Sat Sept 24

Montauk Jumbo Porgies & Sea Bass
Capt Dave reports a good day of fishing. We had to stay inside to wait out the weather and caught a smaller mix of porgies along with 2 keeper striped bass up to 35 lbs. Once we got outside we had better porgy fishing and also had some cod and bluefish. We had a handful of sea bass today. The first place pool winner was Wai Ching Ko with a 3 1/4 lb porgy. The edible pool winner was Ramon Reynoso from Bronx, NY with a 35 lb striped bass.

1/2 Day Mixed Bag PM
Capt Sarah reports a tough time in the windy conditions.  Those who stayed at the rail managed to fill their buckets with sea bass and porgies.  We ended the trip on a high note as the drift slowed down and brought some jumbo sea bass over the rail. First place pool winner was June Rim of Edgewater, NJ with a 4.2lb sea bass, second place pool winner was Adam Wilson of East Hampton, NY with a 3.7lb sea bass.

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Friday Sept 23

Montauk Fall Jumbo Porgies and Sea Bass
Captain Dave reports a very good day of porgy fishing. We had some really nice porgies and good sea bass to 3lbs, as well as some bluefish in the mix. Today’s pool winner was Thomas Gill of NY with a 3lb porgy.

3 Day TNT ULTRA LTD-Tue Sept 13 to Thur Sept 15
Capt Jerry reports some better tuna fishing this trip. We had 17 yellowfin, 11 albacore, some tiles and hake, 1 cod, some mahi mahi’s, 2 swordfish, 1 mako, 1-50 lb golden tile and we released some swords. Pool Winners: Cosmin Adam from Boston, MA with a 50 lb tile. Bob Gregson from Newton, CT with a yellowfin. Alex Harbanyof from Staten Island, NY with a swordfish.

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Thur Sept 22

Montauk Jumbo Porgies & Sea Bass
Capt Dave reports good fishing today. We had plenty of porgies and everyone had a few sea bass. We also had about a dozen keeper cod and a couple of bluefish. The first place pool winner was Rahandy Perez from New York, NY with a 3 lb porgy. The edible pool winner was Randy Ryan from Dix Hills, NY with a 10 lb bluefish.

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Wed Sept 21

Montauk Jumbo Porgies & Sea Bass
Capt Dave reports a beautiful day with really good fishing. We had mixed size porgies and plenty of sea bass. We also had some cod and a giant 10lb fluke. The first place pool winner was George Caravassilis from Mantawan, NJ with a 2.7 lb porgy. The edible pool winner was Kelang from Flushing, NY with an 11lb cod.

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Tuesday Sept 20

Montauk Fall Jumbo Porgies and Sea Bass
Captain Dave reports another really good day of fishing today. We had nice porgies and tons of sea bass- with everyone getting their limit on the sea bass. We also had 2 striped bass and a couple ocean bonitas. Today’s first place pool winner was Abecel Cabrera with a 2.75lb porgy and in second place was Ronald Burns with a 9lb striped bass.

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Mon Sept 19

2 Night Tuna LTD – Fri Sept 16 to Sun Sept 18
Capt Jerry reports that fishing was a little slow, but it seems to be picking up. We brought onboard 2- 60 to 80 lb yellowfin tuna, 7 long fins, 30 Mahi Mahi, 1 swordfish – 100 lbs, released 1 blue marlin, and lost some fish. All in all not a bad trip!

Montauk Fall Jumbo Porgies & Sea Bass
Capt Dave reports pretty good fishing today. On the morning drop we mostly had porgies. On the later drop we had a mix with some really nice sea bass. We also had quite a few keeper cod caught today. The pool winner was Pat Winckler from Glen Cove, NY with a 2.5 lb porgy.

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Sun Sept 18

Montauk Fall Jumbo Porgies & Sea Bass
Capt Dave reports really great fishing despite the windy and rough conditions. On our first drop we had a  good mix of porgies and sea bass. After that we moved off to deeper water and caught nicer quality fish with a handful trophy size. We also had some cod today. The first place pool winner was Rafael Genaro from Manhattan, NY with a 4.5 lb porgy. The second place pool winner was Joseph Corolla from Staten Island, NY with a 6.2 lb sea bass.

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Saturday Sept 17

Montauk Fall Jumbo Porgies and Sea Bass
Captain Sarah reports that they absolutely crushed the fish today! Drifting and anchored up we caught buckets full of porgies and nice sea bass. We also had a few big blues and some keeper cod in the mix. Heavy coolers and smiling faces left the boat. Today’s first place pool winner was Armindo Guiana of Riverside with a JUMBO 4.6lb porgy and in second place was John Majeed of Schenectady with a 11.2lb bluefish.

Night Striped Bass
Capt Dave reports a very good trip last night. We had really fishing by the Lighthouse with almost our limit of striped bass along with a bunch of blue fish. The first place pool winner was Joe Debarro from Babylon, NY with a 41 lb striped bass. The second place pool winner was Angelo Demetroulakos from Brooklyn/Montauk with a 33 lb striped bass.

