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Address: 121 East Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930
Phone Number: 800-942-5464
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Celebrating over 60 years of ocean adventures! Most experienced charter...

Celebrating over 60 years of ocean adventures! Most experienced charter company on Cape Ann, pioneering whale watching & deep sea fishing excursions.Sightings guaranteed! Nature based tours, narrated bird watching and whale watching trips. Half day, All day and Overnight Seafaris. Full bait, tackle and gift shop. Educational exhibits: Great Fun for all ages!

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One of the most rewarding days fishing and also the most frustrating days fishing.

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2016
Hainsc2014
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Mexico, New York
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Mexico, New York
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139 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars 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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Thank Xochitlpilar
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30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars 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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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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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202 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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Thank hirschwrites
Boston
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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Boston
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

I didn't have a terrible day. We didn't really catch a lot of fish. It was a great day don't get me wrong, the crew were nice, and the captain tried really hard to get us to the right area. I understand you have bad days and good days but I gave it a 4 star because I didn't like... More 

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