Mon July 27

Half Day-AM
Captain Stephen D reports good fishing aboard the Viking Stariper this morning. There was a mixed bag of fluke, sea bass and porgies. The pool winner was Chuck Berry from Mattituck, NY with a 4.5lb porgy.

Montauk Jumbo Porgies and Sea Bass
Captain Dave reports a good day of fishing today. The sea bass fishing was great and it was an okay day for porgy fishing. The pool winner was Chris Poyiatzis from Astoria,  NY with a 3 lb porgy.

Half Day PM
Captain Stephen D reports and okay afternoon of fishing. There was a nice mix of porgies, sea bass and fluke. There was a lot of action throughout the day. The Pool winner was Ed Nolan from Old Grenwich, CT with a 3 lb Fluke.  

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Sun July 26

Half Day Fluke AM
Captain Stephen Francis reports a good morning of fishing aboard the Viking Stariper. We had a mix of a bunch of nice fluke, sea bass and porgies. Today’s pool winner was Greg Daguanno of Seatauket, NY with a nice 5.3lb fluke.

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Montauk Summer Jumbo Summer Porgies and Sea Bass
Captain Dave reports a pretty good day aboard the Viking Star. They had nice size porgies and sea bass. The first place pool winner was Juan Rivera from Elizabeth, NJ with a 3lb porgy. The second place pool winner was Vanessa Ishak from Jamaica, Queens with a 4.5lb sea bass.

Half Day Fluke PM
Captain Stephen Francis reports a repeat of the AM trip. Good fishing with a mix of fluke, sea bass and porgies. The pool winner was Brendan Sheil from Sag Harbor, NY with a 5.7lb fluke.

Sunset Jigging Striper Trip
Captain Stephen D reports slow fishing on the Viking Starship. They had rough conditions and wind against tide. There was a mix of bluefish, porgies and sea bass.

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Sat July 25

Night Striped Bass
Captain Carl reports another grind on the Viking Starship tonight. We found one here and one there, but the action was slow. We ended up with a handful of nice bass, but that was it. The biggest fish of the night was a 34lb 2oz bass, but was not in the pool. Long time Viking Fleet regular James Budrock took the first place pool with a 26lb 3oz bass, and in second was Gary “Big Fish” Young who had a 24lb 9oz striped bass.

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1/2 Day-AM
Captain Joey D reports excellent fishing today aboard the Viking Star. It was a beautiful day on the water with a nice bunch of fish landed. The first place pool winner was 11 year old Dennis Yazici from Brooklyn, NY with a 7.2lb fluke. The second place winner was Tayfun Yazici from Brooklyn with a 6.7lb fluke.

Montauk Summer Jumbo Porgies and Sea Bass
Captain Dave reports a slow start, but they got on the fish and put a nice catch together. There was a handful of fluke caught, a bunch of sea bass and scup caught. The first place pool winner was Larry Jones from Elmont, NY with a 4lb porgy. The second place winner was Larisa Korochik from Coram, NY with a 5lb fluke.

Full Day Fluke and Jumbo Knothead Sea Bass
Captain Stephen D reports an excellent day of fishing on the Viking Stariper. Three-Quarters of the boat had their limit of fluke and sea bass. The first place pool winner was Tim Wright from Oakdale, NY with a 6.9lb fluke. The second place pool winner was Joe Khamis from Yonkers, NY with a 4lb sea bass.

1/2 Day-PM
Captain Joey D reports a very good afternoon on the Viking Star. The weather was beautiful and there was a nice mix of fluke, porgies and sea bass caught. The pool winner was Michael MacKay from Hastings-On-Hudson, NY with a 6.4lb fluke.

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Friday July 24

Full Day Fluke and Sea Bass
Captain Stephen Francis reports another day of AMAZING fishing today aboard the Viking Stariper! The boat had its limit of fluke by 11am, with many people having throwbacks after 5 fish because they had already caught their limit/ We picked at the sea bass the whole time as well. We focused in on the sea bass and caught our limit of sea bass as well! Everybody went home with coolers full of fish!

