Great South Bay Fishing Charters

Welcome to Maybe Tonight Fishing Charters. Maybe Tonight Charters fishes the beautiful waters of Fire Island Inlet and the surrounding Great South Bay on the south shore of Long Island New York. Sailing from Seaborn Marina in Bay Shore New York the boat is located only 15 minutes from the fishing grounds.

Fire Island Striped Bass fishing charters

Maybe Tonight Charters provides private charter boat fishing trips for parties of 1-4 anglers. Day and night trips are available with flexible departure times to suit your schedule. Quality fishing tackle from manufacturers such as Shimano, Quantum, Penn and Star Rods is supplied to provide you with the best fishing experience possible.

Long Island New York Fishing Charter Boat

Maybe Tonight Charters, fully licensed and insured, is owned and operated by U.S.C.G. Capt Paul Mandella. Capt Paul has spent over 40 years fishing these waters and is well versed in many different methods of catching the targetted species.Please take a moment to review the Charters page for further information on how Maybe Tonight Charters can put you on the fish.

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Maybe Tonight Fishing Charters

Located on the South Shore of Long Island, the Great South Bay and Fire Island Inlet provide excellent fishing opportunities for Striped Bass, Weakfish, Bluefish, Fluke and a host of other species. Well protected by the Fire Island barrier island these waters offer comfortable boating and fishing conditions. From a family fun day of fluke fishing to late night hunts for striped bass, Maybe Tonight Charters can cater a fishing trip to meet your wishes.
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Recent Fishing Trips

  • Monofilament and Fluorocarbon Leaders

Three Reasons to Add a Leader to your Braid or Monofilament Fishing Line

March 4th, 2016|Comments Off on Three Reasons to Add a Leader to your Braid or Monofilament Fishing Line

Most of the striper fisherman I know spool their reels with 20-25lb test monofilament or 30-50lb braid for some applications. In my humble opinion these smaller diameter lines just do not offer enough abrasion protection so adding a 4 foot length of heavier
  • Nice 20lb Great South Bay Striped Bass

Long Island Fishing Report – Great South Bay Night Striped Bass Fishing

November 22nd, 2015|Comments Off on Long Island Fishing Report – Great South Bay Night Striped Bass Fishing

We spent the rest of the night drifting this stretch with one or two fish on just about every drift. We had at least 15-16 fish ranging from 10lbs up to Matt's night best of 20lbs.
  • Great South Bay Striped Bass

Long Island Fishing Report – Fire Island Night Striped Bass Fishing

November 21st, 2015|Comments Off on Long Island Fishing Report – Fire Island Night Striped Bass Fishing

It took all of five minutes before a chunky bass grabbed Bobby's eel on our very first drop. Fish was quickly released and 15 minutes later he decked another nice striper which was also released.
  • Fire Island Striped Bass

Long Island Striped Bass Fishing Report – Fire Island Night Fishing with Live Eels

November 8th, 2015|Comments Off on Long Island Striped Bass Fishing Report – Fire Island Night Fishing with Live Eels

Was not too long before we had a double header hookup, one in the high teens and the second was as bruiser that we lost at the boat. Bummer on that one. We continued to it over and found few more fish up to just under 20lbs
Thank you Capt. Paul, this was the perfect way to celebrate my husband’s birthday!
Maria P
Thanks Capt Paul, we had so much fun. Family can’t wait to go again!
Julio H
Paul-thanks for the great day. We had fun and appreciate your fortitude!!
Valerie S

 

Fishing Fun with Maybe Tonight Charters. Examples of the fish the boat targets on the waters of Great South Bay and Fire Island InletMaybe Tonight Charters Catches
Fishing how-to, tips and techniques videos from Maybe Tonight Charters YouTube ChannelFishing Videos
Fishing Tackle and related equipment trusted and used by Capt Paul while fishing aboard the Maybe Tonight.Trusted Tackle and Equipment