top of page
  • Writer's picturecapt mike


The fall striped bass run takes place on long island's south shore from mid oct tru December. The fish school up and move from Montauk then show up off the coast of Captree and fire island New York. The best way to catch a easy limit of striped bass is jigging the bass. Freeport charter boats vessels the captain pete , the sorry Charlie and the freeport gem fish the striped bass all fall long our boats take groups of 6 people on our small private charter boat the Sorry Charlie. Larger groups up to 140 fisherman we use our large charter boats the captain pete and the freeport gem. Our boats sail from the nautical mile in freeport new York. We are just 5 miles from Jones inlet and is centrally located between Captree state park and sheepshead bay. So no matter where the fish are we are able put a great catch of striped bass in the boat . The fall striped bass jigging trips produce non stop action of bass . Striped bass during the fall jigging run of long island new York range in size from 15lbs to 30lbs. In the mix of striped bass are bluefish in the 15lb class range. Book your fall striped bass jigging trip in advance the fish show up every year off freeport in the fall . Once they do boats from Captree to Freeport new York are booked and sold out .Our most popular vessel in the fall is the Sorry Charlie. Groups of 6 get the entire boat for a private charter. No big party boat crowds.

The best way to catch fall striped bass is with a diamond jig . The size of the jig depends on the speed of the drift we use a47 hammer jigs most of the time. The striped bass of long island during the fall are pushing bait .The jigs looks like the sand eels they are feeding on . When we depart from jones inlet we run the beach to fire Island looking for birds and bait. Our sonar a helps locate schools of striped bass, bunker and blues . The Travel time from freeport new York to the fishing grounds is less then a hour. So we can do a half day charter or full day charter for striped bass.

New York state striped bass size limit is one fish at 28 inch . Jigging striped bass from freeport new York allows angles to also catch bluefish once they catch there limits. Full day charter on the sorry Charlie also have the option of going black fishing once they catch there limit of striped bass.

Freeport charter boats sails from the nautical mile in freeport year round for striped bass , blues, blackfish, shark fishing, fluke fishing, cod fishing, fluke fishing on one of our 3 boats, We accept credit cards and our boats are ready for a last minute fishing trip. So call 516 369 1646 to book your next private charter on our private charter boat The Sorry Charlie , The Captain Pete or the Freeport Gem .No group is to big or small our boats and staff welcomes kids and ladies with lessons clean bathrooms and a day of fun on the water that the whole family can enjoy.

64 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All
bottom of page