Fri April 22 to Sun April 24 – 2 Day Wreck Trip
Captain Steven Jr reports a good trip with a nice mix of wreck dwellers. Day one we spent on the deeper water wrecks and had a mix of pollock, tiles, hake, wreck fish and barrel fish. Unfortunately we had tons of the XL sea bass, that we had to throw back, on every wreck we went to. The second day we moved inshore to the cod wrecks and had good action on every drop, but we had a lot of smaller fish. Ron Armet put together a nice catch with a dozen cod, 10 pollock, plus a couple of tile and hake. Also, Tyler Quaresimo filled his cooler up with 15 cod, a dozen pollock, a couple tile, wreck fish and a nice barrel fish. The tile pool went to Bruce Wahl from Greenport, NY with a 26.2 pound fish. The cod pool went to Sal Polisi from West Islip with a 16.5 lb fish. The edible pool winner was Don Wetzel from Riverdale, NJ with a 22.5 lb wreck fish.
Local Cod-Viking Star
Captain Steven Jr reports very tough fishing today! They managed to grind out a few fish at the end of the day. The first place pool winner was Volodykryk Khovio from Philadelphia, PA with an 8.1lb cod. The second place pool winner was Scott Self from Union, NJ with an 8lb cod.
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Captain Dave reports a very, very difficult day aboard the Viking Star. Today’s first place pool winner was Rafael Ramirez of Manhattan and in second place was Andrew Silberman of Port Washington.
Captain Dave reports a bit of a slower day today than we have been having aboard the Viking Star. We didn’t do as well as we have been doing, but we still managed a decent catch with some nice fish in the mix. Today’s first place pool winner was Mark McGowan of Northport with a 17.5lb cod and in second place was Janusz Wawrzlnczwn from PA with a 14.4lb cod. Unfortunately we are cancelled for tomorrows trip due to weather, but keep an eye on our website for when we are sailing next!
Captain Dave reports a very good day today fishing aboard the Viking Star. We had lots of action all day with all cod and just a few pollack. It was an excellent day of cod fishing! Today’s first place winner was Daniel Staniszewski of Lindenhurst with a nice 20lb cod and in second place was Paul Kerisli of Fresh Meadows with a 19lb cod. Unfortunately we are cancelled for tomorrow because of the weather, but keep an eye on our website for when we will sail next.
Capt Carl reports absolutely phenomenal cod fishing today on the Viking Star! We had a capacity crowd out to enjoy the nice weather, and from our first drop to our last, we had drop and stick hit the bottom and you gottem cod! Double headers were a normal occurrence of keepers and it was just epic! All market size perfect cod with gaffers all around! We filled every cooler on the boat and some! The crew started cutting fish early, and all the way back to the dock, and then Capt Carl joined in for 2 more hours of filleting. It was just one of those days our anglers will remember forever! Bajram Lleshi from Staten Island, NY found a bigger cod in the mix and won the pool with a 18 pounder… While Joe Volpe of Port Washington, NY took second with a 15 pounder. Unfortunately the next two days look like crap for weather, but we will try for Saturday! Check the photos!
Capt Steven Sr and Capt Steven Jr had a busman’s holiday on the Freetime yesterday and had a fantastic morning cod fishing! They were in by 11am with a boat limit of fish. The cod were biting on jigs and bait. It is looking like our next opportunity to fish on the Viking Star will be Wednesday, so please make make a reservation online at www.vikingfleet.com or call 631-668-5700.
Captain Steven Jr. reports a PHENOMENAL day aboard the Viking Star today. It was by far the best day we have had all year! We had great non stop action all day with double headers coming up left and right. We ended up with our boat limit and headed in early. Today’s first place pool winner was Carlos Gonzalez of FL with a nice 18.5lb cod and in second place were the Feldman Brothers of Freeport both with 18.2lb cods.
We are trying to sail next on Monday March 28th and Tuesday March 29th. Please make your reservations over the phone 631-668-5700 today until 5pm or you can book online today and tomorrow. The office will be closed tomorrow for the Easter holiday, but you can still book online.
Sat March 12 -Local Cod-Viking Fivestar
Captain Dave took out the Viking Fivestar on a charter and reports catching plenty of keepers with a lot of action! We had great weather and it was a very good day. The Viking Fivestar is available for charter and we do have split charters available.
28 Hour Tile/Hake-Viking Star
Captain Steven Sr reports that the 2016 Offshore Season has started off with a huge success! Tile, Wreck Fish, Barrel and Hake!! On the 28 hour trip we hit a few wrecks in the beginning, then did some open bottom fishing and finished up on a wreck. All of which were very productive. We had tile to 35.2 lbs, about a dozen extremely large barrel to 30.1 lbs, three big wreck fish to 28 lbs and a lot of hake to 30 lbs. A dozen or so of the tile were over the 25 lb mark.
The STAR of the trip was 9 year old Ricky Morel who refused to hand over the reel and fished from the first to last drop! His largest fish was a 24.7 lb tile. He also had double header tile at 22 lbs and 10 lbs! Our next Offshore Trip is a 38 Hour Tile Express this coming Friday March 18th departing at 7PM and returning Sunday March 20th at 9AM. The fare is $375. We still have space available. Call for reservations or book online at www.vikingfleet.com
Capt Carl reports a fair day of cod fishing on the Viking Star. We had nice weather and drifted all day, with some drifts producing some good shots of green Cods, keepers and shorts, and we saw some double headers as well with some gaffers in the mix! Some drifts were slower, and some were good. We picked away all day and ended up with a fair catch, with a few anglers managing only 1 keeper, and most others 4 with or 5 keeper Cods. High hook had 7. Joseph Leesang of Brooklyn, NY took the pool with a 13 pounder, and Ziggy Sudeaski from Riverhead, NY took second with a 12 pounder.
Local Cod-Viking Star
Captain Dave reports a slow day of fishing today. Even though we had great conditions, the fishing was tough! We had a bunch of shorts and some herring and mackerel, with a few keeper cod. The first place pool winner was Albert O’Brien from Shirley, NY. The second place pool winner was Marek Lisowiec from Lindenhurst, NY. Unfortunately we are cancelled for tomorrow, but the forecast is looking good for the rest of the week.
Local Cod-Viking Star
Captain Dave reports a little bit better day than it has been. We had 65 keeper cod along with a bunch of shorts. Freddy “Motor” Shea was high hook with 7 keeper cod. The pool winner was Peter Catalano from Greenlawn, NY with a 12lb cod. We are cancelled tomorrow due to weather, but check back with us about the rest of the week.
Captain Dave reports a slow day aboard the Viking Starship. We had a few throwbacks and a few keepers, but it was a tough day. The pool winner was Pete Lauda of Huntington, NY with a 10lb cod.