Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Long Island Sound

4.5

Suffolk County, NY

Place public
Water Brackish
Clarity ~10.5 ft
Depth 230 ft

If you're planning to go fishing at Long Island Sound, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the Suffolk County area. These regulations are in place to protect the environment and ensure a sustainable fishing experience. Before you cast your line, it's crucial to familiarize yourself with the rules and boundaries governing fishing in this area, as well as the specific regulations applicable to Long Island Sound.

You can find detailed information about the fishing regulations and legal requirements by consulting local authorities and resources in Suffolk County, New York, United States of America. This knowledge will help ensure a responsible and enjoyable fishing trip at Long Island Sound.

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Fish Species to Catch in the Long Island Sound, NY

While you're at it, don't forget to check the fishing regulations at Long Island Sound to understand the specifics of catching each fish in New York.

There are countless Long Island Sound fish species to lure and explore on your next fishing trip. Every fish has its own set of rules and requirements that you must follow. Each fish species is subject to unique regulations, including fishing seasons, size limits, possession limits, and more.

Explore the fishing regulations for Striped bass, Bluefish, Black seabass, Scup, Tautog, Pink dentex, Summer flounder and others, as of May 24, 2024, to ensure you are in compliance with the latest rules. To view regulations for a different fish species, please select your preferred species from the list.

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Striped bass

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Regulation

Season

Opened from April 15, to December 15 (Saltwater). Opened from April 1, to November 30 (Freshwater).

Bag limit

1

Max size

31" (Saltwater); 28" (Freshwater)

Min size

28" (Saltwater); 18" (Freshwater)

Measurement

Total length

Additional information

-

Prohibited methods

-

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Bluefish

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Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

3

Max size

-

Min size

No

Measurement

-

Prohibited methods

-

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Black seabass

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Regulation

Season

Opened from June 23, to August 31; September 1, to December 31.

Bag limit

3

Max size

-

Min size

16"

Measurement

Total length

Prohibited methods

-

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Scup

Regulation

Season

Opened from May 1, to December 31; from September 1, to October 31.

Bag limit

30

Max size

-

Min size

9.5"

Measurement

Total length

Above are just a few of the species found in Long Island Sound. However, for complete information about the rules for fishing in Long Island Sound you can use the Fishbox app. Fishbox is your trusted assistant, providing detailed regulations for 10 species of fish in Long Island Sound.

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Fishing Spots Near the Long Island Sound

Must visit the following nearest Long Island Sound fishing spots on your next fishing trip to extend the fun.

4.3

Suffolk County, NY

4 hot spots

4.2

Nassau County, NY

4 hot spots

4.9

Nassau County, NY

10 hot spots

4.4

Westchester County, NY

7 hot spots

4.6

Westchester County, NY

10 hot spots

4.8

Nassau County, NY

10 hot spots

4.5

Queens County, NY

9 hot spots

4.8

Nassau County, NY

3 hot spots

4.8

Bronx, NY

3 hot spots

4.8

Queens County, NY

10 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Long Island Sound

  • To catch black seabass at Long Island Sound you should try bottom fishing with live bait.
  • There are plenty ways to catch stripped bass here. If fishing from a boat, you should try slowly trolling sandworms behind your boat. If fishing from the shoreline, try surf casting using a spinning rod with live, cut, or artificial bait attached in the place where birds are active on the top of the water.
  • Stripped bass can be legally caught here between April and mid-December. Black seabass - from June through the end of the year.

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