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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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Best tour money can buy from this location!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
matt0550
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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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Thank matt0550
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
1 review
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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Thank WhitecrowDraftFarm
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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143 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
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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Thank Agog84
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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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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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Thank LSULizard33
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 

Beacon, New York
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

I read some of the negative reviews and vaguely see where the poster(s) may be coming from. We took our family of 6 with young kids on this trip and we all had a great time, despite the fog, rain, and crowded boat. There is plenty of room for everyone to drop a line in, especially if you want to... More 

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Thank Jennifer327
Anny S, General Manager at Acadia Fishing Tours, responded to this review

Thans so much for your great review. Yes we love to make the experience for the kids the best possible , from not only catching a fish but also seeing what comes up in a lobster trap sometimes it's magical. Thank you again for taking time to comment on our tour. More 

Marlboro, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

The only thing I do less than writing on-line reviews is FISHING. I booked the trip to spend the day with my son who loves to fish. When the captain caught a fish merely demonstrating the reel, I knew we were in for a great day! We took home our limit and a couple of lobster too. Our only regret... More 

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

Yup it's catching isn't it ! glad you had a fun time and for sure bring your wife next time!! More 

Gorham, Maine
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

My husband and 8-year-old son took this trip this morning. My husband is kind of a deep sea fishing snob and he absolutely loved it! He was amazed at the energy the owners had and thought it was a solid and safe operation. They caught a ton of fish and came back with two lobsters as well. A lot of... More 

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1 Thank Khox1124
Anny S, General Manager at Acadia Fishing Tours, responded to this review

Boy Lady you nailed it ! Thank you a lot. Yes our crew works very hard to give you a great trip! More 

Windham, New Hampshire
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Seas were calm and the weather was perfect for fishing. Arrive at 7.30am as requested and no one was there yet to help us find parking. Check in was easy but I could tell it was going to be a full boat. Web site said a maximum of 30 people. They ended up letting 42 people on and we were... More 

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Westport, CT
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Just came off a tour with Vagabond (also known as Acadia Deep Sea Fishing) with our extended family of 9 and everyone had a fantastic time. I must admit that I was hesitant to go given a few of the bad reviews I read about the company. However, the criticisms written in prior reviews just did not hold up and... More 

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

Thank you for your great review!! I am so pleased that you explained what happens on out trips. And dispelled some of the negative views that a few people reported. We truly try to have people have a fun and memorable trip. Our crew of Barb and Charlie really work very hard for you.We think that by the service of... More 

Rochester, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

Tried this tour with friends based on the reviews and was very pleased. There were close to 30 on the trip and it was a good mix of adults, families, first timers and returning. The crew was wonderful and explained everthing in advance and during the trip. They were great with the kids and those who were a little sea... More 

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1 Thank Gretchen L
Anny S, Manager at Acadia Fishing Tours, responded to this review

We are pleased that your first time on the ocean was a fun time hope you come back and we will do it again! More 

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