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1.5-DAY NANTUCKET TROPHY FLUKE

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1 ½ DAY NANTUCKET TROPHY FLUKE 

Limited to 44 anglers, $350 fare.
Full Galley offering
For more questions or more information, please contact us here. 


1.5-DAY TILEFISH & ROSEFISH

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1½-DAY TILEFISH and ROSEFISH – 26 Passenger Limit
 
These very special trips are for Tilefish diehards and offer a whopping number of hours at the rail. We offer these trips during the late spring and summer months. On these trips, we travel during the night and drift for Tilefish and Rosefish during the day.  Fishing time on 1½-day trips is from sunrise to sunset. A sleeping bunk is included with your fare and we suggest you bring a sleeping bag or blanket and pillow. Hot meals, as well as hot and cold beverages, are available from our Galley at a reasonable cost

RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED on these trips. To reserve a spot, pick a trip with available spots from our Trip Calendar page and then follow the instructions on our Reservations page

  • Trip Times for 1½-day trips – We leave at 10:00 PM and return between 4:00 AM and 5:00 AM the second day
  • Fares – $400 for 1½-day trips. Sorry, rental rods for Tilefishing are NOT available on these trips
  • Bait – Tilefish eat a great variety of things.  We provide Squid, but you are welcome to bring along other goodies
  • Recommended Fishing Tackle:
  • Rods and Reels – 6½ to 8-foot heavy-duty rod with a single or two-speed conventional reel filled with approximately 500 yards of 50 to 65-lb. test braided Spectra line. We strongly suggest using braided line since we will be fishing in very deep water (up to 1,000 feet)
  • Tackle – 16 to 80-oz bank sinkers, 5/0 to 8/0 bait holder hooks, 5/0 to 8/0 Octopus or Octopus circle hooks, 60 or 80 lb. leader material, heavy-duty swivels, 16 to 32-oz jigs. We use 2-hook bottom rigs or 1-hook rigs when there are really big fish around. The Captain will let you know which one to use. You can tie your own rigs or buy them on the boat for a reasonable fee

2-DAY CANYON TUNA/MAHI TRIP

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2 DAY CANYON TUNA/MAHI TRIPS – 26 Passenger Limit.  


We offer these trips during the fall months. Upon arriving at the fishing grounds, we will spend the afternoon fishing for Mahi-Mahi or possibly do a bit of tuna trolling if there has been hot trolling action. The decision on what to fish for will be a 'captain's choice' depending on conditions. We will then fish for tuna during the 'sunset bite', the entire 'night bite', and the 'morning bite'. This works out to between 12 and 15 hours of fishing time for tuna alone. A sleeping bunk is included with your fare and we suggest you bring a sleeping bag or blanket and pillow. Hot meals, as well as hot and cold beverages, are available from our Galley at a reasonable cost.

RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED on these trips. To reserve a spot, select a trip with available spots from our Trip Calendar page and then follow the instructions on our Reservations page.

  • Trip times – Our 2 DAY Canyon Tuna/Mahi Trips depart at 5:00 PM Saturday afternoon and return at 2- 3 PM on Monday.
  • Fare – $600.   Tuna rod rentals are $25 additional. Sorry, rental rods for Mahi and bait fishing are NOT available
  • Bait – Sardines and Butterfish (provided)
  • Recommended Fishing Tackle:
  • Tuna Rods and Reels – One stand-up type tuna rod with 2-speed 30 or 50 conventional reel (60 to 80-lb test monofilament line), one 7-foot tuna jigging rod with Penn 3/0 or Penn Jigmaster equivalent reel (50-lb test monofilament or 50 to 65-lb test braided line)
  • Tuna Tackle – 50, 60, and 80-lb test fluorocarbon leader material, barrel swivels (provided), 5/0 to 8/0 chunking or circle hooks (6/0 chunking hooks provided), 6 to 8-oz hammer finish diamond jigs, 1 to 8-oz egg sinkers, 8 to 16-oz bank sinkers, rubber bands, Cyalume light sticks (assorted colors)
  • Mahi Rods and Reels – One light-to-medium spinning rod (20-lb test monofilament or 30-lb braided line) for Mahi
  • Mahi Tackle – 1/0 and 2/0 hooks, and assorted small lures and jigs
  • Squid & Bait Rods, Reels, and Tackle – One light spinning rod and reel for squid and bait fishing (8 to 10-lb monofilament). This can be the same rod and reel used for Mahi. Bring squid jigs and sabiki-style bait catcher rigs
  • IMPORTANT NOTE: If high winds prevent us from sailing at 5:00 PM we will try to sail later in the evening and turn the trip into a standard tuna trip.   If we shorten the trip, we will credit you the cost difference