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Half Day Fluke PM
Captain Joey D reports a fine afternoon of fluke fishing. We had another great mix of porgies, sea bass and fluke. Everyone went home happy with fish for dinner tonight! Today’s pool winner was Isaac of Park Slope with a nice 6.1lb fluke.

Half Day Fluke AM
Captain Joey D reports a very good day of fluke fishing today aboard the Viking Star! There was lots of action with a nice amount of keeper fluke, porgies and sea bass. Today’s first place pool winner was Al Dwyer of Kings Park with a 4.1lb fluke.

Night Striped Bass
56 lbs 11oz BEHEMOTH on the Viking Starship!
Capt Carl reports some decent action on the BI Bass boat last night. Again, we had wimpy tide against the wind, but we managed to grab one here and one there during the night. Most were large model stripers. The highlight of the night was watching Gary “Big Fish” Young hook into, battle with perfection, and land a 56 lbs 11 oz Viking Behemoth Bass! What a fish! Check out the pics! Congrats on a real trophy Gary!

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Thursday July 23rd

Full Day Fluke and Sea Bass
Captain Stephen Francis reports an AWESOME full day of fluke and sea bass aboard the Viking Stariper! Fishing was just on! Everyone on board had their own limits of sea bass and we had a full boat limit of really nice fluke! Everyone is going to go home happy with full coolers. Pool winners to follow! We still have availability for tomorrows trip! Please call the office for reservations 631-668-5700!!

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Night Striped Bass
Capt Carl reports a very very slow night bass fishing. Tough wind against tide conditions made for tough fishing. We tried a lot of different spots and even stayed late to try to catch them on the next tide, but we never had a bite all night.

Half Fluke PM
Captain Joey D reports an okay afternoon on the Viking Star. We had a wind against tide, but we were still able to put together a decent catch of fluke, porgies and some sea bass. Todays pool winner was Lynn Hueber of Monroe with a nice 5.5lb fluke!

Montauk Jumbo Porgies and Sea Bass
Captain Dave reports that fishing started out a bit slow we caught some nice market size Scup we then move a bit to the East and found a nice pile off fish. We Feast on.  The pool winner Mr Peter Yip with a 3lbs Porgy.

Half Day Fluke AM
Captain Joey D reports an excellent morning of fishing today on the Viking Star! We had tons of action all morning with a nice mix of fluke and sea bass. It was a beautiful day with lots of fish! Today’s first place pool winner was Jim Schoen of Yorktown with a 4.2lb fluke.

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Wed July 22

Night Bass Block Island Behemoth
Captain Carl reports very tough conditions tonight making for a tough bite. We had a couple of slob bass in the beginning of the night, but then the tide slacked off. Then as the flood tide began the NW wind picked up for more wind against tide, where we didn’t drift over a half a knot for hours. Finally at the end of the night we had just enough of a drift to catch a few more big stripers. Matt Keefe from Stoney Point, NY took the pool with a 42lb 10oz behemoth and Cory Lester from NYC took second with a 38lb 5oz linesider. We also had a 35lb 9oz cow among the others.

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1/2 Day-AM
Captain Stephen D reports a windy day aboard the Viking Star. They arrived at the very end of the ebb tide, then fished thru the slack tide catching sea bass and porgies. During the beginning of the flood they had okay fishing catching some fluke, sea bass and porgies. The pool winner was Joe “Joey The Fish” Ippolito from West Chester, NY with a 5lb fluke.

Montauk Jumbo Porgies and Sea Bass
Captain Dave reports a good day of fishing. There were nice size porgies and found nice sea bass as well. It was a nice mix of fish this morning. There was 1 keeper striped bass and a 1/2 dozen keeper fluke. Overall it was a decent day of fishing. The pool winner was Delroy Hudson from Queens, NY with a 3.5 lb porgy. The second place pool winner was Danny Ko with a 4 lb sea bass.

1/2 Day PM
Captain Stephen Francis reports that the afternoon fluke started slow. There were a lot of shorts and some keeper fluke. It turned to a slow pick of large fluke. There were plenty of sea bass caught throughout the trip. The pool winner was Nicki LiTrenta from New Hyde Park, NY with a 4 lb fluke.

