The tiny town of Montauk (near New York) is viewed by numerous as the 'sportfishing resources' of the United States. This is generally because of the large presence of enormous Striped Bass (also called 'stripey') in the coastal waters of Montauk. Yet, Montauk has a lot more to offer than simply candy striped bass. In this short article we offer a summary of the Montauk fish species (inshore as well as offshore).
We begin with 'the primary resident' of the Montauk waters: the Striped Bass. These candy striped powerhouses could reach a size of more than a meter as well as a weight of more than 20 kilo's. The Striped Bass is immensely popular with fishermen, as a result of its battling spirit and terrific taste.