Sun July 5

Half Day AM
Captain Stephen Francis reports a bit of a slow morning aboard the Viking Stariper. We had an east wind with a funny tide, and even though we moved around a bit, it was tough fishing. We did manage a handful of keepers. Today’s pool winner was Frank Cetro of West Islip with a 3.5lb fluke.

Half Day PM
Captain Stephen Francis reports a better afternoon of fluke fishing than this morning. It was a bit windy, but we were able to retreat to calmer waters and we had good action with a bunch of keeper fluke with some porgies in the mix. Today’s pool winner was Mikey J with a nice 6.5lb fluke.

Montauk Jumbo Porgies
Captain Dave reports an excellent day of porgy fishing today aboard the Viking Starship. We had all nice BIG fish today, with a mix of blues and fluke. Today’s pool winner was Qicai Yang AKA Ben from Bayside, NY with a 3lb porgy.

Night Striped Bass
Captain Carl reports yet another BANNER night of fishing! We celebrated the 4th of July the Viking way…..with stars in the sky and stripes on deck! When we first arrived we had an awesome show of giant striped bass beating up on some bunker schools right next to the boat, all 30-50 pounds! We jigged up a bunch, then switched to eels and had steady awesome fishing until we reached our limit! We also had a great fireworks show while slamming Moo Cow Bass! It was EPIC! Chris Luke took the pool with a 38lb 140z slob!

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Sat July 4- HAPPY 4TH OF JULY!

Block Island Behemoth
Captain Carl reports another awesome night of bass fishing! We stayed local due to the massive amounts of MOO COWS and it paid off! It started off a little slow, with one here and there, but once the tide turned, it was on! All XXL models with 2 over 40lbs and a couple over 30lbs, and the rest were over 20lbs. We had ANOTHER FULL BOAT LIMIT and it was spectacular! Eddie Kantar from Yonkers took the pool with a 44lb 14oz behemoth! We are sailing again tonight at 6pm! Call the office for reservations 631-668-5700.  

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Montauk Jumbo Porgies
Captain Dave reports excellent fishing today on the Viking Starship. The porgies were mostly on the large side. They also caught blue fish, some large fluke and some small striped bass. The first place pool winner was Hector Garrio of Corona, NY with a 3.75lb porgy. The second place pool winner was Albino Reyes from Riverhead with a 4.5lb fluke.

1/2 Day-AM
Captain Joe D reports that fishing was good with a lot of action. The captain was very happy with the keeper to short ratio. The pool winner was Jin Woo Park of Great Neck, NY with a 4.62lb fluke.

Half Day Fluke PM
Captain Joe reports a very very good afternoon of fluke fishing aboard the Viking Star. We had lots of action and everyone had plenty of fish to go home with for dinner tonight! Our own Freddy “Motor” Shea got his limit! Today’s pool winner was Pam Podell of Palm Beach, FL with a 4.12lb fluke.

Full Day Fluke
Captain Stephen Francis reports a good day of fluke fishing. Long time Viking regular Aslan “Paul” Kerisli caught his limit of fluke! Our own Dylan Lackner caught an 8 pounder!! The pool winner was Paul M. Shin of Bayside , Queens, NY with a 5.5lb fluke. We will be sailing Monday thru Saturday for Full Day Fluke from 6am-4pm. The trip is limited to 20, so make your reservation!

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Fri July 3

Night Striped Bass
Captain Carl reports absolutely phenomenal Bass Fishing! From the first drift to the last, we caught MONSTER Moo Cow Linesiders, all in the 25 to 45 lb class! It was EPIC and we had a FULL BOAT LIMIT! Three fish were over 40lbs including pool winner Mike Sedowski of Queeens, NY who had a 42 lb 10 oz cow! We had a lot over 30lbs as well. It was awesome, plain and simple. Check out the pictures! We are sailing every night except Tuesdays. Now is the time to land a trophy!

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Montauk Jumbo Porgies
Captain Dave reports SUPER fishing on the porgy boat today. Jumbo scup, fluke and striped bass were landed. First place went to Yeow Gim of Harris, NJ with a 3.5 porgy. Second place went to Zic Miro of Union City, NJ with an 8.25lb striped bass.

