Your Captain, Joe Francis is a native Cape Codder. Joe takes great pride in the quality of your charter experience. Joe has one boat, the Nauset. And you may be assured that only Joe, will Captain every trip that is booked. He grew up helping his dad work the family’s oyster grant. As a teenager, Joe bought his first commercial boat and plied the waters of Cape Cod bay clamming. After serving our country proudly in the Navy, Joe returned to commercial fishing.
The Nauset is a new 27 foot Albemarle Sportfisherman. Families appreciate the below deck private walk in bathroom. Older folks are restful seated in the fully enclosed weatherproof salon.These important features make the Nauset the most comfortable charter boat departing from the Pamet Harbor, Truro. Fishermen have 180 degrees of deck space to fly fish, light tackle cast or jig.
The last couple of days on the Nauset have felt different, less frantic, more tranquil. The crickets are louder and the sun is softer. It’s September, and the season is winding down. For many vacationers fall is the best time of year. The crowds are gone, the beaches and restaurants are wide open and the days are cooler, if not shorter. Nicholas and his wife Gisele and her friend Jennifer come to Wellfleet this time of year for some relaxation from their hectic life in Manhattan. Bluefish run with abandon chasing peanut bunker this time of year. We couldn’t keep them off our line off High Head in Truro. Finally, after more than a couple of hours of some great catching on spinning rods, our weary anglers cried uncle. We found out later, our fishing buddy Fred Olander and mate Paul, fishing a hundred yards away, had a close encounter with a White shark. It took their fish right at the boat. We all would have loved that excitement! After a brief try at tempting some Striped Bass, they opted for pulling some lobster traps. 6-7 lobsters later it was time to head back to the Pamet Harbor. A really nice conversational trio, who loved the experience of being out on the water on a spectacular Fall day. See you again next year!