While heavily populated, the south shore of Long Island contains the most extensive acreage of tidal wetlands and the greatest diversity of habitat in New York. This makes for some great inshore fishing. Look for weakfish, fluke, winter flounder and blackfish in the bays and esturaries. False albacore, striped bass and bluefish migrate along the coast and even enter the inlets at peak season.
Featured Species: Black Sea Bass, Bluefish, False Albacore, Summer Flounder, Striped Bass, Tautog, Weakfish and Winter Flounder
Long Island Sound
Jamaica Bay to Great South Bay
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