Captain John Petrlik has been fishing off the Maine Coast for over 30 years. Captain John is an expert Maine fishing captain and is knowledgeable in all phases and styles of fishing in the Maine Coast region.
From Inshore fishing, a bit closer to the beach for striper & mackerel to offshore fishing for shark, Captain John knows what techniques to use and when to use them to ensure his charter customers have the best chance and advantage possible to catch fish. If it is a slow day fishing, you can experience what its like to pull a Maine lobster trap.
When you fish with Captain John you will find out immediately how friendly he is. Not only is he friendly but he displays an abundance of patience, a must-have quality for a professional fishing Captain. He has patience to find the fish, patience to wait on the bite, and above all plenty of patience with his customers.
Maybe you're interested in a Harbor Cruise? Mary May Charters can show you the captivating Maine Coast like no one else can. Whether you're visiting Portland for the first time, or a long time resident looking for a quick and relaxing getaway close to home, our sightseeing cruises are not only fun, but you'll learn a few things too. Whether it's a fishing trip or harbor cruise, safety while on the Mary May is Captain John's number one priority, but FUN is a very close second!