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Fishing in Montauk
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trip description for Extended Offshore Tuna in Montauk

If you're ready to get some serious fishing done, Captain Jim doesn't mess around on these 14 hr Tuna trips! You'll be ripping it out 40 to 70 miles offshore targeting Bluefin and Yellowfin tuna, and don't be surprised if you encounter White Marlin, Mahi Mahi, and other pelagic species pelagic species along the way. This trip consists of mostly trolling by dropping the outriggers and putting out a spread of 9 to 11 rods. You will be using top-of-the-line gear, artificial lures, and hand-rigged bait. The average time of this trip is up to 14 hours and departure times will vary. Step aboard Captain Jim’s gorgeous 32’ Topaz Sportfish powered by twin Caterpillar engines pushing 640 HP. Topaz Express boats are notorious for their comfy rides. Being safe on the water is the main priority of Captain Jim. His boat is equipped with an Acr Class 1 Eperb, First Aid Bag, Throw Ring, Lifejackets, and even a Switlik Solas A Life Raft. Not only does he have top-of-the-line safety features but he has all the Mac Daddy electronics such as a colored fish finder, 64-mile radar, chart plotter, spotlights, and one hell of a stereo. The cockpit and cabin were built completely custom with insulated fish boxes, pompanette seats, LED lighting, a teal dinette, a bathroom, and even A/C! All you need to bring for the epic adventures is a Montauk saltwater fishing license and your own food, drinks, a hat, sunscreen, and polarized sunglasses. Jim will take care of the rest to ensure your trip of a lifetime! Read More

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trip description for Overnight Canyon Trip in Montauk

If you are adventurous, this is the trip you have been waiting for! Montauk, located at the very tip of the South Fork peninsula of Long Island, is New York's largest commercial fishing harbor! It is known for being the home port for some of the best sport fishing on the east coast. Are you looking for some premier fishing, stunning views, and exciting adventures? You won’t regret fishing in Montauk with the immaculate service that Captain Jim provides. ​​Overnight canyon trips are the ultimate fishing experience. Traveling offshore to "The Canyons", located approximately 70 miles from Montauk Point, Captain Jim targets a variety of big game fish, including Blue Marlin, Bigeye Tuna, Wahoo, and more! On this trip, Captain Jim trolls during the daylight hours and then switches over to chunking with bait at night. Targeted species include Yellowfin Tuna, Bigeye Tuna, Albacore, Mahi, Swordfish, Wahoo, Blue Marlin, and more. This trip tends to typically fall around 28 to 30 hours. You'll step aboard Captain Jim’s gorgeous 32’ Topaz sportfisher, powered by twin Caterpillar engines pushing 640 HP. Topaz boats are notorious for their comfy rides. Being safe on the water is the main priority of Captain Jim. His boat is equipped with an ACR Class 1 Eperb, First Aid Bag, Throw Ring, Lifejackets, and even a Switlik Solas A Life Raft. Not only does he have top-of-the-line safety features, but he has all the electronics you could want, including a color fish-finder, 64-mile radar, chart plotter, spotlights, and one hell of a stereo. The cockpit and cabin were built completely custom with insulated fish boxes, pompanette seats, LED lighting, a teal dinette, a bathroom, and even A/C! Once you book your excursion, Captain Jim will meet you to get you started on your exciting trip. Full and half-day excursions are available and are inclusive of gas. All you need to bring is a Montauk saltwater fishing license and your own food, drinks, a hat, sunscreen, and polarized sunglasses. Jim will take care of the rest! Read More

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trip description for Offshore Monster Sharking!! in Freeport

