Captain
Arthur Cortes

Member since May 2016 New York City, United States
Background
Captain Cortes a Orvis 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.
Techniques
I primarily do spin fishing and fly fishing

Hey, I'm Captain Arthur Cortes

New York City, United States
Background
Captain Cortes a Orvis 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.
Techniques
I primarily do spin fishing and fly fishing

My Charter Listing

Cortes Outfitters

8 reviews
New York City
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trips from $450

Fishing Reports

Great day with Alex and Jacklyn

October 03, 2020

In a 6hr charter, many stripedbass and bluefish were caught. Mostly on topwater and even took some home for dinner. Fishing is heating up Read Full Report →


Hot top water fishing

June 09, 2020

Fishing is red hot right now. Top water with lures and flies. Dont miss out! Read Full Report →


Nice fish on top water.

October 11, 2019

Fighting high winds we found spots in Jamaica Bay to hide and catch fish. Great to see th hit top water. Read Full Report →


False Albacore are in!

September 22, 2018

The little tunas have come to our shores. They can be caught on the flyrod or light spinning gear. Come get some!! Read Full Report →


Fall run has started!

September 18, 2018

Stripedbass and bluefish have started blitzing on the daily basis. Get it while its hot. Read Full Report →


StripedBass and Bluefish bite on

June 17, 2017

Great Bite this morning with big fish in the mix. Plenty of Bluefish to be caught and some large Striped bass taking top-water lures and flies. Read Full Report →


Fishing is heating up in Brooklyn

May 27, 2017

Started the trip at 6am and with 15 minutes we found birds feeding on shrimp with Striped Bass and Bluefish feeding as well. Then after couple of fish we went to target Striped bass only and got more have… Read Full Report →

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4.96
out of 5 stars from 8 reviews
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Tomasz (. K.
Hicksville, NY
 5.00
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Fishing with Arthur

VERIFIED   July 19, 2020
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Uwe H.
Hagen, NW
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Full day trip

VERIFIED   October 11, 2019
Very experienced and helpful captain. Although we had rough weather, he was very intensively searching for fish! And...
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Christopher B.
Brooklyn, New York
 5.00
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Best fishing trip in a long time!!

VERIFIED   September 30, 2018
I had the best time today with Captain Cortez!  He put us on the fish right away!! I talked to some fishermen the day...
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Thomas L.
New York, NY
 5.00
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Half day with Capt Arthur

VERIFIED   September 4, 2018
Great day on the water, Capt Arther put us on the fish and we had a great time. We will be back.
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Randon F.
Ridgewood, New York
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Half day AM

VERIFIED   September 2, 2017
Knows the area well. Knows what the fish want. Friendly, personable, knowledgeable and a great host. Has affinity and compassion...
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