Fishing the Coastal and Offshore Waters of Southern Maine
Capt. Ben Garfield will provide all the equipment and supplies necessary for your fishing trip. Whether you are a seasoned angler, beginner or somewhere in between, he will provide an enjoyable fishing trip custom tailored to meet your needs.
Our high quality reels, manufactured by Penn and Shimano, are matched to custom crafted rods by Saco Bay Tackle. Capt. Ben meticulously checks and maintains all his equipment and safety gear.
We tried to book a trip in 2021 with Ben but the weather wasn't in our favor for the day. However we got to go out with Capt Ben this... read more weekend and he is just amazing. He truely cares about what he does. He wants everyone safe, educated and to have a wonderful time. It was a surprise trip for my husband and son and they were so excited and loved every min of it. We for sure will book again with him in the future. Thank you for allowing us to make some wonderful memories with the family. My husband will make sure he gets a bigger fish next time 😂
Amy C July 26, 2023
Captain Ben is the man. Super knowledgeable, trustworthy, professional, friendly and fun. Most fun I've had in a long time, great trip with lots of fish on. Everyone had an... read more absolute blast. He knows where the fish are. Would give him more than 5 stars if possible!
Tim Nolan July 26, 2023
Captain Ben is the best!! Would give 10 stars if I could. He gave our crew of 6 an amazing day and we caught 4 fish! He was instructive, safe... read more and best of all, kept us laughing with some great jokes. Can’t recommend him highly enough. Thanks Captain Ben!
Robbie Lehman July 5, 2023
Our fishing charter with Captain Ben was a highlight of our trip to Maine. He provided a fun, light-hearted and safe boat experience and was able to help all of... read more us who have a range of fishing experience while cracking jokes. We caught 4 stripers, including our dinner for the night. 10/10 experience that I would definitely recommend!
Emily Franchi July 5, 2023
Our fishing trip with Captain Ben Garfield set a new high bar for family vacation outings! Ben provided a personal touch from booking to boating, and he even adjusted the... read more timing to ensure the best fishing experience. Mom appreciated his emphasis on safety, and our teenage sons appreciated the opportunity to catch big fish. There was a lot of room for choices, and in our 4-hour trip we experienced three different styles of fishing in multiple optimal locations. Ben figured out our family dynamics and took fun to the next level. Despite a mix of experience fishing, we all caught fish. Captain Ben has a vast knowledge of nautical pursuits in the Casco Bay area. We learned a lot while having one of the best times of our entire vacation in Maine. Thanks, Ben!
Jennifer Frederick July 2, 2023
Ben showed us an excellent day He is a very personable captain that really enjoys his work. Highly recommend and when we return will charter with him again
Joseph Crisanti July 2, 2023
We had such a wonderful time with Captain Ben Garfield! Just received a card for the holidays, several months after our outing from the Captain himself with a photo of... read more our son with one of his catches. Sweetest, kindest thing that meant so much to all of us, brought back great memories and was so nice to be thought of! Highly recommend Go Fish Charters!
Katrina Eriksen February 8, 2023
Our husband's went one day and had a great time so we booked another trip. Had a wonderful time. Ben is a great captain. Explained things. Very helpful , very... read more affordable. The guys all caught big fish. My friend caught a bait fish. We had a blast. Highly recommend
Sue Smith October 15, 2022
We had a great time , captain Ben was knowledgeable and kind ,he knew exactly where to get the stripers . Highly recommended 👌
Msallem Kais September 15, 2022
Fantastic morning fishing in Casco Bay! We managed to get 3 teenage boys out of bed early and spent the morning fishing with Captain Ben for Stripers. Captain Ben was... read more engaging, knowledgeable of the area and obviously a great fisherman! He kept the boys engaged and everyone caught a fish! We even had a really exciting bonus adventure with a very large grey seal. Would absolutely do this again and highly recommend!!
Kelly Rodgers August 15, 2022
We had a great morning of fishing for Stripers with Captain Ben! He moved to different spots to get us on the fish, including on the flats to do some... read more flycasting, and we caught some beauties He was very attentive and focused on our having a good time, which we did! I would highly recommend him if you are in the area.
