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Address: 182 Clark Point Road, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679
Phone Number: +1 207-244-5385
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Combine all that is spectacular about Mount Desert Island, and you will see...

Combine all that is spectacular about Mount Desert Island, and you will see it from another angle on this ocean fishing trip. Not only do we offer a great ½ day or ¾ day trip for you and your friends and family, but we also haul lobster traps for each person on the boat (weather and time permitting). Legal Lobsters are divided or raffled, yours with our compliments! Yes, That is right! Most likely free lobster with your trip! This also gives our guests an idea how lobsters are caught on our Maine Coast.

  Enjoy seals, porpoises, eagles, osprey, sea birds and ducks. The 3/4 day fishing trips can take you to Mt Desert Rock Lighthouse (weather permitting). This unique area is where the the Lighthouse is the furthest offshore and the first place the sun rises in the USA, as well as the home to large population of seals, and near the migration area of whales.

This trip is a great trip for kids

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Great day!

Great people, we departed and returned exactly on time, amazing weather. We caught several small fish. We saw seals, dolphins, and a bald eagle. If you are looking to catch large... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Cadielynn
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great people, we departed and returned exactly on time, amazing weather. We caught several small fish. We saw seals, dolphins, and a bald eagle. If you are looking to catch large fish this is not your trip.

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Thank Cadielynn
AcadiaFishing, Manager at Acadia Fishing Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review ! We are happy you had a good time. Unfortunately some times the larger fish just aren't there , and you have to throw back Cod as well. However if you come back maybe you will be like the people on different trips with larger fish as seen on our web site under Blog and... More 

Rome, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Barb and John do a great job with guests. There is no bait used, so you dont have to worry about that part. They know where the fish are, and we caught scores of pollock and mackerel on our 1/2 day trip. On the way back, John took us to Little Duck Island to see the seal colony. Then, they... More 

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AcadiaFishing, Manager at Acadia Fishing Tours, responded to this review

We are so happy that you had a great trip Want to mention that lobsters are hard to catch at this time of the year because it is Shedder Season. This means that the Lobsters crawl away for a few days to shed their old shells and get new ones. So the picking are pretty slim . Later in the... More 

Millis, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little cool and drizzle for July trip, with some good waves, but the fishing was awesome the the crew, especially Barbra, were just awesome

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Great Neck, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Family had a good time out on the water and saw lots of a wildlife including an eagle swooping down to snatch a fish from the water. Didn't catch many fish but still had a good time

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our time. We were a little early in the season for anything big. We only brought back 12 lobsters for 38 people so we were not one of the lucky ones in the draw. I did catch one of the biggest pollock so we were able to take our actual fish. Otherwise, the rest of the boat... More 

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AcadiaFishing, Manager at Acadia Fishing Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review We are so happy that you enjoyed your day with us . Come back soon ! More 

Huntingtown, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

If you go with the understanding that this is a combination fishing, lobstering, and viewing trip not a hardcore fishing trip you will be pleased. We caught mostly pollack and a few cod that we had to throw back because they were out of season. The lobstering was interesting and a out half of the passengers got to take one... More 

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AcadiaFishing, Manager at Acadia Fishing Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nice review . They mean a lot to us because we try hard to make your trip a great experience. Thank you and hope you come back ! More 

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22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016 via mobile

You get a tour from the deck of a real operational lobstah boat, check out the seals, see the leeward side of the farthest out island off of MDI, you get to catch fish until your arms hurt, they filet those fish for you and then use all of the remains for bait, pull lobster pots, and at the end... More 

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AcadiaFishing, Manager at Acadia Fishing Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your Great review!! We are so happy you had a great time ! And your experience is what we aim for for all of our guests. ! Come back soon !! More 

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

I'm originally from Maine and was back home visiting family in early September. I went deep sea fishing back in the 70s and loved it, so I convinced my sister and her husband to go with me on this trip. It was a warm gorgeous day. Approximately 32 people were on board for the 6 hour cruise. First stop was... More 

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AcadiaFishing, Manager at Acadia Fishing Tours, responded to this review

We are always so pleased when we can give our customers a good time. Thank you !!Hope to see you again next year! More 

Tysons Corner, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

My boyfriend and I enjoyed your tour. This was our first time deep sea fishing in Maine but we've been several times in the Chesapeake Bay the past year. We thought we would have to sign up for 3 separate outings! But the Vegabond tour provides deep sea fishing for mackerel, pollack and cod (and more depending on the season),... More 

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Anny S, General Manager at Acadia Fishing Tours, responded to this review

t was so nice for you to write such a great review for us and I will try to answer some of your suggestions. First of all I have no idea where you learned of our tour . This makes a great difference so that we can correct any misleading information. You mention that … True we do not have... More 

Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Loved the fishing and they gave us lobster at the end of the trip. We had it prepared on the dock...Delicious!!!!

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Anny S, General Manager at Acadia Fishing Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review Yes isn't that service at Beals Restaurant great !!! Not only do you have the freshest lobster you will ever eat, you can buy the rest of your lunch or dinner maybe another lobster ! and that gives the cook a rest and makes for a happy healthy day on the ocean. Thanks for... More 

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