Montauk shark fishing is considered a full day offshore fishing trip in Montauk waters. The reason for this is due to the fact that it requires at least one/two hours of
running time to get out to the Montauk shark fishing grounds, and at least the same amount
of time to set up a chum slick to attrack shark in Montauk, New York fishing waters.
Since Montauk is on the eastern most part of Long Island it offers some of
the greatest shark fishing on the Eastern seaboard. There are several bodies of
water coming together at this one point.
There is the Altantic ocean,Long Island sound, currents from Conn.,Rhode Island and Mass.,
as well as offshore currents including the Gulf stream all come together off our coast.
So it therefore becomes a melting pot for all types of bait and fish.
Montauk itself has the most world record fish listed in the IGFA. Shark sportfishing is one
of the best types of fishing in Montauk, New York.
The type of sharks that are caught in Montauk are Blue, Mako and Thresher.
There are other sharks such as Browns,Dusky,Hammerheads but for the
most part these are the exception.