2-DAY TILEFISH & ROSEFISH

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2 DAY TILEFISH and ROSEFISH – 26 Passenger Limit


These very special trips are for Tilefish diehards and offer a whopping number of hours at the rail. We offer these trips during the late spring and summer months. On these trips, we travel during the night and drift for Tilefish and Rosefish during the day.   Fishing time on 1½-day trips is from sunrise to sunset. A sleeping bunk is included with your fare and we suggest you bring a sleeping bag or blanket and pillow. Hot meals, as well as hot and cold beverages, are available from our Galley at a reasonable cost

RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED on these trips.   To reserve a spot, pick a trip with available spots from our Trip Calendar page and then follow the instructions on our Reservations page.

  • Trip Times for 2-day trips – We leave at 10:00 PM and return between 6:00 PM and 7:00 PM the second day
  • Fares – $475  for 2-day trips.  Sorry, rental rods for Tilefishing are NOT available on these trips
  • Bait – Tilefish eat a great variety of things. We provide Squid, but you are welcome to bring along other goodies
  • Recommended Fishing Tackle:
  • Rods and Reels – 6½ to 8-foot heavy-duty rod with a single or two-speed conventional reel filled with approximately 500 yards of 50 to 65-lb. test braided Spectra line. We strongly suggest using braided line since we will be fishing in very deep water (up to 1,000 feet)
  • Tackle – 16 to 80-oz bank sinkers, 5/0 to 8/0 bait holder hooks, 5/0 to 8/0 Octopus or Octopus circle hooks, 60 or 80 lb. leader material, heavy-duty swivels, 16 to 32-oz jigs. We use 2-hook bottom rigs or 1-hook rigs when there are really big fish around.   The Captain will let you know which one to use. You can tie your own rigs or buy them on the boat for a reasonable fee

2-DAY TILEFISH TRIP W/Overnight Tuna Chunking and MAHI

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2 DAY TILEFISH w/ OVERNIGHT TUNA CHUNKING and MAHI


Limited to 26 anglers, $550 fare.
Full Galley offering
For more questions or more information, please contact us here. 


2.5-Day Nantucket Fluke & Cod/Pollock/Haddock Jigging Trip

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2 ½ DAY NANTUCKET FLUKE & COD/ POLLOCK/ HADDOCK JIGGING TRIP


Limited to 35 anglers, $650 fare.
Full Galley offering
For more questions or more information, please contact us here. 


2.5-DAY SOUTHERN ROUGH BOTTOM EXTRAVAGANZA

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2 ½ DAY SOUTHERN ROUGH BOTTOM EXTRAVAGANZA


Limited to 26 anglers, $675 fare.
Full Galley offering
For more questions or more information, please contact us here. 


30-HOUR CANYON TUNA/MAHI TRIP

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30-HOUR CANYON TUNA/MAHI TRIPS – 26 Passenger Limit

These 30-hour trips offer anglers more canyon fishing time and represent one of the best values going. We offer these trips during the late summer and fall months. Upon arriving at the fishing grounds, we will spend the afternoon fishing for Mahi-Mahi or possibly do a bit of tuna trolling if there has been hot trolling action. The decision on what to fish for will be a 'captain's choice' depending on conditions. We will then fish for tuna during the 'sunset bite', the entire 'night bite', and the 'morning bite'. This works out to between 12 and 15 hours of fishing time for tuna alone. A sleeping bunk is included with your fare and we suggest you bring a sleeping bag or blanket and pillow. Hot meals, as well as hot and cold beverages, are available from our Galley at a reasonable cost.

RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED on these trips. To reserve a spot, select a trip with available spots from our Trip Calendar page and then follow the instructions on our Reservations page.

  • Trip times – Our special 30-hour Canyon Tuna/Mahi Trips depart at 7:00 AM Tuesday and Thursday mornings and return approximately 1:00 PM the following afternoon
  • Fare – $425.   Tuna rod rentals are $25 additional. Sorry, rental rods for Mahi and bait fishing are NOT available
  • Bait – Sardines and Butterfish (provided)
  • Recommended Fishing Tackle:
  • Tuna Rods and Reels – One stand-up type tuna rod with 2-speed 30 or 50 conventional reel (60 to 80-lb test monofilament line), one 7-foot tuna jigging rod with Penn 3/0 or Penn Jigmaster equivalent reel (50-lb test monofilament or 50 to 65-lb test braided line)
  • Tuna Tackle – 50, 60, and 80-lb test fluorocarbon leader material, barrel swivels (provided), 5/0 to 8/0 chunking or circle hooks (6/0 chunking hooks provided), 6 to 8-oz hammer finish diamond jigs, 1 to 8-oz egg sinkers, 8 to 16-oz bank sinkers, rubber bands, Cyalume light sticks (assorted colors)
  • Mahi Rods and Reels – One light-to-medium spinning rod (20-lb test monofilament or 30-lb braided line) for Mahi
  • Mahi Tackle – 1/0 and 2/0 hooks, and assorted small lures and jigs
  • Squid & Bait Rods, Reels, and Tackle – One light spinning rod and reel for squid and bait fishing (8 to 10-lb  monofilament). This can be the same rod and reel used for Mahi.  Bring squid jigs and sabiki-style bait catcher rigs
  • IMPORTANT NOTE: If high winds prevent us from sailing at 7:00 AM, we will try to sail later in the day and turn the trip into a standard tuna trip. If we shorten the trip, we will credit you the cost difference
  • You can confirm the VOYAGER is sailing on a 30-HR TUNA /MAHI TRIP by calling 732-295-3019 (select menu option 4) any time after 6:00 PM the day before your trip

COD TRIP

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These special Open Boat trips offer anglers an opportunity to fish offshore wrecks for Cod, along with some Pollock and Ling. 
 
We fish during the day and all of the fish we catch on these trips are excellent eating. These trips are offered during the spring, fall, and winter months. Our heated handrails will keep your hands warm and toasty, but be sure to bring along plenty of warm clothing.

Open Boat trip and you don't need to make reservations. Like other party boats, we work on a first-come, first-serve basis, so all you need to do is arrive at the boat anywhere from one to one-half hour before sailing time.
 
  • Trip Times – 5:00 AM to 4:00 PM.   See Trip Calendar for dates
  • Fare – $100 adult, $95 senior, $50 child.   Rod rentals are an additional $10 and include hooks and one sinker
  • Bait – Clams (provided)
  • Recommended Fishing Tackle:
  • Rod & Reel – 6½ or 7-foot heavy rod with Penn 3/0 or equivalent conventional reel (30 to 40-lb monofilament)
  • Tackle – 8 to 16-oz bank sinkers, 2/0, 5/0, 7/0 hooks, 40-lb leader material, 3-way swivels, 6 to 12-oz. jigs

 

 

 


LIMITED LOAD COD TRIP

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LIMITED LOAD COD TRIPS


These winter and spring trips leave at night and travel to wrecks located approximately 40 to 80 miles off the New Jersey coast by daybreak. Our heated handrails will keep your hands warm and toasty, but be sure to bring along plenty of warm clothing. A sleeping bunk is included with your fare and we suggest you bring a sleeping bag or blanket and pillow. Hot meals, as well as hot and cold beverages, are available from our Galley at a reasonable cost.

RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED on these trips. To reserve a spot, select a trip with available spots from our Trip Calendar page and then follow the instructions on our Reservations page.

  • Trip Times – We leave our dock at 10:00 PM and we return between 6:00 - 7:00 PM the following day.
  • See Trip Calendar for dates
  • Fare – $200. Rod rentals are available for $10 additional and include hooks and one sinker
  • Bait – Clams (provided)
  • Recommended Fishing Tackle:
  • Rods and Reels – 6½ or 7-foot heavy rod with Penn 3/0 or Jigmaster equivalent conventional reel (40 to 60-lb test monofilament or braided line)
  • Tackle – 12 to 24-oz bank sinkers, 3/0 to 5/0 bait holder hooks, 3-way swivels, 6 to 16-oz. jigs

LING & SEA BASS TRIP

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OPEN BOAT – LING and SEA BASS
 
These Open Boat full-day inshore trips are for tasty table fare and are designed for the novice to the pro. We will target local wrecks and rough bottom spots for Ling, Black Sea Bass, and sometimes a Cod or two. These trips usually find the VOYAGER fishing within 60 minutes from our dock. This is an Open Boat trip and you don't need to make reservations. Like other party boats, we work on a first-come, first-serve basis, so all you need to do is arrive at the boat anywhere from one to one-half hour before sailing time.

 
  • Trip Times – 6:30 AM to 2:30 PM. See Trip Calendar for dates
  • Fares – $80 adult, $40 child. Rod rentals are an additional $10 and include hooks and one sinker
  • Bait – Clams (provided)
  • Recommended Fishing Tackle:
  • Rod & Reel – 6½ or 7-foot medium rod with Penn 2/0 or equivalent conventional reel (20 to 30-lb monofilament)
  • Tackle – 6 to 10-oz bank sinkers, 2/0 and 3/0 bait holder hooks, 30-lb test leader material, 3-way swivels

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


LING MARATHON TRIP

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OPEN BOAT LING MARATHON TRIPS

These Open Boat extended 10-hour inshore trips are for tasty table fare and are designed for the novice to the pro. We will target local wrecks and rough bottom spots for Ling (Red Hake). These trips usually find the VOYAGER fishing within 60-90 minutes from our dock. This is an Open Boat trip and you don't need to make reservations. Like other party boats, we work on a first-come, first-serve basis, so all you need to do is arrive at the boat anywhere from one to one-half hour before sailing time
  • Trip Times – 6:30 AM to 4:30 PM. See Trip Calendar for dates
  • Fares – $90 adult, $45 child. Rod rentals are an additional $10 and include hooks and one sinker
  • Bait – Clams (provided)
  • Recommended Fishing Tackle:
  • Rod & Reel – 6½ or 7-foot medium rod with Penn 2/0 or equivalent conventional reel (20 to 30-lb monofilament)
  • Tackle – 6 to 10-oz bank sinkers, 2/0 and 3/0 bait holder hooks, 30-lb test leader material, 3-way swivels

LING TRIP

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OPEN BOAT – LING and SEA BASS
 
These Open Boat full-day inshore trips are for tasty table fare and are designed for the novice to the pro. We will target local wrecks and rough bottom spots for Ling, Black Sea Bass, and sometimes a Cod or two. These trips usually find the VOYAGER fishing within 60 minutes from our dock. This is an Open Boat trip and you don't need to make reservations. Like other party boats, we work on a first-come, first-serve basis, so all you need to do is arrive at the boat anywhere from one to one-half hour before sailing time.

