Newburyport is a beautiful seacoast town near Plum Island with lots to see and do, including the city docks and boardwalk area and the downtown area with lots of shops and restaurants. Visit the CityofNewburyport.com and the Chamber of Commerce for more information.

Other local resources include the Daily News and the Plum Island Pages.

Here's the local marine forecast, weather forecast, and surf forecast.

If you’re looking for a place to stay we recommend the Essex Street Inn. There is also the Garrison Inn or the Fairfield Inn Marriott in Amesbury.

When we’re hungry, we like to head over to Park Lunch.

If you’re looking to buy some fresh fish, go to David’s Fish Market.

Charlie is a member of the Northeast Charterboat Captain's Association. We have great respect for the US Coast Guard, US Coast Guard Aux. Merrimac River Floatilla 38, and the Newburyport Harbormaster.

If you’re looking for fishing information, you can try Saltwater Sportsman, the Mass Division of Marine Fisheries, or the NOAA Fisheries Service.

For big party boat fishing, we recommend Captain's Fishing Parties.