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Tuesday July 21

1/2 Day-AM
Captain Dave G reports a great morning of fishing with a mixed bag of nice keeper fluke, sea bass and porgies. There was a lot of action all around the boat. The pool winner was Artie Weissbach of South Seatauket, NY with a 5.2lb porgy.

Montauk Jumbo Porgies and Sea Bass
Captain Dave reports a good day of fishing on the Viking Starship! We had some really nice big porgies today with a mix of sea bass, about a dozen keeper fluke and 1 keeper striped bass. Today’s first place pool winner was Tony Trgo with a 3lb porgy and in second place was Kamal Abdelouahael with a 4lb sea bass.

1/2 Day-PM
Captain Dave G reports great fishing this afternoon aboard the Viking Starship. There were a lot of keeper fluke, sea bass and porgies caught. The pool winner was Jim McKenna from Bohemia, NY with a 5.8lb fluke. Our own Kobi walked away with 3 keepers and Freddy “Motor” Shea was the big winner with a 9lb fluke!

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Monday July 20th

Half Day AM
Captain Dave G reports a great morning on the fishing grounds with a lot of keeper fluke, porgies and sea bass. We had great conditions and a lot of action. The pool winner was 14 year old Sarah Gallagher from the Devin Yacht Club with a 6 lb Fluke.

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Montauk Porgies and Sea bass
Captain Dave reports EXCELLENT porgy fishing! We had a nice mix of porgies sea bass and fluke. The pool winner was Everton from Brooklyn, NY with a 6.13 lb fluke. The second place pool winner was Jack Lin from Brooklyn, NY with a 3.14 lb porgy.

Half Day PM
Captain Dave G reports a decent afternoon of fishing. There was a nice mix of sea bass and fluke. There was a steady pick all afternoon on a beautiful day. The pool winner was Andre Brittis- Tennenbaum from Westchester, NY with a 4 lb fluke. 

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Sunday July 19th

Half Day AM – Fluke Fishing
Captain Stephen D reports a very good morning on the fluke grounds  with lots of action all morning long. We also had Sea Bass and Scup in the mix. The pool winner Mr Steve Callahan from Flushing, NY with a 4.6lb fluke.

Montauk Summer Jumbo Porgies and Sea Bass
Captain Dave reports very solid fishing with a lot of porgy and sea bass up to 4lbs. There were a couple of fluke caught as well. The first place pool winner was Gerardo Salinas from Central Islip, NY with a 4lb porgy. The second place winner with the largest edible was Cornell Armstrong from Teaneck, NJ with a 30″ – 11lb striped bass.

Half Day PM – Fluke Fishing
Captain Stephen D reports a very productive afternoon of fishing. Although a ton of short fluke were caught there were plenty of keepers in the mix, as well as a bunch of beautiful sea bass! Everyone went home with fish!! The pool winner was Chuck Sellati from Brewster, NY with a 4.6lb fluke.

Sunset Jigging Striper Trip
Captain Stephen D reports a very slow night of striped bass fishing with no tide. There were a lot of porgies and sea bass caught.

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Sat July 18

Full Day Fluke and Sea Bass
Captain Stephen Francis reports awesome full day trip today aboard the Viking Stariper! The sea bass bite was great first thing in the morning! As the day went on, the fluke bite was a little slow, but the ones we had were all jumbos! Then for the afternoon we moved to a different area for the change of tide and found ourselves with some non stop fluke action! We put a bunch of keepers on the boat! All in all it was a great trip and everyone left with a full cooler. Today’s first place pool winner was Carlos Santiago of Seldan with a 7.1lb fluke and in second place we had Tayfun Yazici of Brooklyn with a 3.8lb sea bass.

Half Day Fluke PM
Captain Joey D reports another great afternoon! We had lots of action and a good amount of keeper fluke on the boat. Freddy “Motor” Shea had a jumbo this afternoon weighing in a 8lbs! Todays first place pool winner was 5 year old Brody Pleasents of Dix Hills with a JUMBO 7.2lb fluke.

