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Capt. Gillen

November 20, 2017:
From Capt. Patrick of the Capt. Gillen we learned they had some pretty good striper trips this past week with a couple of tougher days in the mix towards the end of the week. The Captain Gillen will be sailing November 20, 21, 22, and 24 at 11 a.m. (no trip on Thanksgiving Day). On Saturday and Sunday, November 25 and 26, they will be sailing at 7 a.m. and Noon. The noon trip on November 26 will be their last trip of the 2017 season. Captain Patrick would like to thank his captains, crew, and customers for a great year. Gift certificates for the holidays, and any occasion throughout the year, are available by calling 631-586-5511 or visiting the Captain Gillen website at



Previous Reports

  • November 13, 2017 Open or Close

    From Capt. Patrick of the Capt. Gillen we learned that the striper bite is still strong and most trips this week limited out. They are sailing Monday through Friday at 11 a.m., and then at 7 a.m. and Noon on Saturday and Sunday. Captain Patrick wants to remind everybody that they have a heated cabin and that rod, reel, bait, tackle, and cleaning of fish are included in the fare. The Captains and crew of the Captain Gillen want to thank all our Veterans for all that they have done for our country. And it was great to see young CJ and Charlie out with their dad on Veterans Day, with CJ catching his first striper ever and his sister Charlie catching her first keeper striper ever. Lots of photos and videos on the boat's Facebook page and Instagram page. Call 631-586-5511 for more information or to make reservations or visit

  • November 6, 2017 Open or Close

    From Capt. Patrick of the Capt. Gillen we learned that the striper run has been like a fishing bonanza, with many trips limiting out with some really nice sized fish. There are tons of photos on both Facebook and Instagram; both feeds may be accessed from the boat's website Weekday trips are scheduled for 11 a.m. and weekend trips are scheduled for 7 a.m. and noon. There are still a couple of evening trips coming up and full information is on the website. Group rates, senior and kids fares, and militaryveteran discounts are all available. Call 631-586-5511 for more information, reservations, or gift certificates for the upcoming holiday season.

  • October 30, 2017 Open or Close

    From Capt. Patrick of the Capt. Gillen we learned the striper fishing has hit some welcome high notes this week with nice sized bass pleasing anglers on both the day trips and the prime tide night trips. The bite has been quick and strong and Captain Patrick is hopeful that the bite will still be on after this weekend's nor'easter. Facebook and Instagram pages for the Captain Gillen have lots of photos! The boat is sailing weekdays at 11 a.m. with a p.m. trip according to the tide. They are also sailing weekends at 7 a.m. and noon, again, with a p.m. trip according to the tide. Please note that the night trips have a 28 angler limit and reservations are strongly recommended. Call 631-586-5511 for more information and to make reservations or visit

  • October 23, 2017 Open or Close

    From Capt. Patrick of the Capt. Gillen we learned that the blackfish have been biting with a few stripers and porgies showing up for the day trips. And, the nightly prime tide striper trips with shifting start times based on the tide are starting to show some fish as well. Sunday was a special ocean sea bass trip and Captain Patrick says that he will try to do another couple of those in the coming weeks. Keep an eye on the Captain Gillen website and Facebook page for any schedule adjustments. Call Captain Patrick at 631-586-5511 for more information or to make reservations for any of the trips or visit

Capt. Gillen

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


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