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What are the best fishing charters in New York?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 28 trips in New York, and the most popular trips in the area are Niagara Fishing Charters - 22’ Lund Aluminum guided by Joseph, Stripers, Sea Bass & More guided by Christopher, and Montauk Striper Adventure - 35' T Jason guided by Tom.

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Another popular fishing spot nearby for booking a charter is Port Washington.

What types of fishing charters are common in New York?

Inshore fishing is the most popular in New York as well as offshore fishing, lake fishing, and nearshore fishing.

The most commonly sought after species in New York are: 1. striped bass, 2. bluefish, 3. black seabass, 4. yellowfin tuna, and 5. bluefin tuna.

The most common fishing techniques in New York are trolling, light tackle fishing, and bottom fishing but heavy tackle fishing and drift fishing are popular as well.

How much do New York fishing charters cost?

in New York prices can range anywhere from $400 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a half day in New York is $1,147. The average price for a full day in New York is $2,269.

When is the best time to go fishing in New York?

The most popular season for fishing in New York is spring, and most anglers book their trips 63 days in advance.

Where can I get a New York fishing license and what are the bag limits in New York?

See here for more information on fishing licenses in New York, bag limits for target species, and fishing season regulations in New York. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations in New York.



How are fishing conditions in New York?

New York Fishing Reports from Our Damn Good Guides. See more reports for New York.

    The inshore as well as the offshore fishing has picked up dramatically in the last two and three weeks... The fluke, Seabass, and bluefish have been hitting well in the usual locations in the bay and just on the reef outside. The offshore has also taken a dramatic uptick. Last week we had a 77 pound wahoo along with bluefin tuna. The canyons have opened up with yellow fin, blue marlin, and white Marlin... Not to mention great mahi mahi fishingThe inshore as well as the offshore fishing has picked up dramatically in the last two and three weeks... The fluke, Seabass, and bluefish have been hitting well in the usual locations in the bay and just on the reef outside. The offshore has also taken a dramatic uptick. Last week we had a 77 pound wahoo along with bluefin tuna. The canyons have opened up with yellow fin, blue marlin, and white Marlin... Not to mention great mahi mahi fishing
    The inshore as well as the offshore fishing has picked up dramatically in the last two and three weeks... The fluke, Seabass, and bluefish have been hitting well in the usual locations in the bay and just on the reef outside. The offshore has also taken a dramatic uptick. Last week we had a 77 pound wahoo along with bluefin tuna. The canyons have opened up with yellow fin, blue marlin, and white Marlin... Not to mention great mahi mahi fishing
    The inshore as well as the offshore fishing has picked up dramatically in the last two and three weeks... The fluke, Seabass, and bluefish have been hitting well in the usual locations in the bay and just on the reef outside. The offshore has also taken a dramatic uptick. Last week we had a 77 pound wahoo along with bluefin tuna. The canyons have opened up with yellow fin, blue marlin, and white Marlin... Not to mention great mahi mahi fishing