Experience the Ultimate Battle of the Giants with Captain Ray in New York! Prepare for an adrenaline-fueled journey as you embark on a thrilling fall fishing expedition with Captain Ray. Get ready to face some of the ocean's largest and most formidable creatures during this epic 12-hour adventure in deeper waters. What's in Store? Battle with Ocean Predators: Join us for the chance to go head-to-head with the ocean's fiercest inhabitants, including Mako, White, Tiger, and Thresher Sharks. It's an incredible opportunity to test your skills and land one of these monstrous creatures. Experienced Anglers' Paradise: This trip is tailor-made for experienced anglers seeking the ultimate challenge. It's not for the faint of heart, but if you're up for an intense battle, this is the trip for you. Small Group, Big Thrills: To ensure a personalized and action-packed experience, we limit each trip to a maximum of four persons. Get your adrenaline pumping as you team up with Captain Ray for an unforgettable goliath-sized adventure. Book Your Shark Fishing Expedition Today! Don't miss the chance to embark on this epic shark fishing adventure in New York. Secure your spot now, and prepare for a day filled with heart-pounding battles, camaraderie, and the thrill of facing off against the ocean's apex predators. Captain Ray and the sharks await, ready to make your fishing dreams a reality! Read More

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trip description for Montauk Shark Special in Montauk

Go aboard with Captain Kenny to battle the East Coast's apex predators: sharks! On this full-day trip, you'll explore the nearshore waters around Montauuk, NY, hunting down Blue, Mako, and Thresher Sharks, which come closer to shore in the summertime. These fast, predatory fish can reach 400 pounds, and are known as some of the fastest, hardest-fighting fish in the ocean. Thresher Sharks in particular are known for their acrobatic jumps and hard runs, making them a challenging opponent for any angler. You'll use a couple of different techniques to hook these fish, mostly chunking and trolling. When a big shark hits that bait, you'll feel it! Pack some strength and stamina for this trip, because Sharks do not give up easily. You'll be fishing aboard a beautiful 41' custom Michael Fritz sportfisher that can accommodate large groups of up to twenty. Powered by a 375-HP Volvo engine, she'll get you to the prime fishing hotspots in a hurry! This well-equipped vessel comes with all the necessities, including GPS, fishfinding equipment, a live well for bait, an icebox, and of course, a solid fighting chair. It also boasts comfortable amenities such as A/C, a multimedia system, a microwave, and a comfortable bathroom onboard as well. Captain Kenny will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and fishing licenses. All you need to bring is sunglasses, sunscreen, and any snacks or drinks you might need. Join him for a Montauk fishing adventure like you've never seen! Read More

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Fishing in Hampton Bays
Fishing in Hampton Bays
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trip description for Overnight Northeast Canyons in Hampton Bays

Captain Peter specializes in fishing the Northeast Canyons, from 75 To 100 Miles out!! The Northeast Canyons off the coast of Montauk, NY, are one of America's most unique and productive fisheries. Thousands of years ago, when sea levels where far lower than they are today, rivers cut deep channels into the continental shelf, forming steep-walled canyons. Today, these canyons provide an unrivalled opportunity for adventurous saltwater fishermen to catch huge sportfish, including Swordfish, Yellowfin Tuna, Bluefin Tuna, Mako Sharks, Blue Marlin, White Marlin, and more! If you've never had the chance to experience this incredible environment, this trip has your name on it! Captain Peter has been successfully fishing this area for over forty years, and there's no better big-game captain out there. On this trip, you'll put several different techniques to work, using different types of trolling to hook different species. Every single one of the fish out here are the real deal: hard-fighting, tough, and lightning fast! Some, especially Swordfish, marlin, and Sharks, can even be dangerous once they're on deck. These trips are completely customizable as well. Whether you want to fish Hudson Canyon, The Dip, The 100-Square, or even Block Canyon. Captain Peter is a master of them all. Captain Peter will game plan with you before departing to go over which locations have the hotest bites for specific species so you can make an informed decision on where'd you'd like to fish! You'll get out there aboard Captain Peter's 40' Topaz sportfisher—an ideal boat for these waters. She's a fishing machine, and has a comfortable cabin to ensure that your trip is as relaxing as it is fun. She also comes equipped with a generator, a galley with a refrigerator, a microwave, and more. Get out there and have a blast! Captain Peter will provide everything you need for a terrific trip, including all the rods, reels, bait, and tackle. All you should bring is proper clothing, a hat, sun protection, a cooler with snacks and drinks, and a good attitude. In the case of extreme fuel prices, this trip may require an additional fuel surcharge. Read More

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trip description for Montauk Bluefin Special in Montauk

This is a trip in the summer and fall to catch Blue Fin Tuna. 15 to 30 miles out in the pristine Waters of Block Island. Read More

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What are the best fishing charters in New York?

