Fisherman baits his hook

Fishing from a boat is permitted in the Carmans River, except in Big Fish Creek Pond. Boat landing is not permitted on the shore. Available species include striped bass, weakfish, brown trout, brook trout, rainbow trout, carp, largemouth bass and white perch. Fishing from the riverbank is permitted at the DEC Fishing Access Area, located between the Sunrise and Montauk highways.