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Capt. Gillen

June 11, 2018:
From Capt. Patrick of the Capt. Gillen we learned that fishing has picked up and that Saturday morning's 6 AM trip had quite a few keeper fluke for the early risers who like to catch the first boat out.  Anglers who went home with keepers this week include Bologna Mark, Erica, Jose, Dick, Mike and Mikey Russo, Joe the Mechanic, and Big Chris, to name a few.  Some bluefish and a stargazer came over the rails as well.  The boat is still sailing at 11 a.m. every day with additional trips at 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays and 9 p.m. trips on Fridays and Saturdays.  Starting Father's Day weekend the full summer schedule will be on effect with daily trips at 6 a.m., 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.  Please call 631-586-5511 for more information or to make reservations or visit   For Father's Day fishing trips and the July 4th Fireworks Cruise all tickets must be purchased online via the website.



Previous Reports

  • June 4, 2018 Open or Close

    From Capt. Patrick of the Capt. Gillen we learned that the fluke bite has picked up and more and more fares are going home with keeper flatties. Some folks who brought keepers over the rails this week include Bologna Mark, Joe and Joe, Roger T., Chris, Jack, Dick, LJ, and RJ. There are lots of pictures on the boat's Facebook and Instagram pages. An expanded schedule will start after Father's Day. Gift certificates are available and make great Father's Day gifts. Call 631-586-5511 or visit for more information or to make reservations.

  • May 28, 2018 Open or Close

    From Capt. Patrick of the Capt. Gillen we learned that both fluke and blues have been around this week.  Some of the folks who went home with keepers this week include Willie, Karate Mike, Lori, Zachary, and Todd.  The Captain Gillen is sailing every day at 11 a.m.; Fridays at 11 a.m. and 9 p.m.; Saturdays at 6 a.m., 11 a.m., 4 p.m., and 9 p.m.; Sundays at 6 a.m., 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.  More trips will be added as the season progresses.  Gift certificates make great Father's Day presents and are available by calling 631-586-5511 or by visiting the Captain Gillen website at   Reservations are also being taken, via the website, for Father's Day and the July 4th Fireworks Cruise.

  • May 21, 2018 Open or Close

    Capt. Patrick on the open boat Capt. Gillen said the weather kept the boat at the dock most of the week, but fares and fish, both made an appearance on Sunday, with Wen Li Liu moving into the lead in the Captain Gillen's heaviest fluke of the season contest with a 4 pound 9 ounce flattie on the 6 AM trip.  The boat is sailing every day at 11 AM for fluke; Saturdays and Sundays at 6 AM, 11 AM, and 4 PM for fluke; and Fridays and Saturdays at 9 PM for striped bass.  Please call Captain Patrick at 631-586-5511 for more information or to make reservations, or visit the website at   The Captain Gillen also offers senior and kids fares, group discounts, and military discounts.  They also have gift certificates with make great Father's Day gifts.

  • May 14, 2018 Open or Close

    From Capt. Patrick of the Capt. Gillen we learned that bigger fluke are starting to appear with a showing of blues as well. Full schedule, more information, and photos may be found on the website. You may reach the Captain Gillen at 631-586-5511 or

Capt. Gillen

Capt. Gillen
Captree State Park
3500 E. Ocean Pkwy
Babylon, NY 11702
phone: 631-586-5511


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