluefin tuna.
Tuna Hunter offers full-service deep sea
Gloucester fishing charters
for giant bluefin tuna, striped
bass, cod and haddock, sharks, flounder, bluefish and more.
Corporate, family and custom fishing charters are welcome.
All bait, tackle and instruction (as needed or requested)
Gloucester Tuna Fishing at it's finest- Giant tuna, cod fishing charters, haddock, striped bass, sharks & more. Full and Half-day charters, private and shared charters, April through November.
Call 978-407-1351 or 978-546-7992 for 2015 bookings.
September and October Tuna dates are booking fast - call now to reserve your fishing charter.
Consider a Tuna Hunter gear for your Wicked Tuna fan ... call for availability.
Consider a Gift Certificate, any denomination, for the Fishermen in your life.
Reserve your 2015 fishing charter dates - weekends book early, call us for your dates.
Haddock Fishing strong out of Gloucester May through August 31.
Striped Bass Fishing starts n May as they migrate into our waters, continues through September.
Bluefin Tuna fishing starts June 1st, whenever they arrive.
Combinations any combo of inshore and offshore: haddock and stripers,
tuna and stripers, sharks and inshore bass and bluefish - we can make it happen.
September and October Tuna fishing charters are booking fast this year- call to reserve your dates.
Book your Gloucester fishing charters early for your best choice of dates.
Call 978-407-1351 to set up your fishing charter
This is Gloucester fishing at its finest.
Gloucester striped bass fishing begins in May as the larger stripers migrate into our waters, following mackerel up the coast. Come join us to catch these hugies and enjoy some light-tackle schoolie and large striped bass action. Stripers generally stay through September.
Off Gloucester, we have a
mix of giant bluefin tuna (300 to 1100+ lbs), medium (tag-and-release) and small (keepers!) tuna, caught on giant rods or lighter tackle. Yes, we said 1100 lbs - true giants have returned to the Gloucester area.
Kite bites: Watch for that slam of a bluefin busting the kite bait on the surface - Hooked up!
Single? Ask about shared charters - see our shared charters page for more info
Don't let our name fool you! We are also passionate and expert at Cod and Haddock, Striped Bass, and Shark fishing - all great fishing charters out of Gloucester, MA.
. Fishing is our only business, and Captain Gary is the best.
Tuna Hunter runs fishing
charters in Gloucester MA from April through November, out of Cape Ann
Marina in Gloucester, MA. She covers the inshore waters, rocky
shores and islands of Cape Ann and Boston's North Shore as
far as Newburyport, New Hampshire and the Isles of Shoals.
Offshore, Tuna Hunter fishes the waters of Stellwagen Bank,
Jeffreys Ledge, Ipswich Bay, Tillies' and beyond.
We serve anglers from all of New England, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Florida, the Virgin Islands, California, Texas, Louisiana, Wisconsin, Colorado, Florida, Washington DC, Delaware, New Jersey, Spain, Russia, Portugal, England, Germany, Canada, and more - you get the idea, everyone!
Tuna Hunter Fishing Charters is a full-time,
professional fishing charter
service in Gloucester, Massachusetts- our job is to take you fishing,
make sure you have fun, and hook you up - Please contact us
at 978-407-1351 for more information or to arrange your Gloucester deep
sea charter date.
We Look Forward to Fishing With You!
Tuna Hunter Gift Certificates - are Great Gifts for the fishermen (and fisherwomen!) in your life, any time of year. Call 978-546-7992 to set up a gift certificate in any denomination - a full charter or a Shared Charter slot, Tuna Hunter Bucks or anything in between.
Support Large Pelagic Research by tagging all tuna that are not retained.
Tuna Hunter Fishing Charters ~ Captain Gary Cannell
Captain Gary Cannell
has been fishing his entire life - he has been U.S. Coast
guard licensed since 1984 (License # 777397). Gary has extensive
experience fishing in waters from Maine to the Bahamas, as
far as 100 miles offshore.
He is known for his expertise with Striped
Bass, Cod, Sharks, and Giant Bluefin Tuna. Originally from
New Jersey, Capt. Gary learned and perfected the art and science
of giant bluefin tuna fishing. Tuna Hunter would follow bluefin
tuna up and down the New England coast each season, frequenting
Brielle/Manasquan, NJ, Montauk, NY, Point Judith, RI and Chatham
and Gloucester, MA. Captain Gary and Tuna Hunter moved to
Gloucester in 1995 when caught and landed by a mermaid.
When not hunting, Gary is tuna
fishing, bass fishing, cod fishing, fly fishing. diving or
ice fishing. Come fall and winter, Gary is hunting birds, deer or elk. He is always searching for new fishing
hot sports, new techniques, and new ways to get fishing to
bite - always hunting and fishing in some way or manner.
About Wicked Tuna - see "Gary from Hawaii" on Episode 7. As a professional charter boat, and the classic Express Sport Fisherman style of Tuna Hunter, we were deemed "too professional" for reality TV. Your gain, as we charter through the full fishing season - more fishing charter dates for you!