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Montauk Summer Jumbo Porgies and Sea Bass
Captain Dave reports good fishing on the Viking Starship. There was a mix of porgies, sea bass and fluke with a lot of action! The first place pool winner was Richard Collier from Egg Harbor, NJ with a 3 1/4lb porgy. The winner of the edible pool was Mirosoa Sydlowdki from Washington Heights, NY with a 4 1/2lb fluke.

1/2 Day – AM
Captain Joey D reports a good time this morning with a lot of action. There were a nice bunch of sea bass caught. The keeper ratio was very good. The pool winner was 16 year old, Sean Amato from Stoneybrook, NY with a 5lb fluke. Freddy “Motor” Shea landed a 7lb fluke.

Night Bass
Captain Carl reports another slower night on the bass boat. Once the sun went down, it looked like it was gonna be a great night, with one drift catching 3 slobs, the next with 5 Giant Moo Cows, and the next with 1 big one, but then it fell apart…. The rest of the night we caught 1 here and 1 there, but that was it. Dennis Davis from Puerto Rico took first place with a 39lb 11oz Moo Cow Linesider and Hun Chung from NYC took second with a beauty 39lb 8oz striped bass.

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Friday July 17

Block Island Behemoth Striped Bass
Captain Carl reports a slow night on the Viking Starship tonight. We had a couple slobs and lost just as many, then the bite completely shut down for the second half of the trip. We covered a lot of grounds and secret spots, but the fish were just not on the chew. Eddie Kantar won first place in the pool with a 44lb 4oz BEHEMOTH and Yinuer Rostad from the great country of Norway won second place with a 40lb 11oz slob moo cow!

Half Day Fluke PM
Captain Joey D reports a very good afternoon of fishing. We had a mixed bag with a bunch of keeper fluke, sea bass and porgies. It was good action all afternoon. Today’s pool winner was Keith Mattiolo of Farifield CT with a 6.75lb fluke.

Half Day Fluke AM
Captain Joey D reports a good morning of fishing aboard the Viking Star. It was a really nice day on the water and we had tons of action with lots of shorts, a nice handful of keepers and some sea bass in the mix. Today’s pool winner was Robert Jones of Irvington, NJ with a 5lb fluke.

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Montauk Jumbo Porgies and Sea Bass
Captain Steven Jr reports an excellent day on the Viking Starship today! We had plenty of porgies for everyone and a nice load of sea bass. Everyone went home with full coolers! Today’s first place pool winner was Walter Brissino of Wailelton NY with a 3.25lb porgy and in second place was Nicolas Jacobo of NY NY with a 10lb striped bass.

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Thursday July 16th

Night Striped Bass
Captain Carl reports that the Night Striped Bass trip saw a slow down on the local bite. They seemed to be off the feed, but we did still manage a fair amount of keepers and all at trophy sizes! Among the catch, we had a 38.2 pounder, a 39.4 pounder and Gavan Daly of Maspeth Queens took the pool with a 41.4lb trophy striped bass. We also had some beautiful weather! Thank you everyone for coming out!

Half Day Fluke PM Fluke Fishing
Captain Joe D reports a good evening on the fluke grounds we had lots of action and a few keeper fluke along with  some sea bass and scup in the mix. The pool winner Mr Steve Leonard from Hicksville, NY with a 2.9lb Fluke.

Half Day AM Fluke Fishing
Captain Joe D reports tough conditions with wind against tide so fishing was slow but did manage to catch a few keeper fluke.

Montauk Jumbo Porgies and Sea Bass
Captain Dave reports despite the weather condition early this morning on our  first drop we found the meat porgies were coming over the rails after we got our fill of Scup we headed out to find some nice market size Sea Bass an we go them good. The pool winner  was Isaiah Slaughter from Brooklyn, NY with a 3lb Porgy. The Edible pool went to Wayne Mata from East Hampton, NY with a 5lb Sea Bass

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Wednesday July 15

Block Island Behemoth Bass
Captain Carl reports another great night catching Behemoth Bass on the Viking Starship! Every single fish was over 25lbs-40lbs! They bit steady through the thunder, lightning and rain. Once the tide changed, they developed some lockjaw, but we ended up just a few shy of a boat limit. Check out the pictures of the JUMBO MOO COW LINESIDERS! Kevin Furey of Center Moriches, NY took the pool with a 39lb 14oz bass, barely edging out his Sherwin Williams business partners 39lb 3oz bass Brian Bates.

