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Fall Bonito Special!

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31 ft 1 - 6 People From $650
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Thresher Shark Fishing Fun!

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Striper Extravaganza!

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31 ft 1 - 6 People From $650
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New York Sea Bass Thriller!

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31 ft 1 - 6 People From $650
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Fishing in Highlands
Fishing in Highlands
Fishing in Highlands
trip description for 6 hour trip- Striped Bass in Highlands

Striped bass fishing will be a 6-hour trip from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. or 12:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter near Freeport

6 Hour Trip- Striped Bass

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50 ft 1 - 15 People From $1,050
Fishing in Port Washington
Fishing in Port Washington
Fishing in Port Washington
trip description for Big Fish With Your Big Group in Port Washington

Get out on the waters of Long Island Sound and enjoy a great day of open-boat fishing on a trip with us! These trips are perfect for families and big groups—we can hold up to 15 fishing passengers, or 25 non-fishing passengers if you're just looking for a beautiful cruise. On these trips, you'll chase a variety of well-known East Coast gamefish, including Flounder, Striped Bass, Blackfish (also known as Tautog), Bluefish, and more! Thes fish are a blast to catch, and great table fare as well. If you want to take your catch home, the crew is more than happy to fillet and package your catch for you. You'll be aboard our 50' sportfisher with an enclosed, climate-controlled cabin, two decks, and all the amenities you could hope for. She's powered by twin diesel engines with a combined 1500 horsepower, so you'll waste no time getting to the best fishing spots. Whether your group has a lot of fishing experience or a little, these trips are super fun for all involved! Your captain will bring along everything you need, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle. All you need to remember is proper clothing, sunscreen, a cooler for your catch, and some snacks and drinks! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter near Freeport

Big Fish With Your Big Group

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46 ft 1 - 15 People From $1,750
Fishing in Port Washington
Fishing in Port Washington
Fishing in Port Washington
trip description for 15-Person Private Charter in Port Washington

Get out on the waters of Long Island Sound and enjoy a great day of open-boat fishing on a trip with us! These trips are perfect for families and big groups—we can hold up to 15 fishing passengers, or 25 non-fishing passengers if you're just looking for a beautiful cruise. On these trips, you'll chase a variety of well-known East Coast gamefish, including Flounder, Striped Bass, Blackfish (also known as Tautog), Bluefish, and more! Thes fish are a blast to catch, and great table fare as well. If you want to take your catch home, the crew is more than happy to fillet and package your catch for you. You'll be aboard our 50' sportfisher with an enclosed, climate-controlled cabin, two decks, and all the amenities you could hope for. She's powered by twin diesel engines with a combined 1500 horsepower, so you'll waste no time getting to the best fishing spots. Whether your group has a lot of fishing experience or a little, these trips are super fun for all involved! Your captain will bring along everything you need, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle. All you need to remember is proper clothing, sunscreen, a cooler for your catch, and some snacks and drinks! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter near Freeport

15-Person Private Charter

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60 ft 1 - 41 People From $3,600
Fishing in New York
Fishing in New York
Fishing in New York
trip description for Full Day NYC Charter in New York

Cast your line for a half day of adventure with Captain Arthur! Bask in the scenery of New York’s stunning coastline while perfecting your light tackle or fly-fishing skills. During your trip, you’ll fish for Striped Bass and Bluefish with a sea-savvy captain Arthur , who will instruct you in fly-tying and proper casting techniques, as well as bottom bait-fishing. He’ll also offer instructions in conventional fishing techniques. Gear will be provided, and you’ll make the most of the guide’s thorough knowledge of where the big fish bite. In addition, you’ll be fishing aboard a 22’ Cape Craft center console boat, which offers a spacious and safe ride for up to 2 passengers plus the guide. Powered by a 150 HP Yamaha engine, the boat features state of the art electronics, including a fish finder and a chart plotter to get you on the fish. Arthur will contact you after booking to confirm your meeting location, and he’ll make sure that everything is taken care of. He’ll will even provide snacks and drinks when on board, and he’s got you covered for your fishing license. Get booking and get ready for a thrilling day on NYC’s exciting waters with Captain Arthur! Read More

