Montauk Fishing

With the largest fishing fleet in New York, Montauk Harbor is the place to go for an inshore trip or a day-long offshore trip to the canyons for those big game fish.

HEAD Boats

The Ebb Tide offers two half day trips daily on their 65 ft. custom built boat and promises super fishing for the whole family. 

Comfortable 85 foot Lydia Yacht offering full day fishing trips, and they go out year round. Family run, the Miss Montauk has a comfortable cabin and lots of room on deck. Private evening sunset and fishing charters available.

Fish on the ultra-comfortable 140 ft. Viking Starship with a full restaurant and air-conditioned cabin. They schedule half day inshore trips in the morning and afternoon, and also offers a full offshore schedule, nighttime striped bass, and winter cod trips.

charter Boats

Blue Fin IV- Captain Michael Potts

Captain Michael Potts' family has been operating a charter boat business in Montauk since 1944. His mother, a commercial pilot would spot swordfish from the air with Michael riding shotgun, and his father and uncle would harpoon them for the market. These days Michael pilots his own boat, a 41' custom sport fisherman fully equipped to catch anything from flounder to giant tuna. Reservations should be made well in advance.

Captain Keith - Captain Keith Hunt
631-681-8873 or 631-329-0015

38' Topaz for 1-6 passengers invites families, groups, and beginners for full day, half day, or a custom tailored trip for your crew. Their motto is "Fun and Fish Guaranteed!" Located at Snug Harbor Hotel and Marina, across from the Montauk Yacht Club.

Cujo - Captain Mike Elling
631 678-2127

Cujo is a 38ft Rose Brothers, built in North Carolina to take the heavy seas with comfort. Fast twin-caterpillar diesels, wide beam, state of the art electronics and top quality equipment. Cujo is a U.S. documented vessel, built for charter and commercial fishing. Safety inspected by the U.S. Coast Guard, Cujo meets or exceeds all safety regulations. Sailing from Star Island Yacht Club. Six passenger max capacity.

Elizabeth II Charters - Captain Paul Bruno

Go inshore and offshore fishing with Captain Paul on the Elizabeth II Charters, a 45 foot custom charter boat. He can take multi-passenger charters up to 25 people. At Montauk Marine Basin.

Lady Grace V - Captain Mario Melito

Captain Mario invites you to experience Montauk's newest, fastest, most comfortable state-of-the-art integrated electronics 42' charter boat. Can accommodate up to 16 passengers. Half days, full days and evenings for bass, fluke, tuna, and shark. At Westlake Marina.

My Joyce III Fishing Charters - Captain Ken Hejducek

Captain Ken Hejducek invites you to come and enjoy a day of fun with family and friends on his fast and comfortable 33 foot SportFisherman. Offering Full/Half Day Trips - Inshore and Offshore. Evening cruises for 1-6 passengers. Sailing from Viking Dock in Montauk Harbor.

Mishell II - Captain Mike Saio

Brand new 38x15 ft. charter boat. Half-day or full day trips, night eel trips, overnight trips. Go for tuna, shark, huge striped bass, bottom fish combo. Beginners welcomed. Bait & tackle included. Sailing from Westlake Marina.

November Rain Charters
646-335-7315 for Captain Jill
646-423-8806 for Captain Steve

43 foot Lowell taking 1-20 passengers for full and half day, twilight and night, and offshore and inshore and extended day fishing. Also available for sunset cruises. Goes out for striped bass, bluefish, fluke, bottom fishing, shark and tuna.

Susie E.

Captain Burt Prince will take you out and let you customize your trip. The 48 foot custom sport fisherman has a comfortable cabin with seating and welcomes beginners, experts and families. 1-33 person private parties for sightseeing, corporate and family events. Half and full day, extended and overnight. Fluke bass, bottom fishing, sharks, tuna and cod.

Weejack - Captain Scott Wymbs

Book a charter on the Weejack's 38 foot custom sport fisherman for some of the best sportfishing on the East Coast. Offering inshore and offshore full day or half day trips, evening and night trips. WeeJack customizes fishing trips to fit. Also offering sunset cruises, Block Island trips, and other trips for corporate functions or special events.

Light Tackle and Fly Fishing

Natural Anglers Fishing Charters

Natural Anglers is located at The Montauk Lake Club & Gone Fishing Marina. Captains Barry Kanavy and John Kanavy teach saltwater fly-fishing and offer light tackle and fly-fishing charters from beginner to expert. It’s all about fun and fishing in Montauk.
516-785-7171 or 516-641-5331

Boat Rentals


Located in the Harbor, rents 16 foot skiffs to 31 foot cabin cruisers.


Link for permit, List types of fish you’ll most likely catch and the type of gear you’ll need and known spots to cast


Link for permit, List types of fish you’ll most likely catch and the type of gear you’ll need and known spots to cast


Link for permit and rules and regulations

Fishing Supplies

Darenberg's Montauk Marine Basin

The ship's store at the Montauk marine Basin carries a selection of tackle from Stalker Outfitters, as well as tuna, swordfish, and marlin lures, Tormenter Tackle, Fin Strike Rigs, as well as inshore and offshore baits and marine supplies.


Darenberg's Montauk Marine Basin

Montauk's most complete marina and shipyard offering seasonal and transient dockage for boats up to 80'. Charter fleet and free charter service available, a sport fishing headquarters. Located at 426 West Lake Drive.

Montauk Inlet Seafood

Home to New York State's largest commercial fishing fleet.

Rick's Crabby Cowboy Cafe And Marina

22 new slips with solid finger piers to each boat --getting on and off your boat is a breeze. Across from Montauk Airport, the marina provides deepwater access, 50/30 amp electric, metered individually, piped drinking water, marina showers, laundry and free Wi-Fi

Uihlein's Marina & Boatyard

Full service marina, high & dry storage to 48 foot boats, bait, tackle, gas, repairs.

Westlake Marina

Home to 17 of Montauk's finest sportfishing charter boats, you can book a fishing trip through their Charter Service. Offering seasonal and transient docking, a fully-stocked tackle shop, all inshore and offshore baits, bulk ice and live eels. Dockage available for up to 65 feet. The Westlake Fish House serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner with indoor and outdoor seating and a bar. Located on West Lake Drive at Montauk Harbor.