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Nov. 23, 2022

Do You Want a Saltwater Fishing License in New York?

Well, that didn't take long now did it? Soon after the votes were tallied, the state moved into gear and started the process of enacting a saltwater fishing license requirement for anyone fishing the New York State Marine District. It's …

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Sept. 20, 2022

Our Changing Waters - The Peconic Bay Scallop

In this episode your host, and favorite angler :) George Scocca does a deep dive so to speak into the issues we're seeing with the Jewel of the East End the Peconic Bay Scallop. Did you know that the Peconic …

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July 25, 2022

Sand Tigers, Bunker and Balloons

In this episode of the New York Fishing Podcast, I speak with Mr. Chris Papro on a number of topics in the marine life around Long Island. Chis aka @fishphotoguy spends plenty of time in around our waters and he …

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Dec. 20, 2021

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year - Treat Your Tackle With Care!

As we head into the offseason it's a great time to get your tackle ready for next season! Captain Mike Bady has a series of hacks for all of us tackle freaks. This episode is packed with great information on …

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Nov. 10, 2021

Great Fall Fishing . . . $$$ keeping us off Amagansett and stop this …

How do you feel about the homeowners in Amagansett stopping us from fishing because "they don't want to see us on the beach"? Should we have two separate bag limits on tog on the north and south shore? Plus . …

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April 8, 2021

An Interview With Lt. Sean Reilly of the Marine Enforcement Unit.

In this episode, George Scocca speaks with Lt. Sean Reilly of the Marine Enforcement Unit. Lt. Reilly goes into detail on many aspects of what this unit charge is. He also explains many of the let's say tough to understand …

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March 11, 2021

Bluefin Tuna History Lesson from One of the greats! Don Sproul aka Ol…

I have done 23 episodes of this podcast and this is my favorite to date. I have always enjoyed learning the history of our fisheries. All have the same theme "You shoulda been here yesterday . . ." There isn't …

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Feb. 11, 2021

New York State DEC Talks About Upcoming Changes for 2021

In this special episode, George speaks with Mr. John Maniscalco, the Bureau Chief of Marine Fisheries for the NYSDEC. It's an interesting episode as they discuss any and all changes for the 2021 season for the New York State ...

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Dec. 11, 2020

E.21 The Biggest Blackfish Ever Caught on Hook and Line

George speaks with Westerfeld, IGFA World Record Holder for Tog. ,Ken managed to land this pig of pigs – 28.8 pounds fishing 20 miles south of Ocean City Maryland. They talk about what it feels like to have a monster …

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Nov. 24, 2020

Thankful For Being a New York Angler

Thankful For Being A Recreational Fisherman. In this Thanksgiving Episode of the New York Fishing Podcast, George gives thanks to all things fishing. He reminds us that in the end we’re all in it together. He then has a grea...

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Sept. 24, 2020

Billy The Greek, TheSaltystache, Capt Mark and our pro staff Bring Yo…

In this episode our host, George Scocca speaks with the thesaltystache from Instagram. He enjoys fishing both salt and fresh waters and he has some great photo’s that show he knows how to catch. He has posted many photos of …

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Sept. 15, 2020

New York Fishing Reports and Updates From Local New York Anglers!

Hosted by the founder of noreast.com, and now www.nyangler.com, George Scocca, speaks with local New York Fishing experts as they provide their observations, suggestions, and techniques as we head into the 2020 fall run in Ne...

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Aug. 7, 2020

New York Fishing Red Hot!`

As we head into the peak of the hot summer days, New York Fishing has remained good. In this episode, George Scocca speaks with New York Legend Billy the Greek on his approach this time of year. We also welcome …

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July 7, 2020

Plum Island

Plum Island Plum Island has a long history starting with the first battle between British and colonial troops during the revolutionary war. George Washington sent troops to the island close to where the present site of the l...

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June 30, 2020

Long Island Sound - Modeling Tautog and Anglers' Preferences

This is the first of a series of special podcasts George will be hosting that is related to the Long Island Sound. Professor Eric T Schultz headed a tautog study titled Bio-economic Outcomes under Alternative Management Strat...

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June 11, 2020

Why I oppose a Slot for Striped Bass – As well as local fishing updat…

George Scocca, the founder of Nor’east Saltwater and Noreast.com, and now Publisher of www.nyangler.com, gives his case of why a slot fish is not the answer for striped bass. Do you agree or disagree? George also talks about ...

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May 3, 2020

It's Time To Let Us Fish! Even the President agrees

This is our best podcast yet. Donald Trump, Billy the Greek, Flounderjoe, as well as all of your favorite features. The podcast begins with George Scocca explain why we need to get our party and charter boats back in business...

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March 26, 2020

Covid-19 and Sport Fishing, Getting ready for the bottom anglers favo…

As we weave through this virus attacking the world, George talks about how important it is for us to take advantage of this great weather and get in on the opening of the saltwater fishing season. Sure Covid-19 could throw …

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March 5, 2020

It's Time To Get Ready For The 2020 New York Fishing Season

In Episode 9 of the New York Fishing Podcast, George speaks with Bob Wilson about this Saturday's Ward Melville Fishing Show. The show has over 300 tables of fishing gear this year and a lineup of some of the region's …

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Feb. 11, 2020

Huge Cut Back in Bluefish. 3 fish bag including snappers for private …

In this episode, George talks about his long-standing opposition to the original Bluefish plan that included the transfer of quota from the recreational sector to the commercial sector. Come to think of it now that we are see...

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Jan. 23, 2020

New York Fishing - Cabin Fever Setting In for salt anglers!

In this episode,George speaks with Captain Joe Paradiso of the Nautic Lady. He is also President of the New York Sportfishing Federation, www.nysf.org . They talk about the role of the NYSF in protecting anglers' rights and t...

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