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See the catch & release of a Ballistic Mako

during the Monster Shark Tournament by the "Perseverance Team" below

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SHARK Fishing at its best, battle the great beast and catch and/or tag and release the fish of your life. The "Perseverance" also targets, Bluefin/Yellowfin Tuna, Mahi, Albies, Striped Bass, Bluefish, Cod, Haddock, Pollack, Fluke, Flounder, Scup, Black Seabass, Taug as well as other Pelagics south of the Cape!

Enjoy your day of fishing with Capt. Mike Pierdinock, USCG Licensed Master aboard the "Perseverance" a 30 foot Pursuit 3000 Offshore with twin diesel engines, marlin tower, outriggers, restroom and bunks. The "Perseverance" departs for the New Bedford area and depending upon the target species will fish the Buzzard Bay, Elizabeth Islands, Vineyard Sound  and offshore prime fishing grounds south of Nantucket and Marthas Vineyard. Upon request we can also fish the Cape Cod Bay and Stellwagen waters. Your day of fishing could include bottom fishing Stellwagen Bank for Cod, Haddock and Pollack or chasing Black Sea Bass, Fluke, Scup, Taug, Albies Striped Bass and Bluefish in Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound south of the Cape or fishing for sharks or large pelagics south the the Islands.  Contact us now to plan and schedule your trip at (617) 291-8914.

CPF Charters specializes in corporate clients and provides all of the fishing gear necessary for your trip, even though you are welcome to bring your own. At your request, your charter can include the food and drink necessary for your entire trip. Photographs in electronic format will be provided and forwarded to you soon after your charter. We can also record your fishing trip and provide you a lifelong memory of your catch. If requested, the 1st Mate can clean and fillet your catch.

To my loyal customers and fans a good way to make it through the winter months until we start fishing again next spring is to please join me at the following Fishing Shows:

  • 2018 Castafari Offshore Fishing Seminary, Feb 10 & 11, 2018: I will be part of the team of captains providing an overview of recent ICCAT decisions and upcoming HMS species regulations for 2018, to sign up go to
  • March 9-11, 2018, Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association, Annual Fishing Show, Providence, RI, meet Capt. Mike Pierdinock at the Okuma & Savage booth.
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Nationally televised on the NBC Sports Network "Quest for The One" as well as shark fishing on On The Water TV and  ABC WCAB Channel 5 "Chronicle" and other TV and radio interviews and footage associated with the "Perseverance Team" tagging a 16 ft Great White Shark at the Monster Shark Tournament. Click Here for MORE Great White Shark Footage!

The "Perseverance" team tagged a 16 ft Great White Shark at the Monster Shark Tournament, see the video above!