Tue Dec 6

Block Island Fall Jumbo Porgies & Knothead Sea Bass
Capt Dave reports another really good day of mixed bag fishing. We were once again on the cod fish bite. Now’s the time to come! As always we are first on the cod!! We had twice as many porgies than yesterday and they were mostly nice sized. We also had nice sea bass with most retaining their limit. The weather is looking good, so come out and fill your coolers! The pool winner was Michael Qiu from Flushing, NY with a 3.7 lb porgy.

Early Report from Capt Dave
Block Island Fall Jumbo Porgies and Knothead Sea Bass Trip
It is looking like another excellent day of mixed bag fishing! The weather is looking great for the next few days, so get out there and catch your fill of porgies, sea bass, and cod!! We sail daily at 5am. We also have a Cod and Sea Bass trips that depart at 5am on Wed, Sat and Sun limited to 45 anglers. Call the office to reserve or book online at www.vikingfleet.com. 631-668-5700

 

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Mon Dec 5

Block Island Fall Jumbo Porgies & Knothead Sea Bass
Capt Dave reports a good day of mixed bag fishing. We had limits of porgies and sea bass and about 100 cod. The porgies were a bit on the smaller side with some nice ones mixed in. The pool winner was Hung Lee from Brooklyn, NY with a 3.3 lb porgy.

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Sun Dec 4

Block Island Fall Jumbo Porgies and Knothead Sea Bass
Capt Dave reports that we a very good first drop this morning with lots of nice sized mixed fish.  When the bite slowed down we moved and found a pile of porgies on the small side.  From there we headed offshore to look for some sea bass; in the deep water we found mostly sea bass and a handful of cod.  Today’s pool winner was Nep from the Philippines of Bergenfield, New Jersey with a 3.7lb porgy.  The edible pool winner today was Li Lu from Flushing, NY with a 17lb cod.

Block Island Cod and Sea Bass – Limited Passenger
Capt Stephen Denaro reports a real good day of fishing aboard the Viking Star.  The day started slow but we checked a couple spots and as a result we found some real good quality fish.  The weather made a turned for the best and we ended the day with close to 50 cod on the boat and plenty of XXXL sea bass in the 5-6lb range.  Today’s first place pool winner was Gerod Allums of Queens Village, NY with a 17.5lb cod.  The second place pool winner was Shkelzen Morina of Queens, NY with a 4.9lb sea bass.

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Sat Dec 3

Block Island Fall Jumbo Porgies and Knothead Sea Bass
Capt Dave reports very very rough weather today on the Viking Starship.  However, despite the conditions we still put together a halfway decent catch, we had mixed sized porgies, sea bass and cod (15-20 keepers).  Today’s first place pool winner was Juan Cuautla from Bronx, NY with a 3lb porgy. The edible pool winner was Rene Castrejon of Astoria, NY with a 15lb cod.

Block Island Cod and Sea Bass – Limited Passenger
Capt Stephen Denaro reports rough fishing conditions on the Viking Star.  We moved around a little bit and made a couple drops in a few different spots.  Despite the poor weather we still managed an alright catch.  Today’s first place pool winner was Mike Nelson of Queens with a 15lb cod.  The second place pool winner was Padto Aponte of Flushing, NY with a 4lb sea bass.

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Fri Dec 2

Block Island Fall Jumbo Porgies & Knothead Sea Bass
Capt Dave reports good fishing today. We had a mixed bag with better sized porgies today, nice sea bass from 2 to 5 lbs, and a lot of cod. The pool winner was Jim Proferes from Sicklerville, NJ with a 3 lb porgy.

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Thur Dec 1

Block Island Fall Jumbo Porgies & Knothead Sea Bass
Capt Dave reports tough conditions today. It was rough and windy, but we still put a nice catch together. The porgies were mixed size on the smaller side with some nice ones. The sea bass were up to 5 lbs and we had 15 to 20 cod up to the high teens. The pool winner was Li Gon from Flushing, NY with a 3 lb porgy.

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Wed Nov 30

Block Island Bottom – Cod & Sea Bass – Viking Fivestar
Capt Steven Jr reports a good trip. The sea bass were picky with a big ground swell on, but everyone ended up with what they needed to fill up their coolers. We also had around 30 nice sized cod. Ronny Johnson had the biggest cod that weighed in at 22 lbs.

