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Fishing in Manhattan

Our Manhattan fishing guide offers you a complete list of fishing charters, lakes, rivers, and other places to enjoy the finest Manhattan fishing.  Take advantage of the best fishing Manhattan has to offer at one of many beautiful waterfront areas of the city.

Capitol Fishing

An Enormous Inventory of Fishing Equipment!

As NYC's premier tackle shop for over 100 years, Capitol Fishing provides you with all the fresh and saltwater rods, reels, equipment, and accessories you'll need before going fishing in Manhattan.  If you need any help selecting from the enormous inventory, get expert advice from the super-knowledgeable staff. 


The tackle shop is an authorized dealer of such popular fishing brands as Shimano, Daiwa, Penn, G Loomis, Avet, and St. Croix.  If you're commuting via subway, Capitol Fishing is conveniently located near Penn Station and Herald Square in Midtown Manhattan.  If you need any additional information about the store, please send an e-mail to

Manhattan Fly

Find the Best Places to Fish in Manhattan!

Come aboard one of Manhattan Fly's fishing charters and you'll be led by Captain Chris Hessert, an experienced fisherman who holds a U.S. Coast Guard Captain's License.  Chris has been fishing in Manhattan, NYC for over 13 years and knows the waters inside and out.


Go trolling or fly fishing for tuna, mahi, or mako.  Or engage in after work fly fishing or light spinning for blues, stripers, and false albacore in the Upper and Lower New York Bays.  Your charter will include such fishing equipment as spinning reels, trolling reels, fly rods, fly reels, tuna rods, and big game fly reels.  The charters are based out of the Newport Marina in Jersey City, NJ--only minutes away from Manhattan!