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New York City Fishing



Top New York City Fishing Spots

  1. Choapa Shipwreck
    4/16/2013 12:19:37 AM - 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
    4/8/2013 11:51:59 PM -


  3. WRECK THREE SISTERS
    5/7/2011 1:04:54 AM - 40.38565 -73.6008


  4. RATTLESNAKE
    4/8/2013 11:51:41 PM - RATTLESNAKE


  5. REEFV.L. KEEGAN
    5/7/2011 1:04:50 AM - 40.3607166666667 -73.9354833333333


  6. Roda Wreck
    4/16/2013 12:19:33 AM -


  7. Long Beach Pier
    4/19/2014 8:21:41 AM - Park Avenue and Magnolia Boulevard at the end of the bay


  8. striped bass
    10/17/2013 7:38:11 PM - Gateway Park, last parking lot entrance before Crookes Pt. 20".


  9. Dosoris Pond
    5/19/2011 10:43:22 PM - Dosoris Pond 40.8951, -73.6287


  10. SUCHORSKY PARK LITTLE FALLS - PASSAIC
    5/6/2013 4:26:12 AM -



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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. Atlantic Herring

  2. Atlantic Herring

    There is a 40.02% catch rate for Atlantic Herring, based on 922 Atlantic Herring counted.

    New York City Atlantic Herring Counts Chart
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  3. Tautog

  4. Tautog

    There is a 30.99% catch rate for Tautog, based on 714 Tautog counted.

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    Tautog

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  5. Atlantic Mackerel

  6. Atlantic Mackerel

    There is a 9.38% catch rate for Atlantic Mackerel, based on 216 Atlantic Mackerel counted.

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  7. Striped Bass

  8. Striped Bass

    There is a 5.3% catch rate for Striped Bass, based on 122 Striped Bass counted.

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  9. Spiny Dogfish

  10. Spiny Dogfish

    There is a 4.77% catch rate for Spiny Dogfish, based on 110 Spiny Dogfish counted.

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  11. Flounder

  12. Flounder

    There is a 3.6% catch rate for Flounder, based on 83 Flounder counted.

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  13. Atlantic Menhaden

  14. Atlantic Menhaden

    There is a 2.39% catch rate for Atlantic Menhaden, based on 55 Atlantic Menhaden counted.

    New York City Atlantic Menhaden Counts Chart
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  15. Cunner

  16. Cunner

    There is a 0.95% catch rate for Cunner, based on 22 Cunner counted.

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  17. Red Hake

  18. Red Hake

    There is a 0.48% catch rate for Red Hake, based on 11 Red Hake counted.

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  19. Black Drum

  20. Black Drum

    There is a 0.43% catch rate for Black Drum, based on 10 Black Drum counted.

    New York City Black Drum Counts Chart
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Recommendations above based on 31 species of fish and 2304 fish counted for December around New York City.

To date, there are 132 species of fish and a total of 1491133 fish counted for New York City and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1815 (207 years).

Last Update: 12/1/2022 9:46:47 AM

*** 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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Latest New York City Fishing Reports

  • Atlantic Highlands stipe bass fishing December 2
    12/3/2022 12:16:52 AM - After a couple of days of windy weather we have a nice day for our 3/4 day trip for stripe bass. Had to do a lot of riding and looking. Chased the birds. By the end of the da


  • Atlantic Highlands stripe bass fishing December 1
    12/1/2022 10:48:03 PM - The weather kept us from fishing yesterday and today.. Its is going to be a nice day tomorrow so come join us. Leaving at 7:30 am and returning between 2:30 and 3 pm for stri


  • Atlantic Highlands stripe bass fishing November 29
    11/30/2022 3:09:34 AM - Made our 3/4 day trip for stripe bass again today with a few people. Started out catching early but then we had to do a lot of looking. Had good short action but only a coupl


  • Atlantic Highlands stripe bass fishing November 28
    11/28/2022 11:34:18 PM - Made or 3/4 day trip for stripe bass today and it was not as easy as it has been. Did a lot of looking in the bay where we caught the fish on Saturday. We finished the day in


  • Atlantic Highlands stripe bass fishing November 27
    11/28/2022 1:14:59 AM - Weatherman got again today with the rain forecast. Only a couple of people shiowed so we did not fish. The rain is done and west wind tomorrow. Should be a nice day. Come joi


  • Atlantic Highlands stripe bass fishing November 26
    11/26/2022 11:45:45 PM - We made our 3/4 day trip for stripe bass today. Not the same fishing as earlier in the week but we caught. We caught on readings and chasing birds. Some guys diid quite well


  • Atlantic Highlands stripe bass fishing November 25
    11/25/2022 11:50:52 PM - The rain kept our people away and we did not fish. No rain tomorrow and we have people coming. Come join us. Leaving at 7:30 am and retiurning between 2:30 and 3 pm. Looking


  • Atlantic Highlands stripe bass fishing November 23
    11/23/2022 11:50:48 PM - Made our 3/4 day trip for stripe bass again today. The weather and the fishing was good as you would want. We caught the bass on readings and fish swirling around the boat. B


  • Atlantic Highlands stripe bass fishing November 22
    11/22/2022 11:17:04 PM - Only a few of our people made our 3/4 day trip for stripe bass today. The rest missed a great day of striper fishing again. Everyone had their limit of (28 to 38 in) and thei


  • Atlantic Highlands stripe bass fishing November 21
    11/22/2022 12:08:33 AM - A few people braved the morning cold and we made our 3/4 day trip for stripe bass today. It turned out to be a ral nice day and the bass were biting.Started out the morning w


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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. Capitol Fishing Tackle Company


  5. Michael's Bait & Tackle Shop


  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. Just Wonderfil Charters


  4. 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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