Sunken  Meadow




Sunken Meadow State Park


Direction: Take Sunken Meadow State Parkway North to the end.



Entrance to the park. Caution, the speed limit inside the park is 30 mph!

Catch a fish, not a speed ticket.



In November 2002 park was open from 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 You will need Sport Fishing Permit for 24 hrs. access to the park.



Sunken Meadow State Park in aerial photography (high tide)



Middle section of the beach, shallow and not interesting with exception 

of the sand bar (about 50 yards East of the jetty)

there is a hole East of that sand bar. 



The jetty holds nice fish at a night tides. Low tide shown on the picture.

Waders are necessary to fish high tides from the jetty.  



Best spot is the deep hole West of the tip of the jetty (left on picture).

Best tide: High and outgoing, best time: at night.



West side beach is a good fishing area. View from the jetty.

About 500 yards West from the jetty is the "big rock" - small dark spot on the picture. 



"Big Rock" has some small rocks on both sides closer to the shore,

and more rocks to the west. The picture was taken at low tide and full moon. 

"Big Rock" area is a very good spot to fish for striped bass.



The mouth of the Nissequoque River (1 mile East from field #3) shown at the high tide.



The mouth of  the river is a premium fishing area with strong current and deep water.

Best tide: outgoing and low, best time: from 11p.m. to 3 a.m.



Incoming river- straight, on the left: The Short Beach, on right: The Bluff Park. 



Sunken Meadow Creek joint the river in the center of the picture.

Top left: you can see cars parked in The Bluff Park.




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