• Fishing Reports

    Thursday Marathon report 10/30

    We finaly had a good weather window, and the pollock were there waiting for us. A fantastic day of fishing. Large to extra large pollock all day long. The bite came all on jigs. There will be plenty of fish going home when the boat gets in. Photos below.

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    BEST weather days….October 30 5am-5pm & October 31 7am-5pm

    Right now we have a definite go for Thursday, 10/30 5am-5pm.  With conditions as good as they get, NW winds 10-15 kts and seas 2-3 feet, we will start boarding at 4:15 am from 121 East Main St.

    Reservations can be made online at www.yankeefleet.com or call us before 5pm today 10/29 at 855-546-3474.  Our office opens at 4am and space is available!  COME ON DOWN!

    Friday, October 31, 7am-5pm is also available.  We need some more reservations to confirm before we can say we are a definite go.  If you are deciding to go Saturday or Sunday, Friday is the BEST weather day!  Call ahead, 855-546-3474, and book!

    Target species are pollock, hake, cusk and redfish.  Haddock will reopen November 1st.

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    Cashes trip 8/28

    Capt. John reported a good pollock bite out at Cashes. Plenty of medium to large fish. A good time was had by all.

    Yankee Fleet’s Fall Season – 2014

    Yankee Fleet will continue to fish well into the fall as usual. We will be targeting Pollock, cusk, hake and red fish. Haddock season will reopen November 1st.


     Extended Excursions – Friday thru Sunday – 7am-5pm

     Super Thursdays – 5am-5pm

     Half Day Fishing – Saturdays – 8-12:30 & 1-5:30             

    **Reservations are strongly suggested!  To reserve you can either book online at www.yankeefleet.com or by calling us at 855-5GO-FISH (546-3474)

           Captain Rob has worked hard and done his do diligence in honing in on the Pollock. He reports he is confident in the success this fall.  His deep water trips also will continue with high expectations.

             Capt John has done an excellent job on the Offshore trips to Cashes. The decision to go to Cashes has been nice with almost exacting results for the different species. 

           The NEW really distant trip to Georges Bank is getting more and more exciting (check out overnight fishing on the website www.yankeefleet.com). These trips allow us to get out of the Gulf of Maine regulations, with a size of 22 inches and no bag limit. We continue to talk to fishermen that have been there, getting intel and suggestions. The anticipation, and expectations are high.   We are getting the boat ready and an added bonus of  having a commercial grade vacuum package machine available to help keep what you catch longer and fresher.

            Yankee Fleet believes strongly in the conservation of our fish and the waters they live. We also believe in the rights of individuals. It is unfortunate how the process of getting to a sustainable fisheries has been fooled by all the smokes and mirrors, and allowing it to come to this.   We will continue to do our part.
    Capt. Tom Orrell

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