Staff

Pro Staff Members

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Bernie Hoyt

Bernie Hoyt (a.k.a.Bernie Bass), a native Long Islander was introduced to surfcasting the beaches of Fire Island & Montauk- the surfcasting capital of the world, at an early age. Currently, he is a NYS Certified fishing guide with over 30 years experience. He has found success while fishing the various outer beaches and inlets along the striper coast ( including Cape Cod & Cuttyhunk Island). When not fishing Bernie Hoyt delivers informative seminars throughout Long Island in the hopes to assist and improve angler’s strategies and techniques; and inform anglers of all ages; catch and release and its relevance to the sport. For more information, visit his website at

berniebass.com


Captain Frank Lanzo

Captain Frank Lanzo

Captain Frank Lanzo will charter your party around the Long Island Sound to fishing grounds that have caught the best fish the area has to offer. He is a U.S.C.G licensed charter boat captain. With over 25 years of fishing Long Island Sound waters you can trust his expertise.
Captain Frank is honest and hardworking. He will make the best recommendation for your trip based on the time of year and customize to your needs. He will run the boat hard to find and bring you to the fish.
From trophy Striped Bass to doormat Fluke, a successful catch awaits you. Frankie is sure to show your charter party the best time. Book a charter now to reserve your date.


Matt Mcgaffney

Matt Mcgaffney

Matt McGaffney Owner/First mate TEAM OVER POUR SPORTFISHING Cape May NJ, joined S&S Bucktails pro-staff in 2016. Matt’s personality and passion for fishing led to Off The Hook bait and tackle to recommend him as a valuable asset to the S&S team. Over the past 12 yrs Matt has established himself as an excellent inshore fisherman with Flounder, Stripers and Black Drum being his favorite species to target. His knowledge of the inshore ocean wrecks and reefs as well as the shoals and lumps of the Delaware Bay have established him as one of the most reputable anglers in the Cape May area. He has served as a mate under Captain Frank Perillo for nearly a decade, and now with his purchase of the Over Pour II (30 ft Albamarle Express) plans to persue a charter Captains liscense of his own this February. Matt’s 2016 flounder season was highlighted by 15 consecutive trips with at least one 5lb or greater fish landed, on S&S Bucktails (of course)

Chris Buchta

Chris Buchta

Captain Brett Taylor

Captain Brett Taylor

Matt Carson

Matt Carson

Jonny Thomsen Jr

Reel Drag Captain Tony Miller 2230 Bridge Ave Point Pleasant NJ 08742

Reel Drag Captain Tony Miller
2230 Bridge Ave Point Pleasant NJ 08742


IGFA CAPT JERRY SPARKS

NORTHEAST BOAT AND KAYAK CHARTERS

SPARKSFISH.NET    CONTACT  # 413-219-8455

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Northeast Boat and Kayak Charters with IGFA Captain Jerry Sparks offers tours, instruction and premier light tackle and fly fishing in the RI and C T Costal Waters   targeting Striped Bass, Bluefish, False Albacore and Bonita.

IGFA Captain Jerry Sparks, with his extensive knowledge and passion for Striped Bass fishing, can accommodate all anglers from beginners to the more advanced while providing them with new techniques and all the necessary equipment to create the best boat or kayaking fishing experience.

Captain Sparks has been a tournament angler and fishing guide for over 20 years.. He is an expert in inshore boat and kayak fishing techniques, and is a frequent speaker at fishing seminars and expos along the East Coast, and had been referenced many times by the fishing and paddle sports media.  He is also on the pro staff for many of the leading bands in the industry, including SCOTTY, BENDING BRANCHES,, AFTCO , NRS, DOA LURES, EDDYLINE KAYAKS, S & S BUCKTAILS, SOFT SCIENCE SHOES


Mike Placko

Captain Mike Placko is a United States Coast Guard approved captain with a 6 pack license. He runs his Charter Sign Me Up Fishing with his 2015 30′ center console Sailfish out of Crystal Pointe Marina which is located in Point Pleasant NJ. Mike started off fishing at the Jersey Shore area over 25 years ago and has made it a passion of his ever since. He started off surf fishing and then started helping out as a mate on others boats which made him realize he had to get a boat and start introducing others to what he loved.  Through the years Mike has established himself as a excellent inshore fisherman and has gained extensive knowledge on both inshore and offshore fishing.  From inshore fishing for tog, sea bass, fluke, bluefish and striped bass to off shore catching Tuna, Mahi Mahi & shark. Whether it’s trolling or jigging you are bound to get a catch to remember. When in doubt Mike always loves to do some wreck fishing because you just never know what will be on the other end of that line. He also on the Pro Staff for Accurate Fishing Reels,Tony Maja Products . So whether you are a beginner angler or advanced Mike will set you up on a great fishing experience.  Book a charter now to reserve a date.  www.signmeupfishing.com

 


Our lures are utilized extensively by these noted charter boat captains:

Capt. Matt Carson Tammi-Lynn Charters
Captain Angelo – Jewel Charters