Friday, September 18, 2020

Andreas Toy Tuna & Mahi with the regulars

Had long time customers Mike, Russ, with newcomers Chris, Dan and Anthony out today. Started chunking and jigging going 6-9 on stud Yellowfin, thanks Sal for the shoutout. Once the bite slowed ended the day light tackle mahi fishing landing over 30, great time with some good dudes!



Thursday, September 10, 2020

Andreas Toy Tuna/Mahi with Russ Chelak and crew

Had longtime customer Russ back with buddies Bob, Tim, Al and newcomer Darryl. Started off on the yellows jigging and chunking going 6-10 to start the day. Ended the day mahi fishing landing over 20 mahi. Fun time with the guys, headed in early to beat the storms.



Monday, September 7, 2020

Andreas Toy Second Day of MMRTC with John Swain family

Had John back with daughter Lauren, her fiancĂ© Jalen And nephew Jake. Decided to start the trip of with  Mahi Landing over 30 of them, then went to the Tuna Grounds going 4-7, it was the kids first time Tuna fishing. They did a great job each landing one on a jig. Made it to  The scales but not able to place this year, great job to the teams that placed.


Sunday, September 6, 2020

Ballem Family Inshore Speedsters Mixed Bag

Capt Willy and Greg had the Ballem family out today on the inshore grounds for a mixed bag trip. Mission accomplished and caught 10 different species including Bonito, Spanish Macks, and albies all close to home. Ended the trip with a dock and dine at Waypoint 622. 


Thursday, September 3, 2020

Tuna And Mahi with the Steve and the boys

Had first time customer Steve with sons Evan and Scott. This was their first time tuna fishing and the boys did great. After 3 fish the guys were ready to shift gear and went  Mahi fishing. Guys luved that Landing over 20 on light Tackle gear. Awesome time with the guys.


Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Andreas Toy Fishing MMRTC Tournament with John Swain and crew

Had John out with buddies Mike, Aaron and Joe to fish the MMRTC tournament against some of the best fishing crews on the east coast. Started out in canyons looking for a sword at night, but only had limited time 3 hours and 2 knot drift was a waste of time. Tried for bigeye no luck just longfin. Came inside to get our Yellowfin to put us on the  Board for 2nd place for tuna stringer. Great time fishing with this crew!


Monday, August 24, 2020

Yellowfin Express Trip with Chris V-Keith Bang-Bang

Had Chris and brother Mike with Keith Bang-Bang and buddies MJ and Doug, back from our  Striper trip from the Spring. Decided to do an  express trip with the suspect weather. Got to the grounds and got our fish going 7-10. Back at the dock early enjoying the day! Great time with the boys!



Saturday, August 22, 2020

Midshore Yellowfin And Canyon Mixed Bag with the Mike Inzetta Crew

Had Mike out with son Jordon and buddies Kelly  And Mike, made our way to the Yellowfin grounds  And went 6-9 on fish to 60lbs to start the day. Picked up and ran to the canyon and went on the hunt, found some life but no takers, decided to push off to the deep And look for something big, came tight on a nice blue marlin released we estimated at 300lbs. Changed gears and went light tackle for mahis  landing over 20 to 15lbs. Ended the day Tilefishing getting half dozen up to 25lbs. Fun mixed bag day!


Thursday, August 20, 2020

Yellowfin And Mahi with the Vinnie Molnar Family

Had longtime customer Vinnie out with Son Vince And Grandsons Rory And Mahi Mike. Started out the Morning with a slow kick going 3-5, decided to change Up and play with mahi and come back to tuna in afternoon. Landed over 20 Mahi on light tackle and went back to the  Tuna coming tight on 3 right away with a bunch of skipjacks. Great way to end the day with a great family.


Thursday, August 13, 2020

Yellowfin Jiggin and Canyon run with the Matt Bruncati crew

Had Matt out with the fellas, started at the inshore grounds and went 10-15 on 60lb yellows in first hour to start the trip. Ran to the Hudson and trolled looking for some bites no luck, decided to daytime drop for swords, drifted and dreamed for over and hour and changed gears finished up the trip banging  some mahi and tiles before making the hour 45 minute cruise back to the dock before dinner.


