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December 21, 2020 - 11:03:20

Capt. Tom of the Sea Wife IV reports a very windy December; however they were able to get on Friday December 11 with Pablo, Frankie, and the boys, hitting spots from the windmills to the SW corner of Coxes Ledge for a pick at sea bass, ling, perch, scup and cod. The next day saw Fitzroy, Chris, Stanley, Chris, and the boys picked away at blackfish, ling, sea bass, perch, scup and one cod. The “Sea Wife IV” is out and on dry dock for maintenance, a paint job and USCG inspection and will be back in water and ready for action by the beginning of April. If you have yet to reserve your trips for the 2021 season, now would be a good time to do so by giving Capt. Tom a call at (800) 308-8969.

December 07, 2020 - 14:57:17

The Sea Wife IV from Montauk stayed docked up last week due to high winds. They have some spots open for the beginning of next week.

November 30, 2020 - 15:08:43

On the Sea Wife IV Friday Joe Cushman, Freddy and the boys caught a sea bass limit, five cod and a blackfish limit up to 9 pounds during the Friday trip. Saturday John Lafever and his HVAC gang had good action along with a few cod and a pile of porgies to boot. Sunday, John Helgans and his group of 10 guys caught a sea bass limit, porgies and a cod for a good day. A few spots are open during the week in December so call soon to make reservations.

November 23, 2020 - 09:33:10

Capt. Tom of the Sea Wife IV reports being blown out the whole week except for Saturday when Mike Petito, Andrew Baier, John, Tom and the gang bagged an impressive sea bass limit, a few scup, a couple of cod, and 21 beautiful keeper blackfish. Great job guys. Still a few weekday openings are available for the first two weeks of December. Capt. Tom would like to wish all his clients and Fisherman readers a safe, healthy and happy Holiday Season. The Sea Wife IV will be sailing throughout the winter for any group looking to shake some wintertime blues with a day of cod fishing. The captain is also accepting reservations for the 2021 season by giving him a call at (800) 308-8969.

November 16, 2020 - 09:31:22

Capt. Tom of the Sea Wife IV reports that on Monday, Josh, Kurt Lawrence, Rich, Rich Jr., Mike, Joe, Dallas, and Robert caught a sea bass limit, a pile of scup, 7 keeper cod before catching a load of short stripers and 2 bluefish. Nice job guys. Tuesday, Fitzroy Nurse, Peter, Hubert, Stanley, Chris, and Rick started out nailing a pile of blackfish, only keeping 12 before bagging a sea bass limit, a pile of scup and 6 cod. Good job boys. Wednesday, Barry, Tony, Mike, Phil, Phil Jr., Jim, Jimmy, Brian, Beckham, Keith, and Rob bagged a boat limit of seabass a pile of scup as well as a bunch of nice cod. Thurs-Barry returned, with Mike, Phil, Phil Jr., Beckham, Tony and Keith nailed a blackfish limit of 36 keepers, 24 sea bass, a few scup, and a cod. Nice job. Friday and Saturday regretfully was lost to Capt. Tom’s family funeral (our deepest condolence Captain). Sunday, Fitz, Geno, Doug, Tim, Hugh, and Mark left early to beat the weather and bagged sea bass limit, a bunch of scup, and a few cod. Good going boys. Fishing remains good. Please call Capt. Tom at (800) 308-8969 to book a trip.

November 09, 2020 - 09:40:23

Capt. Tom of the Sea Wife IV reports Wednesday, James Kolk “Bruce Supply”, Joe, John Jr, Gary, Jerry, Vinny and Kevin bagged a sea bass limit, a pile of bluefish, and weeded through tons of small stripers to bag a couple of slot sized keeper bass. Good job guys. Thursday, Chris Higgins, Keith, Phil, Tandy, Sean, Mike, Steve, Matt, Andrew, and Bob had a nice day also bagging a sea bass limit a bunch of big scup, a bunch of bluefish, and a few slot limit stripers on jigs and chutes while releasing a pile of undersized fish. Friday, Don, Gary, and Gayle Thompson fished hard and bagged a sea bass limit a bunch of big scup, a bunch of blackfish along with diamond jigging blues and short stripers. Pretty work. Saturday, Matt Minogue and Bud made quick work of a sea bass limit at Block Island along with big scup, then proceeded to catch their blackfish limit as well. Fun day in great weather guys. There are open dates for mid-November and the first two weeks of December. Fishing remains good. Please call Capt. Tom at (800) 308-8969 to book a trip.

