Meet the Captains
Sound Bound Fleet boasts captains and crew who fish these water full time, year round. it's not uncommon while your heading in from your trip to see another Sound Bound crew out collecting fresh bait for the evening trip. Its that dedication, along with our experience that keeps out customers coming back! We guarantee your first trip will Sound Bound won't be your last as we continue to exceed customer expectations.
Capt. Brendan is the owner/operator of Sound Bound Fishing Fleet. Brendan runs both day and night trips aboard the vessels, he is a seasoned fisherman with 20 years of experience fishing along the East Coast. His favorite fish to target are Blackfish, Striped Bass, and Fluke. Brendan personally handles each phone call to ensure customer satisfaction when booking your trip, and is there to meet each boat at the beginning or end of each trip. Capt. Brendan and the crew of Sound Bound Fishing Fleet are also life long friends that have fished together for many years.
Capt. Danny, Brendan's brother is the main Night Capt. for Sound Bound. From the moment you step foot on the vessel till you depart, Danny treats you like family. Dannys "never give up" attitude has paid off countless times as he kept the boats out into extra innings to put a catch together. After fishing the Sound most of his life, Danny knows what locations and certain tides that produce the best bite, and it shows as 40 to 50lb Bass are landed on a Daily basis.
Capt. James is known for his bottom fishing skill and outstanding personality, his presence is felt once you step foot aboard the vessel. James can be found running the boats out of New Rochelle for Porgies all Spring and Summer, come Fall James can be found running the Sound Bound III for Blackfish out of Brooklyn. James brings with him a wealth of fishing knowledge both inshore and offshore. James favorite fish to target is Blackfish and fishes side by side with everyone to help them land more fish. James and Brendan met 15 years ago aboard a fishing trip and instantly became friends.
Capt. Dave has been with Brendan since the beginning and knows most customers by name. Dave is well versed in all species and can find fish just about anywhere! Dave can be found on Bass and Fluke trips in the Spring. Dave's favorite fish to target is Fluke, and knows just where to be at the right time through years of experience. Dave is the Captain aboard the Sound Bound Too when it goes to Rhode Island in the Fall targeting Blackfish where he positioned the vessel over countless Double Digit fish this past Fall.
Capt. Frank has been with the Fleet for 4 years now. Frank started as a deckhand and worked up to Captain. Capt. Frank runs most night and sunset trips. Capt. Frank loves to chase Bass all Spring and his out of the box thinking has landed countless Bass in the 40+ lb club. Frank also plays a large role in the upkeep of the vessels.
Capt. Russell and Brendan met many years ago working deck together on a Offshore Tuna Trip. Over the years they kept in contact and towards the end of the 2018 season Capt. Russell ran all the Fall trips in the Sound. For the 2019 Russell will be working full time on both day and night trips. Russell brings with him a wealth of knowledge and is experienced across the board, specializing in Bass.
The Mates of Sound Bound
The mates aboard Sound Bound are total professionals. Their experience shows on each and every trip, day and night. From rigging the rods at the start of the trip to its time to clean fish, your in good hands! Each and every trip 100% effort is given by all crew aboard. We can guarantee your first trip aboard Sound Bound will not be your last!
1st Mate Brown
Brown and Brendan met 20 years ago working deck together on a Flounder trip. Brown is one of the best mates in the area, as he comes with years of experience aboard different vessels. His upbeat personality is felt on the vessel and he knows just how to get everyone excited and smiling. Brown oversees all the deckhands and makes sure everyone's day goes smoothly in the most professional way!
CJ has been with Brendan for 5 years now. Cj’s personality and ability to bond with fisherman is amazing. When Cj is on the boat, everyone knows it! Cj’s fishing knowledge and work ethic is noticed on a daily basis, no matter the job, he gets it done. Cj is seen all summer long aboard the Open Boat Trips for Porgies and all winter aboard the Sound Bound III working deck on the Ocean Blackfish Trips.
Mike the Mate
Mike has been with the Fleet for 4 years now and can be seen almost everyday working the Private Charters. Over the years Mike gained a vast knowledge of fishing in the Western Sound and knows what works and where it works best, to give you the edge on landing the fish of a lifetime! Mike is currently enrolled in school to become a Captain, his work ethic is beyond impressive. Mike is Brendan’s right hand man and together they keep up on all the maintenance of the Fleet.
We guarantee your first trip with the Sound Bound Fishing Fleet won’t be your last as we continue to be Westchester’s premier 6-person charter fleet.