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Deep Sea Fishing Charters Near New York, Ny

Fishing in Freeport

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New York Sea Bass Thriller!

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Offshore Monster Sharking!!

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Fall Bonito Special!

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Striper Extravaganza!

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Fishing in New York

Flats, Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in New York

Full Day NYC Charter

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Fishing in Highlands

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Fishing in Port Washington

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15-Person Private Charter

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Fishing in Port Washington

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Big Fish With Your Big Group

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Fishing in Old Bridge

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8hr Fluke, Sea Bass, Porgies Or Ling

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Fishing in Port Washington

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Striper Trolling Trip

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Fishing in Freeport

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Thresher Shark Fishing Fun!

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Fishing in Old Bridge

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Tautog Wreck Trip

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Fishing in Old Bridge

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Fishing in New York

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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

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Fall Bonito Special!

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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 New York

10-Hour Offshore Special

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Fishing in Old Bridge
Fishing in Old Bridge
Fishing in Old Bridge
trip description for 8hr Fluke, Sea Bass, Porgies or Ling in Old Bridge

This is a 8 hr trip for in season species. We provide all the rods, tackle and bait. All you need to bring is your own food or drink. Read More

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8hr Fluke, Sea Bass, Porgies Or Ling

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35 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,050
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

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Thresher Shark Fishing Fun!

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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

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6 Hour Trip- Striped Bass

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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 New York

New Jersey On Light Tackle

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Everything to Know About Booking a Fishing Charter in New York

What are the best fishing charters in New York?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 15 trip in New York: Full Day NYC Charter guided by Arthur.

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.

Other popular cities nearby for booking a charter include Freeport, Port Washington and Highlands.

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 in New York as well as inshore fishing, nearshore fishing, and flats fishing.

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

The most common fishing techniques in New York are trolling, artificial lure fishing, and drift fishing but live bait fishing and cut bait fishing are popular as well.

How much do New York fishing charters cost?

in New York prices can range anywhere from about $650 to $2,020, but the average price for a half day trip in New York is $1,219. The average price for a full day trip in New York is $1,299.

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 47 days in advance.

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

You’re in luck! Our fishing tours in New York don’t require you to purchase a fishing license – your group is covered by your boat’s captain. See here for more information on bag limits and fishing season regulations in New York.

What is fishing in New York?

Fishing in New York, New York, offers a unique blend of urban angling opportunities amidst the iconic skyline of the city. Despite being a bustling metropolis, New York City boasts several prime fishing spots along its rivers, bays, and coastline. One popular destination for anglers is the Hudson River, which runs along Manhattan's western edge. Anglers can cast their lines from various piers and waterfront parks, targeting species such as striped bass, bluefish, and fluke. The Hudson River also offers opportunities for shore-based fishing, kayak fishing, and even catch-and-release fly fishing for those looking to enjoy a tranquil angling experience within the city limits.

In addition to the Hudson River, New York City offers access to the vast waters of Jamaica Bay, a 39-square-mile estuary located between Brooklyn and Queens. Jamaica Bay provides anglers with opportunities to catch a variety of saltwater species, including striped bass, bluefish, weakfish, and flounder. Anglers can fish from shore, kayak, or small boat, exploring the bay's numerous channels, marshes, and tidal flats. Jamaica Bay is also a popular destination for birdwatching and wildlife observation, with abundant opportunities to see shorebirds, waterfowl, and other native wildlife species.

Furthermore, New York City offers charter boat fishing excursions that depart from its various marinas, providing anglers with access to offshore fishing opportunities in the Atlantic Ocean. Charter boats target larger game fish such as tuna, mahi-mahi, shark, and marlin, making for thrilling angling adventures just a short distance from Manhattan's shores. Whether casting from shore, exploring the city's urban waterways, or venturing offshore on a charter boat, fishing in New York City offers anglers a diverse range of fishing experiences against the backdrop of one of the world's most iconic cityscapes.

What are the most popular months to fish in New York?

Fishing seasons in New York, New York, follow the natural cycles of the region's diverse aquatic ecosystems, providing anglers with a variety of fishing opportunities throughout the year. Spring marks the beginning of the fishing season as temperatures rise and fish become more active after the winter months. This season is particularly exciting for anglers in New York City as it signals the return of migratory species such as striped bass, bluefish, and flounder to the coastal waters. Anglers can target these prized game fish as they migrate along the Atlantic coast, providing excellent fishing opportunities in the city's rivers, bays, and estuaries.

As summer arrives, fishing in New York City reaches its peak, with warm temperatures and longer days creating ideal conditions for anglers. Inshore species such as striped bass, bluefish, and fluke thrive in the coastal waters, providing anglers with abundant fishing opportunities from shore, boat, or kayak. Additionally, summer is prime time for offshore fishing excursions, with charter boats departing regularly from the city's marinas to explore the deeper waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Anglers can target larger game fish such as tuna, mahi-mahi, shark, and marlin, making for thrilling angling adventures just a short distance from Manhattan's shores.

