The Hula Dog is a 27 foot long Center Console “Shamrock” 270 open. This boat is outfitted with console cover. Shielded from the elements, we may run trips on less than mild days. The boat is equipped with state of the art radar, global positioning, sonar and communications systems to insure your safety as well as a productive day charter fishing. In addition, Hula Charters has a state-of-the-art stereo on board so our customers can enjoy some great music. Captain Matt is fully licensed and insured, certified in CPR and a member of the Rhode Island Angler’s Association. Matt is a Coast Guard certified Captain, and Block Island Chamber of Commerce. He writes a column called “The Fishing Report” for the Block Island Times. His articles have been published in The Rhode Island Monthly and he has been featured in various fishing shows and magazines.