Sat Aug 1
Montauk Jumbo Summer Porgies and Sea Bass
Captain Dave reports a slower than usual day on the Viking Starship. Fishing was a little tougher today, but we did get our share of porgies and sea bass. The first place pool winner was Bernard Niranja from Richmond Hill, Queens with a 2.5lb porgy. The second place winner with the largest edible was Moe Townes from Jersey City, NJ with a 4lb fluke.
Half Day Fluke AM
Captain Joey D reports a good morning aboard the Viking Star. We had a handful of keeper fluke and lots of sea bass. We also had some porgies in the mix. Today’s first place pool winner was Arunas Detrauskas with a 3.5lb fluke and in second place was Laura Olarte of Lindenhurst with a 3.4lb fluke.
Full Day Fluke and Sea Bass
Captain Stephen D reports another awesome day aboard the Viking Stariper. They had a great morning with non-stop fluke and sea bass action with all jumbos. Things slowed down a lot the last two hours of the trip, but it was all and all an awesome day. The fluke pool winner was Angelo Demetroulakos from Brooklyn, NY with an 8.1 pounder. The sea bass pool winner was Peter Adfrich with a 4 pounder. Again, Freddy “Motor” Shea had his limit.
Half Day Fluke PM
Captain Joey D reports a slower afternoon aboard the Viking Star. The wind and waves picked up and they had a tougher afternoon landing fish. The pool winner was Richie Lawrence III from William Floyd, NY with a 4lb fluke.
Night Striped Bass
Capt Dave reports a slower night of bass fishing. The largest striped bass caught was 35lbs. The smaller ones ranged from 20 to 30 pounds.