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Welcome to Fin Chaser Fishing Charters for New York City

    The first and ONLY FULL TIME Fly Fishing & Lite-Tackle charter service in ALL OF NYC! Guiding the New York and New Jersey waters for the past 15 years.. Captain Frank Crescitelli and Fin Chaser Charters are listed in the Top 50 Charter captains in the world by the Saltwater Sportsman Magazine. Captain Frank has over 35 years of fishing experience fishing NY Harbor, Raritan Bay, Jamaica Bay and the entire "NY Bite" from NYC- Long Beach Island NJ. Capt. Frank will stop at nothing to put his clients on the fish. Fin Chaser has fast safe boats crewed with top professionals and outfitted with the latest Raymarine Electronics electronics and top of the line fishing gear from Cortland Line ,TFO Rods, Finnor, Quantum, Temple Fork and more. Of course every boat is loaded with Guides Secret Lures "professional Grade Fishing Gear line of tackle. 


   Widely known as the "Guide to the Stars", Frank has guided such celebrities as Wade Boggs, actor Ed Burns,Top Chef Tom Colicchio, Crash Jenson from the Miami Dolphins,Astronaut Bruce Melnick and countelss others to world-class fishing in New York Harbor, along the Jersey Shore, and in the off-shore canyons. Whichever game fish you prefer from Striped Bass, Bluefish, False Albacore, and Weakfish to off-shore species like Big-Eye Tuna, Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, and White Marlin, we will put you on the fish. "Few if any guide or charter services can do everything from inshore fly fishing to offshore troilling and do it well. We can, and we have been for many years. Our client list is long and many or them are available to contact for referrals". ~ Capt. Frank Crescitelli. 


   No matter what your level of fishing experience , we patiently "teach" as much as you like on every charter and are as happy guiding clients to thier "first ever..." as we are chasing and breaking world records. This year we did two IGFA World Records alone!




"I have never fished with a guide who worked as hard, laughed as hard, and put it all on the line to make sure I had a fantastic day on the water. Frank's thorough preparation prior to our trip resulted in a fishing experience I will remember for as long as I retain my faculties. First rate boat, first rate gear, first rate knowledge, and a first rate captain all the way. Thank you, Frank. I look forward to the next time!" 

-- Mike Spinney


 "Frank has Been Part Of the Fishing Community for More years then I can Remember. He is one of The most Inspiring & Smartest Individuals I have ever met. 
His Products from Guides choice Have gone way beyond and above the Fishing industry Standards and expectations. 

His Charter Service is Top Notch I have been fortunate enough to have fished with Frank and I can Honestly say he has Taught me more then any other Captain on the water and has always produced plenty of fish for us. 

Thanks Frank YOUR THE BEST!! 
Chris C" 


Guides Secret

Professional Grade Fishing Tackle Created by Capt. Frank Crescitelli Utilizing his 30 Years of Fishing Experience and made from the highest quality materials.


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Capt. Frank & The Fin Chasers are proud Pro Staff Members of

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