Rick Voutour August 15, 2022
We had a great day out on the water with Ben. Everyone that was fishing caught something and the dog was chill laying in the boat. I especially appreciated the... read more family photo near the lighthouse! Totally was worth the trip and I would highly recommend this experience.
Katie Wells August 15, 2022
If I could give 100 stars i would! This was one of the best fishing charters I've ever been on! My friends and I caught three fish. Captain Ben was... read more exceptionally knowledgable, professional and most importantly fun! I would recommend this charter to anyone and everyone🎣
Kate White August 15, 2022
Had an incredible experience with Go Fish Charters! (Ben) The Captain made the experience worth it alone. Friendly, Experienced and Knowledgeable. We got some RBA (Rod Bending Action)!
Joseph Ficken July 15, 2022
My son and I really enjoyed the time we spent fishing with Ben! He's almost more fun than the fishing. 😉
Chris Heistad February 15, 2022
Go Fish Charters (Ben) was an exceptional experience for my family. I would recommend his professionalism to any group that wants to go have fun and feel safe and... read more comfortable. Oh and we caught a pile of fish too.
John Harrington February 15, 2022
We had an amazing time with captain Ben. He is very knowledgeable and friendly. We tried 3 different styles of fishing, using spinners and live bait. The conditions were great... read more and we caught many stripers, as well as mackerel and pollock. He took time to explain technique, and was nice enough to show us around the bay, pointing out landmarks and various animals that are native to the area. If you can find an opening with Go Fish charters, definitely do it!
Tim Steininger February 15, 2022
I called and he couldn't be more honest about conditions, expectations and more. Knows his fish. Great company and pricing. Very knowledgeable. Highly recommend.
Ryan Moratti February 15, 2022
What a great time!! Captain Ben was amazing!! We got exactly what we were after, but honestly if we hadn’t, his company still would’ve made it worth it! Definitely recommend... read more 100%
Lyndsey Abbott February 15, 2022
We had the best time with Captain Ben. He knew right where the fish were and was very patient with all of us.
Michelle Yonker February 15, 2022
Curt Conn I believe our family members have been going out each summer with Ben for about 8 years now. We always have a good time because Ben works hard... read more to get fish for us, but just as much, he is just a "fun" guy. We really appreciate how "family appropriate his trips are.
Curt Conn February 15, 2022
We try and get out at least once a year with Captain Ben and have been doing it for years. This year was not disappointment. Ben is professional, knowledgeable, social... read more and most importantly he know where the fish are !
Mark Webb February 15, 2021
We had a great time fishing with Ben! Caught lots of fish in a 4 hour trip. We tried a few different spots and caught something each time. Even got... read more to see some seals, porpoises and osprey from the boat. Ben is very knowledgeable about the wildlife and the area which makes for an enjoyable trip!
Nick McCormick February 15, 2021
Ben is awesome, and so was our time with him on the boat! We caught fish quickly and he knew exactly where to take us. Thanks Ben!
David Bayer February 15, 2021
I bought a fishing charter for my husband for Father’s Day he went on his trip a few days after Father’s Day. And he had a blast there were three... read more of them fishing and the captain help them enjoy the day and they caught lots of fish. No keepers but it didn’t matter because they had a blast. Thanks Captain we will be back.
Yvonne Brown February 15, 2021
Went fishing for striped bass with Ben this afternoon. The bite was fast and fish were aggressive. We had a blast! You won’t be disappointed. Kyle & Amy
ami D February 15, 2020
Excellent fishing charter experience with Ben. His style of fishing not only produced results, but it is also a very fun style of fishing. Freelining live bait and cut bait... read more makes for exciting strikes and a fun fight on light tackle. Ben is very knowledgeable and ensures that everyone has a great time. We will definitely book another trip with Ben next time we are in the area!
Kyle Zumstein February 15, 2019
Fantastic trip with Ben earlier today for my daughter and myself. She caught her first fish and was hooked. Thoroughly recommend Go Fish charters!
Gavin Bailey February 15, 2019
Great day on the water. Caught loads of fish and had an awesome time. If you get a chance to fish with Captain Ben, don't pass it up!
Brian Crosby February 15, 2018
My family and I went fishing in Casco Bay this week with Captain Ben Garfield. It was a great family experience and plenty of striped bass were caught. I would... read more definitely go back and highly recommend.