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December 21, 2020 - 11:03:20

Capt. Steve of Top Hook Fishing Charters reports Shaun Malone capped off a great season of blackfishing on the last day of the season with an 11-pound monster tog. Most trips saw a good pick of tog, sea bass, and codfish. The boat is now on dry dock for annual maintenance and sprucing and will be ready to fish by the start of May. In the meantime Steve thanks everyone that sailed with them this past year and looks forward to seeing everyone again in 2021. In addition, now would be a good time to lock your charter dates for this upcoming season by calling (631) 368-1315.

November 23, 2020 - 09:33:10

Capt. Steve of Top Hook Fishing Charters reports blackfish continue to bite hard with easy boat limits to 9 ½-pounds. Sea bass and a few cod are also mixing in with the tog. Captain Steve and crew would like to thank all those who sailed with them this year and would also like to wish them and Fisherman readers a happy Holiday Season. The Top Hook will be sailing until December 31st and is also accepting reservations for the 2021 season by contacting Capt. Steve at (631) 368-1315.

November 16, 2020 - 09:31:22

Capt. Steve of Top Hook Fishing Charters reports the blackfishing remains strong on the days they were able to sail. The Bill Pyne crew fished on Sunday and enjoyed a great day of tog fishing with a boat limit of tog to 8-pounds Jim Brennen fish twice this week for blackfish and sea bass, limiting on both days with tog to 9-pounds and sea bass to 4-pounds. Steve still has a few dates open for blackfish, sea bass, and cod trips. You can book a trip until the end of December by contacting Capt. Steve at (631) 368-1315.

November 09, 2020 - 09:40:23

Capt. Steve of Top Hook Fishing Charters reports great blackfishing later in the week when the boat was able to sail with each trip producing a boat limit of tasty togs to 8-pounds with some big sea bass to 3-pounds mixing it up a bit. Steve still has a few dates open for blackfish, sea bass, and cod trips. You can book a trip until the end of December by contacting Capt. Steve at (631) 368-1315.

November 02, 2020 - 15:58:28

Capt. Steve of Top Hook Fishing Charters also relays word of exceptionally good fishing for sea bass this week. On Wednesday, the Kenny Veeck group fished at Block Island putting a bunch of blackfish to 5-pounds in the box along with a full limit of sea bass to 4-pounds. On Thursday, Tim Schweitzer and his crew had no problem putting a full limit in the box to 5-pounds fishing at Fishers Island. All other trips during the early part of the week also experienced particularly good tog fishing with boat limits each day. Steve still has a few dates open for blackfish, sea bass, and cod trips. You can book a trip until the end of December by contacting Capt. Steve at (631) 368-1315.

October 26, 2020 - 09:45:47

Capt. Steve of Top Hook Fishing Charters reports super blackfishing all week with easy boat limits each day to 7-pounds. Some sea bass are also mixed in with the blackfish. There are plenty of schoolie and keeper striped bass around the point, but all the interests has been on the exceptional togging. On Saturday Anthony Scaramucci and his group slammed an easy limit of blackfish to 7-pounds off Fishers Island. Steve still has a few dates open for blackfish trips, or for diamond jigging bass, blues and sea bass. You can book a trip until the end of December by contacting Capt. Steve at (631) 368-1315.

October 19, 2020 - 09:45:21

Capt. Steve of Top Hook Fishing Charters was able to sail three times this week and steamed to Fishers Island each of the days enjoying non-stop tog fishing putting a boat limit in the box each trip to 5-pounds, along with plenty of nice sea bass to 3-pounds. Plenty of keeper and short blackfish were safely released. Steve still has a few dates open for blackfish trips, or for diamond jigging big bass and blues and of course sea bass. You can book a trip until the end of December by contacting Capt. Steve at (631) 368-1315.

October 12, 2020 - 10:09:37

Capt. Steve of Top Hook Fishing Charters reports getting out a few times this week, finding excellent fishing for striped bass of all sizes smacking diamond jigs or grabbing trolled tubing. Some blues and false albacore are also mixed into the catches. Early in the week Air Conditioner Rich and crew enjoyed a shark trip blue sharks to 359-pounds. Sunday’s trip was to target blackfish and sea bass with a boat limit of both to 8-pounds. Steve still has a few dates open for blackfish trips, or for diamond jigging big bass and blues and of course sea bass. You can book a trip until the end of December by contacting Capt. Steve at (631) 368-1315.

October 05, 2020 - 09:48:29

Capt. Steve of Top Hook Fishing Charters also relays word of phenomenal bass fishing on diamond jigs to over 40-pounds with customer limits of bass on every trip. Jumbo porgies, sea bass, bluefish, mackerel, and albacore are also smacking the diamond jigs. Sea bass fishing usually finishes up the day with scores of biscuits to 3 ½-pounds filling the box. The Robert Betmen group had a limit of stripers and sea bass to 3 ½ -pounds, the Bill Pyne group had a similar catch as did the Mark Mueller group, which the Mueller trip being only a half day. Great jog guys.