 
  • Trip Times – 6:30 AM to 2:30 PM. See Trip Calendar for dates
  • Fares – $80 adult, $40 child. Rod rentals are an additional $10 and include hooks and one sinker
  • Bait – Clams (provided)
  • Recommended Fishing Tackle:
  • Rod & Reel – 6½ or 7-foot medium rod with Penn 2/0 or equivalent conventional reel (20 to 30-lb monofilament)
  • Tackle – 6 to 10-oz bank sinkers, 2/0 and 3/0 bait holder hooks, 30-lb test leader material, 3-way swivels

 


LING ULTRA MARATHON

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LING ULTRA MARATHON TRIPS

***TRIP DESCRIPTION COMING SOON***

  • Limited to 44 Anglers
  • Trip Times –11:30 PM to 5-6 PM the next day. See Trip Calendar for dates
  • Fares – $160.   Rod rentals are an additional $10 and include hooks and one sinker
  • Bait – Clams (provided)
  • Recommended Fishing Tackle:
  • Rod & Reel – 6½ or 7-foot medium rod with Penn 2/0 or equivalent conventional reel (20 to 30-lb monofilament)
  • Tackle – 6 to 10-oz bank sinkers, 2/0 and 3/0 bait holder hooks, 30-lb test leader material, 3-way swivels

OFFSHORE SEA BASS & PORGIES TRIP

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OFFSHORE JUMBO SEA BASS & PORGY– 44 Person Limit

These fall and winter trips leave at night and travel to wrecks located approximately 50 to 80 miles off the New Jersey coast by daybreak. A wide variety of fish are found on offshore wrecks, but the catch is generally Black Sea Bass from 2 to 7-lbs and Porgies from 2 to 3-lbs, plus some Pollock and Cod up to 30-lbs. All of the fish we catch on these trips are excellent eating and anglers often make limit catches. Our heated handrails will keep your hands warm and toasty, but be sure to bring along plenty of warm clothing. A sleeping bunk is included with your fare and we suggest you bring a sleeping bag or blanket and pillow. Hot meals, as well as hot and cold beverages, are available from our Galley at a reasonable cost.

RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED on these trips. To reserve a spot, select a trip with available spots from our Trip Calendar page and then follow the instructions on our Reservations page.

  • Trip Times – We leave our dock at 11:00 PM and we return between 5:00 - 6:00 PM the following day.
  • See Trip Calendar for dates
  • Fare – $200.   Rod rentals are available for $10 additional and include hooks and one sinker
  • Bait – Clams (provided)
  • Recommended Fishing Tackle:
  • Rods and Reels – 6½ or 7-foot heavy rod with Penn 3/0 or Jigmaster equivalent conventional reel (40 to 60-lb test monofilament or braided line)
  • Tackle – 12 to 24-oz bank sinkers, 3/0 to 5/0 bait holder hooks, 3-way swivels, 6 to 16-oz. jigs
  • NOTE: You can confirm the VOYAGER is sailing on an OFFSHORE SEA BASS TRIP by calling 732-295-3019 (select menu option 4) any time after 5:00 PM on the day of your trip

 


OVERNIGHT CANYON TUNA TRIP

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OVERNIGHT CANYON TUNA TRIPS – 26 Passenger Limit

During the late summer and fall months, our 21-hour, overnight canyon tuna trips offer excitement, sport, and the ultimate in fishing challenges. We travel about 4 to 5 hours to the undersea canyons at the edge of the continental shelf where we catch Yellowfin, Albacore, and Bigeye tuna as well as Mahi-Mahi, Mako shark, White Marlin, and Swordfish. Tuna range in size from 20 to over 300-lbs and swordfish can easily exceed 100-lbs. These trips are recommended for anglers with moderate experience who are in good physical condition. A sleeping bunk is included with your fare and we suggest you bring a sleeping bag or blanket and pillow. Hot meals, as well as hot and cold beverages, are available from our Galley at a reasonable cost.

RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED on these trips. To reserve a spot, select a trip with available spots from our Trip Calendar page and then follow the instructions on our Reservations page.

