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Archive for the ‘striped bass gloucester’ Category

Memorial Day Weekend Means Striper Fishing Now

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Striped Bass on the grill, fresh Haddock Chowder, capping off a great day on the water with your family and friends.  Memorial Day weekend means the official start of family and friends fishing season.

Join us on Tuna Hunter Fishing Charters~ 978-407-1351 or captain@tunahunter.com

Striped Bass Fishing Charter on Tuna Hunter - Family Fun

Family and friends on Tuna Hunter Fishing Charters

Joe’s Bachelor Party – Tuna Hunter Fishing Charters

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

  Joe’s Bachelor party aboard Tuna Hunter Fishing Charters – a fine day on the water, earlier this season when we could catch cod, haddock and stripers.  

Joe's Bachelor Party Fishing on Tuna Hunter

 

Cod and haddock season is closed as of Sept 1, but we are still fishing bluefin tuna, sharks, stripers and bluefish through September and October, as long as bluefin tuna remain in our area.  

Call us at 978-407-1351 to reserve, or email captain@tunahunter.com for more informations.

Nivens Familty 13th Annual Striped Bass Bash

Saturday, August 10th, 2013

We can’t quite believe it has been 13 years – for Tuna Hunter it has been a pleasure to host the annual Nivens family summer Bass Bash.  Striped Bass fishing this season has taken a return to the days of fishing along the rocks and shores of Gloucester and Rockport coast and islands.

Nivens Family Striped Bass Fishing on Tuna Hunter

These seasoned anglers boated their limit early and enjoyed tag and release fishing for the remainder of the day. Striped bass action is fine this year – great family or corporate fun for all ages.

 

Call 978-407-1351 or email captain@tunahunter.com for our latest openings – We look forward to fishing with you!

 

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Family Striped Bass Fishing

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Striped bass fishing charter on Tuna Hunter is great family fun.  These stripers were a great experience for all, plus some fine steaks for the grill.


Great striped bass fishing ladies!
Tuna Hunter crew will provide instruction as needed in use of tackle and angling. We want you to land your fish – it’s your charter.  These beauties were taken in Ipswich Bay via chunks, patience and smiles.
Call to reserve your family charter – 978-407-1351 or captain@tunahunter.com
 Good fishing to all

Annual Nivens Family Gloucester Fishing Bonanza

Saturday, July 9th, 2011

The annual Nivens family reunion typically includes a Gloucester fishing charter aboard Tuna Hunter, and typical both sessions produce loads of fish, plenty to feed the extended family back home.  The 2011 bash was no exception. 

This year the morning team outshone with striped bass – over ten keepers to 40 inches. Hard to beat! The action was busy all morning, making it hard to leave to swap out for the afternoon crew.

In the afternoon, the striper action slowed, but the cod action picked up. Drift rigs for striped bass fishing where exchanged for bottom rigs for cod fishing, and soon everyone was contributed large codfish to the fish box.  Gloucester fishing at its finest! 

Join Tuna Hunter with your family for great fishing, and great fun. We look forward to fishing with you!

Gloucester Striped Bass Fishing – Full and Half-Day Full Swing

Sunday, July 3rd, 2011

Gloucester striped bass fishing is in full swing, for full and half-day charters aboard Tuna Hunter.

As these guys, Cory and company from Utica, NY can attest, a half-day charter can be just as productive as a full day charter.
Striped Bass abound in the far reaches of Gloucester Harbor and outside of Gloucester and Rockport around the rocky coast of Cape Ann.  Tuna Hunter can put you into feeding stripers on all of our inshore charters, so whether we travel down to Kettle Island, north to Milk and Thatcher Islands, or fish our secret spots withing Gloucester harbor, you are bound to encounter striped bass action.  Take advantage of summer – take half-day charter on Tuna Hunter to reconnect with friends, for a family outing, or just for the fun of it.  Call Captain Gary at 978-407-1351 to arrange for your striped bass charter.
Good fishing to all!

Gritsevskiy Gloucester Cod Fishing on Tuna Hunter

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

Pavel and Anatoly had an unforgettable day cod fishing charter out of Gloucester, MA aboard the Tuna Hunter.  They waited out the week for a break in the weather and it proved worth the wait – sun shining, decent seas and a good cod bite – what more can one ask for!  A boatful of fish?  Yup, got that too.

Gloucester cod fishing is in full swing – rain or shine, the cod and haddock are hitting on jigs and bait, making for full coolers and plenty of food for the family and friends.  Gloucester Striped Bass fishing is heating up – fish to 35 inches have been taken both inside and outside of the harbor, so plan now for those striper charters.  Call 978-407-1351 or email captain@tunahunter.com to reserve your fishing charter. Good fishing!

Striped Bass Gloucester for Holden Family

Friday, August 13th, 2010

Did we mention striped bass fishing off of Gloucester is going strong this year?  The Holden family has a productive striped bass charter with Tun Hunter last weekend.  It sure is nice to catch fish too big to hold!

Striped bass and bluefish action is prime right now – there are mackerel in the harbor and around the cape, with striped bass, bluefish and even bluefin tuna pushing them.  Can’t miss with that kind of action.  There is a lot of good fishing in a half-day charter, you deserve it!

The Pineapple Gang _ Gloueste Cod Fishing for 7 Years

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

For the seventh year in a row, the Pineapple Gang’s Gloucester cod fishing charter aboard Tuna Hunter was a big success.

The entire family are great anglers, and certainly know how to have a great time. No messing around here. It was serious fishing: as soon as we reached the fishing grounds, jigs hit the water.  Fish hit jigs more than bait, as has been the usual lately.

This year the team amassed a boatload of fish, cod, haddock and a large cusk.  Yes, cusk are good eating.
We look forward to sharing a day with these guys each year.

While we were cod fishing last weekend, the bluefin tuna action remains strong. Bluefin of varying sizes are all over, being taken by kite, balloons, live and ead bait,  some of jigs even. So be prepared for anything! 

Inshore the striped bass fishing is good, despite the commercial season. Tuna Hunter’s evening bass charters have been particularly successful.  It was great to host the Arasian family again this week – with Dad again taking top fish. Photos coming!

Tuna Hunter has mid-week openings for full charters and singles – give us a call at 978-407-1351 or email captain@tunahunter.com for the latest openings.  Check for weekend cancellations – we’ll do our best to fit you in.  Good fishing to you!

Nivens Striped Bass Bonanza

Saturday, July 10th, 2010

The Nivens family displayed excellent angling skills on their two-shift striped bass charter aboard Tuna Hunter.  They chose two shifts, to ensure everyone, all ages, could enjoy some time on the water, and a a chance at high hook.  The morning shift prevailed in sheer numbers of fish, easily reaching their limit of 30-40+ inch stripers. Fish hit steadily on a mix of live bait and artificial. Chumming is difficult due to dogfiish – you will need to adjust tactics to avoid them.

Nivens Family Gloucester Striped Bass
Nivens Family Gloucester Striped Bass
The afternoon shift saw fewer fish, but Scott reeled in the biggest fish of the day, at 43 inches, and we let that one go! All around a perfect day, a great striped bass charter, followed by a great meal of grilled striper and lobsters.

Full or half-day striped bass charters are a great way to get anglers of all ages out for some fishing. Tuna Hunter has morning and evening half-day charters, just call or text us for the latest openings at 978-407-1351, or email captain@tunahunter.com.  Good fishing to you!