Reel Busy Sport Fishing Inc.

Reel Busy Sport Fishing is based in Sayville, New York. The company offers charters in and around Fire Island and its inlets, the Great South Bay, and the ocean. If you want to make some great catches possible, fishing in style and comfort with an experienced and knowledgeable captain, this is your charter.

You will go out aboard the “Reel Busy”, a 29-foot center console. It was handcrafted by Stamas Yacht, which is the oldest family-owned and operated company in the USA. The “Reel Busy” comes powered by twin 300 HP Mercury Verado engines. Perfect for accommodating up to four anglers, she is fully rigged with the latest navigational electronics and safety equipment. The “Reel Busy” features live wells loaded with bait, a cooler and fishbone storage, and a cabin with a toilet for your comfort.

Fishing the Fire Island and further out is a rewarding experience the could result in outstanding catches. The trips are from five to twelve hours on the water. The inshore adventures in and around the bays and inlets of Moriches and Fire Island is an ideal opportunity to catch Striped Bass, Seabass, Scup, Bluefish, Fluke, and Blackfish.  If you are up to a more serious action, a full day trip offshore will see you targeting Brown, Bonnethead, Great Hammerhead, Mako, Thresher, and Blue Sharks, along with Bluefin Tuna, Mahi-Mahi Mahi, and Skipjack.

Each trip comes with rods and reels by the leading brands, including St. Croix, Diana, Penn, Shimano, Phenix, Okuma, Whitewater Custom, Lamiglass, Seeker, Accurate, Avet, Owner, Gamagatsu, and Van Stall to end the impressive list. The crew will send your catch home cleaned and filleted. You will also be offered soft drinks. Please note that hard liquor and illegal substances are strictly prohibited on board.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Offshore Shark/Tuna
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Nov 15
    $1,500
    On this trip, you will be fishing with live bait and will go out for some monsters, including Brown, Bonnethead, Great Hammerhead, Mako, Thresher, and Blue Sharks. While you are getting enough shark stories, you will have a chance to reel in Bluefin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, and Skipjack.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Nov 15
    $950
    You will be fishing around the inlets, as well as bottom fishing the wrecks near the shore, trolling for various species and fishing with live bait. Fishing the right tides fives the most flexibility.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Inshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Nov 15
    $650
    This trips will see you fishing the bays or inlets of Moriches and Fire Island. You will be going for Striped Bass, Seabass, Fluke, Scup, Bluefish, and Blackfish.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Inshore (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $650
    Spend the afternoon fishing the inlets or bays surrounding Fire and Moriches Island. This trip will give you the opportunity to target the likes of Seabass, Fluke, Striped Bass, Bluefish, Blackfish, and Scup.
  • Private trip
    Twilight
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 PM
    $650

About the Captain

Brian Lilienthal
Sayville, New York, United States
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Member since May 2017
Capt. Brian Lilienthal is a OUPV Coast Guard Licensed Captain. He grew up on the South Shore of Long Island, New York. Brian spent his childhood on a boat. Growing up, he fished from the Bahamas to Hawaii, working on various types of boats. Captain Brian has had experience of both commercial and recreational fishing. He enjoys showing his friends and guests various fishing techniques and teach them about the fish species. He says "there is nothing better than watching someone setting the hook on their first trophy fish!" Capt. Brian brings a lifetime of fishing and area knowledge to every trip. Capt. Brian is looking forward to making his clients "Reel Busy" for a trip that builds memories to share with family and friends for years to come.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Striped) Striped Bass
Bluefish Bluefish
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Flounder Flounder

Little Tunny (False Albacore) Little Tunny (False Albacore)
Seabass (Black) Black Seabass
Shark (Mako) Mako Shark
Shark (Thresher) Thresher Shark

Tuna (Bluefin) Bluefin Tuna
Tuna (Yellowfin) Yellowfin Tuna

Boat Specs

Stamas (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 2000. Powered by 2 300HP Mercury Verado engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots.

Length
29 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing
Spearfishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

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

Trip Includes

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

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Ben C.
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Captain Brian

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inshore (PM) on August 20, 2021
Went out with Captain Brian and his first mate Logan for a fantastic half day with my 3 boys.  He was fantastic and it was...
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Jacksonville, FL
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inshore (AM) on July 17, 2021
Awesome half day of fishing captian knows where the fish are, had a great time strongly remcommend to anyone looking to catch...
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Monroe, New York
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Full Day Trip

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Inshore on May 5, 2018
Beautiful day on the water, to bad fish was not cooperating!
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FAQs about Reel Busy Sport Fishing Inc.

Reel Busy Sport Fishing Inc. offers the following trips to customers:
  • $650 per group - Half Day Trip – Inshore (AM) (4 hours)
  • $650 per group - Half Day Trip – Inshore (PM) (4 hours)
  • $650 per group - Twilight (4 hours)
  • $950 per group - Full Day Trip – Inshore (8 hours)
  • $1,500 per group - Full Day Trip – Offshore Shark/Tuna (12 hours)

When you book a trip with Reel Busy Sport Fishing Inc., you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet (Not very easy to use but available)
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Reel Busy Sport Fishing Inc. include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Reel Busy Sport Fishing Inc. offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Reel Busy Sport Fishing Inc. offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Kite Fishing
  • Spearfishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Reel Busy Sport Fishing Inc. include:
  • Bass (Striped)
  • Bluefish
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Flounder
  • Little Tunny (False Albacore)
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Shark (Mako)
  • Shark (Thresher)
  • Tuna (Bluefin)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)