Meet Captain John Raguso

John Raguso

Montauk Captain John Raguso

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Captain John N. Raguso, the owner/operator of MarCeeJay Sport Fishing, is a nationally known outdoor writer and charter fishing captain with over four decades of saltwater big game sport fishing experience. Capt. John is headmaster at the Long Island Fishing School, where he shares his wealth of experience with fellow enthusiasts. He will guide you and your crew on a fishing trip that you will fondly remember!

Drawing from a wealth of knowledge that includes back bay, open bay, inlet, beach, wreck, reef, near offshore and blue water canyon fishing creates numerous opportunities for your family and friends to experience the trip of a lifetime. To get to these prime locations, your group will embark aboard Captain John's 23' EdgeWater, named "MarCeeJay", freshly restored in 2020 and powered by a 250 HP Mercury engine. Amenities for guests to enjoy include a multimedia music system, ice-box, and private toilet for convenience on the water. On board GPS, downriggers, and a fish finder system ensure your fishing adventure will be safe and productive.

Whether your are a first-timer or a seasoned pro, Capt. John will relate to your knowledge level and skill set to entertain you and your crew in a true teaching environment where you are not just along for the ride, but will participate in all aspects of the action! If you have your own boat and want to learn how to set it up and fish on it, Capt. John literally "wrote the books" on these disciplines over the past four decades and you would be hard-pressed to find someone as knowledgeable and informative to guide you on a successful inshore or offshore trip. This knowledge translates to extraordinary success rates for catching target sportfish including, black sea bass, striped bass, tuna, marlin, mahi, and bluefish.

Trust your next fishing charter with a local pro, and secure your spot with MarCeeJay Sport Fishing today!

Guide Expertise

Master Guide
Nature / Wildlife Views
Saltwater Fishing
Bass Fishing
Live Bait
Technical Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing
Drift Fishing
Good with Large Groups
Good with New Anglers
Good with Families
Good with Kids

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