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New York City Fishing



New York City Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing New York City, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Anchovy

  2. Anchovy

    There is a 22.35% catch rate for Anchovy, based on 2887 Anchovy counted.

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  3. Bluefish

  4. Bluefish

    There is a 15.48% catch rate for Bluefish, based on 2000 Bluefish counted.

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  5. Flounder

  6. Flounder

    There is a 12.51% catch rate for Flounder, based on 1616 Flounder counted.

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  7. Red Hake

  8. Red Hake

    There is a 6.96% catch rate for Red Hake, based on 899 Red Hake counted.

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  9. Scup

  10. Scup

    There is a 6.83% catch rate for Scup, based on 882 Scup counted.

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  11. Tautog

  12. Tautog

    There is a 5.69% catch rate for Tautog, based on 735 Tautog counted.

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  13. Winter Flounder

  14. Winter Flounder

    There is a 5.56% catch rate for Winter Flounder, based on 718 Winter Flounder counted.

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  15. Striped Searobin

  16. Striped Searobin

    There is a 5.35% catch rate for Striped Searobin, based on 691 Striped Searobin counted.

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  17. Striped Bass

  18. Striped Bass

    There is a 5.17% catch rate for Striped Bass, based on 668 Striped Bass counted.

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  19. Black Sea Bass

  20. Black Sea Bass

    There is a 2.72% catch rate for Black Sea Bass, based on 351 Black Sea Bass counted.

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Recommendations above based on 55 species of fish and 12919 fish counted for May around New York City.

To date, there are 163 species of fish and a total of 2856765 fish counted for New York City and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1815 (209 years).

Last Update: 5/21/2024 5:42:15 PM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for New York City are the following:

  1. Choapa Shipwreck
    The Choapa was originally named Helga, and was built at Helsingors Jernsk & Msk in 1937. The vessel was 292 feet long and 41 feet wide. It sank on September 21, 1944 while


  2. TIN CAN GROUNDS


  3. WRECK THREE SISTERS
    40.38565 -73.6008


  4. RATTLESNAKE
    RATTLESNAKE


  5. REEFV.L. KEEGAN
    40.3607166666667 -73.9354833333333


  6. Coleman Barge 45 barge


  7. Roda Wreck


  8. Long Beach Pier
    Park Avenue and Magnolia Boulevard at the end of the bay


  9. 4293


  10. Stone Barge


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Top New York City Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. True World Tackle
    Tackle ShopTrue World Tackle is a retail store with state of the art fishing tackle. We carry a full line of fishing rods both conventional, spinning, and fly rods, conventional reels, bait caster reels, spinning reels, fly reels, crab traps, hooks,

  2. Bernie's Fishing Tackle
    Bernie’s Bait & Tackle, located in the heart of Sheepshead Bay at 3035 Emmons Ave., has been as icon in the local fishing community for some 50 years.

  3. Great Kills Bait & Tackle


  4. Michael's Bait & Tackle Shop


  5. Capitol Fishing Tackle Company


  6. White Water Fishing Supply, Inc.


  7. E-Z Catch Bait & Tackle
    E-Z Catch Crab Traps & Pot's Are of The Highest Quality, Longest Lasting, Made in the United States of America..Done Right the First Time... All our Products are Manufactured in Staten Island, New York

  8. Peace Token Fishing Tackle
    Peace Token Tackle has all the quality supplies a fisherman demands. Peace Token specializes in jigging and I have introduced many anglers into jigging over the years. In my time jigging I have been fortunate to land over 1400 tuna on jigs. Of them,

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Top New York City Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Marilyn Jean IV
    The Marilyn Jean IV party boat is conveniently located in Famous Sheepshead Bay Brooklyn NY. All fishing trips will depart from pier 6.

  2. Never Enuff Fishing
    Let's Go Fishing! Offering Open-boat & Private Fishing Charters.

  3. Regina E Sportfishing Incorporated


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Top New York City Marinas

  1. Bayside Marina
    We offer daily fishing and boating rentals, seasonal dock space and mooring rentals and provide 24/7 launch service.We have a full service Snack Bar. Our facilities are handicap accessible.

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