Flats, Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter near Freeport

Full Day NYC Charter

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22 ft 1 - 3 People From $750
Fishing in Highlands
Fishing in Highlands
Fishing in Highlands
trip description for New Jersey on Light Tackle in Highlands

If you're looking to get hooked up, big-time, in New England, this trip is meant for you! Join Captain Michael for an unforgettable inshore fishing charter in the beautiful waters between Long Island and Cape Cod. You will be fishing on a well-maintained 23' Jones Bros bay boat, purpose-built for fishing here and equipped with all the necessary gear, including top-of-the-line rods, reels, and tackle. She sports a 175-HP Yamaha engine and is capable of cruising at 40 knots, so you'll be on the fish in a snap. Captain Michael is a seasoned angler with years of experience fishing the local waters. He specializes in fly and light tackle fishing, but he's also known for his skill in trolling, jigging, spinning, popping, and deep-sea fishing. On this inshore trip, you'll have an ideal opportunity to target East Coast classics including Black Seabass, Bluefish, Stripers, and Flounder. Captain Michael will make sure you've got the perfect tackle for the job, depending on the fish and the time of year, to give you the best chance of catching the species you're after. Whether you're an experienced angler or a first-timer, Captain Michael will provide all the necessary instruction and equipment to ensure that you have a successful day on the water. He will also clean and fillet your catch at the end of the trip so you can take it home for a delicious meal. Book your trip today and let Captain Michael show you the beauty and the thrill of inshore fishing. With his knowledge and experience, you'll be sure to have a great time and make some unforgettable memories! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter near Freeport

New Jersey On Light Tackle

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23 ft 1 - 4 People From $450
Fishing in Highlands
Fishing in Highlands
Fishing in Highlands
trip description for 10-Hour Offshore Special in Highlands

If you're looking to get hooked up, big-time, in New England, this trip is meant for you! Join Captain Michael for an unforgettable offshore fishing charter in the beautiful waters between Long Island and Cape Cod. You will be fishing on a well-maintained 23' Jones Bros bay boat, purpose-built for fishing here and equipped with all the necessary gear, including top-of-the-line rods, reels, and tackle. She sports a 175-HP Yamaha engine and is capable of cruising at 40 knots, so you'll be on the fish in a snap. Captain Michael is a seasoned angler with years of experience fishing the local waters. He specializes in fly and light tackle fishing, but he's also known for his skill in trolling, jigging, spinning, popping, and deep-sea fishing. On this offshore trip, you'll have an ideal opportunity to target East Coast sportfish such as Bluefin Tuna, Bonito, and Mahi. Captain Michael will make sure you've got the perfect tackle for the job, depending on the fish and the time of year, to give you the best chance of catching the big ones you're after. Whether you're an experienced angler or a first-timer, Captain Michael will provide all the necessary instruction and equipment to ensure that you have a successful day on the water. He will also clean and fillet your catch at the end of the trip so you can take it home for a delicious meal. Book your trip today and let Captain Michael show you the beauty and the thrill of inshore fishing. With his knowledge and experience, you'll be sure to have a great time and make some unforgettable memories! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter near Freeport

10-Hour Offshore Special

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23 ft 1 - 4 People From $1,200
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Fishing in Port Washington
Fishing in Port Washington
Fishing in Port Washington
trip description for Striper Trolling Trip in Port Washington

There's exciting action waiting for you in the costal waters off Long Island! On this trip, Captain Stephen will take you out trolling for Striped Bass, Bluefish, and Flounder—all great fish for beginners and pros alike. When a big Striper grabs your line, get ready for a fight! They love to take long runs and can spool a reel in a hurry. Captain Stephen's 31' Eastern is the perfect boat for this trip. Holding up to 6 anglers and equipped with a 330-HP Volvo engine, plus a GPS navigation system, fishfinder, a more, there's no better vessel out there. She also features a restroom, kitchen, A/C, and refrigerator to keep you and your party comfortable through the entire trip. For your trip with Captain Stephen, you're encouraged to bring along your own angling equipment. If you don't have your own, Stephen can provide you with equipment for a separate fee. Stephen will provide you with drinks and snacks as well as your fishing license for the day. Get out there and see what Long Island has to offer! Read More

