The North Fork of Long island is bordered to the north by the waters of Long Island Sound. The southern boundary includes Gardiners Bay, the Great Peconic Bay, and the Little Peconic Bay. The area is well known for fantastic fishing. The area is also big on agriculture with many Vineyards & Wineries. There are also a wide selection of public beaches. Many Museums also showcase the rich history of Long Island.
Orient Point is located on the easternmost tip of the North Fork of Long Island. Anglers fishing the waters of Orient Point are often rewarded with catches of large fluke, monster bluefish, blackfish, and trophy sized striped bass. There are many charter boats avaliable here to help you enjoy the wonderful fishing that the North Fork area has to offer including some party boats as well.
The Striped Bass is the largest member of the sea bass family. Striped Bass can live up to 40 years and can reach weights greater than 100 pounds. The Striped Bass is anadromous and may ascend streams and travel as much as 100 miles inland to spawn.
Methods of catching Striped Bass include trolling with parachute jigs, trolling large plugs, using imitation plastic eels, fishing with live eels or live herring. Using bunker whole or cut in chunks. Umbrella rigs can also be an effective method to entice stripers and bluefish. Striped bass are often caught by other anglers who are fishing for Fluke and Porgies. They are always on the look out for a easy meal.