Block Island Fall Jumbo Porgies and Knothead Sea Bass – Viking Starship
Capt Dave reports another good day of fishing. The porgies were a bit smaller today, but the fishing was good. We had plenty of sea bass and about 30 cod up to 16 lbs. The pool winner was Derrick Buchanan from Teaneck, NJ with a 3 lb porgy.

Locals Trip – Viking Star
Capt Steven Sr reports good – good fishing today on the Annual Montauk Local’s Trip! We started out looking for blackfish and there was a huge ground swell on. We had a good pick up to 10 lbs. We had a good amount of fish all around the boat, then we moved offshore to deeper water to get out of the swell. We had a good shot of cod and beautiful sea bass. It was a really good day out there! Capt Steven got a chance to fish and had a really nice blackfish, but  missed the pool by 6 ounces!! The pool winner was Ray Curtin with a 10 lb cod.

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Tue Nov 29

Block Island Jumbo Fall Porgies & Knothead Sea Bass
Capt Dave reports good mixed bag fishing today with a light crowd. We caught plenty of porgies, sea bass and cod with one stop all day. The pool winner was Bruce Robertson with a 3 lb porgy.

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Mon Nov 28

Block Island Fall Jumbo Porgies & Knothead Sea Bass
Capt Dave reports a decent day of mixed bag fishing. We had mixed sized porgies, plenty of sea bass and a good amount of cod up to the 21.7 lb range. The pool winnner was Kin Tam from Astoria, Queens, NY with a 3.2 lb porgy.

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Sun Nov 27

Block Island Cod and Sea Bass – Fivestar
Capt Steven Sr reports that we began our day right where we left yesterday and unfortunately the dogs moved in over night.  We worked around the dogfish and put together a decent catch of cod and sea bass.  On the last drop of the day over 30 keepers came over the rail.  Despite the dogfish, loads of jumbo sea bass and a great pick of cod were caught; that kept us cutting for over an hour at the dock.

Block Island Fall Jumbo Porgies and Knothead Sea Bass
Capt Dave reports a very good day of fishing on the Viking Starship.  There was an abundance of fish of all sizes caught.  Limits of sea bass filled coolers with fish averaging 3-5lbs and close to 30 keeper cod.  Today’s pool winner was Yu of Brooklyn, NY with a 3.2lb porgy.  Though not a pool winner, Marrvos from the galley caught a 17lb cod fish today.

Block Island Cod and Sea Bass – Limited Passenger
Capt Stephen Denaro reports a great day on the Viking Star.  All the jumbo sea bass you could want were caught with lots of porgies in the mix.  The cod bite was excellent with close to 45 keepers taken today.  The pool winner for cod fish was Oscar Cortoz of Westbury, NY with a 13.4lb cod and the sea bass pool winner was Taoso Sopilidis of Astoria, NY with a 5.5lb sea bass.

 

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Sat Nov 26

Block Island Bottom – Cod, Sea Bass, & Blackfish – Fivestar
Capt Steven Sr would like to thank Richard Harrison for putting together a great group of guys.  The blackfish were picky in the morning and made us work.  But once we found them, we got them good with lots of quality blackfish caught.  We picked up and moved to another spot where we found a nice pile of cod and sea bass.  Overall it was a fine day of fishing!

Block Island Fall Jumbo Porgies and Knothead Sea Bass
Capt Dave reports a fair day of fishing on the Viking Starship.  There was plenty of action today with lots of little scup caught.  We picked through the fish and had a couple of big ones mixed in however most of the porgies caught were just keeper size.  The sea bass bite was not quite as good as yesterday with most fish in the 2-3lb range with some up to 5lbs. We had about 25 cod fish and a few blue fish today as well.  The first place pool winner was Roberto Serrano of Staten Island, NY with a 2.7lb porgy.  The edible pool winner was Kim of Baltimore, MD with a 14.4lb cod.

Block Island Cod and Sea Bass – Limited Passenger
Capt Stephen Denaro reports an excellent day aboard the Viking Star.  We started out with a slow pick of cod and sea bass with a lot of small fish in the mix.  After checking a bunch of spots, we found them!  We caught all jumbo sea bass and up to 10 cod per drift, once we were on the fish. It ended up being a great day!  Today’s pool winner for cod was Lennox Brown of Bayside, NY with a 14.8lb fish.  Taikai Liang of Hicksville, NY was the sea bass pool winner with a 6.2lb fish.

