Category: fishing news

June 7

Had a fun half day trip Friday, 6/7. The beginning was very slow with no drift at all, but as soon as the tide started running, the fish became active. Caught a bunch of fluke, 3/1 shorts to keepers, a couple of dogfish and the requisite sea robin. Also got a few really big and… Read more »

Calendar for 2019 is up and has changed

The calendar for 2019 is changing:1. Reel Steal will not be starting charters until the month of June.    The last few years have shown that the big bass do not show up until June, and are usually gone from our area at the end of September, hence, striper charters will not be booked after September… Read more »

Lock and Load for end of September

Had a great charter Saturday, Sept 29 with Bob and Rob W and their family and friends.  Started out trolling Sugar Reef and getting multiple hits, with many fish being undersized, but we managed a couple of nice keeper stripers.  We then went to Old Reef and trolled for bout 15 minutes.  I didn’t mark… Read more »

Good Day Tuesday 8/8

Took out regular client Jeff C and his sons Andrew and Joseph today.  It was barely windy and hot as blazes, but we had a great day of fishing as usual on the Reel Steal.  Andrew got a nice big bass, Joseph caught the biggest porgy and Dad, Jeff, caught a big bluefish among the… Read more »

Sunday August 5

Sunday’s trip with Dan S and his group was moved from Saturday for obvious reasons, and it turned out to be a beautiful day both weather and fishing-wise.  Started at the South side of fisher’s Island where we landed that 46 pounder on Friday, but all we caught were undersized fish.  I then made the… Read more »

Nice 40 pounder on Wednesday

    Took out Frank M and his son and nephew and Gavin brought in a beauty, with a bit of a struggle.  The big cows are out there and biting

Friday 7/20 big Fisher’s Island Bass

Got a tip from good friend Captain Chris of Double Trouble telling me that there were bass on South side of Fisher’s Island.  We went there and hammered the big boys.  Limited out on bass to 35# with the Teresa Preston Charter.  The weather was stellar.  Calm with just a slight breeze and lots of… Read more »

Fishing Wednesday 7/18 with former NFLer Ed Mikkelson

New Orleans Saints offensive tackle Ed Mikkelson chartered with us on Wednesday 7/18 and we had a ball.  Ed didn’t fish,  but his gang got 8 stripers, many big porgys and sea bass.  He made the day a really enjoyable time.  Ed is a real gentleman.  Smart, witty, and loads of fun.

Great day Saturday

Had a great day Saturday with a great Family.  Mike and Stacey Hughes and their kids: Nate, TJ, and Iliana.  Brought home 3 big stripers and a bunch of sea bass and porgy.  They also got a bunch of small stripers, as well that were returned to the sea unharmed.  The bass are finally in… Read more »

Block Island Bottom Fishing

6-26-18  Had a great day today bottom fishing at Block  Limited out on delicious sea bass and got some big porgy as well as a red hake.  Customers went home with lots of filets for a big fish fry.