Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Sandy Hook Bay

4.8

Monmouth County, NJ

Place paid
Water Salt
Depth 300 ft.

If you're planning to go fishing at Sandy Hook Bay, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the Monmouth 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 Sandy Hook Bay.

You can find detailed information about the fishing regulations and legal requirements by consulting local authorities and resources in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States of America. This knowledge will help ensure a responsible and enjoyable fishing trip at Sandy Hook Bay.

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Sandy Hook Bay Fishing Map

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Fish Species to Catch in the Sandy Hook Bay, NJ

While you're at it, don't forget to check the fishing regulations at Sandy Hook Bay to understand the specifics of catching each fish in New Jersey.

There are countless Sandy Hook Bay 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, Summer flounder, Tautog, Bluefish, Black seabass, Gray weakfish, Tub gurnard and others, as of February 29, 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

#Popular
Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

1

Max size

31"

Min size

28"

Measurement

Total length

Prohibited methods

No Gaff

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Summer flounder

#Popular
Regulation

Season

Opened from May 02, to September 19

Bag limit

2

Trophy limits

>18" (2 fish)

Max size

17.99"

Min size

17"

Measurement

Total length

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Tautog

#Popular
Regulation

Season

Opened from August 01, to February 28; from April 01, to April 30

Bag limit

No

Min size

15"

Measurement

Total length

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Bluefish

#Popular
Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

3

Min size

No

Above are just a few of the species found in Sandy Hook Bay. However, for complete information about the rules for fishing in Sandy Hook Bay you can use the Fishbox app. Fishbox is your trusted assistant, providing detailed regulations for 8 species of fish in Sandy Hook Bay.

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Fishing Spots Near the Sandy Hook Bay

Must visit the following nearest Sandy Hook Bay fishing spots on your next fishing trip to extend the fun.

4.8

Richmond County, NY

10 hot spots

4.9

Monmouth County, NJ

7 hot spots

4.8

Kings County, NY

9 hot spots

4.2

Kings County, NY

8 hot spots

4.2

Richmond County, NY

5 hot spots

4.9

Kings County, NY

10 hot spots

4.8

Middlesex County, NJ

10 hot spots

4.7

Queens County, NY

9 hot spots

4.5

Queens County, NY

6 hot spots

4.1

Hudson County, NJ

8 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Sandy Hook Bay

  • Night is the best time to fish for striped bass at Sandy Hook Bay, but please, mind that you'll need a fishing permit.
  • Blackfishing is productive from the shoreline when the water is cold.
  • The best time to target flounder is from April to May. Blood and sandworms as a bait work great.
  • Sandworms as a bait work great for weakfishing.

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