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Helen H Captain’s Special Red Hot Fishing!!

Helen H Captain’s Special Red Hot Fishing!!

August 14th, 2016

On the first day we worked off on George’s Bank and turned up the cod and pollack with a few haddock and cusk mixed in. On the second day we hammered the seabass up to 4.5lbs and fluke up to 13.8lbs!







Robert Derubbio

Bay Ridge Bklyn



Albert Jackson

Strong Island, NY

Showing Matt the love after he gaffed his double digit fish. Great weather, great fishing, what a trip!

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Helen H Fluke

August 8th, 2016

Mike Buonaquista, Jeff Gutman and the Jersey boys had their charter last week on the Nantucket fluke grounds. Hot fishing on big fluke and big seabass. We fished the deeper flats for the fluke and the shallow rocks for the seabass. below are a few of the nicer fish.


Ryan Marcus

Staten Island

13.3 lbs

Bob Babcock

Pittstown, NJ

10.0 lbs

Whitney Schloeder

Atlantic highlands, NJ

10.3 lbs

Bill Tinnes

Annandale NJ

10.8 lbs


Bob Babcock’s second double digit fish of the trip

11.4 lbs

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Big Double Digit Fluke Day!!!

August 3rd, 2016

Bob Vitro of true Life Taxidermy, Middletown NY (the premier taxidermist in the northeast) had his Nantucket Fluke charter yesterday. Excellent fishing on fluke and seabass through the day with great size on both. During the day when we were able to shake a boat or two in the area we were able to hit one of the big fish rips we like for 8 double digit fluke and a load of seabass in the 4-6 pound range.

Here are a few of them:

Bob Vitro with Mike Riis, Louie Lacona,

Louis Squiciarino, and Damon Porcelli, all members of Omerta Piscatorial Society fishing club on Long Island

10.4, 11.5, 10.5, 11.4, 10.3 lbs each

Pat Rafferty

Milltown, NJ


Dan Liberati and Mike Riis

White Plains, NY

10.3 and 11.5 lbs

Joe McGowan Jr.

Orange County, NY

33″, 12.6 pounder

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Fishark Adventures Annual Nantucket Fluke

August 2nd, 2016

Fishark Adventures had their annual Nantucket Fluke Trip with great results. Loads of big fish including a bunch of fish over 10lbs. Steve griznar “Griz” accomplished something no other fluke fisherman even comes close to. 25 FISH OVER TEN POUNDS!!! Griz has been sailing with us for a number of years, fluking only of course. I believe I have pictures of all of them.


Here are a few fish that deserve honorable mention:


Brick, NJ

10.6 pounds


Rob Wegel

Dover plains, NJ



John Viol

New York, NY



JP of the “OSPREY” on his annual bus mans holiday with a 13 lb 13oz fish, but didn’t beat the 14.2 he caught exactly one year ago Pictured below







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Another Great Week of Fluke Fishing!

August 2nd, 2016

Bobby Boytel and Mike Danon and the boys from the Nautical Mile in Freeport came up for a couple of days of fluke fishing. Great fishing with loads of 6-9 pound fish and double digit pool winners daily.

We also had the Cape Cod Salties fishing club and a few open boat trips all with excellent fishing.


Here are a few of the double digit fish:

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Another Excellent Fluke Trip!

July 17th, 2016

The big fluke and seabass are chasing the sand eels up into the shallow water making for some easy fishing. After a good morning we looked off a ways, but ended up back inside for more great fishing!

Here are a few fish that deserve honorable mention:

Rich Demelo

Clifton, NJ

9.3 pounds


Al Fay

Hicksville, Long Island



Dave Berry

Nutley, NJ



Don King

Enfield, CT



Keely Ahlstrom

Orleans, Cape Cod



We have added a few fluke days in August and have had real good seabass fishin on the Friday 6-hour trip.



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The Fluke Keep Growing!

July 13th, 2016

A couple of days of some great big fluke. Weather has been ideal for hard bottom spot fishing for the big ones as well as open bottom drifting for mediums. We have been moving much further inshore for some easy fishing in the shallows.

Ken Whiting’s biggest fluke ever, 10.5 pounds.

Ken is by far the best fish and bird wood carver. it’s hard to tell his work from the real thing!

Justin Fairhurst

Point Pleasant, NJ

14.3 pounds!!!!


Robert Derubbio

Brooklyn, NY

11.4 lbs



Chris Horning’s third 9 plus pounder in 2 days

Don’t be fooled, there is only one Nantucket Fluke Boat!

Jigging World’s First Annual 2-Day Fluke Trip

July 12th, 2016

This Past week, North Jersey’s premier tackle shop, Jigging World, had their first annual 2-Day Fluke fishing trip aboard the Helen H.

They had a great trip with a bunch of nice size fish.








Jumbo Nantucket Flukasaurus

July 12th, 2016

Over the past days we have dozens of personal best fluke and seabass, a few of which are pictured below.

We have also added an additional Nantucket layover Fluke trip to the schedule, August 18-19th and have dates available for a few 6-man 8 hour Nantucket fluke trips. Call the office for info at 508-790-0660


Anna D’Amico

Marlboro, NJ

10.9 lbs

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Eddie Sabo

Bonita Springs, FL

10.2 lbs

Eddie caught a 50 lb cod with us a few years back, all at 89 years old

Brian Zeck

Sweetwater, NJ

11 lbs

Bob Pharo with Brian

Middlesex, NJ

11.6 lbs


Chris Ryback

Pittstown, NJ

13.4 lbs!


Chris Hornung

9 & 9.4 lbs


Fluke Trips Summer 2016

June 27th, 2016

It was a great week of offshore fishing fluke and seabass.

Lots of fluke in the 7-11 pound range and seabass 3-6 pounds. Great weather and conditions almost every day, with one exception where we had wind against the tide most of the day, though we still ended up doing well.

The office has been confirming reservations on all fluke trips and a number of trips that were sold out now have some openings. Call the office for dates, 508.790.0660

Rich Garofalow

Park Rudge, NJ

11-2 pounds

John Menchicchi

Lyndenhurst, NY

9-5 pounds

Mike Murray

philadelphia, PA

9-5 pounds

Wit Tweedy

Lyndenhurst, NY

9 pounds

Tom Donoughue

Wall Township, NJ

10-1 pounds

Dean Veratti

Springfield, MA

9-9 pounds

Shimano dealers trip with a load of jumbo seabass