Why should I book a fishing charter in New York with Captain Experiences?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 41 trips in New York, and the most popular trips in the area are Montauk Tuna Special guided by Kenny, Inshore Insanity! guided by Brad, and Offshore Shark and Tuna guided by James.

Our guides in New York are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 3246 verified reviews on Captain Experiences.

All guides on Captain Experiences are licensed, insured, and vetted by our team. You can access their reviews, click through trip photos, read bios to get to know them, and preview trip details like species, techniques, group sizes, boat specs and more.

Looking for kid friendly charters / fishing lessons in New York? Check out our beginner and family friendly charters in New York.

What types of fishing charters are common in New York?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular type of fishing in New York as well as inshore fishing, nearshore fishing, and lake fishing.

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

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

How much do New York fishing charters cost?

Prices in New York can range anywhere from about $550 to $3,120, but the average price for a half day trip in New York is $1,106. The average price for a full day trip in New York is $2,097.

Is booking a fishing guide worth the money?

Hiring a guide provides a number of benefits and many choose to book a fishing guide for a combination of experience, local knowledge, convenience, and cost-effectiveness.

Working with experienced fishing guides who know the best local spots and techniques can dramatically increase your odds of a great day. Having someone who is on the water every day and knows the area like the back of their hand is going to give you the best chances of success.

Booking a guide is also more cost effective, especially if you only get out a handful of times per year. When you consider all of the costs you would incur on your own such as the price of a boat, maintenance, insurance, gas, high-quality gear and tackle, repairs, and more, you’ll find that DIY is sometimes not worth the expense.

Even if you’ve got a great setup already in your home waters, booking a guide also provides a great opportunity to experience new techniques, new locations, or even a chance at a new target species to knock off the bucket list.

What month is best for fishing in New York?

The most popular season for fishing in New York is summer, and most anglers book their trips 46 days in advance.

Do I need 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.

What is fishing in New York about?

Fishing in New York offers enthusiasts a diverse array of experiences, from serene lakes tucked into the Adirondack Mountains to the bustling shores of Long Island. Anglers can cast their lines in freshwater or saltwater environments, each offering its own set of challenges and rewards. Upstate, places like Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes are renowned for their trophy-sized trout, salmon, and bass, drawing seasoned fishermen and novices alike. The tranquil waters of Catskill streams are ideal for fly fishing enthusiasts seeking a peaceful day on the water, surrounded by stunning landscapes and abundant wildlife.

For those preferring coastal adventures, New York's extensive shoreline provides ample opportunities. Long Island Sound teems with striped bass and bluefish during certain seasons, attracting anglers who relish the thrill of reeling in these powerful fighters. Further south, Montauk is hailed as the sport fishing capital of the world, where offshore excursions promise encounters with marlin, tuna, and sharks. From the iconic Brooklyn Bridge to the scenic shores of the Hudson River, urban fishing spots offer a unique blend of cityscape views and the chance to hook a variety of species right in the heart of bustling New York City.

Beyond the thrill of the catch, fishing in New York is deeply rooted in its cultural fabric. Generations have bonded over tales of the one that got away or celebrated successful outings with freshly caught seafood dinners. Conservation efforts ensure that these experiences endure for future generations, with strict regulations and initiatives aimed at preserving fish populations and their habitats. Whether you're casting off from a pier in Queens or launching a boat on Lake Champlain, fishing in New York promises not just a recreational pastime but a connection to nature and a cherished part of the state's heritage.

What are the most popular months to go fishing in New York?

Fishing seasons in New York offer a dynamic calendar that aligns with the state's diverse ecosystems and species behavior throughout the year. Spring marks the beginning of many freshwater fishing seasons, when rivers and lakes thaw and fish become more active after winter. Anglers eagerly anticipate the opening of trout season in April, with stocked streams and natural waterways alike teeming with rainbow, brown, and brook trout. As temperatures rise, bass season kicks into gear, drawing enthusiasts to the state's abundant bass fisheries such as Lake Erie and the Hudson River.

