TIMES UNION - November 23, 2000 - Fred LeBrun - "John Stoddard will become a household name to
local striper anglers come springtime."
TIMES UNION - May 10, 2001 - Fred LeBrun - "Stoddard is the first to see the promise of
professional charter service for the 8 or so miles from Albany to the federal dam, hunting
for stripers and shad."
TIMES UNION - February 21, 2002 - Fred LeBrun - "Albany Charters: Capt. John Stoddard puts out of Green Island
and plies the local waters quite successfully."
TIMES UNION - December 18, 2003 - Fred LeBrun - "Capt. John Stoddard, Albany Charters out of Green
Island. He fishes mostly between Albany and Troy quite successfully.:
TIMES UNION - May 27, 2004 - Fred LeBrun - "Capt. John Stoddard out of Green Island says he would
rank this the worst of the last five years...Stoddard believes stripers had a glut of lunch options
and that bait with a hook got lost in the process. But that's fishing!"
TIMES UNION - February 17, 2005 - Fred LeBrun - "John Stoddard, Albany Charters, out of Green Island
and normally heavily booked."
TIMES UNION - May 5, 2005 - Fred LeBrun - "..a boatful of us on Capt. John Stoddard's charter boat, putting
out of Green Island, marked a large number of stripers in the predicable runs all the way down to the South
Troy bridge...Within 10 minutes, we had three hard fighting stripers on and landed two..."
OFF-SEASON CHARTERS AVAILABLE!
Looking for carp, bass, pike, or walleye? We'll find 'em!
Want a moonlight cruise or dinner cruise (bring your own picnic dinner), dinner at the Riverfront Bar and Grill, or just a cruise on the Hudson? We can do it!
Please call or email for availability and rates.
ABOUT THE CAPTAIN
Capt. John Stoddard is
a U.S.C.G. Licensed Captain. He has been fishing the Hudson River for 19 years and locally for 34.
"Albany Charters" is a 28 ft. Carver Santa Cruz with twin 305s. It
is equipt with a fly bridge and large open fishing deck to comfortably
accomodate 4 fishermen. The cabin has room for all, on those "not so nice"
days! Full galley and stand-up head.