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter near Freeport

Striper Trolling Trip

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31 ft 1 - 6 People From $800
Fishing in Port Washington
Fishing in Port Washington
Fishing in Port Washington
trip description for Big Fish With Your Big Group in Port Washington

Get out on the waters of Long Island Sound and enjoy a great day of open-boat fishing on a trip with us! These trips are perfect for families and big groups—we can hold up to 15 fishing passengers, or 25 non-fishing passengers if you're just looking for a beautiful cruise. On these trips, you'll chase a variety of well-known East Coast gamefish, including Flounder, Striped Bass, Blackfish (also known as Tautog), Bluefish, and more! Thes fish are a blast to catch, and great table fare as well. If you want to take your catch home, the crew is more than happy to fillet and package your catch for you. You'll be aboard our 50' sportfisher with an enclosed, climate-controlled cabin, two decks, and all the amenities you could hope for. She's powered by twin diesel engines with a combined 1500 horsepower, so you'll waste no time getting to the best fishing spots. Whether your group has a lot of fishing experience or a little, these trips are super fun for all involved! Your captain will bring along everything you need, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle. All you need to remember is proper clothing, sunscreen, a cooler for your catch, and some snacks and drinks! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter near Freeport

Big Fish With Your Big Group

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46 ft 1 - 15 People From $1,750
Fishing in Port Washington
Fishing in Port Washington
Fishing in Port Washington
trip description for 15-Person Private Charter in Port Washington

Get out on the waters of Long Island Sound and enjoy a great day of open-boat fishing on a trip with us! These trips are perfect for families and big groups—we can hold up to 15 fishing passengers, or 25 non-fishing passengers if you're just looking for a beautiful cruise. On these trips, you'll chase a variety of well-known East Coast gamefish, including Flounder, Striped Bass, Blackfish (also known as Tautog), Bluefish, and more! Thes fish are a blast to catch, and great table fare as well. If you want to take your catch home, the crew is more than happy to fillet and package your catch for you. You'll be aboard our 50' sportfisher with an enclosed, climate-controlled cabin, two decks, and all the amenities you could hope for. She's powered by twin diesel engines with a combined 1500 horsepower, so you'll waste no time getting to the best fishing spots. Whether your group has a lot of fishing experience or a little, these trips are super fun for all involved! Your captain will bring along everything you need, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle. All you need to remember is proper clothing, sunscreen, a cooler for your catch, and some snacks and drinks! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter near Freeport

15-Person Private Charter

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60 ft 1 - 41 People From $3,600
Fishing in Highlands
Fishing in Highlands
Fishing in Highlands
trip description for New Jersey on Light Tackle in Highlands

If you're looking to get hooked up, big-time, in New England, this trip is meant for you! Join Captain Michael for an unforgettable inshore fishing charter in the beautiful waters between Long Island and Cape Cod. You will be fishing on a well-maintained 23' Jones Bros bay boat, purpose-built for fishing here and equipped with all the necessary gear, including top-of-the-line rods, reels, and tackle. She sports a 175-HP Yamaha engine and is capable of cruising at 40 knots, so you'll be on the fish in a snap. Captain Michael is a seasoned angler with years of experience fishing the local waters. He specializes in fly and light tackle fishing, but he's also known for his skill in trolling, jigging, spinning, popping, and deep-sea fishing. On this inshore trip, you'll have an ideal opportunity to target East Coast classics including Black Seabass, Bluefish, Stripers, and Flounder. Captain Michael will make sure you've got the perfect tackle for the job, depending on the fish and the time of year, to give you the best chance of catching the species you're after. Whether you're an experienced angler or a first-timer, Captain Michael will provide all the necessary instruction and equipment to ensure that you have a successful day on the water. He will also clean and fillet your catch at the end of the trip so you can take it home for a delicious meal. Book your trip today and let Captain Michael show you the beauty and the thrill of inshore fishing. With his knowledge and experience, you'll be sure to have a great time and make some unforgettable memories! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter near Freeport

New Jersey On Light Tackle

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23 ft 1 - 4 People From $450
Fishing in Highlands
Fishing in Highlands
Fishing in Highlands
trip description for 10-Hour Offshore Special in Highlands

