Frequently Asked Questions About Our Fishing Charters
Frequently Asked Questions - Policies
Open-boat is when we have the boat(s) available for people who simply want to walk in and join us on the fishing trip. We usually do not accept reservations, but it is recommended if you have a group of 10+.
Seating is on a first come, first serve basis.
Our boats are docked at the World's Fair Marina (a.k.a. Citi Field Marina) Flushing Bay, New York. We are behind Citi Field (New York Mets' stadium), we share the same marina and parking lot with Skyline Princess Cruises. We can also arrange for Manhattan pick-ups and drop-offs, dockage rates would apply.
At least 30 minutes before departure time.
Yes, parking is free for our customers. The parking lot is located outside the marina entrance.
You can pay the fare on the boat (day of). We accept cash and all major credit cards (subject up to a 3% service fee). Or you can also purchase tickets online.
Yes! You can purchase them through Peek
No reservations are offered for seating. Seating is on a first come, first serve basis.
Yes, we will provide you with a rod & reel and supply the bait & tackle. Bait and tackle are not unlimited, lost or intentionally damaged rod/reel(s) are susceptible to lost/damage fee(s) of $50.00 each.
No, our charter license covers all passengers.
Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee that everyone on the boat will catch fish.
It is best to call us directly, (516) 322-7442. We cannot receive text messages.
You can book online or give us a call! We will check our available dates and walk you through the process. Booking a private charter is time sensitive. We recommend you make the reservation deposit 2 weeks in advance.
If the captain feels it isn't safe, we will reschedule the trip.
No, deposits are not refundable. Charter cancellations on the day of the trip will be charged in full.
You can give us a call or check our website for the current species we are fishing for.
Yes, personal coolers, as space is limited. We can provide you with ice at our dock.
Yes, you may bring your own fishing rod. Please limit yourself to one rod per person. We a suggest monofilament line.
We typically use bunker for Bluefish, Striped Bass, clams for Porgies, spearing for Fluke and crabs for Blackfish. It depends on the species and bait that have been working well. Some baits, like live eels and worms, are not free of charge throughout the trip.
Depending on where the fish are currently biting, the ride could be as little as 30 minutes or as far as 2.5 hours.
The waters in the Long Island Sound are much calmer than the ocean.
YES, BYOB. It’s a good idea, as we do not serve food or beverages.
Please dress accordingly to weather conditions.
Absolutely! Kids are welcome (ages 4-11 years old).
Yes, the mate will filet and clean your catches towards the end of the trip.
Gratuity is not included; our mates depend mostly on gratuity. It's most appreciated!
Oh yes there is! Just let either the mate or the captain know that you need some help and we will be glad to show you.
You can visit New York DEC saltwater fishing regulations for information on size and amounts. We’ve also put together a chart for your reference.
There are two on the Never Enuff III, one for men and one for women, and one on the Never Enuff Express. The Never Enuff does not have a restroom, but there is a port-a-pot.
Apologies, the restrooms may be smelly sometimes.