November 02, 2020 - 15:58:28

Capt. Tom of the Sea Wife IV reports Tuesday, Mike, Beth, Doug, Kaehla , Daisy, and Chris caught a pile of gigantic blues, a sea bass limit and 4 keeper stripers, releasing a pile of shorts. Good day gang. Wednesday, Steve Burns, Stanley, Darren, Greg, Dave, Tommy, Ray, and Brian caught a pile of blues a sea bass limit, and a slot sized striper limit Good job. Thursday, Philip Mendonca, Mike, Compton, Joshua, Patrick, James, Brittany, and Jewels also bagged big blues, a box full of sea bass, scup and a bunch of slot sized stripers, weeding through a bunch of shorties. Saturday, Steve Sax, Hank, Christopher, Casey, Enrique, and Yanni bagged a sea bass limit then went on to finish the diamond jigging all the bass and bluefish you want at the point. There are open dates for mid-November and the first two weeks of December. Fishing remains good. Please call Capt. Tom at (800) 308-8969 to book a trip.

October 26, 2020 - 09:45:47

Capt. Tom of the Sea Wife IV reports on Sunday, Ralph DiMartino, Joe, Brian, John, Eric, and Ron bagged a slot sized striper limit before making the trip a 1/2 day due to increasing SE wind. Monday, Adam, Ed, Martin, George, Dylan, Ishmael, and Raphael boxed 9 big blackfish, releasing a bunch of shorts. They then played catch and release with a bunch of stripers using diamond jigs in front of the Montauk Lighthouse releasing them all. Tuesday, Mike Wilson, Drew, Herb, Keith, Al, and Brandon made quick work of a slot sized striper limit along with a sea bass limit and jumbo scup. Great day boys. On Wednesday, Larry Hollings, Dennis, Herb, Dominic, Tiny, and John boxed a slot limit of stripers, a bunch of blues, a sea bass limit, and a cooler full of Block Island porgies. Thursday, Mike Torrez, Pat, John, Steve, and PJ bagged a striper limit along with a load of under and over size bass, which were released then proceeded to put a sea bass limit along with big scup in the box. Good job guys. Friday, Billy Vavricka, John, Tim, Dan, Tom, and Franco bagged a striper limit, a bunch of monster blues, a sea bass limit, along with gigantic scup. Dan caught and released a 53-pound striper. Great day guys. Saturday, Kenny Masci, John Dena, Jackie, Gene, Steve and James weeded through 35 bluefish to bag a slot sized striper limit then switched over to bag a nice sea bass limit and jumbo Block Island porgies. Great job guys. There are open dates for mid-November and the first two weeks of December. The water is still warm and the fishing remains good. Please call Capt. Tom at (800) 308-8969 to book a trip.

October 19, 2020 - 09:45:21

Capt. Tom of the Sea Wife IV reports Sunday, Jim Denzer, Mike, Veto, Harvey, Matt, Rose, Connor, and Andrew total enjoyed some of the best striped bass fishing anyone could imagine with diamond jigs and rigs working awesomely. The gang only kept their slot limit releasing everything else unharmed. The rest of the week was a blowout until Thursday when Dennis, John, John Jr., Winston, Larry and John bagged a bunch of blackfish, a few sea bass and a striper limit. Friday Matt “Duke” Adee, Mike, Brian, Rob, Todd, Paul Kelly and the gang also experienced the best striper fishing imaginable with a limit of slot fish kept and the rest released. Saturday was another blowout. There are open dates for mid-November and the first two weeks of December. The water is still warm and the fishing remains good. Please call Capt. Tom at (800) 308-8969 to book a trip.

October 12, 2020 - 10:09:37

Capt. Tom of the Sea Wife IV reports on Monday, Kyle Smith’s buddies caught a striper limit of slot sized fish along with a sea bass limit for 11 guys. Way to go guys. Tuesday John Dena, Mark, Brian, Chris, Mike, Corey and Mike bagged a slot sized striper limit on rigs and jigs along with a jumbo sea bass limit and big scup. Good job guys, fun day. Friday, Anthony, Bob Coffey, Gianna, Uncle Pat, Giovanni and Anthony bagged a slot sized striper limit along with 40 keeper sea bass and jumbo scup. The big bluefish showed up as well. Weekdays are still available in November and December for cod, blackfish, sea bass and porgies. Please call Capt. Tom at (800) 308-8969 to book a trip.

