Karen Ann Charters

Karen Ann Charters makes your fishing dreams come true. If you happen to be in New York City, use this opportunity to hit the water and discover the area’s inshore, offshore, and backcountry grounds, along with their reefs and wrecks. Whether you’ve never held a rod in your hands or you have years of angling experience under your belt, Captain Vinnie Calabro will make sure you have a fun and productive fishing trip. Pay him a visit and make lovely memories fishing in New York!

Your boat for the day is a restored 38’ Holland’s Boat Shop downeast that can fit up to 6 anglers. It runs on a single 375 HP Caterpillar 3208 engine and uses comprehensive navigation electronics to put you on the fish quickly and safely. You can use the onboard kitchen as well as the toilet. As for the fishing equipment, the boat features a livewell, outriggers, and downriggers. In case you need any kind of help during the trip, you’re welcome to ask the first mate.

You’ll have a great time chasing Mako and Thresher Shark, Mahi Mahi, Bluefin Tuna, Bluefish, Spotted Seatrout, as well as Striped Bass. To reel them in, you can troll, spin, jig, and pop, all on light tackle. Feel free to keep the fish you catch as well as to bring kids on your trip.

Captain Vinnie will provide all the fishing tackle and bait you’ll need as well as snacks and catch cleaning. Before you depart, just make sure to bring your drinks and fishing licenses.

Come spend a day with Karen Ann Charters and have a beautiful fishing experience in New York!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $900
    You and your company will enjoy 8 hours on the water fishing for many renowned species. You can target Bluefin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Shark, Striped Bass, Spotted Seatrout, as well as Bluefish. Your trip starts at 8:00 a.m. and includes all the fishing gear, snacks, and catch cleaning.
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About the Captain

Vinnie Calabro
New York City, New York, United States
2 Fishing Reports
141 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since December 2017
For Captain Vinnie, nothing beats taking anglers out for an enjoyable day on the water. He has been fishing the local waters for over 40 years and knows the fishery inside out. He is happy to cater to both beginners and experts alike and will be of great help if this is your first time fishing in New York.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Striped) Striped Bass
Bluefish Bluefish
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Shark (Mako) Mako Shark

Shark (Thresher) Thresher Shark
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout
Tuna (Bluefin) Bluefin Tuna

Boat Specs

Holland's Boat Shop (Downeast) originally built in 2000, and restored in 2021. Powered by a 375HP Caterpillar engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

Length
38 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Outriggers
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Outriggers

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
First Mate

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 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 20% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

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
PayPal
Checks

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FAQs about Karen Ann Charters

Karen Ann Charters offers the following trip to customers:
  • $900 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Karen Ann Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen
  • Outriggers

Trips booked with Karen Ann Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks
  • First Mate

Karen Ann Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Karen Ann Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping

Top targeted fish species with Karen Ann Charters include:
  • Bass (Striped)
  • Bluefish
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Shark (Mako)
  • Shark (Thresher)
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Tuna (Bluefin)