Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Sheepshead Bay

4.2

Kings County, NY

Place public
Water Salt
Clarity -
Depth 20 ft

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

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

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Sheepshead Bay Fishing Map

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Fish Species to Catch in the Sheepshead Bay, NY

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

There are countless Sheepshead 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, Bluefish, Summer flounder, Black seabass, Pink dentex, Gray weakfish, Scup and others, as of July 9, 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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Summer flounder

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Regulation

Season

Opened from May 1, to October 9.

Bag limit

4

Max size

-

Min size

18.5"

Measurement

Total length

Additional information

-

Prohibited methods

-

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Black seabass

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

-

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

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Fishing Spots Near the Sheepshead Bay

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

4.8

Kings County, NY

9 hot spots

4.9

Kings County, NY

10 hot spots

4.7

Queens County, NY

9 hot spots

4.2

Richmond County, NY

5 hot spots

4.5

Queens County, NY

6 hot spots

4.8

Monmouth County, NJ

10 hot spots

4.8

Nassau County, NY

3 hot spots

4.4

New York County, NY

4 hot spots

4.7

New York County, NY

10 hot spots

4.8

Queens County, NY

10 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Sheepshead Bay

  • Mussels as a bait work well at Sheepshead Bay.
  • Other recommended baits are bloodworms and sandworms.

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