montauk fishing





Head Boats



Flying Cloud

631-668-2026/ 1-800-474-9541
Come fish aboard the Flying Cloud with legendary captain Fred E. Bird. 2 Trips Daily, 8am-12 noon and 1-5pm. Located just behind Dave's Grill in Montauk Harbor.





The famous Lazybones, a Montauk family tradition, offers family fun and fishing in calm, local waters. Two trips a day from 8 A.M. till Noon, and from 1 P.M. till 5. Reservations are highly suggested.



Ebb Tide


Part of Montauk's new Marlin Fleet, the Marlin VI Princess, a 140 pasenger boat, offers two half day trips daily 8am to noon, and 1pm to 5pm.




Miss Montauk


This family run 65 foot open boat holds up to 97 passengers and offers full day fishing trips year round, 7am to 4pm, and a comfortable cabin with lots of room on deck. The Miss Montauk runs Sunset Lighthouse Cruises in the summer, 7pm-9pm, Thursdays through Sundays. Tickets sold on the boat. Sailing out of Montauk Marine Basin.



Viking Fleet


Fish on the ultra-comfortable 140 ft. Viking Starship with a full restaurant and air-conditioned cabin. Operating through most of the year, the Viking Starship schedules half day inshore trips at 8 am and 1 pm, has a full offshore schedule, and nighttime striped bass and cod trips. Book your tickets online.



Charter Boats



ADAH-K - Captain Dave Kohlus


Captain Dave Kohlus has been fishing for striped bass, marlin, tuna, bluefish, Atlantic cod, swordfish and shark off the waters of Montauk for 40 years - 33 of those years as captain of Hooker. Since 2008, he has captained ADAH-K, a 48’ Rybovich with twin 450 horsepower Cummins Diesel engines. The Rybovich is renowned as the world’s finest sport fishing craft, built for fishing, but offering the spaciousness, safety, and amenities of a pleasure riding yacht.  Spectacular fish tales guaranteed with the strong possibility of bringing home the best catch of the day. Choose half day, full day, or twilight fishing for 1 to 6 passengers. 474 West Lake Drive.



Blue Crush Charters - Captain Dan Ledda

35' Young Brothers designed by E. Libby for 1-6 passengers. Equipped with state of the art electronics including two high speed sonar fish finder units two gps chart plotter units and radar. Welcomes beginner to experienced, families and groups, including well-behaved pets. Full day, half day, inshore and offshore. Departs from Montauk Marine Basin.




Blue Fin IV

Captain Michael Potts will take you out for local fishing, morning, evening even all day for striped bass, fluke and seabass among other species, The Blue Fin IV also offers offshore fishing for big game fish like shark, tuna, mahi, and marlin. His 41' custom built sportfisherman has a super stable hull design for comfort, and makes it a great family boat. He will customize your trip for sailing time and species.



Captain Keith - Captain Keith Hunt

631-681-8873, 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 moto is "Fun and Fish Guaranteed!" Located at Snug Harbor Hotel and Marina, across from the Motauk Yacht




Captain Mark - Captain Mark Marose

1-20 person charters on Montauk's newest, fastest 43 ft. custom charter boat. Capt. Mark has 38 years experience fishing Montauk waters. Offering half day, full day, and magic hour (4-6pm) trips, along with day and overnight canyon trips. Families and beginners welcome.




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




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.




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.




Susie E. - Captain Burt Prince

44' Custom Sportfisherman - 1-16 person private fishing charter, 1-33 person private party. Full day, half day and evening trips,extended and overnight trips.Located at West Lake Marina.




Weejack - Captain Scott wymbs

631-668-1007, 631-252-2536

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 cruiese, Block Island trips, and other trips for corporate functions or special events.




Fly Fishing



Natural Anglers fishing charters

Natural Anglers is located at Gone Fishing Marina. Captain Barry Kanavy is a world class saltwater flyfishing expert. Offering trips from beginner to experienced. If you have ever dreamed of being in the middle of Montauk's famous " fall blitz" or of leaning to fly fish, Captain Barry can put you there.




Boat Rentals




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




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.



Star Island Yacht Club


The largest ship’s store and tackle shop on the East End, serving the avid sport fisherman, casual cruiser and professional captain and crew. Inshore, offshore, and surf rods from Lamiglas, Star, Daiwa and Tsunami, as well as a full line of our in-house custom-built rods.  Star Island is a stocking dealer for reels manufactured by Avet, Accurate, Daiwa, Penn, Shimano, Van Staal, and ZeeBaaS. Your reels can be spooled while you wait using mono, braid, and trolling wire by Ande, AFW, Jinkai, Momoi, Samurai Braid from Daiwa, and Hollow Core and PowerPro from Shimano, just to name a few.Custom inshore and offshore lure rigging is a specialt. Star Island is the live bait headquarters in Montauk.






Darenberg's Montauk Marine Basin

Montauk's most complete maring 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.



Star Island Yacht Club

150 deep water slips for transient and seasonal dockage. Will take boats up to 50 feet. Offers gas, diesel, ship's store, restaurant, pool. Montauk's largest charter boat fleet.




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 Clam & Chowder House serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner with indoor and outdoor seating and a bar and offers fresh sushi along with seafood and other menu items. Located on West Lake Drive at Montauk Harbor.

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