Frequently Asked Questions - Policies
What is "open-boat"?
Open-boat is when we have the boat(s) available for people who simply want to walk in and join us on the fishing trip. We usually do not accept reservations, but it is recommended if you have a group of 10+.
Seating is on a first come, first serve basis.
It's always a good idea to give us a call to check for availability @ 516-322-7442 or check our calendar for sold out dates >
Where is the boat located?
Our boats are docked at the World's Fair Marina (aka Citi Field Marina) Flushing Bay, New York. We are behind Citi Field (New York Mets' stadium), we share the same marina and parking lot with Skyline Princess Cruises. We can also arrange for Manhattan pick ups and drop offs, dockage rates would apply.
What time should we be at the dock?
At least 30 minutes before departure time.
Is there parking available?
Yes, parking is free for our customers, the parking lot is located outside the marina entrance. Directions
How do I pay?
You can pay the fare on the boat (day of). We accept cash and all major credit cards (subject up to a 3% service fee). Or purchase tickets online.
Peek.com tickets do not guarantee you a seat, please arrive 30-60 minutes prior to departure.
Can I purchase giftcards?
yes! you can purchase them through Peek>
Can I reserve a certain spot on the open-boat?
No reservations are offered for seating. Seating is on a first come, first serve basis.
Does the price include bait and tackle?
Yes, we will provide you with a rod & reel and supply the bait & tackle. Bait and tackle are not unlimited, lost or intentionally damaged rod/reel(s) are susceptible to lost/damage fee(s) of $50.00 each.
Do I need a fishing license?
No, our charter license covers all passengers.
Do I get a refund if I don't catch any fish?
Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee that everyone on the boat will catch fish.
What is the best way to contact you?
It is best to call us directly, 516-322-7442. We cannot receive text messages.
I would like to reserve a private charter, how do I do that?
You can book online or Give us a call! We will check our available dates and walk you through the process. Booking a private charter is time sensitive, we recommend you make the reservation deposit 2 weeks in advance.
What if I have a charter that day and there's bad weather?
If the captain feels it isn't safe, we will reschedule the trip.
Are deposits refundable?
No, deposits are not refundable. Charter cancellations on the day of the trip will be charged in full.
What kind of fish are you going for?
You can give us a call, or check our website for the current species we are fishing for.
Are the fish safe to eat?
Can I bring my own cooler?
Yes, personal coolers, as space is limited. We can provide you with ice at our dock.
Can I bring my own fishing rod?
Yes, you may bring your own fishing rod. Please limit yourself to one rod per person. We suggest monofilament line.
What kind of bait do you provide?
We typically use bunker for Bluefish, Striped Bass, clams for Porgies, spearing for Fluke and crabs for Blackfish, it depends on the species and bait that have been working well. Some baits, like live eels and worms are not free of charge throughout the trip.
How far out do you go before we start to fish?
Depending on where the fish are currently biting, the ride could be as little as 30 minutes or as far as 2.5 hours.
I get seasick sometimes, how is fishing in the Long Island Sound?
The waters in the Long Island Sound are much calmer than the ocean.
Can I bring my own food and beverages?
YES, BYOB, its a good idea, as we do not serve food or beverages.
Please dress accordingly to weather conditions.
Could I bring my kids on the boat?
Absolutely!, kids are welcome (ages 4-11 years old).
Is there someone to clean and filet my catches?
Yes, the mate will filet and clean your catches towards the end of the trip.
Is gratuity included?
Gratuity is not included, our mates depend mostly on gratuity, it's most appreciated!
I'm new at fishing, is there someone who can show me?
Oh yes there is! Just let either the mate or the captain know you need some help, we will be glad to show you.
How many fish can I keep?
You can visit New York DEC saltwater fishing regulations, for information on size and amounts. We also put together a chart for your reference. REGULATIONS
Are there toilets on the boat?
The are two on the Never Enuff III, one for men & one for women, and one on the Never Enuff Express. The Never Enuff does not have a restroom, but there is a port-a-pot.
Apologies, the restrooms may be smelly sometimes.
Where can I get information on the recent catches?
We regularly upload pictures of our recent catches on our Facebook page Facebook.com/NeverEnuffFleet, see also our fishing report links.
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