New York Fishing Reports

23 Codfish, 70 big red hake and more! on the Laura Lee

Local Open Boat Action! Get in on it while you can.
If you too enjoy bottom fishing then it’s time to break your cabin fever and get yourself a on a local boat for some New York Cod Fishing and everything else that’s around! This is the time of year to take advantage of this great action that your local open/charter boat will get you.

Laura Lee Fleet

This great weather and skilled anglers has combined for a bottom fishing bonanza! This trip turned into more than just just cod fishing.
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The 6 AM trip today caught 23 Codfish, 70 Big Red Hake, 1 Monkfish, 19 Sea Bass, 35 Ocean Pout, 55 Big Cape Shark, 26 Cunner, 1 Fluke, 1 Sundial, and 2 Silver Eels.

THEIR NEXT TRIP IS THIS WEDNESDAY 2/12/2020 at 6 AM AND THE FORECAST LOOKS GOOD.

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Hampton Lady Cod

Hampton Lady Fishing

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SUN 2/9/20 🐟☘Wasn’t sure what to expect after the previous days storm and 70kt winds. Dirty water inshore was lifeless as the bottom was still churned up. Looked around and found some fish to work on but still wasn’t what i hoped for or the type of fishing we have been having. Dogs got blown into town which made it difficult at times for us as well.
Boat Regulars Gene O. and Mike K. led the way with 10 pieces in the box with Genes good enough for the pool.
Thanks guys for making the trip out with us, gonna let the dust settle this week and pick it back up on Saturday!

☘Next Trip is this Saturday 02/15/20

Do not wait to book as trips fill quickly on weekends.

👉Call/Text for Reservations

👉15 passengers Max

👉$150pp

👉Private Charters available

🐟SAT 02/15/20 4am-4pm Wreck Trip

🚘Exit 65s on ST-27 (Sunrise HWY)

General

NYSF Fishing Show 2/15 and 2/16

When cabin fever sets in, it’s time to check out a local fishing show. This year’s New York Sportfishing Federation show is sure to be a winner. In addition to a lineup to top speakers, the show is packed with vendors and you’ll get a shot at a trip to Tanaku Lodge.

This is the longest running fishing show on Long Island and it supports the New York Sportfishing Federation as they represent our rights and our needs as New York Anglers. There are seminars with some of the regions top anglers. It then culminates with a huge action of great fishing equipment!

Come on down and have a great day with fellow New York Anglers!

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Superhawk local cod 1/02/2020

Had a lucky day yesterday on the Superhawk out of Point Lookout . It was their first cod trip of the season. I shuffled through about 15 cod and managed 7 nice market cod keepers. The cod were tight to the bottom and those of us with our hooks set lower had best results. I tied only a 6 inch dropper with 50LB leader 18 inches above my sinker using a Gami 6/0 bait Baccala 1.jpgBaccala 2.jpgBaccala 3.jpgholder. No jelly worms or jewelry of any kind. Plain Jane all the way. I know it made all the difference in the world that the boat had fresh and unsalted clams. Thanks to the mates and especially Captain Steve Kearney who gave us the best chances for success. This boat is recommended. :)(y)(y)(y),
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New Striped Bass Regulations

The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Striped Bass Board decided Wednesday to address the sharply declining numbers of striped bass along the Atlantic seaboard, including the Chesapeake Bay, by requiring an 18 percent harvest reduction relative to 2017 levels.

Approved sub-options included allowing, within established seasons, 1 fish per angler per day between 28 and 35 inches in ocean waters. Public comment on this sub-option had supported, by a more than 4-1 ratio, setting a 1 fish limit with a minimum size of 35 inches. In the Chesapeake Bay, the approved sub-option was limiting anglers to 1 fish per day with a minimum size limit of 18 inches. It passed with by a 12-3 vote.

There was also a question about whether circle hooks should be mandatory when fishing with bait. Max Appelman, striper fishery management plan coordinator for ASMFC, told commissioners there was “little doubt that circle hooks save fish.” Circle hooks reduce fish mortality from “deep hooking” as the fish swallows the bait. Of the 5,003 comments received by the public related to circle hooks, 4,930 were in favor of their mandatory use.

The board approved unanimously the option requiring states to implement regulations requiring use of circle hooks with the intent of reducing striped bass release mortality in recreational fisheries.

The ASMFC board set Nov. 30, 2019 as the due date for draft implementation plans. The board will act on those plans in February 2020 with final regulations in place by April 1, 2020. The circle hook requirements must be in place by January 2021, ostensibly to allow charter outfits and bait and tackle shops to swap out gear and stock assortments.