Summer brings peak fishing opportunities across New York's waters, from the Great Lakes to the Adirondack ponds. Warm waters see a surge in activity for species like walleye, northern pike, and panfish, making it an ideal time for both boat and shore fishing. Anglers flock to Long Island's coastal waters for fluke and striped bass, while inland lakes like Lake George provide a serene setting for catching a variety of freshwater species. The longer days and balmy weather create perfect conditions for fishing excursions, whether for a day trip or a weekend getaway.

As autumn colors paint the landscape, New York's fishing scene shifts once again. Cooler temperatures trigger migrations and spawning behaviors among many fish species, making fall a prime season for both freshwater and saltwater fishing. Salmon runs in Lake Ontario and its tributaries attract anglers seeking trophy catches, while Long Island's south shore sees a resurgence in striped bass activity. The quieter, scenic beauty of New York's parks and preserves during this time offers a peaceful backdrop for anglers looking to enjoy the changing seasons while casting their lines in pursuit of prized fish.

What types of fishing are popular in New York?

In New York, fishing enthusiasts have a wide range of types and techniques to choose from, catering to both freshwater and saltwater environments across the state. Fly fishing holds a special place for many anglers, particularly in the Catskill Mountains where iconic rivers like the Beaver Kill and Esopus Creek provide ideal conditions for casting dry flies to trout. This method requires finesse and skill, as anglers mimic natural insect movements to entice their elusive quarry. Alternatively, spinning or baitcasting gear is popular for targeting bass, pike, and walleye in lakes such as Lake Champlain or the Finger Lakes. These methods involve using lures or live bait to attract and hook fish, making them versatile choices for both beginners and seasoned anglers alike.

For those drawn to the coast, saltwater fishing in New York offers its own set of thrills and challenges. Surfcasting from Long Island's ocean beaches or casting from the rocky shores of Montauk are favored techniques for catching striped bass, bluefish, and fluke. Offshore fishing enthusiasts can embark on charter trips from ports like Montauk or Brooklyn, pursuing larger game fish such as tuna, marlin, and shark. These excursions often involve trolling with heavy-duty tackle and live bait, requiring patience and stamina as anglers wait for the telltale strike of a deep-sea predator.

Ice fishing adds another dimension to New York's fishing seasons, transforming frozen lakes into winter wonderlands of angling activity. From the frozen expanses of Lake Ontario to smaller bodies of water throughout the state, ice anglers drill through thick ice to drop lines for perch, trout, and panfish. Specialized equipment such as ice augers, shelters, and tip-ups are essential for staying comfortable and maximizing the chances of a successful catch during these chilly outings. Whether casting in a quiet Adirondack stream, battling waves off Montauk Point, or patiently waiting on a frozen lake, New York's diverse fishing techniques ensure there's a method suited to every angler's preference and skill level throughout the year.

What species are popular for fishing in New York?

When fishing in New York, anglers have a rich diversity of species to target depending on their location and preferred fishing method. In freshwater lakes and rivers, trout are a prized catch, with species like rainbow, brown, and brook trout abundant in both stocked and wild waters. The Catskill region is particularly renowned for its trout fishing, offering challenging streams and scenic backdrops that attract fly fishermen from around the world. Bass fishing enthusiasts also have plenty to look forward to, with largemouth and smallmouth bass thriving in lakes such as Lake Champlain and the Finger Lakes. These fish are known for their aggressive strikes and provide exciting sport for anglers using a variety of techniques from casting lures to trolling.

Moving to New York's coastal waters, striped bass stand out as one of the most sought-after species. These powerful fish are plentiful along Long Island's shores and provide thrilling battles for surfcasters and boaters alike. Fluke, another popular saltwater species, are found in abundance in the bays and estuaries of Long Island Sound, where anglers use bottom rigs baited with squid or minnows to entice these flatfish. Further offshore, anglers can target larger game fish such as bluefin tuna, mahi-mahi, and sharks during seasonal migrations, making deep-sea fishing trips out of Montauk and New York City ports memorable adventures.