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Half Day Fluke AM
Captain Stephen D reports a good day on the fluke ground plenty of action all morning long with some nice keeper fluke. Also we caught some nice market size Sea Bass and Jumbo Porgies which will be on some  ones dinner plate tonight. The Viking Fleet would like to shout out to Mary Poppins! Welcome back! We all missed you! The pool winner was Rodney Franklin from Clarksburg, MD   with a 4.7lbs Fluke.

Montauk Jumbo Porgies and Sea bass
Captain Dave reports a great day of fishing with lots of action! The porgies were on the smaller side today but there were plenty of fish coming into the boat. There was also half a dozen keeper flukes up to 6 lbs. There were a couple of striped bass in the mix today as well. There was a tie for the first place pool winner today. Gus Bouikidis from Broomall, PA and Patrick Bartlett from Brooklyn East, NY both had  3.5 lb porgies. The second place pool winner went to Sriffith Vernon from Queens with a 6 1/2 lb fluke.

Half Day Fluke PM
Captain Stephen Fancis reports a good day of fishing. The afternoon was very similar to the morning. We had a good showing of fluke, porgies and sea bass. The pool winner was Stephen McDonagh from Yonkers with a 4ln Fluke.

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Tue July 14

Sunset Jigging Striper Trip – Mon July 13
Captain Stephen Francis reports a good trip last night on the Viking Starship. They were met again with a strong flood tide and a mass of birds. There were a bunch of shorts and keepers.

1/2 Day – AM
Captain Dave G reports a slow morning on the 1/2 day trip. There were a couple of fluke, porgies and sea bass (returned unharmed) caught. The pool winner was Peter Gibralter from Hauppauge, NY with a 3.5lb fluke.

1/2 Day – PM
Captain Dave G reports a decent afternoon with a mix of fluke, porgies and sea bass – all released unharmed, for the last day until December 31st!!. They worked thru the thunderstorms and managed a decent catch. The pool winner was 14 year old Sam Warshall from Hewlett, NY with a 5.4lb fluke. Honorable Mention goes to Freddy “Motor” Shea with a 6lb fluke.

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Mon July 13

Montauk Jumbo Porgies
Captain Dave reports fishing started good this morning but as the day went on fishing got tough. We still manage to put a nice catch together with some keeper Fluke & Striped bass in the mix. There were a lot off Sea bass around and those caught were released unharmed. The pool winner was Mr  Jian Deng with a 3lbs Porgy.

Half Day AM
Capt Dave G reports a decent morning of fluke, porgies and seabass (all returned unharmed). We had the junior members of the Devin Yacht Club out on the boat and they had a great time!

Half Day PM
Capt Dave G reports a good afternoon on the fishing grounds despite slack tide conditions during the middle of the afternoon. We ended up with some nice Fluke along with Sea bass (all returned unharmed) and porgies. The pool winner was 4 year old Alessandro Varriale from North Haven, CT with a 4 lb fluke. Honorable mention to galley girl Kelly with a 5 lb Fluke.

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Sunset Jigging Striper Trip – Sunday July 12
Captain Stephen Francis reports that they were greeted with tons of birds and a strong tide. There were plenty of bass on the surface that bit the jigs. They were of the smaller model variety, but still fun to catch! There were a couple of scup in the mix and no blue fish.

John Viol’s Inshore Hungry Man Charter
Captain Steven Sr. reports an amazing trip! We went out in hunt of jumbo fluke and we found them! Right off the bat on the first drift we had three keeper fluke over 5lbs. We fished in the tide catching numerous 5, 6, 7 and even 8lb fluke! In total 143 keeper fluke for the day! Once the sun started to set we switched to eels in hunt for big bass. The bite was a littler slower then it had been, but we still managed to catch 12 striped bass up to 40+ pounds. The first place pool winner was John Viol from Mohegan Lake, NY with an 8lb fluke. The second place winner was Andy Catinella from Hicksville, NY with a 39.7lb striped bass.

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