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Long Island party boats that offer half- or full-day fishing trips

Leo Lombardo, 7, of Holbrook shows off the

Leo Lombardo, 7, of Holbrook shows off the first fish he ever caught. He got an assist from a crew member of the Laura Lee Fleet, which docks at Captree State Park boat basin. Credit: Ashley Lombardo, Holbrook

Long Island's open fishing boats have all you need — bait, tackle — for a half- or full-day trip out on the water. They'll clean your catch, too. Capacity may be limited with social distancing measures in place.


ANGLER FLEET, 405 Main St., Port Washington, 718-659-8181, Season April-Dec. Offering Open boat and private charter, full-day, half-day and night fishing for all species in season; fireworks cruises; children’s fishing camp. Capacity 69.

CAPTAIN LOU FLEET, 31 Woodcleft Ave., Freeport, 516-623-5823, Season All year. Offering Bay and ocean fishing, half-day fishing daily, 8 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m., for fluke; bait and tackle included; moonlight cruises; private parties and charters available. Capacity 149.

SUPER HAWK, East Marina, Point Lookout, 516-607-3004, Season All year. Offering Half-day fishing daily, departs 7 a.m. and 1 p.m.; moonlight cruises. Capacity 142.


CAPT. GILLEN, Captree State Park Boat Basin, Babylon, 631-586-5511, Season April-Nov. Offering Fishing daily on the bay and ocean, 6-10:30 a.m., 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and 4-8 p.m.; special sunset cruises 8-9:30 p.m. Fri.-Sun., starting Memorial Day. Capacity 125.

CAPT. ROD, Captree State Park Boat Basin, Babylon, 631-587-7316, Season April-Nov. Offering Bay, inlet fishing; full-day 8 a.m.-3 p.m. daily; half-day (afternoon) and 4-7 p.m. Fri.-Sun., Memorial Day-Labor Day. Capacity 100.

CAPT. WHITTAKER, Captree State Park Boat Basin, Babylon, 631-587-7087, Season May-Oct. Offering Bay and inlet fishing, half-day, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-5 p.m.; bait and rods included. Family friendly. Capacity 85.

CAPTREE PRIDE, Captree State Park, Babylon, 631-848-9857, Season April-Nov. Offering Sails daily, 7 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 1-5:30 p.m. and 6-10 p.m.; rods and tackle included. Capacity 150.

CAPTREE PRINCESS, Captree State Park, Babylon, 631-404-6817, Season All year. Offering Open inshore and deep sea fishing. Summer schedule: 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m., 2-6 p.m., 7-11:30 p.m. Capacity 140.

CELTIC GRACE/QUEST IV, Port Jefferson Harbor, Port Jefferson, 631-928-3926, Season May-Dec. Offering Sound fishing; full-day, half-day and evening trips. Capacity 110-120.

EBB TIDE II, Salivar’s Dock, West Lake Dr., Montauk, 631-668-2818, Season May-Oct. Offering Ocean fishing, full- and half-day trips; Sunset cruises and charters available. Capacity 88.

FISH ON II, Atlantic Cove Marina, 215 Atlantic Ave., East Moriches, 631-889-5291, Season All year. Offering Full- and half-day trips, fishing all species in season; bait and tackle included. Capacity 90.

FISHFINDER II, Captree State Park Boat Basin, Babylon, 516-287-3704, Season Mid-April to mid-Dec. Offering Daily trips, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. for fluke and 5-9 p.m. for striped bass, bluefish, weakfish and fluke; night trips 7 p.m.-midnight, Thur.-Sat. for striped bass. Capacity 75.

ISLAND PRINCESS, Captree State Park Boat Basin, Babylon,, 631-587-6024. Season April-Nov. Offering Day and night fishing: 7-11 a.m. and noon-4 p.m. daily April-Nov.; additional trip, 6-10 p.m. daily, May-Sept. weakfish, bay blues and stripers. Capacity 138.

JAMES JOSEPH II, 84 N. New York Ave., Huntington, 631-651-8235, Season Mid-April-Dec. Offering Fluke fishing, half-day (4-hour) trips. Bluefish and striped bass fishing, 4:30-8:30 p.m. Moonlight and fireworks cruises. Capacity 144.

JIB VI, Captree State Park Boat Basin, Babylon, 516-578-1158, Season April-Nov. Offering Bay and ocean fishing, 3 half-day trips daily: 7 a.m.-noon and 1-5:30 p.m. fluke, black fish, sea bass; 7-11 p.m. bay blues, weakfish and striped bass; rod, bait and tackle included. Capacity 77.

LAURA LEE FLEET, Captree State Park Boat Basin, Babylon, 631-661-1867, Season Year-round. Offering Bay and ocean fishing for fluke, sea bass, stripers, bluefish, codfish, 7 and 8 a.m.; and 1, 2, 6, 8 and 11 p.m.; rod, bait and tackle included. Capacity 90.

LAZY BONES, 474 Westlake Dr., Montauk Harbor, Montauk, 631-668-5671,, Season May-Nov. Offering Half-day trips, 8 a.m.- noon and 1-5 p.m., in spring and summer for fluke, in fall for striped bass and bluefish. Capacity 35.

MISS MONTAUK II, Montauk Marine Basin, Montauk, 631-668-1545, Season All year. Offering Full-day trips available; summer: fluke fishing; fall: sea bass, porgy, stripers, blackfish; winter: cod fishing. Summer sunset cruises. Capacity 108.

PECONIC STAR EXPRESS, Third Street, Greenport, 631-875-2631, Season May-Nov. Offering Full and half-day trips; afternoon charters available, lighthouse tours. Capacity 150.

ROSIE, Center Yacht Club, 222 Old Neck Rd., Center Moriches, 631-831-6589, Season June-Dec. Offering 4- and 8-hour excursions, parking, bait, rods and reels included; private charters available. Capacity 78.

SHINNECOCK STAR, Oakland’s Marina, 365 Dune Rd., Hampton Bays,, 631-728-4563. Season All year. Offering Bay or ocean fishing; tackle and bait included; reservations required. Capacity 30.

VIKING FLEET, Offering a fleet of boats making year-round open night, day and offshore fishing (plus charter trips) from the Viking Dock, 462 W. Lake Dr., Montauk., 631-668-5700 Season All year. Capacity 15-150.

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