Thursday May 28

New Bedford Porgy and Sea Bass
Capt Dave reports a great day of fishing in New Bedford today. Everyone had plenty of both porgies and sea bass and we also had a bluefish today. Today’s first place pool winner was Chris Raphael of Queens with a 2.75lb porgy and in second place was Carlos Mcaros of Brooklyn with a 7lb bluefish.

Montauk Jumbo Spring Porgies
Capt Stephen Francis reports an excellent day of porgy fishing today aboard the Viking Stariper! We had a great trip with steady action all day! Today’s pool winner was Mr. Kim of Astoria with a 2.8lb porgy. We are sailing every morning for porgies in Montauk at 5:30am. We are already sold out for this Saturday morning 5/30– We HIGHLY RECOMMEND making reservations for these trips! Fishing is great and we only have a limited amount of space, so call our office at 631-668-5700 or book online at www.vikingfleet.com.

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Posted in Fishing Reports, Montauk

Wednesday May 27th

New Bedford Jumbo Porgies and Sea Bass
Captain Dave reports a great day of fishing on the Porgy and Sea Bass grounds. We had fishing jumping over the rails. The Pool winner Mr Henry Frazier from MorrisTown, NJ with a 3lb Porgy. Please remember the limits are 45 Porgy’s  at 10 inches and 8 Sea Bass at 14 inches.

Posted in Fishing Reports, New Bedford

Tuesday May 26

Montauk Jumbo Spring Porgies

Capt Carl reports fishing was phenomenal! All the biggest porgies ever! Lock & Load Double Headers!!! Jumbo!Jumbo! One Drop Day. The pool winner was Leonard Chalmers from Port Jervis, NY with a 3lb porgy.

New Bedford Porgies and Seabass

Capt Dave reports an excellent day of porgy and seabass fishing. There was a very good bite today with a lot of porgies and seabass coming over the rails. The pool winner was Brian Hook of Bronx, NY with a 2.75lb porgy.

Posted in Fishing Reports, Montauk, New Bedford

Monday May 25

Half Day Fluke PM
Capt Joe reports a slow afternoon, very similar to this morning with the wind and the tide. There was lots of action with the shorts, we managed a handful of keepers and also had some blues in the mix. This afternoons pool winner was Maxwell Remmer of Lorchmont, NY with a 4.3lb fluke.

Montauk Jumbo Spring Porgies

Capt Steven Francis reports a difficult start this morning. The fish kept moving around so we kept moving too. It wasn’t until the last drop when we really found them – picked away at the for an hour. Most people had their limit. The pool winner was Guadalupe Gomez from Brentwood, NY with a 3.7 lb porgy.

AM Half Day

Capt Joe reports a slow day due to the wind against tide. It was a nice day on the water, but the slack tide made it difficult. They had a handful of keepers and shorts. The pool winner was James Reinke from Freeport, NY with a 4.5 lb fluke.

New Bedford Porgies-AM

Capt Dave reports decent porgy and seabass fishing on the Viking Superstar. All of the anglers caught their limit of seabass. The winner of both pools today was Elina Tran of Boston, MA with a 3lb porgy and a 4lb seabass!

Posted in Fishing Reports, Montauk, New Bedford

Sunday May 24

Half Day Fluke AM
Capt Joe reports a very good morning of fishing today. Viking Fleets own Freddy “Motor” Shea got a 7 pounder yesterday, a 6.5 pounder today and limited out both days. Today’s pool winner was Brendan Simicic of Deer park with a 6.5lb fluke.

Montauk Jumbo Spring Porgies
Capt Stephen Francis reports a better day today than yesterday! It was a bit tricky at the start- we would make a drop and it would be on fire for the first 10 minutes into the drop and then they would scatter. Even though we had to make some moves, everyone had their limit and the last drop of the day was a solid hour of fishing.

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New Bedford Porgies AM

Capt Dave reports a much better day on the Viking Starship. It was a steady pick of nice p0rgies and sea bass. There was also a keeper striped bass and a few keeper black fish. The first place pool winner was Anchaidy Walker from the the Bronx with a 3.5 lb porgie and the second place pool winner was Danny S. from Queens, NY with a 4lb sea bass.

Half Day Fluke PM

Capt Joe reports that the breezy conditions made fishing tough this afternoon. We expect tomorrow will be less breezy with better fishing. The first place pool winner was Nicholas Heis from Carmel, NY with a 4.8lb fluke. The second place pool winner was Nicholas Vityano from Yaphank, NY with a 4.6 lb fluke.

Posted in Fishing Reports, Montauk, New Bedford

Saturday May 23rd

PM New Bedford Porgies and Sea Bass
Captain Dave reports a bit of an improvement from the morning trip. We had both porgies and sea bass. Today’s first place pool winner was Denara Wright of Queens with a 3.5lb porgy and in second place was Meral Ranniarine of Manhattan with a JUMBO 5.75lb sea bass.

PM Half Day Fluke
Captain Joe reports a good afternoon of fluke fishing. We had lots of action with a ton of shorts and a mix of fluke and bluefish. There are good signs of improvements for fluke fishing as the water warms. Todays pool winner was Eric Ferrara of Somers, NY with a 7lb fluke.

AM Half Day Fluke
Captain Joe reports a good day of fishing this morning about the Viking Star. We had lots of shorts and about 14 keepers; we had some really nice fish today! Today’s first place pool winner was Alex Lowe with a 5lb fluke.

Montauk Jumbo Spring Porgies
Captain Stephen Francis reports and excellent day of fishing today. It was steady fishing all day and everyone was close to or had their limit! It was an all around good day for porgies. Today’s pool winner was Michael Possidonio of Bedminster, NJ with a 3.9ln porgy.

AM New Bedford Porgies and Sea Bass

Capt Dave reports a slow day aboard the Viking Starship. It was a bit windy, but we still managed an ok catch. The first place pool winner was Ahmed Monowar from Lake Grove, Long Island with a 3.25 lb porgy. The second place pool winner was Delnoy Willoughby from New Jersey with a 13lb striped bass.

Posted in Fishing Reports, Montauk, New Bedford

Friday May 22nd

Montauk Jumbo Spring Porgies
Capt Steven D reports a great morning on the porgy grounds with fish coming over the rails as the morning went on the bite slowed down a bit. It was a great day on the water The Pool winner was Mr Darris Clark from Bay Shore, NY with a 3.7lb porgy.

New Bedford Porgies-AM Trip

Capt Dave reports good fishing on the Viking Starship. A lot of porgies were coming over the rails. The pool winner was Jerome Linvsay from PA with a 4lb porgy. The second place pool winner was Rome Ramoutea from Richmond Hills, Queens with a 14 lb Striped Bass. Tomorrow is opening day for sea bass and we have already been seeing some nice ones!

Posted in Fishing Reports, Montauk, New Bedford

Thursday May 21st

New Bedford Jumbo Porgies
Captain Dave reports a steady pick of some nice market size scup.We had a bit of every species including Striped Bass Black fish and some nice keeper Sea Bass which were returned unharmed. The pool winner was Mr Ian Ganich from Teaneck, NJ with a 3lb porgy.

Montauk Jumbo Spring Porgies

Captain Carl reports another lock and load day with lots of double headers coming over the rails. We could not have asked for a better day on the Porgy grounds. Bobby Krug had a 6lb Fluke. Fishing is great, we are SOLD OUT on Saturday. Spots open for all other days, We are sailing 7 days. Reservations are required.

28 Hour Tile Trip
Captain Steven Sr reports tough conditions  with a stiff 20knots north west wind. This  made it very difficult to hold bottom. The wind would drop out for a few minutes and we would catch, 15 minutes later the wind would pick up and holding bottom was very difficult and  we had no bites. By the end of the day we found some nice quality fish in the 15-30 lb range. We had a decent shot of hake, one Barrel fish weighing 15lbs. Sadly this angler was not in the pool. All in all it was not what we had hoped for due to mother nature but we did manage to put a little something together. The Pool winner was Chris Renna  from Kings Park, NY   with a 30lb Tile. The  edible pool winner was Peter Christoforou with a 14lbs Hake.