Monday, August 10, 2020

Andreas Toy Yellowfin Jigging with the Demetrios Parashos Crew

Glad to be back in my home Waters after a great week down in  Ocean City Maryland. Had first time customer Jimmy with brother Nick and buddies Ari, Manny, Jeremy And John. Got to the grounds and found the life but no takers on the troll. Got on the drift with jigs and chunks, ended the day goin 5-10 with quality Yellowfin to 60lbs. What made the day special was that 3 of the guys had never caught a tuna before, congrats guys!


Monday, August 3, 2020

White Marlin Open First Fish Day

First day of White Marlin, one of 40 boats out of over 430 that fished today. Made it to the scales with half a dozen Yellowfin to 52lbs, let's see if it gets us a daily prize. Great job by all the guys fighting their fish, Matty, Mark, Adam, Karl and our junior anglers Nick and Cole. 


Friday, July 31, 2020

White Marlin Open Pre-Fishing

Had a practice day today running our tournament spread.  As we were fine tuning the spread the big girl came to play. Her first run she took 1000 yards in less than a minute, gave  chase and had her along for a clean release after half an hour. Estimated 12 feet , 500lbs. Congrats to Jamar on his first marlin. Great job by Capt Mark on lure and spread selection. Capt Matty and Mark on the leader and Cole, Dave and Ray for clearing lines. Teamwork makes the dream work. Just need this good karma/luck for this weeks White Marlin open!


Sunday, July 26, 2020

Offshore Mixed Bag

Capt Matty was at the helm today, found the life inshore but tuna didn't want to cooperate. So he changed gears and ran offshore to load up tiles and mahi up to 25 lbs with Alex and his crew. Good day trip for tiles


Canyon Career Day - 650lb Mako

Had Dan and Anthony back for second trip of the summer. Guys wanted a mixed bag, started off with a dozen mahi, then went on the troll, missed a few bites then saw a big Mako, asked the boys if they wanted to step up to the big  leagues? They obviously stepped up after 2 hours they landed a 10 foot, 650lb mako weighed in at Hoffmans. Congrats guys!



Thursday, July 23, 2020

Canyon And Inshore Bluefin with Tyler Grauer crew

 Had First time customer Tyler with dad George and buddies Mike, Jeremy, Jerry and Steve. Made our way to the deep to find some bigger fish, had the right bite early but lost it early on then dropped another fish, ugh! Decided to drop down for daytime swords on some sick readings, first time in NJ, had a bite on first 15 minutes missed him as well. Changed gears and dropped for tiles getting a dozen blue lines and goldens. Ran back inshore to get our  under limit of bluefin to end the day with a fun crew





Monday, July 20, 2020

Mixed Bag Canyon with Redding Crew and Inshore Tuna with 31FA

Had Orion and brothers Shelton and Jay and buddy Sean out on a super foggy day. Stopped inshore and got 3 yellows and a bluefin, got tired of trolling in fog so we made a sprint to the canyon got our first mahi of the season getting a half dozen then dropping in for tiles getting some nice ones to 15lbs. What made this trip a good one was Orion's brothers had never caught any offshore species. On the way home found some more bluefin to end the day. 

Capt Craig hosted regulars Manny and Jeremy on the 31FA and with  The thick fog they opted to stay inshore worked hard landing a 45 inch bluefin.


Saturday, July 18, 2020

Bluefin on both boats today

Had the Doug Luisi crew on the 44FA with Capt Matty and the John Pao crew on the 31FA with capt Craig. Both boats worked their butts off today but boat traffic hurt the bite. Each boat landed 2 unders. Wish we could crush them every day!


Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Bluefin Beatdown with the Anthony Dilorenzo Crew

Had first time customer Anthony with nephew Chris and buddies Shannon and Vinny. Got to the grounds at first light lines in and had fish on before second bar was in the water, landed  a dozen fish in the first hour. Couple of the guys popped their tuna cherries. Jigged some more fish for catch and release and then went into shark mode, went 0-2 for dropping both  of them. Ended the day jigging seabass on the wrecks. Another fun day with awesome guys!