Throughout the state, anglers can also enjoy catching a variety of panfish including crappie, bluegill, and sunfish, which provide excellent opportunities for family-friendly fishing outings. Whether casting from a dock on Lake George or trolling along the St. Lawrence River, New York's diverse ecosystem ensures there's a species to target year-round, promising both recreational enjoyment and the chance to reel in impressive catches.

What are the best places to fish in New York?

New York boasts an array of prime fishing destinations that cater to anglers of all skill levels and preferences. For freshwater enthusiasts, the Adirondack Park stands out as a treasure trove of lakes, rivers, and streams teeming with trout, bass, and panfish. Places like Lake George offer stunning scenery along with opportunities to catch a variety of fish species, making it a favorite for both boat and shore anglers. The Catskill Mountains are another iconic region, renowned for its trout fishing in famous rivers like the Delaware and Esopus, where fly fishing aficionados can test their skills against wild and stocked trout populations.

Long Island provides exceptional saltwater fishing opportunities, with its extensive coastline offering access to a diverse range of species. Montauk, often referred to as the "Sportfishing Capital of the World," attracts anglers from around the globe for its legendary striped bass and bluefish runs. Anglers can also target fluke, blackfish, and porgies in the bountiful waters of Long Island Sound and the Atlantic Ocean. Along the shores of Staten Island and Brooklyn, urban fishing spots offer convenient access to striped bass, bluefish, and even occasional surprises like weakfish and sheepshead, providing a unique blend of cityscape views and productive fishing grounds.

Upstate, the Finger Lakes region is celebrated for its excellent year-round fishing opportunities. Lakes such as Seneca, Cayuga, and Skaneateles are not only picturesque but also host a variety of fish species including trout, salmon, bass, and panfish. Lake Ontario and its tributaries, such as the Salmon River, draw anglers seeking trophy salmon and steelhead during their spawning seasons. Whether casting from a tranquil mountain stream, navigating the open waters of a vast lake, or enjoying the vibrant coastal fishing scene, New York's diverse landscapes ensure there's a perfect fishing spot waiting to be discovered throughout the state.

Does New York have good fishing?

New York is an excellent destination for fishing, offering a diverse array of opportunities in both freshwater and saltwater environments. The state is home to numerous lakes, rivers, and reservoirs that provide abundant fishing spots for a variety of species. Iconic locations like the Finger Lakes, Lake George, and the Adirondack Park are renowned for their populations of Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike, Walleye, and various species of Trout and Salmon. The state's extensive freshwater systems cater to different fishing styles, whether you enjoy boat fishing, fly fishing, or casting from the shore.

In addition to its freshwater fishing, New York boasts exceptional saltwater fishing along its Atlantic coastline. The waters around Long Island, including Montauk and the Great South Bay, are prime spots for catching Striped Bass, Bluefish, Fluke, and Blackfish. Offshore fishing charters offer the chance to reel in larger species such as Tuna, Shark, and Mahi-Mahi. The diverse marine environments and seasonal migrations of fish create dynamic and exciting fishing experiences for anglers of all skill levels. The state's coastal fishing is enhanced by the scenic beauty of its beaches and the accessibility of its fishing piers and boat launches.

New York's fishing community is robust and well-supported by various resources, events, and conservation efforts. The state hosts numerous fishing tournaments and derbies, such as the Bassmaster Elite Series on the St. Lawrence River and the Great New York State Fair Fishing Derby, which attract anglers from across the region and beyond. Local bait shops, fishing guides, and online resources provide valuable information and support, ensuring that anglers can make the most of their fishing trips. Additionally, New York's commitment to sustainable fishing practices and habitat conservation helps maintain healthy fish populations and pristine fishing environments. With its diverse and plentiful fishing opportunities, supportive community, and dedication to conservation, New York stands out as a top destination for fishing enthusiasts.

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