As fall approaches, temperatures begin to cool, signaling the transition to a new fishing season in New York City. While some species begin to migrate south for the winter, others, such as striped bass and bluefish, remain active in the coastal waters near the city. 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, New York City offers anglers an exciting and rewarding fishing experience in every season.

What types of fishing are popular in New York?

In New York, New York, anglers have access to a variety of fishing techniques and environments, each offering its own unique experience. One popular method is shore fishing, where anglers cast their lines from piers, docks, or shorelines along the city's rivers and bays. Shore fishing allows anglers to target species such as striped bass, bluefish, and flounder while enjoying the scenic views of the city skyline. Many waterfront parks and green spaces throughout the city provide designated fishing areas, making it easy for anglers to access productive fishing spots from shore.

Another favored technique in New York City is kayak fishing, which allows anglers to explore the city's urban waterways in search of fish. Kayak fishing provides anglers with a unique perspective and access to areas that may be inaccessible by larger boats or from shore. Anglers can paddle along the city's rivers, bays, and estuaries, targeting species such as striped bass, bluefish, and weakfish. With its tranquil waters and stunning views of the city, kayak fishing offers anglers a peaceful and immersive fishing experience in the heart of New York City.

For those seeking offshore adventures, New York City offers access to charter boat fishing excursions that depart from its various marinas. Charter boats provide anglers with the opportunity to explore the deeper waters of the Atlantic Ocean, where they can target larger game fish such as tuna, mahi-mahi, shark, and marlin. Whether trolling along the coastline or venturing offshore to explore underwater structures and offshore reefs, charter boat fishing offers anglers a thrilling angling adventure just a short distance from Manhattan's shores.

What species are popular in New York?

In New York, New York, anglers have the opportunity to target a diverse range of fish species in the city's rivers, bays, and surrounding waters. One of the most sought-after catches for anglers in New York City 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 shore, drifting along the shoreline, or trolling in deeper waters, anglers can pursue striped bass using a variety of techniques and baits.

Another prized species to catch in New York City is the 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 shore fishing along the piers and jetties to kayak fishing in the city's urban waterways, 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, New York City offers opportunities to catch a variety of other saltwater species, including fluke, weakfish, blackfish, and porgy. These fish inhabit the coastal waters, bays, and estuaries surrounding the city, 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 New York City's stunning skyline.

What are the best places to fish in New York?

New York, New York, offers anglers a variety of prime fishing spots, each with its own unique charm and opportunities. One standout destination for fishing enthusiasts is the Hudson River, which runs along Manhattan's western edge. Anglers can cast their lines from various piers and waterfront parks, targeting species such as striped bass, bluefish, and fluke. The Hudson River also offers opportunities for shore-based fishing, kayak fishing, and even catch-and-release fly fishing for those looking to enjoy a tranquil angling experience within the city limits.

Another popular fishing location in New York City is Jamaica Bay, a 39-square-mile estuary located between Brooklyn and Queens. Jamaica Bay provides anglers with opportunities to catch a variety of saltwater species, including striped bass, bluefish, weakfish, and flounder. Anglers can fish from shore, kayak, or small boat, exploring the bay's numerous channels, marshes, and tidal flats. Jamaica Bay is also a popular destination for birdwatching and wildlife observation, with abundant opportunities to see shorebirds, waterfowl, and other native wildlife species.

Additionally, New York City offers access to several offshore fishing opportunities for anglers seeking larger game fish. Charter boats depart regularly from the city's marinas, providing anglers with access to the deeper waters of the Atlantic Ocean. These charter boats target species such as tuna, mahi-mahi, shark, and marlin, making for thrilling angling adventures just a short distance from Manhattan's shores. Whether casting from shore, exploring the city's urban waterways, or venturing offshore on a charter boat, fishing in New York City offers anglers a diverse range of fishing experiences against the backdrop of one of the world's most iconic cityscapes.

Other things to do in New York

Beyond its fantastic fishing opportunities, New York, New York, offers visitors a plethora of activities to enjoy. One iconic attraction is Central Park, a sprawling oasis in the heart of Manhattan that offers a wide array of recreational activities. Visitors can explore the park's scenic pathways, enjoy picnics on the lawns, rent paddleboats on the lake, or visit famous landmarks like Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Central Park also hosts various events and performances throughout the year, providing endless opportunities for entertainment and relaxation amidst the city's hustle and bustle.

For those interested in culture and history, New York City boasts an abundance of world-class museums and landmarks. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and the American Museum of Natural History are just a few of the city's renowned institutions that offer captivating exhibitions and collections. Visitors can also explore historic landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, which provide insights into the city's rich heritage and significance on the global stage.

Furthermore, New York City is a mecca for dining, shopping, and entertainment, with vibrant neighborhoods offering diverse culinary experiences, boutique shopping, and Broadway shows. From sampling international cuisines in neighborhoods like Chinatown and Little Italy to strolling through the bustling streets of Times Square and SoHo, visitors can immerse themselves in the city's dynamic culture and energy. With its endless array of attractions and experiences, New York, New York, offers something for everyone to enjoy beyond the fishing grounds.

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