Montauk, New York is located on the most eastern part of Long Island. This area boasts the largest commercial and recreational fishing fleet in the state of New York. Montauk is a major tourist destination with 6 state parks and some outstanding saltwater fishing.
The waters off of Montauk are loaded with all types of saltwater fish. Anglers can catch striped bass, bluefish, tuna, flounder, sea bass, porgies, shark and more. Striped bass get the most attention here and they should because the fishing can be amazing here during the peak of the striper migration. To learn more about the area, take a look at our Montauk fishing tips page.
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|Montauk, NY||Points||Points Possible|
|Ability to catch a lot of fish||2||2|
|Ability to catch trophy fish||1.75||2|
|Good for multiple species of fish||1||1|
|Guides & Charters available||1||1|
|Quality lodging options||1||1|
|Businesses such as boat storage, rentals, repair, outfitters, etc.||1||1|
|Overly Crowded||0||Minus 1|
|Overly Expensive||0||Minus 1|
|Highest Score Possible||10|