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Fri Sept 16

Montauk Fall Jumbo Porgies & Sea Bass
Capt Sarah reports a great day of fishing on the Viking Stariper. We drifted for the morning, picking up big porgies and sea bass along the way. After that we threw the anchor and filled up buckets full of nice porgies and some monster sea bass. The first place pool winner was Clive Steer from Bronx, NY with a 3 lb porgy. The second place pool winner was Noel Miranda from Astoria, NY with a 5.8 lb Sea Bass.

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Thursday Sept 15

2 Night Tuna LTD
Captain Jerry reports that the tuna bite is picking up! We had lots of bites but only managed a few in the boat. The ones we did have were nice quality- we had some nice yellowfins from 40-60lbs, mahi mahi from 5-20lbs and one really nice swordfish. The first place pool winner was Alex Harbanyaf of Staten Island with a 100lb swordfish and in second place was Joe Matzinger of West Babylon with a 15lb mahi mahi.

Montauk Jumbo Porgies and Sea Bass
Captain Dave reports an okay day of fishing today. Fishing was a bit slow in the morning but picked up in the afternoon. We managed a decent catch of mostly porgies and sea bass and some keeper cod. Today’s pool winner was Bobby “Does it Again” Reid of Brooklyn with a 3.7lb porgy and in second place was William Danfort of Queens with a 4.5lb sea bass.

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Wednesday Sept 14

Montauk Jumbo Porgies and Sea Bass
The pool winner was Milton Howell of Brooklyn with a large 3.7lb porgy. Full report to follow.

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Tuesday Sept 13

Montauk Fall Jumbo Porgies and Sea Bass
Captain Dave reports a good day of fishing today aboard the Viking Starship today. We had some good porgy fishing, and not so many sea bass as we have been seeing, but nice quality fish. We also had about 10 keeper cod. Today’s first place winner was Harold Bussey of Brooklyn with a 3.5lb porgy and in second place was Ron Hughes of Brooklyn with a 12lb cod.

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Mon Sept 12

Montauk Fall Jumbo Porgies & Sea Bass
Capt Dave reports an excellent day aboard the Viking Starship. We had a great porgy drop first thing this morning with very good fishing. Then we went searching for sea bass and cod. We were near our limit of sea bass with the largest being about 8 lbs. We also had about a dozen keeper cod, a couple of fluke and a few blue fish. The pool winner was Jack Ng with a 3 1/2 lb porgy.

Thur Sept 8 to Sun Sept 11 – 3 Day TNT Limited
Capt Jerry reports fishing was generally slow due to tropical storm Hermine, but the weather was good. The water temperature dropped 8 degrees which  seems to have made a big impact on the fishing. We did put a catch together of mahi mahi, tuna and tile. The tuna was slow for the trip and the tile fish picked up Sunday morning. We are looking forward for normal fishing to pick up this week.
Pool Winners:
Yellow Fin – Alex Lowe – 25 lbs
Tile Fish – Greg Morgan – 20 lbs
Monk Fish – Pete Ferguson – 15 lbs

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Sun Sept 11

Montauk Jumbo Porgies and Sea Bass
Capt Dave reports rough conditions on the Viking Starship. Fishing was okay today, but not fantastic due to the fast drift. We put a nice catch together of mixed porgies and a lot of sea bass. The first place pool winner was Colombia from the Bronx with a 3.8 lb porgy. The edible pool winner was Tito Agosto from Brooklyn, NY with a 12 lb striped bass. * Tomorrow is our first day of Montauk Fall Jumbo Porgies & Sea Bass. Departing at 5am and Returning at 3pm. The fare is $100/Adult and $50/Child (5 – 12 yrs). We will be heading out further is search of the jumbo porgies and sea bass!

1/2 Day Fluke – AM
Capt Liam reports a slow start in rough and choppy conditions. Fishing picked up towards the end of the trip and we caught a bunch of keeper fluke. We didn’t have any sea bass or porgies.

1/2 Day Fluke – PM
Capt Liam reports a good start with a nice shot of fluke. We went searching for sea bass after that and we found a lot of life, but the wind picked up making for a slow ending to the trip. We did have an 8 lb fluke brought on board, but he wasn’t in the pool. The pool winner was Vernon Pollard with a 4 lb fluke.

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Sat Sept 10

Night Striped Bass
Capt Dave reports a slow night on the Viking Starship. We only had one keeper bass and one short, along with a couple of blue fish and 4 big sea bass.

1/2 Day Fluke – PM
Capt Sarah reports a great afternoon on the Viking Stariper! We loaded up on some beautiful large sea bass and put on a few fluke. A few anglers reached their limit of 8 sea bass. A good time was had by all! The pool winning fish was 5.6 lbs. The angler left before we could get his name.

1/2 Day Fluke – AM
Captain Sarah reports a great day of fishing today abroad the Viking Stariper.  The sea bass were hungry and biting steadily.  We put a few fluke on the boat and several keeper porgies.  We had first time anglers, who left the boat with big smiles and bags of fillets.  The morning pool winner was Chip Hazlett of Lindenhurst, NY with a 5.8lb seabass. 

Jumbo Porgies and Sea Bass
Captain Dave reports very good fishing at the lighthouse and beyond. We had action all day with mixed sized seabass and porgies.  Jose Sis of Brooklyn won the pool with 4.2lbs porgy.  The edible pool was won by Ernesto from Hicksville with a 6.2lb seabass

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