1/2 Day-AM
Captain Joe reports VERY VERY good fishing this morning. Summer is here and it has brought the fish with it! There was a lot of action with fluke up to 5lbs.

1/2 Day-PM
Captain Joe reports VERY GOOD fishing this afternoon with beautiful weather. It’s ON!!! The pool winner was Jessica Espinoza from Brooklyn, NY with a 7.6lb fluke.

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Thurs July 2

Full Day Fluke
Captain Stephen Francis reports a fine day on the full day fluke boat today. It started off a little slow, but after we made a move we found some nice fluke to work on. We picked away all day and ended up just 3 away from our boat limit! Low hook on the boat had 3, but everyone else had 4 or 5 keepers. Saul Gonzalez of Freeport, NY had his limit of fluke and won the pool with a 6.10lb fluke. We also had some pretty giant scup in the mix as well as plenty of jumbo sea bass (all released unharmed). We are sailing everyday except for Sunday’s and we have a strict passenger limit of 20 people, so make sure to reserve a spot! [Gallery not found].

Half Day Fluke PM
Captain Joey D reports a good afternoon of fishing! Today’s pool winner was Carrie Mattorano of NY NY with a 4.3lb fluke.

Montauk Jumbo Porgies
Captain Dave reports a very good day of fishing aboard the Viking Starship. We had a mixed bag of 1 keeper striper, some fluke and all really nice sized fish. Today’s pool winner was James Hom of Manhattan with a 3.5lb porgy.

Half Day AM
Captain Joey D reports a good morning aboard the Viking Star. We had a nice mix of some fluke, porgies and sea bass which were all released unharmed. It is showing good signs of fishing turning on full force for the summer season. Today’s pool winner was Gregg Popkin of East Hampton with a 5.5lb fluke.

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Wed July 1

Full Moon Night Striped Bass
Captain Carl reports a fantastic full moon night trip on the Viking Starship! We arrived to the grounds before sunset and we were welcomed by birds and giant angry bluefish! It was lock and load big blues and we ever saw 3 whales about a mile away. As the sun was setting, the moo cow bass started feeding in a frenzy and they were all giant cows! Things slowed down as the tide died, but it changed quickly and they started biting again. All in all it was a great night with all the fish in the 20-40lbs range. Chris Luke took the top honors in the pool with a 39.2 pounder, barely edging out George Jehns 39.1 pounder! The bass are in so come and get some!

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Half Day Fluke PM
Captain Stephen Francis reports a decent afternoon aboard the Viking Star. We had some very windy but despite the conditions we still managed to put together a decent catch of some nice fluke. Today’s pool winner was Tara Woodbury of queens with a 4.6lb fluke.

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Tues June 30

Montauk Jumbo Porgies
Captain Dave reports a much better day fishing than yesterday. We had a mixed bag today of some really nice sized fish. We had some blues, a 30lb striper, a couple fluke- one at 7lbs, and some nice sea bass (all returned unharmed). We had a good day with a little bit of everything!

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Mon June 29

Montauk Jumbo Porgies
Captain Dave reports a slow day aboard the Viking Starship. It was a tough day of fishing with some dirty water but we managed a decent catch. Today’s pool winner was Harold Bussey of Brooklyn with a 3lb porgy.

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Sun June 28

Half Day Fluke PM
Captain Steven Jr reports some better fishing this afternoon with some calmer seas. The conditions were calmer and the tide was better and we managed a handful of keeper fluke! First place pool winner was John Ambrosio of Bethpage with a 4lb fluke and in second place was Stu Bucker of East Islip with 3.52lb fluke.

Half Day Fluke AM
Captain Steven Jr reports that due to the tough conditions with the east wind this morning we had a very difficult time fishing. There was a nasty east wind and dirty water but we did manage a keeper fluke and a couple porgies.

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Sat June 27

Half Day Fluke PM
Captain Carl reports an excellent afternoon half day trip on the Viking Starship! We had tons of action and a lot of keeper fluke for everyone, as well as some jumbo porgies and a bunch of sea bass (all returned unharmed). Freddy “Motor” Shea even caught a beauty 6.21lb fluke! Today’s pool winner was Gregor from Montauk with a 3.1lb fluke.

