Rhode Island charter fishing boats

About JoAnn & Capt. Jack Riley
(IGFA Certified Captain)

Capt. Jack Riley

JoAnn and I have returned to Snug Harbor, RI to fish the same waters we enjoyed twenty five years ago. We love the Cape but the two hour drive door to door on good traffic days has taken the bloom off the rose.

For the past 20 summers JoAnn and I have commercial, sport, and charter fished the East Cape and Islands out of Harwich Port, Ma. Prior to that we fished the offshore waters south of Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, Block Island, and Montauk out of Pt. Judith, R.I. Jack has been a lifelong resident of Rhode Island leaving only for a tour of duty as a U.S. Army officer during the Vietnam period after graduation from the University of Rhode Island. He is a certified U.S. Coast Guard Captain, a member of the National Association Of Charterboat Operators, and the IGFA. As both mate and angler, Jack has won and placed in the Block Island Billfish, Rhode Island Tuna, and Point Judith Masters Invitational Tuna tournaments.

JoAnn earned a B.A. degree from Wheaton College, MA and an MBA from the University of R.I. JoAnn has won the Allen Harbor "Shoot Out" Fourth of July tournament every year she has participated on the Maverick.

Capt. Jack Riley with his 600# giant bluefin tuna.       Winning Striper

Capt. Jack Riley Photo Rhode Island Angler

JoAnn and I have enjoyed fishing the offshore waters of Rhode Island and Cape Cod, Massachusetts for striped bass, bluefish, sharks, marlin, yellowfin and bluefin tuna for over 35 years.

We are both easy-going and very flexible when it comes to your sport fishing adventures on the "Maverick". Please let us know if you have any special requests to make your trip more enjoyable. Our team of professionals Capt. Jack and JoAnn look forward to meeting you.

JoAnn and Captain Jack Riley

Plan Your Rhode Island or Cape Cod Charter Fishing

The most important thing that you can do in planning a sportfishing charter is to tell your potential Captain what you are looking for in a trip. This discussion should include:

The fishing experience and skill of your party.

The species of gamefish you want to target and the order of their importance to you.

The preferred fishing gear type (spin, fly, or conventional).

Any medical conditions a member of the party may have.

Are any members of the party prone to seasickness (precautions should be taken in advance, not during the charter. We have many helpful suggestions for this.).

Any special requests that may be needed or desired (Can your potential charter  and Captain provide these requests?).

In selecting a Cape Cod charter boat tell them exactly what you want and expect. Ask the right questions and you will have a safe, memorable, enjoyable trip. Contact us for additional information and booking at maverickfish@verizon.net

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