September 28, 2020 - 09:33:13

Capt. Steve of Top Hook Fishing Charters reports a good week despite the weather Diamond jigging for stripers, bluefish and sea bass continues to be excellent. The Matt Walsh, Sean Malone, Joey Fish, and Bob Wally groups all had their full limits of slot size stripers, big blues, and easy limits of jumbo sea bass all on diamond jigs. Steve still has a few dates open for blackfish trips, or for diamond jigging big bass and blues and of course sea bass. You can book by contacting Capt. Steve at (631) 368-1315.

September 21, 2020 - 12:38:55

Capt. Steve of Top Hook Fishing Charters reports sailing three trips this week to Block Island for jumbo sea bass and stripers. The Mike Porter, Tom Springman, and Jim Smith groups all enjoyed full limits of sea bass to 3-pounds and limits of slot size stripers trolling parachutes. You can still book for the fall season by contacting Capt. Steve at (631) 368-1315.

September 14, 2020 - 09:37:39

Capt. Steve of Top Hook Fishing Charters reports sailing four trips this week with the Mike Springman group, the Steve Mueller group, the Steve Seibel crew and Mark Garman and his group. All four charters enjoyed catching their limits of sea bass to 4-pounds, good catches of fluke to 5-pounds and loads of jumbo porgies for some hefty bags of fillets. You can still book for the fall season by contacting Capt. Steve at (631) 368-1315.

September 08, 2020 - 09:31:27

Capt. Steve of Top Hook Fishing Charters reports a good week of bottom fishing including fluke, sea bass, and scup. The Bradley Rudner group had a fine day loading the box with big fluke, jumbo scup, and a limit of nice sea bass. The Air Conditioner Rich group went offshore for a shark trip and kept busy all day with 8 blue sharks to 250-pounds and one mako, all released. Tim Schweitzer and his crew enjoyed a good day filling the box with fluke to 8-ounds and a limit of jumbo sea bass. The Jason family did a half-day trip, trolling up a pile of big bluefish. You can still book for the fall season by contacting Capt. Steve at (631) 368-1315.

August 31, 2020 - 10:10:17

Capt. Steve of Top Hook Fishing Charters reports the John Maniscalco family trolled up many small stripers and bluefish before switching over and filling the box with big porgies and sea bass, with some triggerfish and blowfish. Chris Donohue and his father went fluke fishing and landed their limit to 5-pounds. They also had a limit of sea bass to 2-½ pounds and a bunch of jumbo scup. The Chad Dressler group had a ball with a hefty and healthy mix of cod, ling, jumbo porgies, triggerfish, sea bass and mackerel. Brian, Leah, James, and Joe started out bottom fishing catching a box of sea bass, scup, ling, and triggerfish before heading offshore to do some shark fishing. The crew had a ball watching a hammerhead shark playing in the slick, but the fish refused all offerings.

August 24, 2020 - 11:10:55

Capt. Steve of Top Hook Fishing Charters reports a great week with fluke to 8 ½-pounds, sea bass to 4-pounds and several slot bass. Bill Pyne and his crew were out again this week, bailing a bunch of fluke to 7-pounds. Joey Fish and his boys also banged out a cooler full of fluke to 7 ½- pounds. The Johnny Romano group also filled the box with flatties to 7 ½-pounds as did the Tom Springman party with fluke to 8 ½-pounds. Limits of quality sea bass and some slot size stripers kept the piles of fluke company in the cooler. You can still book for the fall season by contacting Capt. Steve by calling (631) 368-1315.

August 17, 2020 - 10:22:51

Capt. Steve of Top Hook Fishing Charters reports sailing four trips this week with two to the Windmills and two to Block Island. The Sean Maloney crew enjoyed good striped bass fishing with a couple of slot fish, a limit of 3 to 4-pound sea bass, and fluke to 7-pounds. Bill Pyne’s group went fluking at the West Grounds and the Windmills for a mess of quality fluke to 7-pounds and a limit of monster sea bass to 4-pounds. Mr. Lee did a similar trip, also putting a mess of big fluke and a limit of sea bass in the box. The Anderson group enjoyed a nice steam to Block Island for fast striped bass action putting some slot bass in the box, they then went to Southwest Ledge for a limit of big sea bass, then a stop at the West Grounds on the way back home put a bunch of flatties to 6-pounds in the box to take space with the stripers and biscuits. You can still book for the fall season by contacting Capt. Steve by calling (631) 368-1315.


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