If you're looking to get hooked up, big-time, in New England, this trip is meant for you! Join Captain Michael for an unforgettable offshore fishing charter in the beautiful waters between Long Island and Cape Cod. You will be fishing on a well-maintained 23' Jones Bros bay boat, purpose-built for fishing here and equipped with all the necessary gear, including top-of-the-line rods, reels, and tackle. She sports a 175-HP Yamaha engine and is capable of cruising at 40 knots, so you'll be on the fish in a snap. Captain Michael is a seasoned angler with years of experience fishing the local waters. He specializes in fly and light tackle fishing, but he's also known for his skill in trolling, jigging, spinning, popping, and deep-sea fishing. On this offshore trip, you'll have an ideal opportunity to target East Coast sportfish such as Bluefin Tuna, Bonito, and Mahi. Captain Michael will make sure you've got the perfect tackle for the job, depending on the fish and the time of year, to give you the best chance of catching the big ones you're after. Whether you're an experienced angler or a first-timer, Captain Michael will provide all the necessary instruction and equipment to ensure that you have a successful day on the water. He will also clean and fillet your catch at the end of the trip so you can take it home for a delicious meal. Book your trip today and let Captain Michael show you the beauty and the thrill of inshore fishing. With his knowledge and experience, you'll be sure to have a great time and make some unforgettable memories! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter near Freeport

10-Hour Offshore Special

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23 ft 1 - 4 People From $1,200
Fishing in New York
Fishing in New York
Fishing in New York
trip description for Full Day NYC Charter in New York

Cast your line for a half day of adventure with Captain Arthur! Bask in the scenery of New York’s stunning coastline while perfecting your light tackle or fly-fishing skills. During your trip, you’ll fish for Striped Bass and Bluefish with a sea-savvy captain Arthur , who will instruct you in fly-tying and proper casting techniques, as well as bottom bait-fishing. He’ll also offer instructions in conventional fishing techniques. Gear will be provided, and you’ll make the most of the guide’s thorough knowledge of where the big fish bite. In addition, you’ll be fishing aboard a 22’ Cape Craft center console boat, which offers a spacious and safe ride for up to 2 passengers plus the guide. Powered by a 150 HP Yamaha engine, the boat features state of the art electronics, including a fish finder and a chart plotter to get you on the fish. Arthur will contact you after booking to confirm your meeting location, and he’ll make sure that everything is taken care of. He’ll will even provide snacks and drinks when on board, and he’s got you covered for your fishing license. Get booking and get ready for a thrilling day on NYC’s exciting waters with Captain Arthur! Read More

Flats, Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter near Freeport

Full Day NYC Charter

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22 ft 1 - 3 People From $750
Fishing in Freeport
Fishing in Freeport
Fishing in Freeport
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

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Freeport

Offshore Monster Sharking!!

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31 ft 1 - 4 People From $2,000
Fishing in Freeport
Fishing in Freeport
Fishing in Freeport
trip description for Striper Extravaganza! in Freeport

Experience the Thrill of New York Trophy Striper Fishing with Captain Ray! Prepare to embark on an unforgettable fishing expedition with Captain Ray at the helm of his newly restored vessel. This remarkable vessel, equipped with twin 315 HP Yanmar engines, is your ticket to swift and exciting trophy striper fishing in the heart of New York's legendary waters. Speed and Comfort: With its powerful engines, the vessel will have you cruising to prime fishing spots in no time. This spacious vessel offers ample seating for up to 6 anglers on most trips, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable experience for all. Trophy Striper Awaits: New York is renowned for its trophy striper fishing, and Captain Ray knows the waters like the back of his hand. He'll guide you to the best spots where these behemoths roam, giving you a shot at reeling in the catch of a lifetime. Hassle-Free Experience: Once you're back on the dock, Captain Ray and his crew will expertly fillet and bag your prized catch, leaving you with the simple task of deciding how to prepare your fresh, delicious fish later. All Skill Levels Welcome: Captain Ray's passion for the water knows no bounds, and he welcomes anglers of all skill levels on board. Whether you're a seasoned pro or a beginner, you'll have the opportunity to learn from the best and make unforgettable memories on the water. This isn't just a fishing trip; it's an opportunity to connect with the thrill of the open sea and the excitement of trophy striper fishing in New York's vibrant waters. Captain Ray's trips are in high demand, so gather your crew and secure your spot today. Get ready to cast your line, feel the adrenaline rush, and bring home the trophy striper you've been dreaming of! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Freeport

Striper Extravaganza!

