FishTrack's New York and Rhode Island Fishing Chart includes Cloudfree Sea Surface Temperature images as well as the latest Sea Surface Temperature satellite images to help offshore anglers find fish faster.
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Pelagic species, including Tuna, Marlin, Wahoo, and Mahi, can be found in various ranges of water temperatures, gravitating to temperature breaks where bodies of cooler water meet warmer water which creates conditions of upwelling to start the marine food chain. Studying Sea Surface Temperatures (SST) near New York and Rhode Island before heading offshore gives any serious angler the deciding upper hand.
FishTrack’s Cloudfree SST imagery - produced using data from collective satellite SST sources and aided by computer modeling to fill in areas blocked by cloud cover - offers the ultimate tool to help offshore anglers pinpoint and precisely locate desirable temperature breaks offshore. Concentrations of bait and gamefish will often occur where temperature and chlorophyll breaks are found in proximity to submarine contour changes around ledges, banks, canyons and seamounts.
With FishTrack’s ability to overlay corresponding altimetry (sea surface height anomalies), bathymetry, ocean current imagery, and local hot spots on top of any SST or Chlorophyll layer, successfully targeting fish offshore has never been easier.
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The New York and Rhode Island offshore fishing grounds are defined by steep drops where the continental shelf dramatically slopes into canyon areas. Depths along the canyon flats can range from 400 to 600 feet, dipping into a sliding slope ranging from 1000 to 6000 feet along the 200 to 1000 fathom lines. Hot spots include Veatch Canyon, Atlantis Canyon, Fish Tales, and Hydrographer’s Canyon. New York/Rhode Island offshore anglers target bluefin, yellowfin and bigeye tuna along with swordfish, mahi and blue and white marlin.
Locations of various fish species are affected by water temperatures, time of year and availability of food. Sea surface temperature (SST) plays on integral role for targeting species in their respective seasons. For New York and Rhode Island these are the best months to target these species: