Shinnecock's Local Fishing Headquarters

August 30, 2018

Despite the heat, people are still going fishing; and with some decent luck too.

The ocean fluke bite has been steadily getting better. The better bite has been to the east of the inlet in 60 to 90 feet of water. A high/low rig with spearing and  6" Gulp! grubs is the t...

June 7, 2018

Shinnecock Bay: Fluke is best on the west side of the bridge; but the east cut and the basket area seem to be picking up. Small bucktails tipped with spearing is all you need. Stripers are being caught in and around the Ponquogue bridge; heavy clam chum with whole clam...

May 31, 2018

As the summer moves in; the fish are settle into their normal haunts. The fluke bite is best on the western side of Shinnecock; from Rampasture point to buoy 9. Light tackle, 3/4 oz bucktails tipped with squid or Gulp makes for some great action.

Striped bass are moving...

May 10, 2018

The reports are coming in from Moriches inlet to Shinnecock. The bluefish have finally made their showing on the east end and good sized ones too. The fluke bite has turned on in Shinnecock bay as well as weakfish. The Shinnecock canal is producing some good sized stri...

May 3, 2018

Well, it apears that the fish like the warm weather just as much as the fisherman. Everything is bitting. With the porgy opener on Tuesday, the boats in the Peconics were loaded and many were dinner plate sized.

 The south shore beaches are seeing schoolie bass with mor...

April 26, 2018

Reports have been coming into the shop on a daily basis of stripers on the beaches to the east and west of Shinnecock inlet. The Shinnecock canal is also holding some bass as well as a few flounder.Haven't heard of any weakfish yet; but as soon as the lilacs bloom I'm...

April 20, 2017

 Yesterday (4/19) I saw a winter flounder come into the shop. It was only 1 1/2 lbs, but at least the seals haven't gotten them all. 

On the striper front; there have been a few of them on the ocean beaches to the east and west of Shinnecock inlet on bucktails in t...

April 14, 2017

The season is upon us. Striped bass can again be a staple on your table or your camera (the latter would be better). The reports are trickling in that there have been a few caught at Smith's Point bridge along with some blues mixed in. Jamica Bay seems to be holding a...

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