Captain Bruce Sportfishing

Captain Bruce Sportfishing

Captain Bruce Millar
  • USCG Masters License.
  • 40 plus years local fishing experience
  • Member CT. Charter / Party Boat Assoc.
  • Fully Insured
  • Latest electronics for your success and safety
  • All tackle and bait provided.
  • Trolling, casting, live bait, and fly fishing.


We Try To Make Fishing More Fun!
No Wire Line Trolling!


For Otter Lures & Otter Tubes

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and Captain Bruce

A proven Combination for
Trophy Striped Bass-
Come Join the Hunt!!!

Your Boat

A bigger faster boat has replaced the old OTTER and will be Capt. Bruce’s new fishing machine beginning in 2005.

She has been completely refurbished and customized to make your fishing trip safe and comfortable. With a 12 foot beam, 110 sq. ft. cockpit and large salon, there is plenty of room for up to six passengers to relax and enjoy an exciting inshore or offshore fishing adventure.

State of the art electronics help to ensure your safety and success.

Brand new twin Volvo diesel engine provide a fast 28+ mph cruise and are whisper quiet with extremely low emissions (no diesel odor!)

Her fast speed means you get to spend much more time fishing.

Your Captain

Captain Bruce S. Millar, with a U.S.C.G. 100 ton Master’s License, has fished these local waters for over 40 years. Captain Bruce is probably best known for his ability to put his customers onto truly “Trophy Striped Bass” and for the many 50+ pound bass taken over the years on his charters, (43 bass over 50 pounds since 2002 & 2014, and counting, including 2 over 60 pounds. Most werw caught on Capt Bruce’s ‘OTTER TUBES”. Capt. Bruce will work hard to put YOU onto the biggest Striper of your life and has succeeded in doing just that with the majority of his clients.

Your fishing grounds

The best of the best in eastern Long Island Sound, from Saybrook, CT to Watch Hill, RI and beyond. Only minutes away.

Your Quarry

Capt. Bruce specializes in Trophy Striped Bass. Each and every time the “OTTER” leaves the dock Capt. Bruce is on the hunt for record class bass and your “Bass of a lifetime”. If you are after your own personal “BEST” or a record Striped Bass, then your chances are greatly increased when you climb aboard the “OTTER: with Capt. Bruce and his crew

Sea Bass, Porgy & Bluefish
Captain Bruce has over 40 years experience fishing these local waters and knows when, how and where to put you on these tasty fun to catch fish.

Your Tackle

Rods—Custom made by J & B Tackle—Niantic, CT & Capt. Bruce
Reels— Penn
Lures—Custom made by Captain Bruce
Baits—”OTTER TAIL” and naturals

Methods using Medium—Light Tackle:
Trolling —NO WIRE LINE — Capt. Bruce believes his methods for trolling, Tubes, Lures or Spoons with braided or lead lines are more relaxing, more effective and just plain more fun than “jerking wire” or trolling huge umbrella rigs!
Drifting—Jigs lures and baits.
Casting—Plugs and plastics
Flyfishing—with your own rods

We try to make fishing more fun!!

Your safety and enjoyment are the top priorities.

Due to Coast Guard regulations responsible beer or wine drinking is okay and of course no illegal drugs allowed. Please NO Glass containers!!!

A deposit is required to book the trip. Deposit will be refunded only if the trip is cancelled by the captain and a new date cannot be arranged.

--Don’t let that big fish take the rod from you – they never give them back !


Boat sails from Pine Island Marina, 916 Shennecossett Rd., Groton, CT 06340.
Give yourself some time off and let's go have some fun

For a fun exciting trip contact Capt. Bruce  860-235-6095 or

157 Main St. - East Hampton, CT 06424

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