Matthew Cooney Sr.

Meet Captain Matthew Cooney Sr.

Meet Captain Matthew Cooney Sr. and Miss Meredith Fishing Charters

Captain Matthew Cooney Sr., at the helm of Miss Meredith Fishing Charters, brings a wealth of experience and expertise to every fishing excursion. With a lifelong passion for the sea and over [insert number] years of experience as a licensed captain, Captain Cooney ensures a safe, enjoyable, and memorable fishing adventure for all guests aboard Miss Meredith. His intimate knowledge of the local waters of Gloucester, MA, combined with his dedication to customer satisfaction, makes him a trusted leader in the fishing charter industry.

The vessel of choice for Captain Cooney's charters is a meticulously maintained 35-foot cabin cruiser, manufactured by North Shore in 1998. This spacious and comfortable boat offers ample seating and shelter for up to six passengers, making it ideal for families, groups, or corporate outings. Powered by a reliable Isuzu engine boasting 350 horsepower, the boat can reach a maximum cruising speed of 14 knots, ensuring swift and efficient travel to prime fishing grounds along the Massachusetts coastline.

As a seasoned captain and avid angler, Captain Cooney specializes in providing guests with an exceptional fishing experience, whether targeting striped bass, bluefish, cod, or tuna. With his guidance and expertise, coupled with the capabilities of the top-of-the-line vessel, anglers aboard Miss Meredith can expect thrilling catches, breathtaking scenery, and cherished memories to last a lifetime.

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Expertise & Attributes

32 Years of Experience

fishing Attributes

Master Guide
Nature / Wildlife Views
Live Bait
Deep Sea Fishing
Good with Large Groups
Good with Kids

Gear & Equipment

Available Fishing Gear

Live Bait

Good to Knows


- Rods, Reels & Tackle

- Fishing License

- Live Bait (When Applicable)

- Catch cleaning & filleting

- First Mate


- Hat, Sunscreen, Polaroid Sunglasses

- Wear weather appropriate clothing

- Food & Drinks 

DEPOSIT: A deposit is required for all bookings and will be applied at checkout  


BALANCE: The remaining balance is due on the trip date as either Credit or Cash.  


GUEST CANCELLATION: In the event that you must cancel your booking, you must do so 3 days prior to your trip date to receive a refund on your deposit. Rescheduling is encouraged and dependent on guide availability.  


GUIDE CANCELLATION: In the rare event that your guide must cancel due to inclement weather, health, or equipment issues, you will have the option to reschedule your charter for a later date or receive a refund on your deposit.  


TIPPING: Tips to your guide are greatly appreciated for your quality trip.


Meredith Jean

Boat Type: Motorboat (engine-powered)

Boat Guest Capacity: 6

Boat Length: 35

Manufacturer Name: North Shore

Model Year: 1998

Number of Engines: 1

Horsepower per Engine: 350

Maximum Cruising Speed: 14

Boat Registration: Not Given

Features: GPS, Fish Finder, Radar, Toilet, Ice-Box, Livewell / Live Bait Tank

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Embark on an exciting angling adventure with Miss Meredith Fishing Charters, the leading choice for unforgettable fishing trips in Gloucester, MA. Guided by Captain Matthew Cooney Sr., our charters are tailored to accommodate anglers of every skill level, providing the opportunity to reel in prized catches amidst the stunning vistas of Gloucester's unspoiled waters. With an unwavering commitment to guest satisfaction and a deep passion for the sport, Miss Meredith Fishing Charters ensures a memorable day on the sea, filled with camaraderie, thrills, and cherished moments that will endure.

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