Cortes Outfitters

2875 Flatbush Avenue
Brooklyn NY, United States

Cast your line into a full day or half day of adventure with Cortes Outfitters. If you want to bask in the scenery of Long Island’s stunning coastline while perfecting your light tackle or fly fishing skills in the company of an experienced guide, this is the outfit for you. Sit back, relax, and enjoy complimentary snacks as you journey through New York Harbor in search of a fish to remember.

You will be fishing aboard a 22 ft Cape Craft boat, which offers a spacious and safe ride to up to three passengers plus the guide. Powered by a 150 HP Yamaha engine, the boat features state of the art electronics, including a fishfinder and a chart plotter to get you on the fish. There is also a radio and CD player on board for your enjoyment.

During your trip you will fish for Striped Bass and Bluefish with a sea-savvy captain who will instruct in fly-tying and proper casting techniques and bottom bait fishing, as well as offering instruction in conventional fishing techniques. All the gear you will need is provided, and you will be able to make the most of the guide’s thorough knowledge of where the big fish bite.

Cast your line into a full day or half day of adventure with Cortes Outfitters. If you want to bask in the scenery of Long Island’s stunning coastline while perfecting your light tackle or fly fishing skills in the company of an experienced guide,


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  • 3/4 Day Trip
    6 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 450 private charter
  • Half Day Trip AM
    4 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 350 private charter
  • Half Day Trip PM
    4 hour trip, starts at 4:00 PM
    US$ 350 private charter

About this listing

Boat Specs

Cape Craft (Center console) originally built in 2005. Powered by a 150HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
3 persons
Types of Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Backcountry Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Targeted Species
 
Bass (Striped)
 
Bluefish

 
Scup (Porgy)
 
Seabass (Black)

 
Tautog
 
Weakfish
Amenities
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Fly Fishing Equipment
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Fly Fishing Equipment
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
Policies
Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. In case of unsafe weather conditions, you can choose a different trip date or cancel with a full deposit refund.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
 
You Keep Catch
 
Catch and Release Allowed
Payment

20% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker 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, Visa, Mastercard, PayPal.

About the Captain

Arthur Cortes
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Member since May 2016
Captain Cortes a Cheeky Fly Fishing endorsed guide, has been fishing in New York City for over 20 years and enjoys taking people fishing. After receiving his U.S Coast Guard certified captains licenses he started Cortes Outfitters to take and show clients where the fish bite. Captain Cortes will try his best to to make your trip a successful one, as he is happiest when fish are in the boat.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

Customer Reviews

4.92 out of 5 stars from 4 reviews

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I have Best time with my father. We was having fun and catch a lot of fishes. Artur Provide best fishing experience.
Thank you

Fished September 14, 2017
Arthur Cortes (The Captain)
Replied to this review on September 15, 2017

Glad you had a great experience.

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Knows the area well. Knows what the fish want. Friendly, personable, knowledgeable and a great host. Has affinity and compassion for animals which was refreshing. Boat is clean and well maintained. Def our go-to for this area now.

Fished September 2, 2017
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A beautiful fishing day, the weather you can not change
6 fish were caught in 4 hours, then the rain came
Thank you also for waiting for the taxi

Fished July 7, 2017
Arthur Cortes (The Captain)
Replied to this review on July 13, 2017

Glad you had a chance to catch 6 different species of fish that we have here in Nyc.we lose count on bluefish and Porgy

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