November Rain Charters

Fishing out of Montauk, New York, November Rain Charters offer inshore and offshore fishing trips in Block Island Sound and beyond. With a large boat that comfortably accommodates up to 20 anglers, they provide memorable trips for small and large groups alike.

The November Rain is a 43 ft Lowell boat that was fully restored in 2014. Powered by an 800 HP engine, it reaches the fishing spots with plenty of time to spare for you to wet your lines and hone your skills. The boat is equipped superior fishfinding and navigational electronics by Simrad and Northstar, and it features a head (marine toilet) as well as a covered cabin and large deck area.

Both beginners and experienced anglers are welcome aboard the November Rain, and everyone on board will be supplied with quality fishing equipment by Penn to give them the best chance of landing their dream fish. Whether you want to fish inshore for Striped Bass, Fluke, and Sea Bass, or to travel offshore for big game such as Tuna and Sharks, the experienced crew will do all they can to help you reel in a big one.

All trips include the use of the finest tackle, bait, ice, fish cleaning services, and a courteous and fun crew.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Extended Day Trip – Offshore
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    16 hour trip, starts at 2:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 20 May - 20 Nov
    $2,500
    up to 6 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    This 16-hour trip is the perfect option for hardcore fishermen who want to experience the best offshore angling opportunities that Montauk has to offer! This trip will see you heading out for the chance to hook some impressive fish, including Shark species such as Mako, Thresher, and Blue, as well as huge Tuna varieties – you'll even be able to battle the hard-fighting Yellowfin Tuna. Your captain will make sure you're equipped with top-quality rods and reels, bait, tackle, and a fishing license.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Shark/Tuna
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    10 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 5 Jun - 15 Oct
    $1,500
    up to 6 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    This 8-hour adventure will see you heading up to 30 miles out onto Montauk's productive waters, where you'll have the chance to battle a variety of Shark species, as well as Tuna, including the hard-fighting Yellowfin. These fish put up a fight, and your captain will make sure you're decked out with top-quality rods and reels, bait, tackle, and a fishing license.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Inshore
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    9 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 20 May - 20 Nov
    $1,200
    up to 6 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    Spend a full day exploring Montauk's inshore waters! The fish you'll target are seasonal, so depending on when you visit, you'll be able to go after a variety of world-famous species. April to May is the time to visit for winter Flounder. May onwards will see you fishing for Fluke (summer Flounder), Bluefish, and Striped Bass; and in July you can cast lines for Black Sea Bass and Porgy (Scup); finally, Blackfish are on the menu from October to December. Your captain will provide all fishing gear for you.
  • Private trip
    Night Trip – Eeling
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    5 hour trip, starts at 6:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Jun - 31 Oct
    $800
    up to 6 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    Join your captain under the cover of darkness for the chance to fish for eels inshore! This trip is a truly unique way to explore New York's waters at night, and will leave you with a great story to tell your friends back home. Your captain will make sure you're decked out with everything you need for a fun and successful trip.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Inshore (AM)
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    5 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 20 May - 20 Nov
    $700
    up to 6 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    Target fish are seasonal - April to May is the season for Winter Flounder; from May you can fish for Fluke (Summer Flounder), Bluefish, and Striped Bass; from July fish for Black Sea Bass and Porgy (Scup); and fish for Blackfish from October-December.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Inshore (PM)
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    5 hour trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available 20 May - 20 Nov
    $700
    up to 6 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    Join your captain for this 5-hour afternoon adventure, where you'll have the chance to hook a variety of world-famous fish. The species you'll be targeting all depends on when you visit – from April to May, you'll reel in winter Flounder; from May, expect Fluke (summer Flounder), Bluefish, and Striped Bass; July will see you going after Black Sea Bass and Porgy (Scup); and October to December is all about Blackfish. You'll be provided with top-notch rods and reels, bait, and tackle, as well as a license.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Inshore (Evening)
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 hour trip, starts at 5:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available 10 Jun - 15 Sep
    $650
    up to 6 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    Fish beneath the setting sun, where you'll escape the heat and target the evening bite. The species you'll be catching depends on when you visit – April to May is the season for winter Flounder; from May you can fish for Fluke (summer Flounder), Bluefish, and Striped Bass; from July, you can fish for Black Sea Bass and Porgy (Scup); and Blackfish are on offer from October–December. Your captain will provide rods, reels, bait, and tackle, as well as a valid fishing license for all guests.
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About the Captain

Steve & Jill Ruiz
Montauk, New York, United States
Angler's Choice
69 Reports
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20 Customer Reviews
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Member since June 2016
Steve and Jill have been fishing Montauk for 25 years, first starting out a 28' BHM charter boat (the first November Rain). After that they graduated to a 35' Young Brothers and now have a custom built 43' Lowell, a multi-passenger vessel on which we can comfortably carry up to 20 people.

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Targeted Species

Bass (Striped) Bass (Striped)
Flounder Flounder
Seabass (Black) Seabass (Black)
Shark (Blue) Shark (Blue)
Shark (Mako) Shark (Mako)
Shark (Thresher) Shark (Thresher)
Tuna (Albacore) Tuna (Albacore)
Tuna (Bluefin) Tuna (Bluefin)
Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)

Boat Specs

Lowell (Downeast) originally built in 2005, and restored in 2014. Powered by a 800HP Caterpillar engine.

Length
43 ft
Capacity
20 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Outriggers

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 14 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
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

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 5% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.88
out of 5 stars from 20 reviews
Boat
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Experience
Magical Half Day Trip
Full Day Offshore Shark Trip
Full Day Offshore Shark Trip
+14
Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
89%
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Domhnall B.
New York, New York
 5.00
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Magical Half Day Trip

VERIFIED   NEW  August 5, 2019
Myself, my cousin and my uncle headed off early from NYC to go on a half day fishing trip with the November Rain guys. I’d...
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Spencer R.
Mastic, NY
 5.00
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Full Day Offshore Shark Trip

VERIFIED   June 5, 2019
Our Captain Steve and his deck hand Gill brought us out on a shark trip yesterday and it was one for the books. They were extremely...
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Cheryl H.
Islip, NY
 5.00
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Half day pm trip

VERIFIED   August 26, 2018
Had a fantastic fishing day on the November Rain. We were 3 adults and 2 boys ages 9 and 7. Have been on many charters out...
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Joe W.
Freeland, PA
 5.00
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Half Day Trip with Captain Steve & Gill

VERIFIED   August 24, 2018
We highly recommend November Rain’s Captain Steve! He got us right on the fish and we knocked em’ dead all morning....
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Rick P.
Brooklyn, NY
 5.00
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3/4 day

VERIFIED   August 22, 2018
Excellent trip. Captain and Mate were very nice.  Very knowledgeable.  Nice clean wide beam boat handled perfectly...
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Fishing Reports

Family time!

August 03, 2019

Christine, Joe and family spent the afternoon with us and we had a BLAST! Great seeing them and hoping they make it an annual trip! Read Full Report →


Nice bass!

July 04, 2019

Gladys and crew hammered the fish, just like last year!! Read Full Report →


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