Our goal is to provide you, your family and friends a quality fishing experience aboard a purposefully built, comfortable and safe fishing machine.

- Captain Bob

Photo Credit:  Peter Hellberg

Captain Bob Higgins

Captain Bob is a second generation USCG Captain with over 34 years of experience fishing the waters of Southern New England. Logging over 6,000 miles on the water, with over 100 canyon trips, catching Yellow Fin, Big eye, Blue fin, and Albacore Tuna, White and Blue marlin, Swordfish, Mako, Thresher, Dusky, and Tiger Sharks, Mahi and Bonito. Inshore species include Striped Bass, Fluke, Tautog, Sea Bass, Scup, Cod, Pollock and Haddock.

In the off season you will find Captain Bob working on Necessity, doing his own routine maintenance and improvements. An avid outdoorsman, he takes a break in the fall for deer hunting. His other hobbies include truck and boat restoration. Ask him about the Resolute, his 1966 31’ Bertram Bahia Mar, that he restored from the hull.  

Photo Credit:  Mitya Ku

Let’s catch some fish and make some lasting memories.

Hopefully you can help me add to the 10 world record fish Necessity has to her name. 


The Necessity

A 62’ 1999 custom charter boat built by Resmondo Boatworks, Perdido Beach, Alabama