Venku | Full Day Inshore Charter

Full Day Inshore Charter

Gloucester, MA

Accommodates
1 to 6
Pet-Friendly
Kid-Friendly
Handicapped Accessible

Your Experience

One of our are our most popular charters, as striped bass are plentiful in Cape Ann waters, easy to catch for new anglers and offer action throughout one’s charter.


Striped Bass and bluefish charters are exciting, light tackle fishing inshore, around the rocks and islands of the Cape Ann shores. We fish with a combination of live bait and chum, casting or trolling, to suit the conditions of the day. We have been known to catch 400-pound bluefin tuna while fishing for striped bass – so be prepared – if a tuna strolls by, Captain Gary will be sure to attempt a hook-up.


This Charter is for up to 6 persons. A full day of getting after it! We usually depart by 5:00 AM.


What's Included

Licensed & Insured Captain

Bait & Tackle

Fillet & Bag your catch!

Comfortable Boat

Your Host

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Captain Gary has been fishing his entire life – he has been U.S. Coast guard licensed since 1984 (License # 777397). Gary has extensive experience deep sea fishing in waters from Maine to the Bahamas, as far as 100 miles offshore.

Gloucester, Massachusetts

Member since May 2020

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Captain Gary has been fishing his entire life – he has been U.S. Coast guard licensed since 1984 (License # 777397). Gary has extensive experience deep sea fishing in waters from Maine to the Bahamas, as far as 100 miles offshore.

Gloucester, MA

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Rules & Guidelines

All trips are rain or shine – the fish don’t care if it is wet out! Bring gear appropriate to the offshore marine forecast. High winds and storms may cause cancellations for safety reasons. Captain makes the call. We will be in touch the day before your charter to finalize departure time and/or reschedule if need be.


We provide all bait and meticulously maintained tackle for all fishing charter trips. We provide instruction (as needed) on the use of all tackle and angling techniques suitable to your fishing charter and conditions. Our mates will handle your bait and fish throughout your fishing charter, and fillet and bag your catch at the end of the day. Ice is available at our marina, or at the Mobil Mart next door, for keeping your catch cool on the way home.


  • Tuna over 73" are the boat's property due to federal permitting.
  • Charters who land a Giant Tuna (over 73 inches) may receive 20% of the fish sale price up to the cost of the Charter.


 Packing List

All you need to bring is food and drink for your party for the day, plus personal items:

  • Hats & Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Jackets or Windbreakers (it is always much cooler on the water)
  • Rain gear (if rain or showers are in the marine forecast)
  • Soft soled, non-marking shoes (no black or hard-soled work boots please!).
  • Lightweight long pants, in case of excess sun or biting bugs

Plus, plan for plenty of water and perhaps an extra sandwich or two, since being out on the water works up an appetite.


For those prone to sea sickness, Plan Ahead! We suggest checking out …

  • Bonine
  • Dramamine
  • Sea sickness patches
  • Accu-pressure wristbands

Note that products like Bonine and Dramamine need to be taken before you get on board to be effective – please read and follow the recommended directions.


Heavy partying the night before intensifies any propensity to motion sickness. We suggest saving your heavy celebrating for the night after your big catch.


We request two (2) weeks notice of cancellation of your charter, to allow us to re-book that date.

If we are unable to re-book the date, we will charge a $700 deposit using the mode with which you secured your charter (credit card or check).

If the Captain needs to cancel the charter due to weather or other safety issue, we will notify you as soon as possible. Every effort will be made to make this call with you in consideration of your travel plans to our area.

Check In:

11:00 AM

Check Out:

07:00 PM

All trips are rain or shine – the fish don’t care if it is wet out! Bring gear appropriate to the offshore marine forecast. High winds and storms may cause cancellations for safety reasons. Captain makes the call. We will be in touch the day before your charter to finalize departure time and/or reschedule if need be.


We provide all bait and meticulously maintained tackle for all fishing charter trips. We provide instruction (as needed) on the use of all tackle and angling techniques suitable to your fishing charter and conditions. Our mates will handle your bait and fish throughout your fishing charter, and fillet and bag your catch at the end of the day. Ice is available at our marina, or at the Mobil Mart next door, for keeping your catch cool on the way home.


  • Tuna over 73" are the boat's property due to federal permitting.
  • Charters who land a Giant Tuna (over 73 inches) may receive 20% of the fish sale price up to the cost of the Charter.


 Packing List

All you need to bring is food and drink for your party for the day, plus personal items:

  • Hats & Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Jackets or Windbreakers (it is always much cooler on the water)
  • Rain gear (if rain or showers are in the marine forecast)
  • Soft soled, non-marking shoes (no black or hard-soled work boots please!).
  • Lightweight long pants, in case of excess sun or biting bugs

Plus, plan for plenty of water and perhaps an extra sandwich or two, since being out on the water works up an appetite.


For those prone to sea sickness, Plan Ahead! We suggest checking out …

  • Bonine
  • Dramamine
  • Sea sickness patches
  • Accu-pressure wristbands

Note that products like Bonine and Dramamine need to be taken before you get on board to be effective – please read and follow the recommended directions.


Heavy partying the night before intensifies any propensity to motion sickness. We suggest saving your heavy celebrating for the night after your big catch.


We request two (2) weeks notice of cancellation of your charter, to allow us to re-book that date.

If we are unable to re-book the date, we will charge a $700 deposit using the mode with which you secured your charter (credit card or check).

If the Captain needs to cancel the charter due to weather or other safety issue, we will notify you as soon as possible. Every effort will be made to make this call with you in consideration of your travel plans to our area.

Check In:

11:00 AM

Check Out:

07:00 PM

Non-refundable Deposit

Please note that there is a 25% non-refundable deposit included with your booking fee. In case of cancellation, and in accordance with the Host's cancellation policy, the remaining 75% may be returned to you or applied towards rescheduling a future trip.

What to Bring

  • Hat & Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Weather Appropriate Gear
  • Non-Marking Shoes
  • Drinks & Snacks
  • Cooler & Ice

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