T-Bones Charters

T-Bones Charters takes you fishing out New York where you can explore offshore reefs and get yourself a fish to remember! Whether you’re a complete novice or a seasoned angler, Captain Tom will make sure you have a nice day on the water. Get your fishing buddies and come onboard!

You will be fishing from a 21’ Parker pilothouse powered by a 200 HP Yamaha engine. She features GPS a fishfinder, a toilet, live bait well, and all the safety gear. The boat can take up to four anglers. The vessel carries Penn and Shimano gear, and Capt. Tom also has Penn spinning reel for newbie anglers.

Fishing trips with Capt. Tom let you target a variety of species, including Striped Bass, Fluke, Flounder, Bluefish, Tautog, Lingcod, Scup, and Black Seabass. The captain knows the local regulations well so you can relax and focus on fishing.

Capt. Tom has been a fisherman his whole life. He comes from a family of fisherman and he knows the ocean like the back of his palm. Capt. Tom will make sure your day on the water is enjoyable and you can trust him to get a bang for your buck. Lefties are welcome. The captain is a lefty too!

When you’re packing for the trip, remember to bring a valid saltwater fishing license, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, food and drinks, and a camera to get a good shot of your catch. The captain can meet you at several locations, so it’s best you get in touch. Make sure to book your spot on time!



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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 hour trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Apr - 15 Dec
    $175
    per person
    2 persons minimum
    This full day trip will give you a lot of time for fishing and exploring numerous fisheries that lie offshore. Depending on where you want to go and what you want to target, you'll be fishing 10-12 miles. The captain will supply all the fishing gear and bait. You should purchase a fishing license, bring food and drinks, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and a camera. Get your fishing buddies and come along!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 hour trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Apr - 15 Dec
    $125
    per person
    2 persons minimum
    Come spend the morning with Capt. Tom exploring the lucrative reefs that lie within 5 miles from the coast. You will get all the fishing gear you need onboard, but feel free to bring your favorite set. You need to purchase a saltwater fishing license before the trip. There are several departure points where you can meet the captain. Kids age 12+ are welcome to join the chase. Pack some snacks, drinks, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and a camera. Hop onboard and get that fish!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 hour trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Apr - 15 Dec
    $125
    per person
    2 persons minimum
    This afternoon trip will see you fishing around many reefs that lie just close from the coast. Capt. Tom will supply all the fishing gear and bait, but you're welcome to bring your own fishing gear. Pack food and drinks, and bring a valid saltwater fishing license. These trips also work with less experienced anglers.
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About the Captain

Tom Reiter
Island Park, New York, United States
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10 Customer Reviews
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Member since February 2018
My father was a fisherman, my brother and I grew up bay "rats" as kids. Working the waters on the south shore of Long Island was a way of life. My uncle was a lobsterman out east in the Hamptons. The ocean is my church, my peace of mind.

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Targeted Species

Bass (Striped) Bass (Striped)
Bluefish Bluefish
Cod Cod
Flounder Flounder
Lingcod Lingcod
Little Tunny (False Albacore) Little Tunny (False Albacore)
Scup (Porgy) Scup (Porgy)
Seabass (Black) Seabass (Black)
Tautog Tautog

Boat Specs

Parker (Pilothouse) originally built in 2003. Powered by a 200HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
21 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

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

Policies

Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. 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 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
No Alcohol
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.83
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100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
90%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
90%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Will C.
Eatontown, New Jersey
 5.00
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Great time with experienced captain

August 26, 2018
I have taken several trips with capt tom throughout the summer and cannot reccomend any higher. His lifetime of experience...
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Kenny B.
Long Beach, NY
 5.00
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Half day with Captain Tom

VERIFIED   August 24, 2018
If you are looking to catch fish and just have a great time, I highly recommend Captain Tom. We put nice size fluke and sea...
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William M.
Brooklyn, NY
 3.67
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Good day out

VERIFIED   NEW  June 28, 2019
Good day fishing. Captain and mate great guys. Only thing is the boat is a bit small. No head. They’re we’re 4 of of us...
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Massapequa Park, New York
 5.00
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Full day trip

August 24, 2017
I spent a full day trip with Captain Tom. I have been on many charters and this was one of the best! From the moment you step...
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Kew Gardens, New York
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Stripped Bass trip

October 16, 2017
Tommy took myself and my two daughters out for a half day stripped bass trip.  He is a wealth of knowledge with fishing,...
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