About Reel Cast Charters

Meet the captains at reel cast charters a full-time Connecticut-based sport fishing guide service in waters of long island sound.

Captain Mike Roy

Captain Mike Roy is the founder and operator of Reel Cast Charters, a full-time fishing charter based out of Connecticut. His angling pursuits have taken him across country, as well as internationally, fishing in both fresh and salt water from large mouth bass to giant bluefin tuna.  An innovative angler, he is constantly applying new techniques, and his enthusiasm and passion for the sport are contagious. Captain Mike is a United States Coast Guard OUPV Licensed Captain and graduated from Southern Connecticut State University with a Bachelor’s and Masters Degree in Education.

Captain Mike Morazzini

Mike Morazzini is a lifelong angler with over 25 years spent on the waters of Long Island Sound, Rhode Island and Block Island sound. Although he has considerable experience targeting a variety of fish from large-mouth bass to tuna, sharks, snook and tarpon, Captain Mike’s passion lies with the pursuit of local species; primarily striped bass.

“I was fortunate enough as a young child to grow up two blocks from the shoreline of Long Island Sound. I couldn’t wait to get out of school each day and cast for stripers on the local rocks and piers. Not having the internet as a child allowed my friends and I to learn the fishery through direct experience and knowledge passed down from our elders.”

Mike is a United States Coast Guard OUPV licensed captain and a Biology and Environmental Science educator. He runs the fishing club at Jonathan Law High School and finds great enjoyment teaching and sharing his love and enthusiasm for the sport with others.

Captain Brian Sievel

Captain Brian Sievel grew up in Northwest Connecticut fishing for trout in some of Connecticut’s best trout streams. He soon switched gears to striped bass and he got the bug bad. He spent most of his time surfcasting the shores of Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New York. He has spent many hours chasing these fish through the local waters and has a vast knowledge of local haunts and habits.

Captain Jon Morton

Captain Jon Morton is a native of Connecticut and spent the summers as a child crabbing and fishing on the shores of Old Lyme.

He is an honorably discharged veteran of the US Army. He attended UConn and graduated with a BSN in Nursing and has worked at Hartford hospital for over 30 years. Jon enjoys fishing for all species but primarily targets Striped bass. Jon is a US Coast Guard certified O.U.P.V. Captain and a member of New England Saltwater Fishing Club.

Jon runs a 23 foot Jones Brothers center console that is equipped with the same Humminbird electronics and Minn Kota trolling motor.

Captain John Kuderka

Captain John Kuderk

Captain John Kuderka grew up in Pennsylvania which fostered a love for the outdoors at a young age. He developed a passion for fly fishing and trout while attending Pennsylvania State University. Upon Graduation, John was commissioned as an officer in the US Army and served honorably for seven years, earning the rank of Captain and deploying twice to Afghanistan during that time. While serving in the Army, John was able to fish all over the United States and internationally, learning many different techniques and styles of fishing. John moved to Virginia following his time in the Army and focused all of his attention on learning the striped bass fishery of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. This newfound knowledge of striped bass translated well when John and his family moved to southeastern Connecticut in 2021. As an angler, John is a dynamic fisherman that enjoys pursuing striped bass using a variety of techniques and sharing that education and excitement of landing big fish! John is a US Coast Guard certified O.U.P.V. Captain

Captain Rob Macnia Reel Cast Charters

Captain Rob Macniak

Captain Rob was born and raised in Central Connecticut and has been fishing the waters of Long Island Sound and CT since he was a young child. Rob started fishing a local pond in his hometown and now focuses his attention to chasing all of the inshore saltwater species we have in New England Waters, but primarily his favorite gamefish; the striped bass. When Rob isn’t on the water you may catch him in the air, as he is an Airline Pilot for a major airline. Rob draws upon his unique perspective as both a passionate fisherman and Airline Pilot to ensure clients will have a safe and enjoyable time on the water creating memories to last a lifetime while sharing his knowledge of our local waters and fishery.

Our Boats

Reel Cast Charters operates aboard a 23-foot Deep Vee Pathfinder and a Conch 27.