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Captain Lou Fleet

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Freeport, NY, USA
About Captain Lou Fleet
The Captain Lou Fleet has been the top name in the fishing/cruising business since 1948. We are conveniently located in Central Nassau County and are just a half-hour or less from New York City and Eastern Long Island. Each of our vessels are/have: U.S. Coast Guard certified and inspected Latest fish finding and navigation technology Climate controlled cabins (non-smoking) Ladies accommodations Beginner and child friendly All tackle and equipment available Fish cleaning service Each day, we launch fishing excursions on the waters of the Great South Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. Throughout the year, we target a multitude of species including fluke, sea bass, blackfish, porgies, mackerel, cod, pollock, hake, haddock, bluefish, weakfish, striped bass and tuna. We sail daily on an open boat basis, so come down to Freeport’s Nautical Mile and join us for a half-day, full-day or night fishing trip. Our vessels are also available for private fishing charters. The Captain Lou Fleet specializes in school field trips, camp outings, corporate affairs, fundraisers or any other special event. Our experienced Captain and Crew will make your event a fun-filled experience for you and all of your guests. Half-day, full-day and night trips are available. We are now booking for the 2012 season. Contact us for more information.By night, we sail the sheltered waters of Long Island’s South Shore on our famous Moonlight Cruises. Charter one of our yachts for an unforgettable evening under the stars. The Capt Lou Fleet features two state of the art cruising yachts that are built for comfort. Both vessels have an overall capacity of up to 150 passengers. The Captain Lou VII and the Starstream VIII each have two levels. The first level features a fully enclosed, spacious cabin. Each cabin features large, restaurant-style booths and cushioned seating. In addition, each cabin is climate controlled to accommodate temperature needs at any time of the year.Both vessels are equipped with a food service and bar area. The buffet area is located on the first floor inside the cabin at the rear of the vessel. The bar area is located on the first floor outside at the Stern (back). Having the food and bar separate helps to keep guests comfortable while at either area. The first level also offers seating areas in the front and down each side. The second level has a hard top roof with full-length side enclosures. It also features a large dance floor with additional seating surrounding the dance area. The entire second level is complete with disco lighting to enhance the atmosphere for your party or event.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As part of our recent visit to New York, my wife booked for us to go on a whale-watching trip on Saturday 16th November with this company. After we booked we emailed them to ask for some advice on the best way to travel to...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Z6095NMstephenc
Reviewed October 8, 2019

Guys working on the boat was nice and all but caught no fish. When you go fishing you want to catch fish. We didn’t go far enough out. The captain wanted to save money on gas.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank annemcg6726
Reviewed September 30, 2019

Fantastic trip out in the Atlantic whale watching! Had some doubt that we would see some whales but boy what a show this one whale gave us! Tried to take pictures on phone but no way could capture what we were seeing. Due to waves...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank nelly m
Reviewed September 30, 2019

Whale watching on Atlantic Pearl was amazing! Boat was well handled and the marine naturalist knew his stuff! One of the best trips we’ve had. Thanks for a great experience!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Explore702599
Reviewed September 6, 2019

The sunset cruise was great. The crew and staff aboard were all super nice and friendly. The ship (Starstream VIII) has seats, snacks and drinks on the lower level, and a big dance floor with a DJ on the upper level. The actual sunset was...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank John T C
Reviewed September 3, 2019

Went whale & dolphin watching with my 7 yr old daughter and we had such a great time. The weather was great, boat was clean, you can bring your own food/beverages, and the staff were super friendly and informative. We were also able to see...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank JessTorres
Reviewed August 25, 2019

We've been on Capt. Lou's great fishing excursions in the past, so were excited to go on the Atlantic Pearl for a whale/dolphin watching cruise. Unfortunately, despite Capt. Nick's perseverance (he drove 60 miles out to NJ), we did not see any whales or dolphins....More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Lee369444
Reviewed August 22, 2019 via mobile

Pros: Good clean boat. Friendly staff. Cons and things to know when booking: 1. First, if you are booking using Groupon or Living Social or any such sites, make sure you CALL AND CONFIRM that your names are listed. Our names, as well as 3...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Santhosh G
Reviewed August 22, 2019

My husband and I went on the whale watching and dolphin watching trip on Thursday Aug 22 the staff was so welcoming and friendly. They even have a four legged crew member a dog named Sophie. The waters were rough in parts so that made...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Stacey A
Reviewed August 22, 2019

Took a friend who’s visiting from Alabama out yesterday on Capt Lou. We had a great time. The weather was perfect. The crew was awesome. They were very helpful and knowledgeable. I was also very pleased with how clean the boat was including the bathrooms...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Capt. Lou has a parking lot, so parking should not be a problem. Call ahead of time to be sure.