Frequently Asked Questions

Is the cost per person or for the boat?

The cost is for chartering the boat with a maximum of six people.

What if I have less than six people?

The cost is the same. Charges are based chartering the boat not per person.

Do you ever do mixed passenger trips?

No currently we are a private charter. 

What is the trip time for 1/2 day, 3/4 day and full day?

1/2 day is four hours, 3/4 day is 6 hours, and a full day is 8-10 hours+ 

Are fishing charters good for kids?

Yes, flounder trips are better for younger kids 6 and under. Children 12 years old or younger must wear a lifejacket.

Do I need a fishing license?

No.  C.J. Victoria has a license that covers all passengers on-board.

How many people can the boat hold?

We are regulated under the United States Coast Guard and are only allowed 6 passengers max.

Can you provide additional boats?


Is there a bathroom onboard?

Yes. A bathroom on a boat is called a head.

What do we need to bring?

C.J. Victoria will provided everything fishing related, rods and reels and bait. Here are some suggestions that you should bring on-board, sweat shirt, raincoat, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, snacks and lunch, beverages and a small cooler to bring our fillets home.

Can we bring alcoholic beverages on-board?

Yes. (if anyone become drunk or unruly the trip will immediately return to the dock)

What are the chances of catching fish?

We do everything to catch fish for our passengers, however, we depend on mother nature to provide the action.

How do you determine weather cancellations?

We make weather related the decisions on the morning of your trip or if we are able to determine sooner. It’s the winds that cancel trips.

What if it rains?

Rain or shine we go fishing. The fish are already wet. It’s the winds that cancel trips. We will cancel for heavy rain.

Where does the boat depart from?

Our main dock is 707 Shirley Street Winthrop, Ma 02152 ( the town pier) Boston Pick up location is 400 Atlantic Avenue Boston, MA 02110 ( Gate “C”)

Ready to Go Fishing?

For more information and to book one of our half day, 3/4 day and full day fishing charters in the Boston area, contact CJ Victoria Fishing Charters today or book your charter online.