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The Frances Fleet offers Deep Sea Fishing Trips Year Round and Nature/Whale Watch Excursions in July and August. Our fishing trips include half day, full day, night trips and also Long Range Tuna Trips. Our trips are geared toward the novice who...more
Being a little wary of the sea, I was thrilled that our Whale Watching trip was on the largest boat in the fleet - the Lady Frances. Great 2-level vessel! The crew was experienced and kept us all informed throughout the trip. By the end...More
I had been waiting all season to get out on the water. Figured it was Labor Day weekend so it was now or never. Did a nice 4 hour half day with my son. Crew was very accommodating and interactive. Good activity for the price....More
Here are some tips for the whale watch...
1. Bring a padded seat, it's a long 2 1/2 hour ride to the whales ( and 2 + hours back)& the seats on the 1st level outside are the continuous wood bench type, VERY uncomfortable. There...More
I have fished with the Frances Fleet many times and always felt that i was fishing with an experienced, friendly and helpful crew. the mates are on the spot when you need them, and the captain is on top of it all. although the fishing...More
Great Captain and crew, it took some time but we saw them! Sperm Whales!!! Captain Mike spent extra time so we could get a great up close view of these giants. Boat ride was awesome. This is a must see.
This was my 2nd ever fishing charter and they have changed my mind for the positive! I met Christine, I believe she's the owners wife and had to complement her on such a great experience and positive crew.
Another customer we fished next to commented...More
The crew was very nice. One thing I do is give the crew a tip at the beginning of the day. This way they know who I am incase I need help. Also most people fish in the front or the back of the boat....More
Have been on the boat several times in the past.The boat is comfortable,the fellow passengers are usually social and chatty if you put the effort into meeting new people.Have not been very successful on most of my trips.But fellow fisherman have done very well.Nice way...More
We are Canadian, and travel quite a distance to R.I. one thing that has been on our list for several years now is to go whale watching.
Bought 4 tickets several years ago, initial whale watching trip cancelled, they gave us 4 vouchers to use...More
Thank you for contacting us. You can book online or you can call us and we can take your reservation over the phone. Your best bet would be to go on a Tuesday or Friday. We offer a family discount on those two days. Two... More
Thank you for contacting us. You can book online or you can call us and we can take your reservation over the phone. Your best bet would be to go on a Tuesday or Friday. We offer a family discount on those two days. Two adults and two children (12 and under) would be $130 (normally $180.00) and the two seniors would be $45 each. Its not something you have to book way in advance, the week before would be fine. If you have any other questions, don't hesitate to contact us.