Peter Viviano Sr. with a beautiful striper taken on a meticulously tied clouser created by his favorite fly tyer – Peter Viviano Jr! Once the tide started falling the action picked up fast and Pete, his Dad and Steve all got into fish with Steve landing the largest at 30 inches.
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With over 35 years experience Captain Chris Elser specializes in connecting anglers with big striped bass whether you prefer casting large herring and bunker flies, drift live eels or live line adult menhaden! This is an addictive pursuit and our success rate on stripers over 30lbs. is second to none in the Western Long Island Sound with fish up to 42lbs. locally in 2011. But, if you want to get more adventurous the Captain is also dialed into the Block Island fishery in which many stripers well over 50lbs. have been landed – rest assured that Captain Chris Elser will give you the best shot at a fish of a lifetime and you are certain to enjoy the hunt!
The 62.5 lb. striped bass above was weighed in at the Block Island Boat Basin and caught by Heather Elser in less than 20 feet of water. Should have made it official as it could have been a women's world record!
Fish the Legendary Norwalk Islands, Long Island’s North Shore, the Housatonic River and Estuary – leading to proven trophy striped bass water, Candlewood Lake, Lake Lillinonah and the Farmington River.
Specializing in Fly Fishing, Live Bait, Spin & Sight Casting to Striped Bass, Bonito, False Albacore, Fluke, Trout, Smallmouth Bass and Pike. Experience Trophy Striped Bass fishing with Captain Chris Elser who has had over 35 years of angling passion guiding you to the fish!
As a USCG licensed captain and fully-insured guide, Chris uses his cumulative experience to put anglers on fish. Chris is a natural teacher with a winning personality who will make you feel comfortable even before you step onboard.
To experience world class trout fishing right here in CT contact Derrick Kirkpatrick. He specializes in targeting trophy trout on the Farmington River - check out his info at CTfishguides.com. There are very few anglers tuned into the Farmington River trout fishery like Derrick, he will ensure you come away with a valuable lesson!
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