Rockaway fishing charters

Capt. Thomas Lacognata Brooklyn, NY Incorporated Licensed Insured

New York has more than 520 miles of shoreline, which offer an opportunity to participate in the fun and excitement of sport fishing. Rockaway Fishing Charters and Captain Tom LaCognata will give you a fishing trip that will have you in a New York state of mind.

Capt. Tom owns and operates Rockaway Fishing Charters out of Brooklyn, New York. Captain Tom is a native New Yorker who’s been fishing for over 45 years. He’s a Master Captain and 2016 Brooklyn Shark Tournament winner. Capt. Tom has fished many local areas as well as fished around the world. Capt. Tom enjoys seeing the look on kids’ faces when they reel in their first fish so bring your family along for a fun fishing adventure with Rockaway Fishing Charters.

Captain Tom fishes from a 30’ Sport Fisherman. This impressive vessel is powered by twin 350HP Mercruiser engines. It’s perfect for handling the waters of Jamaica Bay and the open ocean! His boat is outfitted with outriggers, a live well, and a fighting chair for reeling in those monster fish. Up to date navigational and fish finding technology will assist in getting you and your guests on the fish. USCG approved safety gear is on board as well as a CPR trained crew. Creature comforts of home such as an air-conditioned salon, a full kitchen, a bed, and a toilet are available for your convenience.

On your trip with Rockaway Fishing Charters you and your guests will be supplied with top of the line rods, reels, tackle, and lures. Fresh bait and the fishing license for you and all of your guests is also supplied. Captain Tom can accommodate up to 6 anglers on his vessel so bring your family or grab your best buddies for a fishing adventure on the shores of New York.

Rockaway Fishing Charters has trips to suit anglers of all skill level. You and your guests will have the choice of a half day trip to a full day trip. Captain Tom will customize these trips based on your desired catch, too. With a skillful and knowledgeable Captain like Captain Tom at the helm you can be sure your rods will be bending! Some of your targeted fish include Black Seabass, Porgy, Weakfish, Bluefish, Rockfish, Striped Bass, Flounder, Sea Bass, Tautog, and different species of Sharks. After your bountiful day on the water with Rockaway Fishing Charters, Captain Tom will clean and fillet your catch for you to take home just in time for dinner.

The Concrete Jungle has more to offer other than bright lights and big city. Book your trip today with Rockaway Fishing Charters and Captain Tom LaCognata of New York for a fishing adventure that will make your friends envious!

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  Launch Location

3260 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn

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Trips start at $450

4 Trips

1-6 guests

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1997 30' Sport Fisherman

350 HP engine(s)

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Radar
  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch

Availability

TRIP DATE
NUMBER OF GUESTS

Select an Available Trip

private

HALF DAY TRIP (AM)

Includes 4 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 6 guests

Includes 4 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 6 guests)

Trip time: 8:00am to 12:00pm (4 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

4 hour fishing trip for all fish in season. 8am departure.

Includes:
digital photos,

Close details

private

HALF DAY TRIP (PM)

Includes 4 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 6 guests

Includes 4 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 6 guests)

Trip time: 1:00pm to 5:00pm (4 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

4 hour trip fishing for all fish in season.

Includes:
digital photos,

Close details

private

FULL DAY TRIP

Includes 4 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 6 guests

Includes 4 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 6 guests)

Trip time: 8:00am to 3:00pm (7 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

Full day trip for all fish in season.

Includes:
digital photos,

Rods, bait and tackle included
Close details

private

SHARK FISHING TRIP

Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 6:00am to 5:00pm (11 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

On this trip we'll spend the whole day on the offshore waters targeting many different species of Sharks.

Includes:
digital photos,

Close details

Fish Species

Black Seabass
Bluefish
Flounder
Porgy
Rockfish
Sea Bass
Sharks
Striped Bass
Tautog
Weakfish

Additional Details

Safety Features

  • Life Jackets
  • Life Raft
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • First-Aid Equipment
  • CPR-Trained Crew
  • EPIRB
  • Flares
  • VHF Radio

Navigation

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Radar

Boat Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Cooler
  • Multimedia System
  • Refrigerator

Facilities

  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Kitchen
  • Salon
  • Toilet

Boat Gear

  • Fighting Chair
  • Livewell
  • Outriggers

Fishing Techniques

  • Bottom Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Jigging
  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning
  • Trolling

Fishing Policies

  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch

Price Includes

  • Catch Cleaning & Filleting
  • Fishing License
  • Fresh or Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Rods, Reels & Terminal Tackle

Minimum Age

  • All ages welcome

Fishing Location

  • Inshore
  • Nearshore
  • Offshore
  • Reef
  • Wreck

About the Vessel

Captain

Capt. Thomas Lacognata

Boat Type

Sport Fisherman

Boat Length

30

Year Built

1997

Engine Manufacturer

Mercruiser

Number of Engines

2

Engine Horsepower

350 HP