Joey’s Deep Sea Fishing – Tuna Experience:
An all day trip. Limit of 6 people per trip. This tour can be extremely thrilling and awe aspiring! We catch and release our tuna. We allow for a fight time of one hour and bring the fish along side the boat for a chance to have your photo taken with the big one!
Dates of Operation:
June – September. Departs from Rusticoville Bridge.
Other Special Experiences:
Cod and Mackeral Trip: A three hour trip, includes 1/2 hour of sailing time to and from the fishing area and a full two hours of fishing! The trip begins with a scenic sail through and past North Rustico Harbour. Once you settle in to fish on the beautiful Gulf of St. Lawerence, the Captain will start with fishing mackeral and than move onto fishing cod. Fish is cleaned and bagged for you to take! There is a washroom on board, everything is supplied, all you have to do is catch the fish! Our boats have a capacity of 20 passengers plus 2 crew.
Lobster Tour: We begin the tasting before you even leave the wharf with a fresh bowl of homemade seafood chowder! On the way down to the river, we stop to explain how mussels and oysters are farmed on PEI. Than we head out on the Gulf to fish our lobster traps. We cook mussels on board for all and after everyone gets a chance to see how lobster traps are hauled you get to eat one of the tasty treats while sitting on the side of the boat and throwing your shells off the side. The tour is approx. 2 hours.
- Full explanation of safety and equipment that is on board
- Crew introductions
- Two boats that can accommodate 20 people, but we can easily access additional boats to accommodate up to 160 people with notice.
Our Boats: At Joey’s Deep Sea Fishing we have two modern fishing vessels that are equipped to make your trip as relaxing and enjoyable as possible. We have our 45’ fiberglass “Julie Ann Jamie 1” as well as our 45’ fiberglass “Reel Upgrade”. Both vessels cruise at 17 knots with top speeds of 25 knots. Both are partially covered for some relief from that hot sun or those pesky rain showers. They are Transport Canada approved for the safety of our passengers, and fully equipped with the latest in marine electronics including fish-finders, GPS navigation and VHF radio equipment. Everything you need for your fishing trip is on board, from your tackle, to onboard washrooms, fresh water systems, even microwave ovens and BBQ for those full or multi day tuna trips!