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Address: 1 Parker St, Gloucester, MA 01930
Phone Number: +1 800-942-5464
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For over 60 years Yankee Fleet has been running fishing excursions to...

For over 60 years Yankee Fleet has been running fishing excursions to Stellwagen Bank, Jeffery's Ledge and Tillies Bank where you will have the best opportunity to catch fish and have fun doing it. Our fleet of vessels have been specially designed to provide he best platform for fishing. Our captains have the most knowledge of the best fishing spots. As originators of Gloucester based deep-sea party fishing, we can say this simply because we have the most experience!

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Fished with Yankee Fleet the whole season, may be 15 times this year

Positives are plenty: - Crew is efficient, and are amazing at keeping the level of frustration low on the boat. Love Aaron and George! - Captain Rob knows the sea and where... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 15, 2015
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Belmont, Massachusetts
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Churchville, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

Four of us booked this trip for a full day, 7:00 a.m. departure. We motored two hours out to sea before we stopped to fish. There was an inside cabin and a deck all around it. I took two Dramamine but still felt queasy. I wanted to sit outside in the fresh air but no matter where I went, people... More 

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Mexico, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

It was one of the best days I've had on Yankee Fleet (been going fishing with them for years) as we caught a lot of fish.. Unfortunately most of what we caught was Cod and with the new regulations we couldn't keep any of them!!!! Which really sucked.... Obviously they can't tell from the sonar "what kind of fish are... More 

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Belmont, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2015

Positives are plenty: - Crew is efficient, and are amazing at keeping the level of frustration low on the boat. Love Aaron and George! - Captain Rob knows the sea and where the fishes are: - if noone is catching he moves boat - if you are not catching ... well get more practice :) - it's a party boat... More 

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Asuncion, Paraguay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2015

We have gone on the Yankee Clipper two summers in a row and it's been a hoot both times. We just catch fish after fish after fish.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2014

Nothing really great or bad to say about them. It is your average fishing charter. Like most party boats lots of tangled lines. The captain did his best to put us on fish but they were not biting. Not even the dog sharks. the kids thought the whole experience was ok. Like any fishing expedition if you don't catch anything... More 

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2014

On October 13, 2014 I charted the Yankee Clipper for an all day fishing trip for 28 people. The Captain and crew were top notch. We were on the fish all day. The mates taught those that needed instruction on how to fish with a jig. Everyone caught fish and had a great time. I have done these trips for... More 

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Blackstone, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2014

Won't go through them again......Took my family fishing for the afternoon, my dad is of age and wanted to see him enjoy a day with family. everyone had fun (so they say), when we got to our destination at first a few folks were catching some nice fish BUT the boat moved a few times from spot to spot so... More 

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Chesterfield, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

Had nice three hour trip. Saw some humpback whales up close. Good info by education team aboard. Sit in bow and get early spot near front on rails for best pix angle.

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Boston
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2014

We booked with Yankee Fleet and went out at 7 AM for an all day (8 hours) trip. The boat, the Patriot is not exactly the most glamous boat you will ever see, it could use some paint and TLC, but the crew was great. They helped everyone, getting lines untangled, giving instructions about how use the equipment, measuring fish,... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2014

Was up in the air about going based on some reviews I read on here. Decided to go and had a great time. We went on a Tuesday afternoon. There was plenty of room on the boat. Entire staff was very friendly and very helpful. My wife and I were very impressed. If you like to fish, I couldn't recommend... More 

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