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Islander Half-Day Fishing Trips

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Address: 119 Eden St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1137
Phone Number: +1 207-801-2300
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We offer 4 hour fishing trips in Frenchman Bay, Bar Harbor every day from...

We offer 4 hour fishing trips in Frenchman Bay, Bar Harbor every day from June 15 through September 7. These are great family trips! We stay in Frenchman Bay where we anchor up and chum for Mackerel. We fish with jigs on light tackle making kids and adults alike feel like champion anglers! Our experienced deckhands will help you land your catch and take the fish off your line. We'll fillet and bag your catch for you, and tell tall tales on request! We sail daily at 8:00 a.M. From the Atlantic Oceanside Hotel, 119 Eden St. In Bar Harbor where we have Free and Easy On Site Parking! Space is limited - all tackle included on all fishing trips (you may also bring your own if desired). During July & August we also offer an afternoon trip at 1:00 p.m. (4 hours) and a 3 hour trip at 5:30 p.m. On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

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I had such an amazing time and I caught the biggest fish I've ever caught! (27 inch cod). I also caught some mackerel and pollock which was surprising because I'm not really a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 August 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

I had such an amazing time and I caught the biggest fish I've ever caught! (27 inch cod). I also caught some mackerel and pollock which was surprising because I'm not really a good fisherman. It's a great time for all age groups, and the men on the boat are extremely helpful and friendly. I would definitely do it again... More 

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anselsgirl, Manager at Islander Half-Day Fishing Trips, responded to this review

Oh we're so happy you enjoyed your trip with us! Thank you for sending such a wonderful review and we hope your entire visit to our area was memorable! Diane Smith More 

South Plainfield, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

It is fun to have the fishing tour. I got two polock fish. Very nice experience. Will try again next time.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We had a wonderful time on this three hour twilight fishing cruise. The scenery was beautiful and the staff was very helpful.

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anselsgirl, Manager at Islander Half-Day Fishing Trips, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We're delighted you enjoyed your time with us! Diane Smith More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

The captain was nice and very informative. And the rest of the staff was very helpful on the boat. MDI is beautiful. The fish weren't biting a lot that day, but that is out of the control of the staff. It wasn't crowded and the kids enjoyed it. We have 5-11 year olds.

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anselsgirl, Manager at Islander Half-Day Fishing Trips, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review - we're delighted you enjoyed your time with us! Diane Smith More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went out on the Islander for a morning fishing trip. From start to finish it was a great experience. The crew was amazing, Capt. Matt, Jim and Esther were helpful and informative and made everyone comfortable with fishing. Plenty of fish were caught and even the youngest kids on board did well. A bonus was that... More 

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anselsgirl, Manager at Islander Half-Day Fishing Trips, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review! We're so glad you and your family enjoyed your time fishing with us! I hope your whole Bar Harbor experience was memorable. Diane Smith More 

Waterville, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

lived in Maine my entire life. First time fishing on the ocean. Great experience. Great crew. Caught our share of fish. Will be back. Thanks!! Tom and Joanne.

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anselsgirl, Manager at Islander Half-Day Fishing Trips, responded to this review

Thank you for your awesome review! We're delighted you enjoyed your trip with us! Diane Smith More 

Hamilton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our half day fishing trip. We caught enough fish for a meal and enjoyed the beautiful view around us. The guides were helpful and full of knowledge about the island. It was great.

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anselsgirl, Manager at Islander Half-Day Fishing Trips, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review! We're so glad you enjoyed your trip with us and hope your whole stay in our area was wonderful! Diane Smith More 

Bar Harbor, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

This is the second time we have gone out on the Islander and both years it was great! This year the weather was beautiful and we caught tons of fish! The crew, Jim, Ester, and Capt. Jeff were very knowledgeable, fun, and very helpful. This is a great family excursion. This is not regular deep sea fishing 15 miles out... More 

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anselsgirl, Manager at Islander Half-Day Fishing Trips, responded to this review

So glad your family enjoyed our time with us - and thank you for coming a second time! We LOVE hearing from our customers - but especially from our repeat ones! Diane Smith More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

This company is excellent. Crew was so fun and helpful. Very smooth and perfectly organized. Our children loved their half day excursion.

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anselsgirl, Manager at Islander Half-Day Fishing Trips, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review! We're so glad you enjoyed your time with us! Diane Smith More 

Lancaster, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

We joined a friend of ours for an evening of fishing out in Bar Harbor. We were 2 families, group of 8: 3 adults, 2 15yr olds, and 3 kids under 8 (youngest being 3) - and we ALL had a good time. Unfortunately the weather was a little dark and the seas were a little rough, but the crew... More 

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anselsgirl, Manager at Islander Half-Day Fishing Trips, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review - we're delighted you enjoyed your time with us! Diane Smith More 

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