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31 ft 1 - 6 People From $650
Fishing in Freeport
Fishing in Freeport
Fishing in Freeport
trip description for New York Sea Bass Thriller! in Freeport

Embark on an exciting black sea bass fishing adventure in New York with Captain Ray! Join us for an unforgettable fishing journey in the waters of New York, as we set sail on our 31' sportfisher. Captain Ray invites you to discover the thrill of Black Sea Bass fishing on this exciting adventure. What's in Store? Get ready to reel in the prized Black Sea Bass as we navigate the rich fishing grounds of New York. These waters are teeming with these delicious and exciting fish. Captain Ray is your experienced and friendly guide, ready to lead you to the best fishing spots and share valuable insights. With his expertise you're in for a memorable angling experience. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Freeport

New York Sea Bass Thriller!

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31 ft 1 - 6 People From $650
Fishing in Freeport
Fishing in Freeport
Fishing in Freeport
trip description for Fall Bonito Special! in Freeport

Embark on an exciting black sea bass fishing adventure in New York with Captain Ray! Join us for an unforgettable fishing journey in the waters of New York, as we set sail on our 31' sportfisher. Captain Ray invites you to discover the thrill of Black Sea Bass fishing on this exciting adventure. What's in Store? Get ready to reel in the prized Black Sea Bass as we navigate the rich fishing grounds of New York. These waters are teeming with these delicious and exciting fish. Captain Ray is your experienced and friendly guide, ready to lead you to the best fishing spots and share valuable insights. With his expertise you're in for a memorable angling experience. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Freeport

Fall Bonito Special!

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31 ft 1 - 6 People From $650
Fishing in Freeport
Fishing in Freeport
Fishing in Freeport
trip description for Thresher Shark Fishing Fun! in Freeport

Captain Ray's Thresher Shark Fishing Adventure in New York! Are you seeking an epic fishing experience this summer? Look no further! Join Captain Ray for an exhilarating Thresher Shark fishing trip right off the New York coast. During the summer months, these massive Thresher Sharks, some reaching astonishing sizes, make their presence known as they invade our local coastlines, just a few miles offshore. Captain Ray is your seasoned guide, ready to take you on a thrilling journey to reel in these magnificent creatures. We'll use tried-and-true chumming techniques to attract these big predators, setting the stage for an action-packed fishing adventure like no other. This trip is perfect for those in pursuit of big fish and non-stop action. We keep our groups small, with a maximum of four people, to ensure everyone has a chance to experience the excitement up close. Don't miss out on the opportunity of a lifetime—book your Thresher Shark fishing trip with Captain Ray now! Read More

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Freeport

Thresher Shark Fishing Fun!

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31 ft 1 - 4 People From $1,200
Fishing in Highlands
Fishing in Highlands
Fishing in Highlands
trip description for 6 hour trip- Striped Bass in Highlands

Striped bass fishing will be a 6-hour trip from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. or 12:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter near Freeport

6 Hour Trip- Striped Bass

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50 ft 1 - 15 People From $1,050

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What are the best fishing charters in Freeport?

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

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 12 trips in Freeport, and the most popular trips in the area are Offshore Monster Sharking!! guided by Ray, Thresher Shark Fishing Fun! guided by Ray, and New York Sea Bass Thriller! guided by Ray.

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 Freeport? Check out our beginner and family friendly charters in Freeport.

What types of fishing charters are common in Freeport?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular type of fishing in Freeport as well as inshore fishing, nearshore fishing, and flats fishing.

The most commonly sought after species in Freeport are: 1. striped bass, 2. black seabass, 3. fluke, 4. bluefish, and 5. flounder.

The most common fishing techniques in Freeport are trolling, artificial lure fishing, and live bait fishing but cut bait fishing and heavy tackle fishing are popular as well.

How much do Freeport fishing charters cost?

Prices in Freeport can range anywhere from about $650 to $2,050, but the average price for a half day trip in Freeport is $1,219. The average price for a full day trip in Freeport is $1,347.

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 Freeport?

The most popular season for fishing in Freeport is summer, and most anglers book their trips 37 days in advance.