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Half Day Fluke AM
Captain Steven Francis reports a good day of fishing this morning! We were very productive with lots of action on the fluke, some porgies and also had some sea bass, which were all returned unharmed. It was a good day of big fish and everyone went home with some meat. Today’s pool winner was Merl McIntosh of Cambria Heights with a 4lb fluke. [Gallery not found].

Mark Kaminski Offshore Charter
Captain Steven Sr reports that the weather and wind conditions made for a hard offshore trip. Day one started with a pick of golden and blue line tiles, some wreck fish and barrel fish. By lunchtime, the weather turned against us, and the lightning storms throughout the entire first night disrupted fishing all day on day 2. After an overnight more conditions improved somewhat on day 3, and we picked more blue line tiles, golden tiles some beautiful large rosefish, hake and barrels. Some large mahi-mahi were also caught on the surface around the boat on light tackle. Pool winners were Joe Solomon of Brooklyn (Golden tile), John Kim of Floral Park (Wreckfish), Lou Sadler of Shoreham (Blue line) and Mike Felix (Snowy grouper).  Captain Steve, Captain Dave, Steve Ho, and Jesse give thanks to Mark Kaminski for organizing a great bunch of guys on a great trip, and especially to Chico “The man” for all his help during the week.  

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Montauk Jumbo Porgies
Captain Dave reports excellent fishing today aboard the Viking star. We had plenty of big fish and everyone went home with meat. The 1st and 2nd place pool winner  was Wilfred McDonald from Queens with a 3.75 lb Porgy.

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Sat June 27

Block Island Behemoth Bass
Captain Carl reports a slow night of bass fishing. We tried a number of spots and actually marked quite a few fish, but couldn’t get them to bite. We only ended up with a couple of bass aboard with Brian O’Neill from East Meadow, NY taking the pool with a 22 pounder.

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Friday June 26

Half Day Fluke PM
Captain Stephen Francis reports a better afternoon that this morning of fluke fishing. We had a bit of a slow start but we still managed a handful of nice keepers. Today’s pool winner was Joe Gannon of Ronkonkoma with a 3.6lb fluke.

Half Day Fluke AM
Captain Stephen Francis reports an okay morning today on the half day boat. On our first drop we immediately had a nice 4lb keeper fluke, but then the wind picked up a bit and the tide died out. We moved around a few times and ended up with a handful of fish. Today’s pool winner was Jerry Kucker of East Hampton with a 5.76lb fluke.

Montauk Jumbo Porgies

Captain Dave reports very good fishing today. They had nice big porgies by the lighthouse. There were fluke caught and plenty of throwback seabass. The pool winner was Harven Murray of Elmont, NY with a 3.6lb porgy.

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Thursday June 25

Montauk Jumbo Porgies
Captain Dave reports an excellent day of porgy fishing today in Montauk. We had mostly big porgies with a mix of some keeper fluke and some blues. Today’s pool winner was John Mohammadi Hauppauge with a 3.5lb.

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Wed June 24th

Montauk Jumbo Porgies
Capt Dave reports nice big fish today. Some nice Seabass were caught and all were returned unharmed. The pool winner was Bill Wong from Woodridge, NJ with a 3.75 lb porgy. Overall it was an okay day.

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Tue June 23

Montauk Jumbo Porgies

Captain Dave reports very good day of porgy fishing at the lighthouse with nice size fish. There were also a lot of throwback seabass. The pool was split by Robert Batt of Floral Park, NY and Gerald Johnson III from Bronx, NY with 3lb porgies.

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Monday June 22nd

Montauk Full Day Jumbo Fluke  for Tuesday June 23rd is CANCELLED!

Montauk Jumbo Porgies
Captain Dave reports that the morning fishing on the Ebb Tide was good with a mix of small to medium fish. On the Flood tide fishing slowed a bit but JUMBO porgies came up and over the rails. The Para Mohammadi Hauppauge, NY with a 3.95lbs

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