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Help For a Midwestern Traveler

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I will be accompanying my wife on her first business trip to NYC the last week in March. I have some time to kill during the day and am considering the viability of hopping on a party boat. I can't budget in a charter, but figured a spot on a party boat would land in the $30-$50 range.

A: Is that even an option at that time of time of year?

B: Can anyone point me in the direction of a good place or help me avoid a bad one?

Any help would be appreciated.

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The guys on this site are mostly from central NY and about 5+ hours from the city, so unless you get lucky, I don't think we have any info to pass on. You might want to just check the internet and hope for some customer ratings. First trip to NYC . . . do some sight seeing, it will be worth it. Madison Square Gardens, Brooklyn Brewery, Grand Central Station, Statue of Liberty. Times Square. . .that should fill up a half day.

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This time of year most are fishing cod off Montauk (eastern end of Long Island) this is 2 hr 45 to 3 hrs from NYC. Most of the boats around NYC go out of Sheepshead Bay Brooklyn I believe this time of year for flounder?? I would do a google search and see what you find or noreast.com . I have only fished NY salt with the Captree Princess out of south shore long island about 1.5 hrs from NYC (although I think they are in Montauk Cod fishing this time of year)

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I took a party boat out of Sheepshead Bay on Thursday. Fishing was slow but steady. The boat took about a dozen cod, about a dozen dogfish, a decent number of ling (maybe an average of 4-6 per person), one mackerel and a few blackfish. It was great to meet a bunch of nice people and enjoy some warm (though foggy) weather.

Thanks, New York!full-34532-19017-ling.jpg

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