Sat June 25

Montauk  Jumbo Spring Porgies
Captain Dave reports a fantastic morning of fishing with really nice quality big fish. We also had some fluke, blues and sea bass – all released unharmed. Sea bass will open this Monday. We strongly suggest making reservations. Today’s first and second place pool winner was Mike Smith from Jamaica, NY with a 3.5lb and 4lb porgy.

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Fri June 24

Half Day Fluke PM
Captain Carl reports an excellent afternoon of fluke fishing. Everyone onboard caught at least 1 keeper fluke and a few porgies. We also had some sea bass that were all released unharmed. The pool winner was John Banzer of Centerach with a nice 5.1lb fluke.

Montauk Jumbo Spring Porgies
Captain Dave reports an excellent day of fishing aboard the Viking Star. There was plenty of fish, mostly mixed, with a couple of  fluke and 4 or 5 blue fish. Our pool winner was Thomas Pollock  from Uniondale NY with a 4lb Porgy.

1/2 Day Fluke Fishing AM
Captain Carl reports a great day of fishing aboard the Viking Stariper. It was an action packed day of fishing with lots of keeper fluke and plenty of porgies. Sea bass opens Monday. Our pool winner was Harold Parzer, from Port Jeff Station with a nice a 4lb fluke.

 

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Thur June 23

Montauk Jumbo Spring Porgies
Captain Dave reports excellent fishing with nice size fish. We also had fluke, bluefish and throw back seabass. Remember that Sea Bass season opens this coming Monday June 27th! The pool winner was Peter Frantzeskos from Chappaqua, NY with a 3.5lb porgy.

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Wed June 22

Montauk Jumbo Spring Porgies
Captain Dave reports that we anchored up and had plenty of action from start to finish. It was a total bail job of mostly jumbo porgies. The pool winner was Bobby Bang from Brooklyn, NY with a 4lb porgy.

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Tues June 21st

Montauk Jumbo Spring Porgies
Captain Dave reported a tough start to the day of fishing aboard the Viking Star. Fishing was very difficult in the morning with almost no bites during the lightning. The wind also made things very slow, however there was a few big catches. After the storm and wind cleared there was a much better pick of mixed size fish as the smaller fish moved back in, and limits were reached all round. There was lots bluefish and fluke caught as well as some sea-bass which were returned unharmed. Today’s joint first place pool winners were Cheong from New Hyde Park NY and Rob Fishman from Hollywood, California each with 3.5lb Porgies. Cheong also won second pkace with a 5lb fluke.

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Mon June 20

Montauk Jumbo Spring Porgies
Captain Dave reports excellent fishing today. We had a mix of smaller and some large fish today. We also had some keeper striped bass and fluke today. We also had some sea bass that were returned. The first place pool winner was James Hom from Manhattan with a 4lb porgy. The edible pool winner was Juan Morales from New Brunswick, NJ with a 15lb striped bass.

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Sun June 19

Montauk Jumbo Spring Porgies
Captain Dave reports a slow pick of mixed porgies early on. When we moved to the lighthouse we had a good pick of mostly large porgies. We also had a couple of keeper fluke and blues mixed in, along with throw back sea bass. The first and second place pool winner was Shon Ellington from Brooklyn, NY with his largest being 5.2lbs.

1/2 Day AM-Viking Stariper
Pool Winners: 1st Place Vino Gajadar from Dumont, NJ with a 5lb fluke. 2nd Place Charlie & Ryan Zabatta from Pelham Manor, NY with a 4.5lb fluke.

1/2 Day PM-Viking Stariper
Pool Winners: 1st Place Vino Gajadar from Dumont, NJ. 2nd place Joseph Vultaggio from E. Moriches, NY.

XXXL Tile Hunt Ultra LTD – NO ELECTRICS
A Viking record setting trip! Total of 12 tile fish in the 30lb class, 8 tile fish in the 40lb class, 3 tile fish in the 50lb class and 1 tile fish in the 60lb class.
Pool Winners
Day 1 Tile Pool:
1st – Brendan Reddan-61lbs
2nd – Jason Kudo-Blugh-57lbs
3rd – Martin Wellen Dowd-55lbs

Day 2 Tile Pool:
Brendan Reddan-44lbs

Day 3 Tile Pool:
Paul Ryan-41lbs

Edible Pool:
Martin Wellen Dowd-82lb Bluefin Tuna

FULL REPORT TO FOLLOW

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Saturday June 18

Half Day Fluke AM
Captain Carl reports an excellent day of fluke fishing this morning aboard the Viking Stariper! We had lots of BIG keepers along with some porgies in the mix. Honorable mention goes out to Richard Ottosow of Fountain Hills AZ with a nice 10lb 8oz fluke! Our pool winner today was Christine Dassler with a 6lb fluke.

Montauk Jumbo Spring Porgies
Captain Dave reports an excellent day of porgy fishing today aboard the Viking Star. Fishing was great- we had plenty of action with nice sized fish, we also had some blues and a few fluke up to 5lbs in the mix. Today’s first place pool winner was Cecil Blades of Queens with a 3.7lb porgy and in second place was Hilary Williams of Queens with an 8lb bluefish.

