Sunday August 4
Labor Day weekend we will be running a special whale watching trip on Saturday August 31 Departing the Viking Dock 462 West Lake Drive at 9.30am and Returning at 3.30pm The Fare is Adults 75.00 Children Between 5-12 49.00 Please go online at vikingfleet.com or call the office at 631-668-5700
Half Day Fishing PM
We had slower fishing in the afternoon, the tide and wind made drifting a little difficult. we still had nice sea bass in the afternoon. Brett Gallaway from NY NY took the pool
Half Day Fishing AM
Fishing was good in the morning. We had a good amount of sea bass in the mix. The pool winner was Ben Gramarossa from Smithtown NY with a beautiful 7.7lbs fluke.
Full Day Porgies and Sea Bass
Fishing was very good, reports Capt. Dave. We had very nice, large porgies, only a few sea bass mixed in today, We also had a couple of fluke. The pool winner was Donald Moi with a 3lbs porgy.
Our success continues! WHALES, DOLPHINS, TURTLES, AND SEA BIRDS
2013 continues to be a stellar year with an amazing 100% success rate. Today we found a leatherback while on our way to whale grounds and then began to see whales. Today was a humpback day- seeing 3 different humpbacks spread out over several miles. They were staying down for long periods but gave us good views when back up. While viewing the whales we encountered a small group of common dolphins (about 20), On our way back we once again found a super aggregation of about 600 dolphins- all around us for 1/2 mile then another hundred and another humpback, as well as one more leatherback.
Totals: 4 Humpbacks 720 Common Dolphins 2 Leatherback Sea Turtles 1 Blue Marlin 150 Cory’s Shearwaters 55 Great Shearwaters 1 Sooty Shearwater 200 Wilson’s Storm Petrels