Do I need a Freeport fishing license and what are the bag limits in Freeport?

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

What is fishing in Freeport?

Fishing in Freeport, New York, offers anglers a diverse range of experiences along the shores of Long Island's south shore. Situated just a short distance from New York City, Freeport boasts access to some of the best fishing grounds in the region. Whether casting lines from the docks, chartering a boat for deep-sea excursions, or surfcasting along the beaches, visitors to Freeport can enjoy a variety of angling opportunities against the backdrop of the iconic Long Island coastline.

One of the highlights of fishing in Freeport is the abundance of saltwater species that inhabit the waters of the Atlantic Ocean and surrounding bays. From striped bass and bluefish to fluke and blackfish, anglers can target a diverse array of game fish throughout the year. Whether fishing from a private boat or joining a guided charter, anglers have the chance to reel in trophy-sized catches while enjoying the scenic beauty of Freeport's coastal waters.

In addition to saltwater fishing, Freeport also offers opportunities for freshwater angling in nearby lakes, ponds, and rivers. Just a short drive from the coast, anglers can explore freshwater habitats teeming with bass, trout, and panfish. With its convenient location, rich fishing heritage, and diverse range of angling opportunities, Freeport, New York, stands as a prime destination for anglers seeking memorable fishing experiences along Long Island's south shore.

What are the most popular months to fish in Freeport?

Fishing seasons in Freeport, New York, follow the rhythms of the changing seasons, offering anglers a diverse array of opportunities throughout the year. Spring heralds the beginning of the fishing season as waters warm and marine life becomes more active. This season marks the return of striped bass to the coastal waters near Freeport, drawing anglers eager to catch these prized game fish as they migrate along the Atlantic coast. Additionally, spring brings opportunities to target other species such as bluefish, fluke, and blackfish as they move into the bays and estuaries surrounding Freeport.

As summer arrives, fishing in Freeport reaches its peak, with warm temperatures and abundant marine life providing excellent conditions for anglers. Inshore species such as striped bass, bluefish, and fluke continue to thrive in the coastal waters, while offshore anglers target larger game fish such as tuna, shark, and mahi-mahi. Whether fishing from the shores of Jones Beach or chartering a boat for an offshore excursion, anglers in Freeport can enjoy productive fishing outings against the backdrop of Long Island's scenic coastline.

Fall brings cooler temperatures and changing foliage to Freeport, signaling the transition to a new fishing season. While some species begin to migrate south for the winter, others, such as striped bass, remain active in the coastal waters near Freeport. Fall is also prime time for surfcasting along the beaches and jetties, as migrating baitfish draw in predatory species like striped bass and bluefish. With its diverse range of fishing opportunities and year-round appeal, Freeport, New York, offers anglers an exciting and rewarding fishing experience in every season.

What types of fishing are popular in Freeport?

In Freeport, New York, anglers have a variety of fishing options to explore, catering to different preferences and skill levels. One popular method is surfcasting, which involves fishing from the shoreline or beaches along the south shore of Long Island. Anglers can target a range of species such as striped bass, bluefish, and fluke, using techniques like casting lures or bait into the surf and patiently waiting for a bite. Surfcasting allows anglers to enjoy the tranquility of the beach while soaking in the scenic beauty of the coastline.

For those seeking offshore adventures, deep-sea fishing charters are readily available in Freeport, providing access to some of the best fishing grounds in the Atlantic Ocean. Charter boats venture into deeper waters where anglers can target larger game fish such as tuna, shark, mahi-mahi, and marlin. With experienced captains and equipped vessels, anglers can enjoy thrilling battles with these powerful predators while taking in breathtaking views of the open ocean.

In addition to surfcasting and deep-sea excursions, Freeport also offers opportunities for inshore fishing in the surrounding bays, estuaries, and tidal creeks. Anglers can explore these shallow waters by kayak, skiff, or small boat, targeting species such as striped bass, bluefish, fluke, and blackfish. Inshore fishing allows anglers to navigate through scenic marshes and wetlands, casting lines into productive fishing spots while immersing themselves in the natural beauty of Freeport's coastal habitats.

What species are popular in Freeport?

