Against The Wind Fishing

Against The Wind Fishing bids you a warm welcome to Montauk, New York. Come over and explore the inshore waters and their reefs and wrecks and have lots of fun chasing many different species prized both for taste and good fight. Captain Derrick Northcote will see that you have a safe, enjoyable, and successful trip, so join him and have a great time fishing!

The boat you’ll use is a 25’ Steiger Craft 255 Chesapeake pilothouse with space for 3 guests. It runs on a 225 HP Suzuki DF225 engine, uses full-featured modern technology for navigation and locating fish, and features a portable toilet. Also, there’s a livewell to provide live bait, and an ice-box to store your food and drinks.

The species you can target include Black Seabass, Little Tunny, Cod, Flounder, Weakfish, Scup, Tautog, and more. Using light tackle, you’ll be bottom fishing, trolling, spinning, jigging, popping, as well as drift fishing. You can keep the fish you catch and you’re welcome to bring kids aboard.

All the fishing gear, bait, and licenses will be provided by Captain Derrick. If you wish, he can also clean and fillet your catch at no extra charge. Yours is just to bring your favorite food and drinks.

Visit Against The Wind Fishing and enjoy a lovely day on the water!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full DayTrip – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,000
    This is an 8-hour trip that will see you fish for all inshore species in season. You and the captain will depart at 8:00 a.m. and he'll take care of all the rods, reels, tackle, live bait, lures, as well as fishing licenses. Just bring some snacks and drinks and your adventure can begin.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Striped Bass
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 PM
    $550
    Starting at 6:00 p.m., you and the captain will be fishing for Striped Bass at night using live eels. The trip lasts for 5 hours and includes all the fishing gear, live bait, lures, as well as fishing licenses. What you should bring are only your snacks and drinks.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $500
    You'll get 4 and a half hours of inshore fishing around the best tide for Striped Bass, as well as all other species in season. The trip starts at 8:00 a.m. and includes all the rods, reels, tackle, bait, as well as fishing licenses.
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About the Captain

Derrick Northcote
Montauk, New York, United States
ID & License verified
2 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since July 2021
Captain Derrick was a deckhand/mate for Captain James Joseph for 10 years, a part-time mate/captain for Viking Fleet for 4 years, as well as a mate/captain for Grand Slam Charter boat for 5 years.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Striped) Striped Bass
Bluefish Bluefish
Cod Cod
Flounder Flounder

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

Weakfish Weakfish

Boat Specs

Steiger Craft (Pilothouse) originally built in 2006. Powered by a 225HP Suzuki engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 1 day 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 agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
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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Customer Reviews

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Rough day made great

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inshore on October 16, 2021
CPT Derrick is fantastic. Despite some tough conditions he pulled it out for us. Great guy who was willing to make sure we...
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Neil G.
Bellmore, NY
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VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Striped Bass on August 27, 2021
My father in-law, brother in-law and I caught so many fish we had to start throwing them back. Excellent experience with a...
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FAQs about Against The Wind Fishing

Against The Wind Fishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • $500 per group - Half Day Trip – Inshore (4 hours)
  • $550 per group - 5 Hour Trip – Striped Bass (5 hours)
  • $1,000 per group - Full DayTrip – Inshore (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Against The Wind Fishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Against The Wind Fishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License

Against The Wind Fishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Against The Wind Fishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Against The Wind Fishing include:
  • Bass (Striped)
  • Bluefish
  • Cod
  • Flounder
  • Little Tunny (False Albacore)
  • Scup (Porgy)
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Tautog
  • Weakfish