October 05, 2020 - 09:48:29

Capt. Tom of the Sea Wife IV reports that on Sunday and Monday, Jonathon Mayes, Joe, Joel, Ernest, Álvaro, and Milton bagged their striper slot limit on diamond jigs and rigs then bagged a nice sea bass limit with jumbo scup to boot. Great job. Tuesday, Lukas, Bob Gomez, Tony, Conrad, Bill, and John caught their slot limit of stripers as well as a bottom fish bonanza. Thursday, Eugene Canty, August, Mike, and Scott must’ve caught 100 stripers, keeping their slot limit along with a bluefish limit. Good job boys. Friday, Murph, Mike, Dan, and Tyler bested their striper slot limit along with an impressive catch of their jumbo sea bass limit and big Block Island porgies. Great day guys. Saturday, Hank Connell, Jordan, Zach, Rich, John, George, Nick, and Rob weeded through a load of slot sized stripers, keeping their limit of slot fish before heading off to Block Island to beat up the sea bass and scup.

September 28, 2020 - 09:33:13

Capt. Tom of the Sea Wife IV reports the big fan kept him at the dock until Thursday when Brian Simonetti, Dave, Gerard, Victor, and Pete battled giant stripers on diamond jigs and umbrella rigs keeping their limit of slot sized fish, Dave even caught striped bass on a wire. Wow. The boys then culled through scup and small sea bass keeping 24 nice fish. Good job guys. Friday, Tom Barber, Phil Mando, Bert, Brian, Louie, Andy, Jo Fi, George, Danny, and Troy bagged a striper limit on jigs and umbrella rigs along with 40 keeper sea bass and giant scup. Good day guys. Saturday, Gary Watson, Dave Watson, Chris, Kris, and Jason bagged a striper limit along with nice sea bass and giant scup. Good going gang. Weekdays are still available from the last week of October through December. Please call Capt. Tom at (800) 308-8969.

September 21, 2020 - 12:38:55

Capt. Tom of the Sea Wife IV reports Monday, Doc Rock, Doc Tom, Doc Keith, Tim, Kelly, and Clay caught a striper slot limit as well as big bluefish. They also released some short stripers and a bunch of big cows to 50-pounds. They then switched efforts to catch a sea bass limit and some jumbo scup mixed in. The doctors returned on Wednesday for a trip to Block Canyon which yielded 10 yellowfin tuna to 70-pounds, as well as a big haul of mahi. Great trip guys. The rest of the week was blown out. Weekdays are still available from the last week of October through December. Please call Capt. Tom at (800) 308-8969.

September 14, 2020 - 09:37:39

Capt. Tom of the Sea Wife IV reports a great week of fishing all around. Plenty of gigantic stripers to release as well as slot sized keepers. Sea bass fishing is awesome, as well as porgy fishing around Montauk. Fluking has been sporadic, but naturally when the drift and wind are favorable, fishing for the big boys has been good. However unfavorable conditions produces a pick of fish. All in all fishing is good. Still some dates available for the fall fishing season. To book an exciting trip give the captain a call at (800) 308-8969.

September 08, 2020 - 09:31:27

Capt. Tom of the Sea Wife IV reports another great week of fishing all around with plenty of gigantic stripers to release as well as slot sized keepers. Sea bass and porgy fishing is amazing around Montauk. Fluking has been hot and cold with the better the conditions, the better the fishing with flatties to 9-pounds. Still some dates available for the fall fishing season. To book an exciting trip give the captain a call at (800) 308-8969.

August 31, 2020 - 10:10:17

Capt. Tom of the Sea Wife IV reports a great week of fishing all around with plenty of gigantic stripers to release as well as slot sized keepers, and awesome sea bass and porgy action around Montauk. Fluking has its moments of greatness with big fish, when drift and wind are favorable otherwise it’s a pick.

426 West Lake Drive
Montauk, NY 11954
phone: 800-308-8969

If you are seeking the best in Montauk fishing then choose the Sea Wife IV; Montauk's largest charter boat (capacity of 1-20 passengers). The 51 foot Sea Wife IV is a spacious and comfortable vessel boasting a 900 horsepower, diesel engine to get you to the "hot spots" in a hurry (Less travel time = More fishing time). She is fully equipped with state-of-the-art fish finding electronics, bright flood lights for night fishing, plus all the traditional comforts of home: TVVCR, stereo, freezer, fresh water sink, air conditioner, microwave and electric head. All tackle and bait is supplied by Capt. Tom Cusimano, so come aboard the Sea Wife IV with family, friends, groups and more!