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Islander Half-Day Fishing Trips

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Address: 119 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
Phone Number: +1 207-801-2300
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Description: We offer 4 hour fishing trips in Frenchman Bay, Bar Harbor every day from...
We offer 4 hour fishing trips in Frenchman Bay, Bar Harbor every day from June 15 through September 7. These are great family trips! We stay in Frenchman Bay where we anchor up and chum for Mackerel. We fish with jigs on light tackle making kids and adults alike feel like champion anglers! Our experienced deckhands will help you land your catch and take the fish off your line. We'll fillet and bag your catch for you, and tell tall tales on request! We sail daily at 8:00 a.M. From the Atlantic Oceanside Hotel, 119 Eden St. In Bar Harbor where we have Free and Easy On Site Parking! Space is limited - all tackle included on all fishing trips (you may also bring your own if desired). During July & August we also offer an afternoon 3 hour trip from 5 p.M. To 8 p.M. On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
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Great day, great hosts

Took my daughter fishing. Both Jimmy's made her feel like a pro. Hannah really enjoy, and I did too. She caught more fish than me...'she thought we were just fishing...' Look... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Took my daughter fishing. Both Jimmy's made her feel like a pro. Hannah really enjoy, and I did too. She caught more fish than me...'she thought we were just fishing...' Look forward to next summer on the boat!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I visited Acadia for the first time with my 9 year old son, and on our agenda was to catch fish, so our search led us to the Islander. As we were both new to fishing charters, the crew took great care in making sure we had a good time and were well informed on how to fish on the... More 

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Ashburn, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

This was one of our favorite things we did on vacation. We were initially worried because it was so foggy that morning. We still managed to see harbor seals and grey seals near Egg Rock lighthouse and bald eagles. The crew was fabulous. We went with our three daughters (twins age 7 and 4). They had a blast! We probably... More 

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Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We've been coming to ME for 25 years each summer and never tried a fishing trip. We've been on fishing trips at home at the Jersey shore but not here. It was a great experience and if we had done it at the beginning of our vacation we would have gone out a few times. The crew was great. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This was a perfect choice to take our boys 11 and 13 out fishing. Lots of catches, and beautiful scenery. We even saw a Dolphins swimming by as we fished. A great time and highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Personally I have been on many a fishing trip throughout the world and this may just have been my favorite. The crew was very helpful and knowledgable and seemed apologetic for the lack of fish even though I caught 6. When we were on the water, one of the crew members threw a fish into the water, and everybody got... More 

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Westchester County, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

My 13 year old son and I did a half day 8am fishing trip on the Islander out of Bar Harbor. We left from a pier about 1.5 miles from downtown Bar Harbor. Pretty standard head boat set up - about 15 to a side - cabin - two heads. They had drinks and snacks available for sale. Two great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We had an absolute blast on this trip. The crew were incredibly nice and helpful. Beautiful scenery and we caught a ton of fish. Highly recommend this as an activity for families when you visit Bar Harbor

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This is more like a tour, than a half-day fishing trip. You get a boat ride with views from the water of Bar Harbor and nearby islands, eagle sightings, and seal sightings at Egg Rock lighthouse for $46. What a value. The fishing has much to be desired though. The catch is limited to small Atlantic mackerel. small Pollock and... More 

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Cooperstown, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Jim , & Jimmy best crew ever! our entire family had fun & caught our delicious dinner. thanks to captain Jeff & helpful lady at ticket booth. Our family can't wait to go back to ME & fish again with this outfit . They blessed our vacation.

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