Captain
Tommy Kampa

Member since January 2017 Port Washington, United States
Background
Captain Tommy has fished the local waters for over 40 years and specializes in live-lining for Striped Bass, and light tackle Blackfishing with jigs. He loves taking out families with children whom he teaches how to bait their hooks, use the tackle, different techniques for hooking fish and handling the fish. Captain Tommy has caught Striped Bass over 60 pounds and Blackfish over 12 pounds, plus many jumbo Fluke, Bluefish, Black Sea Bass, and Porgies! Experts to beginners will enjoy their charters with Capt. Tommy, as he is a friendly, outgoing person that enjoys fishing and making sure his customers have a great, fun, safe experience on the water.
Techniques
I like to use live Bunker for Striped Bass; it’s a very exciting way to fish because the anglers get to see and hear the Stripers attacking the Bunker. We will also “chunk” and “flatline” for Stripers as conditions warrant. When Blackfishing I prefer to fish shallow waters and “jig” with light spinning tackle. This method is a lot of fun and we have caught some really big “Togs” using this method; when the Blackfish move deeper we also use more traditional methods. I like to “Bucktail” for Fluke, using custom rods built by me specifically for this method, utilizing 15 pound test line. We use only the freshest bait and always have plenty! We will keep your Fish iced on the boat and filleted to your specifications when the day is done.

Hey, I'm Captain Tommy Kampa

Port Washington, United States
Background
Captain Tommy has fished the local waters for over 40 years and specializes in live-lining for Striped Bass, and light tackle Blackfishing with jigs. He loves taking out families with children whom he teaches how to bait their hooks, use the tackle, different techniques for hooking fish and handling the fish. Captain Tommy has caught Striped Bass over 60 pounds and Blackfish over 12 pounds, plus many jumbo Fluke, Bluefish, Black Sea Bass, and Porgies! Experts to beginners will enjoy their charters with Capt. Tommy, as he is a friendly, outgoing person that enjoys fishing and making sure his customers have a great, fun, safe experience on the water.
Techniques
I like to use live Bunker for Striped Bass; it’s a very exciting way to fish because the anglers get to see and hear the Stripers attacking the Bunker. We will also “chunk” and “flatline” for Stripers as conditions warrant. When Blackfishing I prefer to fish shallow waters and “jig” with light spinning tackle. This method is a lot of fun and we have caught some really big “Togs” using this method; when the Blackfish move deeper we also use more traditional methods. I like to “Bucktail” for Fluke, using custom rods built by me specifically for this method, utilizing 15 pound test line. We use only the freshest bait and always have plenty! We will keep your Fish iced on the boat and filleted to your specifications when the day is done.

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Moonlight Lady Fishing

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Port Washington
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Appropriate for children
85%
Satisfied with the boat
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Catch intended fish
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Drew D.
New York, NY
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Great Day on The Water with Captain Tommy

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on June 12, 2021
He could not have tried harder to make it a great day.  He really knows his craft.  Fun to be with and gave me a fantastic...
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Chung K.
Westwood, New Jersey
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Fishing with Tommy

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on June 19, 2021
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Dean M.
Norwalk, CT
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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on June 17, 2021
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Marc A.
Somerset, New Jersey
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Annual guys fishing trip

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on August 3, 2019
This was our first time using Capt. Tommy and the moon light lady. The weather was great we left on time but unfortunately...
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Richard H.
Wantagh, New York
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The Perfect Storm and Striped Bass

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on June 24, 2017
June 24, 2017, Capt. Tommy Kampa of the Moonlight Lady Fishing Boat provided us with above and beyond services that not all...
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