Capt. James Foley
Capt Jim is no stranger to the south shore of long island. He started out on boats before he could walk, fishing the Great South Bay with his dad and grandfather in his early years. It didn't take long before he found out that the only place for him to be was on the water.
He worked as a mate for many years on the local Port Jeff party boats before he worked his way out to Orient Point as a mate and would subsequently Captain the Orient based Party Boat Primetime llI where he learned invaluable knowledge from Capt. Mike Boccio. Having also worked in Montauk on the Viking Fleet, Capt. Jim learned from the best in the business.
From there Capt. Jim went on to Maritime Academy where he obtained his United States Coast Guard Unlimited Tonnage 3rd mates license and a Bachelors degree in Marine Transportation, with a minor in international business. Capt. Jim has traveled over 20 countries in Europe and has traveled across the Atlantic Ocean many times on Merchant ships.
Capt Jim has owned and operated his own charter boats since he was 21 yrs old. Having some impressive shark tournament victories the last five years under his belt including Star Island, Montauk Marine Basin and Noreast's Big Dog to name a few, Capt Jim knows his way around the deep water as well.
Wether you are a novice or an expert Capt. Jim will make certain your day on the water is enjoyable.
Capt. Caroline Oakley
Caroline grew up on the South Shore of Long Island fishing with her family. She started working at the Sayville Ferries at 15 years old.
She earned her USCG 100 Ton Masters at 19 years old and started running the ferries.
She started working deck 8 years ago on the Celtic Quest out of Port Jefferson and then on the Rosie out of Moriches Inlet.
Capt. Craig M. Evans Jr.
Craig found his love for the water by fishing and boating with his Dad as a child.
He began working on Party Boats over 15 years ago starting his career on The Rosie out of Moriches Inlet.
During the course of running his own personal boat and working as a mate he earned his USCG 100 Ton Master's License. He has countless hours of sea time and has truly found his second home on the water.
A.J. Yulfo Deckhand
AJ grew up fishing and playing lacrosse ever since he could remember. Fishing has always been a huge part of his life and childhood.
He started working on the Hampton Lady when he was just 13years old scrubbing buckets and learning the ropes in 9th grade. He has learned a lot about fishing and life since then and has grown into a respectable young man and a first class deck hand.
AJ specializes in Bay Fluking and is sure to tie you a rig that works in any given condition. AJ has been an asset to the Hampton Lady Crew and will be missed come September when he goes away to Dominican College where his hard work, dedication, academics and good character earned him a full Lacrosse Scholarship.
The Hampton Lady crew are very proud of his accomplishments and wish him the best of luck in his future endeavors.