Monday, July 13, 2020

Bluefin Unders Limit with the Chris Serritilla crew

Had first time customer Chris out with Bobby Mark, Omar, Jay and Joe. First time tuna fishing for 5 of the guys and cherries were popped today and tuna hearts eaten! Action wasn't fast and furious but got our under limit trolling and jigging also pulled the hook on a few. Fun day with some good guys! 


Thursday, July 9, 2020

Andreas Toy Bluefin with the Brian Mazzei crew

Had newcomer to the boat Brian with son Willy, and buddies Ed, Rich, Steve, And Phil. Started out limiting out on under bluefin in first 15 minutes to start the trip. After that bounced  around a few spots picking fish at each spot looking for some yellowfin no luck. Hit some of my mahi spots but water ugly green, came back inshore landing some more ending up 8-9 to end the day. Congrats to Steve and Phil on landing your first tunas! As usual great time with a new crew to the Toy!


Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Tuna with Bobby Blackfish and Crew

Had regular Bobby B back with sons Andrew and RJ With nephews Glen and Bret, and buddy Tom. Bobby made it clear he wanted to pop his nephews cherries and jig some fish, demanding customer, but my dude, Lol. Well long/short the Chatter side trackers went to work, for 4 under bluefin and 3 nice yellows. Chatter bars have accounted for more than 95% of all fish trolled this year! After getting a nice catch of tuna decided to jig with Tom getting a nice yellow. Congrats to Glenn and Bret for popping your tuna cherries! Good time with the boys!


Sunday, July 5, 2020

Tuna fishing today on the Andrea’s Toy Fleet

Today was a milestone for the AT organization with both boats sailing today offshore! Capt Matty Rurka was at the helm with Willy at his side again hosting the Kaleigh Stallings charter from Texas on the 31FA, while I hosted a crew Of regulars and first timers to the Toy with the help of Tyler and  Jamar. We both made our way to the scene of Capt Matty's crush  job from his prior trip. Arrived to find the bait and marks but a very  scratchy bite. No matter for Capt Matty he proceeded to troll a few then Settled into a nice jig bite with first time tuna anglers getting over half  A dozen bites due to Willy's jigging prowess. We on the other hand  Struggled mightily all day, had no fish on the troll and only managed one Fish on the jig, great job Paul. Couldn't be any prouder of my team!  


Friday, July 3, 2020

Yellowfin Beatdown with Anthony Santone

Had Capt Matty at the helm today. We hosted the Santone family today today for the first time on the Toy. They opted to jump on the 44FA and off they went. Capt Matty ran over Some life and went to work, he had 4 to 5 fish on at once keeping our mate Willy busy. Had the charter limit by 8am, then went into jig mode landing and releasing a bunch more.  Total tally for the day was 23-24, on yellowfin. Congrats to the crew and charter on a great day!


Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Mixed Bag with Mike Lennon Crew

Had first time customer and first time offshore fisherman Mike with buddies Anthony and James. Made our way offshore and Mike landed his first tuna ever, lost a few more and bite was a very slow pick landing  some short unders. Decided to start popping since there were thousands on the surface. Was a good call had 5 bites landing one but crazy action and the guys never saw tuna before. After that did some sharking with Mike landing a 100lb  Hammerhead. Did some jigging on the wrecks to end the trip. Great bunch of guys look forward to seeing them later in the summer.


Monday, June 29, 2020

Bluefin Limits continue with the Randy Drozd Crew

Randy came out with the boys and wanted a multi species  Meat trip, started off the the trip getting our unders limit  Then got our bigger fish on the jigs with fish up to 55 inches. Once boxes were full ran to the canyon for a dozen tiles. Decided to troll the Hudson with good water temps landed 3  Yellowfin our first of the season, but not very big in size. On the  Way home gave the guys an afternoon popping session catching  And releasing another half dozen. Great day!


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