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Address: 47 Crafts Rd, Gloucester, MA 01930-2113
Phone Number: +1 978-283-0197
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Connemara Bay Charters offers lobsterbake cruises, saltwater fishing,...

Connemara Bay Charters offers lobsterbake cruises, saltwater fishing, lobstering, and scenic charters in and around the waters off Cape Ann, Massachusetts (including Gloucester, Rockport, Manchester and Ipswich). The Connemara Bay is a 37-foot traditional, “Down East”-style Maine-built boat with plenty of deck space to accommodate up to six passengers. All charters are captained by Kevin O’Maley, a native of Gloucester with a lifetime of experience fishing, lobstering and boating in North Shore waters.

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Catching not fishing

If you want to catch fish, this is the boat for you. It's not luxurious but it it's fully equipped for fishing. The captain and mate are skilled, knowledgeable fishermen. They... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 September 2016
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Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

If you want to catch fish, this is the boat for you. It's not luxurious but it it's fully equipped for fishing. The captain and mate are skilled, knowledgeable fishermen. They make every effort to give you the best fishing experience. They know the waters, love fishing, are congenial and will share the excitement of the catch. Kevin and Kellen... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

I've traveled the world and live in Gloucester, Ma now in the summers. Captain O'Maley took a bunch of us out fishing last Friday. It was the best Charter experience I've had in many years. We caught Cod, Haddock, Redfish and pulled up lobsters from Captain Kevins traps. I was thrilled to catch a 20 pound cod. the local restaurant... More 

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Thank glostamash
Andover, Massachusetts
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

My family of avid fishermen had gone fishing before with Captain Kevin O'Maley and his son and first mate Kellen, and when they asked me to round out a party of six I agreed more to be in their company than for any anticipation of particularly enjoying the activity. Boy, was I about to be surprised! The O'Maleys knew just... More 

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Thank AprilLovesToTravel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We had the best time! Captain Kevin and Kellen are great guides. They know the area, where to look for fish and how to great hosts. Would highly recommend them for your fishing trip. Can't wait till we can come back here and go fishing with them again. They will be part of every trip made this way!!

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Thank Carolyn D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

We had a mixed group of very experienced fishermen and boaters and first-timers, including three children, and the four hour trip was great fun everyone for everyone. The crew has extensive knowledge of the area including general information that was entertaining for out of state tourists like my son and I. We fished and worked lobster traps, a classic New... More 

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Donnacona, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

even though we weren't quite sure how our 4 year old boy would behave/react/be on a four hour fishing charter off Gloucester be thought we would give it a try and are happy we did so. Having a good time and keeping nice memories was our goal and even now roughly 4 weeks later he's still talking about steering the... More 

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Thank Haddock1910
Boxborough, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

Kellan and Kevin showed us a great time. The kids loved it. Ages 10, 9, & 7. They kept their interest from start to finish. A little rain, no problem the kids enjoyed wearing all the rain gear. We have done many charters from Nantucket to the Florida Keys. These guys are true professionals. The father /son team are born... More 

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Thank Trish01719
Pardeeville, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

Kellen O was in command today and we had a thoroughly good time. The boat was plenty large and comfortable enough, I wasn't sure what to expect. We had three people of varying experience and Capt Kellen did a fine job explaining things to us He also shared stories from other trips at sea. He gave encouragement and instruction to... More 

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Bethel, Maine, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

This is our second trip with Kevin and boy was it fantastic. Within the first 5 minutes we had caught a 40 inch and an 29 inch striped Bass. Kevin is not only knowledgeable about fishing but always has the most interesting knowledge about Gloucester and the surrounding area. He may possibly be the most popular fisherman around as everyone... More 

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Rocky Hill, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

We found Connemara Bay charters in from a web search when looking for lobster charters. They are also known as CB charters as well. If you're looking for the readers digest version, the combination half day striped bass and lobstering charter was simply fantastic. Captain Kevin and his son Kellan were an absolute pleasure and we would not consider going... More 

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Kellen O, General Manager at Connemara Bay Fishing Charters, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive words. We really appreciate spending time with you on the water and are glad we were able to put you on some fish and send you home with a fish and lobster meal! More 

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