  • Trip Times – In September and October, we leave our dock at 5:00 PM and return between 2-3 PM the following day. In November, we leave our dock at 8:00 PM and return between 5-6 PM the following day
  • Fare – $350. Tuna rod rentals are $25 additional. Sorry, rental rods for squid & bait fishing are NOT available
  • Tuna bait – Sardines and Butterfish (provided)
  • Recommended Fishing Tackle:
  • Tuna Rods and Reels – One stand-up type tuna rod with 2-speed 30 or 50 conventional reel (60 to 80-lb. test monofilament line), plus one 7-foot tuna jigging rod with Penn 3/0 or Penn Jigmaster equivalent reel (50-lb test monofilament or 50 to 65-lb test braided line)
  • Tuna Tackle – 50, 60, and 80-lb test fluorocarbon leader material, barrel swivels (provided), 5/0 to 8/0 chunking or circle hooks (6/0 chunking hooks provided), 6 to 8-oz hammer finish diamond jigs, 1 to 8-oz egg sinkers, 8 to 16-oz bank sinkers, rubber bands, Cyalume light sticks (assorted colors)
  • Squid & Bait Rods and Reels – One light spinning rod and reel for squid and bait fishing (8 to 10-lb monofilament)
  • Squid & Bait Tackle – Squid jigs and sabiki-style bait catcher rigs
  • NOTE: You can confirm the VOYAGER is sailing on a CANYON TUNA TRIP by calling 732-295-3019 (select menu option 4) any time after 12:00 PM noon on the day of your trip

SEA BASS MARATHON TRIP

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OPEN BOAT SEA BASS MARATHON TRIPS

These Open Boat extended 10-hour inshore trips are for tasty table fare and are designed for the novice to the pro. We will target local wrecks and rough bottom spots for Black Sea Bass. These trips usually find the VOYAGER fishing within 60-90 minutes from our dock. This is an Open Boat trip and you don't need to make reservations. Like other party boats, we work on a first-come, first-serve basis, so all you need to do is arrive at the boat anywhere from one to one-half hour before sailing time.

  • Trip Times – 6:30 AM to 4:30 PM.   See Trip Calendar for dates
  • Fares – $90 adult,  $45 child. Rod rentals are an additional $10 and include hooks and one sinker
  • Bait – Clams (provided)
  • Recommended Fishing Tackle:
  • Rod & Reel – 6½ or 7-foot medium rod with Penn 2/0 or equivalent conventional reel (20 to 30-lb monofilament)
  • Tackle – 6 to 10-oz bank sinkers, 2/0 and 3/0 bait holder hooks, 30-lb test leader material, 3-way swivels

 


SEA BASS TRIP

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OPEN BOAT – LING and SEA BASS
 
These Open Boat full-day inshore trips are for tasty table fare and are designed for the novice to the pro. We will target local wrecks and rough bottom spots for Ling, Black Sea Bass, and sometimes a Cod or two. These trips usually find the VOYAGER fishing within 60 minutes from our dock. This is an Open Boat trip and you don't need to make reservations. Like other party boats, we work on a first-come, first-serve basis, so all you need to do is arrive at the boat anywhere from one to one-half hour before sailing time.

 
  • Trip Times – 6:30 AM to 2:30 PM. See Trip Calendar for dates
  • Fares – $80 adult, $40 child. Rod rentals are an additional $10 and include hooks and one sinker
  • Bait – Clams (provided)
  • Recommended Fishing Tackle:
  • Rod & Reel – 6½ or 7-foot medium rod with Penn 2/0 or equivalent conventional reel (20 to 30-lb monofilament)
  • Tackle – 6 to 10-oz bank sinkers, 2/0 and 3/0 bait holder hooks, 30-lb test leader material, 3-way swivels

 

 

 


SPECIAL BLOCK ISLAND COD, SEA BASS, PORGIES

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SPECIAL BLOCK ISLAND COD, SEA BASS, PORGIES


Limited to 44 anglers, $250 fare.
Full Galley offering
For more questions or more information, please contact us here.