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The Hamptons

About Your Fishing Guide And Captain

Ernie French has been the Orvis Endorsed fly fishing guide for the East End of Long Island for the past twelve years.  In addition to being an experienced and knowledgeable fly fishing guide Ernie is an excellent fisherman and fly-fishing instructor. 

The waters of Montauk, New York and the surrounding areas are Ernie's home waters and nobody knows them better. Ernie is Coast Guard licensed and insured. When Ernie is not guiding fishermen he works as an Architect. 

Knowledge, experience and safety are three criteria's that you can expect when you book a guided fishing trip with Ernie French. The Orvis Company endorses only select guide operations with the highest standards of service, fishing expertise, experience and professionalism. As a 12 year member of the Orvis Endorsed program; you can feel comfortable knowing that when you fly fish with Ernie French, you are fishing with a professional in every sense of the word.

Capt. Ernie French

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Phone: (516) 769-4030