FlyLight Charters

FlyLight Charters specializes in light tackle and fly fishing trips out of Connecticut. Experience the finest angling opportunities in Long Island Sound, Block Island Sound, and Montauk. With a combination of over 5 decades of experience, you can rest assured your trip with Captain Peter Corrao will be a success.

You will go out aboard the “Doris-Ceil,” a 23’ Jones Brothers Light Tackle Edition center console which comes powered by a 200 HP Yamaha engine. It is a great vessel for trips close to the shore and for longer rides. The boat is fitted with the latest in navigational electronics, cooler, and many other professional accessories. The deck is flat from bow to stern with pop up cleats and light so you won’t have any snagging fly lines when fighting with the fish.

Capt. Peter begins his season in May and takes his guests out until the last week of October. Conveniently located in the general area if the mouth of the Thames River in New London, the captain has access to the best fishing spots within half an hour of the marina.

He uses only what he believes is the absolute best available. To catch fish with a fly, you will be provided with G Loomis fly rods in weights from 9 to 13, Abler or Nautilus fly reels, and Jim Teeny full sink lines. Your light tackle spinning and baitcasting gear will include rods by G Loomis or No. 8 Tackle Company and Shimano reels.

Whichever trip you choose, it can be customized to meet your specific needs. Target Striped Bass, Bluefish, Blackfish, Black Seabass, False Albacore, Scup, Fluke, and Bonito. If you have a preference for what you want to target, let your captain know and he will help you land the fish of a lifetime.

The crew calls their sport ‘fishing’ and not ‘catching’ and practices ‘catch and release’. But you are welcome to take your catch home and taste it for dinner if you wish.

Explore the prolific waters of Connecticut with FlyLight Charters and have a fishing adventure you won’t forget!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 15 - Oct 28
    $650
    price breakdown
    $650
    If you want to get the waters all to yourself, this is your trip. You will be able to customize it to meet your specific wishes. Target Bluefish, Striped Bass, Bluefish, Tautog, Fluke, and many more. Your captain will provide you with the finest gear and tackle to make a great catch possible.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 15 - Oct 28
    $550
    price breakdown
    $550
    If you want to have a few more hours on the water, this is your trip. Your fishing methods will include fly fishing, light tackle casting and baitcasting for Bluefish, Striped Bass, False Albacore, and many more. Before you depart, your captain will give you a fly casting lesson.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 15 - Oct 28
    $375
    price breakdown
    $375
    This trip will see you fishing for Striped Bass, Bonito, Bluefish, False Albacore, and many other species. Your captain is very competitive and will do everything possible to get you on fish. Before you begin your adventure, he will be happy to give you a warm-up fly casting lesson.
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About the Captain

Peter Corrao
New London, Connecticut, United States
4 Customer Reviews
Response time 2 hours
Member since July 2017
I have 50 years of experience fishing all over the world. I've fly fished and light tackle fished for False Albacore, Stripers, Bonito, Bluefish, Permit, Tuna, Marlin, Tarpon, Bonefish, and more exotics. I've specialized in fishing Long Island Sound for our big 4 (False Albacore, Bonito, Stripers & Bluefish) for 30 years.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Striped) Bass (Striped)
Bluefish Bluefish
Bonito Bonito
Flounder Flounder

Little Tunny (False Albacore) Little Tunny (False Albacore)
Scup (Porgy) Scup (Porgy)
Seabass (Black) Seabass (Black)
Tautog Tautog

Boat Specs

Jones Brothers (Center console) originally built in 2012. Powered by a 200HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
23 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Fly Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
Fly Fishing Equipment

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
Checks

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (4)
4.83
out of 5 stars from 4 reviews
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What a day!
What a day!
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
50%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
67%
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Amanda H.
Colchester, Connecticut
 5.00
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What a day!

VERIFIED   August 24, 2019
I surprised my boyfriend with a half day trip for his birthday (and I had no idea what I was doing). Peter helped me weeks...
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Michael B.
Berlin, Connecticut
 5.00
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Half Day Trip

VERIFIED   August 5, 2018
One of the best mornings out on the water. Capt Peter was awesome. He was knowledgeable, friendly, and his love of fishing...
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Patricke M.
New Hartford, CT
 5.00
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Full day

VERIFIED   July 13, 2019
Captian Peter gave us a full day plus two extra hours of fishing! Great trip!
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Victoria T.
Port Washington, New York
 4.33
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Morning Fish with Captain Peter

VERIFIED   July 21, 2018
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