Posted in Fishing Reports, Montauk, New Bedford

Wednesday May 20

New Bedford Jumbo Porgies:
Captain Dave reports that fishing was steady with a nice mix of market size porgies and sea bass which were released unharmed. The Pool winner was Mr Rob Goldsboro from Bridgeton, NJ who limited out on porgies his fish was 17.5 inch and 3lbs. Don’t forget sea bass opens on Saturday May 23rd so please call the office at 631-668-5700 or go online at vikingfleet.com

Montauk Jumbo Spring Porgies:
Captain Carl reports that porgy fishing was excellent we had non stop action all morning long with some nice market size porgies coming over the rail with plenty double headers all morning long.

Posted in Fishing Reports, Montauk

May 19

New Bedford Porgies-AM Trip

Capt Dave reports a steady pick of porgies and sea bass. Remember seabass opens this Saturday! They had a few black fish. The largest weighing 9 lbs. The pool winner was Tonya Thomson from Brickstone, NJ with a 3lb porgy.

Posted in Fishing Reports, New Bedford

May 18

New Bedford Porgies

Capt Dave reports good fishing on the Viking Starship. There was very nice porgy and seabass action. The opening of seabass in Massachusetts is Saturday May 23rd, with the great action and thowbacks we have had it is looking like a good start to the season!

Posted in Fishing Reports, New Bedford

Sun May 17

1/2 Day Trip-AM

Capt Steven Sr reports a good start to the fluke season. A couple of keepers were caught on each drift. A 6lb fluke was caught, but the angler was not in the pool. Angelo Dementoulakos of Brooklyn, NY was the pool winner with a 3.5lb fluke. A nice size blue fish was landed by our very own Joey Ferguson! Our next 1/2 Day trip’s will be Friday May 22 – PM Trip, Saturday May 23 – AM and PM Trips, Sunday May 24 – AM and PM Trips and Monday May 25 – AM and PM Trips.

Montauk Jumbo Spring Porgies

Capt Carl reports a much tougher day today on the Montauk Porgy Grounds. It was a very delicate bite and the fish we caught were jumbos, but not in any good numbers. It was slow dispite many drops and we stayed late. Maybe it was because of the New Moon, but we are looking forward to trying again next Friday May 22 at 5:30 am. The pool winner was Juan Nunez of Bronx, NY with a 3.9lb porgy. Remember to make a reservation, as the trip is limited and sells out fast!

New Bedford Porgies-AM

Capt Dave reports a lighter than usual bite this morning, but nice size porgies were caught. They also had nice size seabass (released unharmed) and black fish come over the rails. The pool winner was Bob Dumas from Wading River with a 3.5lb porgy. Second place went to Adam Choucri with a 3lb porgy.

1/2 Day Trip-PM

Capt Steven Sr reports a light crowd with about 10 keepers caught. There were a lot of throwbacks. We will get back at it this coming Friday May 22 for an afternoon trip. There will be two trips daily on Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

 

Posted in Fishing Reports, Montauk, New Bedford

Sat May 16

New Bedford Porgies – AM Trip

Capt Dave reports a tougher morning than usual with smaller fish coming over the rail. He is back out there for an afternoon trip. The pool winner this morning was Ellino Deltoro with a 3lb porgy.

 

Montauk Jumbo Spring Porgies

Capt Carl reports another excellent day on the Montauk Porgy Grounds! Plenty of double headers, jumbos and happy customers! Remember to make a reservation when you want to come and get in on the hot, hot bite!! The pool winner was Said From, from Maspeth, NY with a 3.7lb porgy.

Posted in Fishing Reports, Montauk, New Bedford

Friday May 15

New Bedford Jumbo Porgies
Capt Dave reports that the morning started out a bit slow and as the day went on the bite was on with some nice market size porgies up to 3.5lbs along  with some black fish and sea bass  which was released unharmed.

Montauk Jumbo Spring Porgies

Capt Carl reports a Phenomenal start to our 2015 Montauk porgy season! What started out as a slow pick turned into an all out savage lock and load double header jumbo BAIL job! Everyone had an easy limit of giant scup! We also had a bluefish. And we release a few black sea bass! Awesome Day The pool winner was Rodea Brothers from Brooklyn , NY with a 4lb Porgy!

Posted in Fishing Reports, Montauk, New Bedford

Thursday May 14th

New Bedford Jumbo Porgies:

Captain Dave reports that fishing was good today lots of action and some nice size porgies coming over the rails. Fishing has started off very strong looks like a good season ahead. so please call the office at 631-668-5700 or book online at vikingfleet.com

Posted in Fishing Reports, Montauk