Captain Ted


Captain Ted Marshall, a lifelong fisherman, is the owner and operator of Agawam Boat & Fishing Charters. He has enjoyed taking passengers down the Essex River and surrounding waters for fishing and pleasure cruises for more than 20 seasons. Captain Ted is a USCG licensed 100 ton Master Mariner who was introduced to fishing at an early age by his grandfather. Later, he developed his love of the marine world by spending time with Henry Oaks, a retired Sea Captain and outdoorsman extraordinaire. Captain Ted earned a degree in Geology & Environmental Science and went on to work in the Marine Supply business. Captain Ted is a commercial striped bass and tuna fisherman. For 11 years he owned and operated Anchor Mooring & Marine Service in the Essex River. As a USCG licensed Captain and member of the National Ski Patrol, Captain Ted is certified in First Aid, CPR, and outdoor emergency care certification. Captain Ted enjoys utilizing a variety of methods for experienced anglers to catch fish throughout the season. He particularly enjoys introducing children to fishing and taking families out for adventures. Captain Ted “The River Man” has spent every summer of his life on the Essex River and surrounding waters. He lives in Essex with his wife Vicky and his daughter Alexandra who enjoy spending family time on the water.

Previous Experience

45 years of experience in all marine fields: mechanical, electrical, field service and supplies. Licensed striped bass and tuna commercial fisherman. 100 ton near coastal master mariner license for 25 years. Former Board of Director Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce. Essex Small Business Person of the Year. Member/Instructor National Ski Patrol First Responder. Owner/Operator of Agawam Boat & Fishing Charter, Essex, Massachusetts. Former Owner Essex Mooring Service, Essex, Massachusetts.

Professional Background

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Other Services

  • Boat Handling Instruction
  • Boat Handling Instruction
  • Local Knowledge/Tour Guide
  • Fishing Instruction / Guide
  • Environmental/Geo Tours


Essex, MA, United States

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