Half Day Fluke PM
Captain Carl reports that the weather was too nice this afternoon! Although drifting conditions were not in our favor, we did manage to put together a decent catch. Our first place pool winner for the second time today was Christine Dassler from Bohemia, NY with a 4.5lber. Congratulations Christine! The second place pool winner was Guida Antueny from Oakdale, NY with a 4.1lb fluke.

Night Striped Bass
Captain Carl reports a tough night of fishing. It started off good with jigs we had a bunch of blues, scup, but just 1 keeper bass and 1 short. The sun went down and not a single bite! Chris Luke from Southampton, NY won the pool with a 28″ bass.

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Friday June 17

Half Day Fluke AM
Captain Carl reports an excellent day of fishing aboard the Viking Stariper. There was plenty of keeper flukes and porgies caught as well as some good sized sea bass, which were all returned unharmed. During this action packed day of fishing our pool winner was David Bonoe of Massapeova Park, NY with a 5.25 lb fluke.

Montauk Jumbo Spring Porgies
Captain Dave reports another really good day of fishing first thing this morning! We anchored up this morning with lots of action with mixed sized porgies, then we went looking for the big ones and we found them drifting by the lighthouse! We also had a few fluke in the mix. Today’s pool winner was Ali Foster of Allentown PA with a nice 4lb porgy.

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Thursday June 16th

Montauk Jumbo Spring Porgies
Captain Dave reports another excellent day of porgy fishing aboard the Viking Stariper. There was plenty of big porgies with everyone reaching their limits. There was lots of bluefish and fluke caught too with the biggest fluke coming in at 7.75 lbs. Today’s pool winner was Kevin AKA “Flounder” from Brooklyn with a 4 lb porgy.

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Wednesday June 15

Montauk Jumbo Spring Porgies
Captain Dave reports another good day of fishing today. We had lots of good sized scup, with some blues in the mix and lots of sea bass that were all released unharmed. Today’s pool winner was Ronnie Hughes of Brooklyn with a BIG 4.25lb porgy.

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Tuesday June 14

Montauk Jumbo Spring Porgies
Captain Dave reports a good day of fishing today. We had mixed size porgies with a couple of blues in the mix. We also had a handful of sea bass, all released unharmed. Sea bass opens on June 27th this year! Our first place pool winner today was Billy Wong of Colonia, NJ with a 4.7lb ferry. Make your reservations over the phone today! 631-668-5700

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Mon June 13

Montauk Jumbo Spring Porgies
Captain Dave reports an excellent day aboard the Viking Star. Everybody had their limit of scup. We also had blue fish and a keeper striped bass. We also had beautiful sea bass released unharmed. The pool winner was Julio Mancia from Uniondale, NY with a 4.2lb porgy.

Dave Duffy Charter – Thur June 9 to Sun June 12
Captain Steven Sr reports Day 1 – We tried to stay out of the wind the best we could, working around Martha’s Vineyard, by noon the wind was dropping out and we headed to Nantucket to find no wind, calm seas, and fantastic fishing for the rest of the day. We had a lot of 6 lbers and 3 in the 8lb class. We had a full boat limit of fluke. Day 2 – George’s Bank was on fire, on the second drift we had over 1 1/2 hours of cod and haddock coming over the rail. In 7 hours of fishing all coolers were full of delicious cod and haddock. It was time to go home and even Captain Steven took part of fish cleaning for 3 1/2 hours. It was a super trip with awesome guys! Thank you Dave Duffy for another outstanding job putting this trip together. The fluke pool winner was John Johnson from Nesconset, NY with an 8.2lber. The cod pool winner was Tony Lopez from Pennsauken, NJ with a 14lber. The edible pool winner was Angel Hernandez from Brooklyn, NY with a 15lb pollack.

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Sun June 12

Montauk Jumbo Spring Porgies
Captain Dave reports excellent fishing today with nice size porgies. It was really hot in the beginning of the trip, then the wind picked up and we found a spot to hide and had a solid pick. We also had striped bass, blue fish and fluke. The first place pool winner was Sam Bowens from Mahwah, NJ with a 4.3lb porgy. The edible pool winner was Pam Bowens from Lindenhurst, NY with a 15lb striped bass.

1/2 Day PM
Pool winner was Ray Kotula from Shelter Island, NY with a 5.5lb fluke. Report to follow.

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Saturday June 11

1/2 Day Fluke AM
Captain Carl reports an okay day of fishing on the Viking Stariper. The morning was good with some keepers coming over the rail and then in the afternoon it got a bit slow, but we had some nice porgies and sea bass which were all released unharmed. Today’s pool winner was Jim Kelly of Bridgehampton with a nice 4.32 lb fluke.

Montauk Jumbo Spring Porgies
Captain Dave reports an awesome day of porgy fishing. We had nice jumbos coming over the rail. Everyone went home with happy with their limit of fish. The first place pool winner was Moses Brown from New Rochelle with a 4.5lb porgy. The second place pool winner was Ganesh from Queens with a 7lb blue fish.

1/2 Day Fluke PM
Captain Dave reports slow fishing due to the fast drift and unfavorable conditions. We did have a bunch of shorts, scup and sea bass – returned unharmed! The pool winner was Paul Bocchino from Yorktown, NY with a 4.2lb fluke.

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