In Freeport, New York, anglers have the opportunity to target a diverse range of fish species in the waters surrounding Long Island's south shore. One of the most prized catches for anglers in Freeport is the striped bass, known for its powerful fight and delicious taste. These iconic game fish inhabit the coastal waters year-round, with peak fishing seasons occurring in the spring and fall. Whether casting from the shore, trolling along the coastline, or drifting over underwater structures, anglers can pursue striped bass using a variety of techniques and baits.

Another popular species to catch in Freeport is bluefish, which are abundant in the coastal waters throughout the warmer months. Bluefish are voracious predators known for their aggressive strikes and acrobatic fights, making them a favorite among anglers seeking thrilling battles. From surfcasting along the beaches to trolling in the bays and estuaries, anglers can target bluefish using a range of lures and baitfish imitations. With their sharp teeth and relentless energy, bluefish provide an exciting challenge for anglers of all skill levels.

In addition to striped bass and bluefish, Freeport offers opportunities to catch a variety of other saltwater species, including fluke, blackfish, porgy, and sea bass. These fish inhabit the coastal waters, bays, and estuaries surrounding Freeport, providing anglers with a diverse range of fishing experiences. Whether bottom fishing over reefs and wrecks or drifting along tidal flats, anglers can enjoy productive outings targeting these delicious and sought-after species against the backdrop of Long Island's scenic coastline.

What are the best places to fish in Freeport?

Freeport, New York, boasts several prime fishing spots along Long Island's south shore, providing anglers with ample opportunities to reel in their next big catch. One of the top destinations for fishing enthusiasts is the Freeport Nautical Mile, a bustling waterfront area lined with fishing charters, marinas, and bait shops. From here, anglers can easily access the open waters of the Atlantic Ocean or explore the nearby bays and estuaries teeming with a variety of fish species.

Jones Beach State Park is another popular fishing location in Freeport, offering miles of pristine shoreline along the Atlantic coast. Anglers can cast their lines from the surf or fish from the various jetties and piers scattered throughout the park. With its expansive beaches and panoramic views of the ocean, Jones Beach provides anglers with a picturesque setting to enjoy a day of fishing while soaking in the natural beauty of Long Island's coastline.

For those seeking freshwater fishing opportunities, nearby inland waterways such as Hempstead Lake State Park offer tranquil settings for anglers to pursue bass, trout, and panfish. With its scenic lakes and wooded surroundings, Hempstead Lake provides a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, allowing anglers to reconnect with nature while casting their lines into the calm waters. Whether fishing from the shores of the Nautical Mile, exploring the surf at Jones Beach, or casting into the serene lakes of Hempstead, Freeport offers anglers a variety of fishing experiences against the backdrop of Long Island's stunning coastal landscapes.

Other things to do in Freeport

In addition to its fantastic fishing opportunities, Freeport, New York, offers a wealth of activities to enjoy when you're not out on the water. One popular attraction is the Freeport Nautical Mile, a vibrant waterfront district lined with shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues. Visitors can stroll along the scenic boardwalk, browse the boutiques for unique souvenirs, or enjoy fresh seafood at one of the many waterfront eateries. With its lively atmosphere and picturesque views of the bay, the Nautical Mile is a must-visit destination for both locals and tourists alike.

History enthusiasts will appreciate exploring the nearby Long Island Maritime Museum, which showcases the rich maritime heritage of the region. Housed in historic waterfront buildings, the museum features exhibits on boatbuilding, maritime trade, and the history of Freeport and its surrounding communities. Visitors can tour historic ships, explore interactive exhibits, and learn about the maritime history of Long Island through artifacts and displays. The museum also hosts special events and educational programs throughout the year, providing opportunities for visitors of all ages to immerse themselves in the maritime culture of Freeport.

For outdoor enthusiasts, Freeport offers opportunities to explore the natural beauty of Long Island's south shore. Nearby Jones Beach State Park boasts miles of pristine sandy beaches, perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and picnicking. The park also features bike trails, nature walks, and birdwatching opportunities, allowing visitors to enjoy a day of outdoor recreation amidst the stunning coastal landscapes of Freeport. Whether strolling along the Nautical Mile, delving into maritime history at the museum, or soaking up the sun at Jones Beach, Freeport provides endless opportunities for fun and relaxation beyond the fishing grounds.

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