Reel Busy Sport Fishing Inc.

Budenos Drive
Sayville NY, United States

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 38-foot Stamas 360 Express. It was handcrafted by Stamas Yacht, which is the oldest family owned-operated company in the USA. The “Reel Busy” comes powered by twin 375 HP Mercuiser engines. Perfect for accommodating up to six anglers, she is fully rigged with the latest navigational electronics and safety equipment. The “Reel Busy” features dual live wells loaded with bait, a lotto cooler and fishbone storage and a spacious fully air-conditioned cabin with all you need for a comfortable day out. She also hosts the largest cockpit of any boat in her class. If you are up to a challenge, there is a fighting chair waiting for you!

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
    Overnight Trip - Hudson Canyon
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    24 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Apr - 15 Nov
    US$ 3985
    up to 6 persons
    An overnight Hudson Canyon trip for monster Tuna, Swordfish and giant Sharks is the most exciting fishing adventure.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Offshore Shark/Tuna
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    12 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Apr - 15 Nov
    US$ 1785
    up to 6 persons
    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 3 days notice
    9 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Apr - 15 Nov
    US$ 985
    up to 6 persons
    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
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Apr - 15 Nov
    US$ 685
    up to 6 persons
    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.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

  Bass (Striped)
  Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  Little Tunny (False Albacore)
  Marlin (White)

  Shark (Mako)
  Shark (Thresher)
  Tuna (Albacore)

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

Boat Specs

Stamas (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1996. Powered by 2 375HP Mercruiser 5.1L engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

36 ft
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing


Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets

Trip Includes

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


FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 3 days before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
No Smoking
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed


Book with 25% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% 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:

About the Captain

Brian Lilienthal
Sayville, New York, United States
Member since May 2017
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 an experience of both commercial and recreational fishing. He enjoys showing his friends and guests various fishing techniques and teach them about the fish species. There is nothing like watching someone setting the hook on their first trophy fish! Brian is currently a full-time Physical Education Teacher on the Island.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

Customer Reviews

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Beautiful day on the water, to bad fish was not cooperating!

Fished May 5, 2018
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