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Fri Nov 25

Block Island Fall Jumbo Porgies and Knothead Sea Bass – Viking Starship
Capt Dave reports that the porgies were a bit off the bite today, but sea bass fishing was excellent. The porgies were a range of mixed size today. Everyone had their limit of sea bass and they were in the 3 to 4 pound range. We also had a handful of cod up to 14 lbs and some bluefish. The dogfish were not much of a bother today. The pool winner was Dimas Sorto from Coram, NY with a 3 lb porgy.

Block Island Cod & Sea Bass-Limited Passenger
Capt Carl reports a great day aboard the Viking Star Cod/Sea Bass trip. We had all the Jumbo Sea bass you could want. Everywhere we went saw plenty of them. We also had a nice showing of Cod as well with around 40 keepers for the boat. It was an action packed fun day of fishing! The cod pool winner was Tommy Kampa from Manhasset, NY with a 15.9 pounder. The sea bass pool winner was Keith Gordon from Bronx, NY with a 5.9 pounder.

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Sat Nov 19

Rusty Belly – Viking Fivestar
Capt Steven Jr reports we had another good trip! Black fishing was a bit picky to start but we ended up with a full limit of quality fish! Sea bassing was a little slower then it has been with lots of scup everywhere we went. But we ended up with a nice load of sea bass and a good handful of cod for just a couple quick drops in the after noon.
The weather is going to keep us at the dock here for the next few days but we are hoping it drops out in time for Wednesday’s 30-50 mile wreck trip. We do have some open spots on that trip so call the office to get on before it fills up!

Block Island Cod and Sea Bass – Limited Passenger
Capt Steven Sr reports a good good day of fishing on the Viking Star.  There was a good show of cod today with over 40 caught! Due to popular demand Capt Steven and mate Steve have added a trip on Friday, November 25th. Pool winners to follow!

Block Island Fall Jumbo Porgies and Knothead Sea Bass
Capt Dave reports an action filled day on the Viking Starship.  Plenty of porgies of mixed sizes were caught and a handful of sea bass on the small side.  There were a couple cod and bluefish caught as well.  Today’s pool winner was Paul Borsman of Wading River with a 3.25lb porgy.  The edible pool winner was Luis Hernandez with an 11lb cod.

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Fri Nov 18

Rusty Belly – Five Star
Capt Steven Jr reports that we ended up with a good day of fishing today, but it took some work. Black fishing was a good pick all day and we ended up with what we needed by mid day with a couple nice ones. The sea bass took a couple of drops to find the right sized stuff. In the end we had a nice load of quality sea bass.

Block Island Jumbo Porgies & Knothead Sea Bass
Capt Dave reports an excellent day of fishing on the Viking Starship. The weather was great and we had a nice pick of mixed size porgies. We had time to look around for sea bass and that was good too! We also had about 10 cod that ranged to 18 lbs. The first place pool winner was Jeff Greenbaum with a 3 lb porgy. Sandra Vallero from Flushing, NY was the edible pool winner with an 18 lb cod.

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Thur Nov 17

30-50 Mile Wreck Cod/Sea Bass Trip-Viking Fivestar
Capt Steven Jr reports another great trip fishing the offshore wrecks with a load of big sea bass, a nice shot of cod and some other wreck dwellers in the mix. We had some dogs on the shallower wrecks but everyone was pretty well loaded up by then. We weighed one of the bigger sea bass of the day and it weighed in at 6.8 lbs! The cod were good sized as well and we had a mix of scup, ling and hake too!

Block Island Fall Jumbo Porgies & Knothead Seabass
Capt Dave reports great porgy fishing today. We mainly stuck around the porgy grounds and had excellent conditions with the porgies biting really well. They were all really nice size fish. We only had about a handful of sea bass and 1 cod since we did not move around today. The first place pool winner was Rob Sunshine from Tarpon Springs, FL with a 3 lb porgy. The edible pool winner was Jon Cho fro Manhattan, NY with a 9 lb cod.

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