Best time for keeper fluke. Don’t wait for mid-summer. Also, great for big scup as soon as NYSDEC opens season.
Best action for striped bass and bluefish. Scup, and fluke remains strong.
July & August
Good action for all species, especially on evening trips. Great time to take the family out for a four-hour trip. Good action. Good weather.
Scup come on strong, limits increase.
October & November
Blackfish come on. Blues, stripers, and scup as long as the season is open.
*All species subject to NYSDEC season regulations.