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Spend the Day Fishing on Cape Cod Bay

Looking for a great way to spend a summer day trip to the Cape? Want to supercharge your Massachusetts summer vacation? Spend the day fishing Cape Cod Bay. Whether you’re an experienced fisherman, or a novice eager to learn, Cape Cod Bay has fun awaiting you.

Great for:

  • Families
  • Corporate outings
  • Groups of friends look for a fun day of fishing

Choose the Escape for parties of up to six, or the smaller Elizabeth B for parties of three or fewer.

CCFC Mission

Cape Cod Family Charters is a locally-owned family business offering fun days on the waters off Barnstable, Massachusetts. Captain Bob Betti has been fishing the Cape Cod area for over 40 years, and is a licensed captain by the US Coast Guard.

Our mission is to have a great day on the water!

Google Reviews

Vanessa Reynolds
4 years ago
Rating: ★★★★★
Captain Bob & first mate Arthur made our kids first fishing trip a memorable one! The boat was clean & comfortable. It was chilly in the morning and it was nice to be able to go inside to get out of it. We caught 9 striped bass with two of them being large enough to keep. The largest one was 38”. Arthur cleaned and filleted them for us. We had our 2, 4, and 6 year old with us and they were all included in the experience. It was a top notch experience and we’d love to fish with them again when we’re back next year!
shauna Reed
a year ago
Rating: ★★★★★
I don’t do many reviews but I have to brag about CCFC! We took our 2 kids, 5 and 9, on their first fishing charter. Capt. Bob is nice and deckhand, Arthur, is amazing with the kids! We all had an amazing time, caught a bunch of fish and had so many laughs! My son was asking when we could fish with them again before we even got off the boat! We will definitely go back with them when we come back to the area! Thank you Capt. Bob and Arthur for a most memorable fishing trip! My kids will never forget it!
George Nenni
12 years ago
Rating: ★★★★★
The funnest part of our Cape Cod vacation, Captains Bob and Nick were fantastic. My wife and I had our 4 young children, including girls 5 and 7, and everyone had a great time. We caught several nice sized fish, including 6 very large Striped Bass, which Nick cleaned, filleted, and bagged for us. We grilled them up that week, and hauled the rest back to Ohio on ice. We've been deep sea fishing a few times, and this was the best experience by far. They went out of their way to find calm waters, and plenty of fish. Captain Bob had the helm, and Nick took care of everything else. I highly ...
Brooke Sugaski
3 years ago
Rating: ★★★★★
Our family had a great day with Captain Bob and his first mate, Artie. We thoroughly enjoyed the four hour charter. We departed at 6:30am and enjoyed the beautiful sunrise while we had a lovely ride out to our first location. Within the first 30 minutes, we caught multiple Bass and some of the biggest Blue Fish we’ve ever seen. Captain Bob was very knowledgeable, navigating his way to the best spots for fish. Artie was a lovely first mate, keeping our family (with two kids) entertained, while teaching us how to reel in our catches. It was a great day, and we would be excited to return next...
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Our Boats



The Escape holds up to 6 people comfortably and is available for 4, 5, 6, 8 hour trips. Facilities available.


Elizabeth B

Elizabeth B, a 24-foot regulator, holds up to 3 people. Facilities available.

Fishing Charter FAQ

  • 4 hour trip $775
  • 5 hour trip $850
  • 6 hour trip $925
  • Plus a tip for the mate.

Full payment is due before leaving the dock. Mastercard and Visa accepted. Due to fuel price fluctuations prices are subject to change. Price subject to change. We reserve the right to refuse service.

The Escape holds up to six people comfortably.

You can choose either a 4, 5, or 6 hour trip. Spin or Fly trips are available on an hourly basis, with a minimum of 4 hours.

Enjoy fishing the flats of Barnstable Harbor on Cape Cod Bay

Striped Bass, Bluefish, Tuna and Cod.

  • Food and drink (unless you make prior arrangements with the Captain). No glass
  • Rain gear
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Cameras
  • Life jackets for infants (must be Coast Guard approved)
  • Soft-soled shoes
  • Cooler for your fish

All gear is provided and your fish will be cleaned, bagged and prepared ready for you to take home.

Yes, facilities are available on both of our boats. 

Please note that the mate works for tips, customary 20%, for a job well done.