Shinnecock's Local Fishing Headquarters

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 21, 2018

I heard a report this morning that there was a keeper striper on the beaches in East Hampton. The bite was before sun up There was also a report of 2 flounder coming out of the Shinnecock Canal on Thursday. Hope to have more to tell after this beautiful weekend. 


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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