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TOG STILL NUMBER ONE

Posted By Tony Salerno
Location: East End Long Island
Well chalk up another one for Mother Nature, shutting down yet another weekend of fishing, causing most open, charter and private boats to suspend all trips due to gale force winds and heavy downpours. Despite the hard blow during most of the week, some of the boats that did sneak ...

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WAITING IT OUT

Posted By Karen Wall
Location: Central New Jersey
In case you wondered … they’re here. Reports of striped bass in the 40-pound range or better popped up over the weekend in spots all the way to Seaside. The bass fishing was slower Sunday as an armada of boats hit the water, but if you can get out on ...

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WEATHER WINDOWS

Posted By Dave Anderson
Location: Connecticut
Okay, what’s the deal with all this wind? I woke up Saturday morning and it sounded like my house was being power washed. If you’re expecting to get in a few more good days of fishing you better work on a rotating schedule or learn how to disappear. The forecast ...

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BIGGER BASS COMING?

Posted By John Hanecak
Location: Rhode Island
One of the reoccurring themes present in the reports in recent weeks is the lack of large striped bass along Rhode Island’s coast. While the reports for numbers of small fish have been very good this season, just finding a keeper has been a challenge for many anglers. While there ...

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DRAGGING WIRE

Posted By J. B. Kasper
Location: Northern NJ & Hudson River
The 2018 pattern of good weather and fishing early in the week and the wrath of Nature on the weekends reappeared along the northern coast this past week. The combination of the backside of the full moon and the nor’easter ko’ed the weekend fishing and produced a lot of flooding ...

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FALL RUN SPREADS WEST

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island Surf
Lest there be any doubt of the impact that sand eels can have in drawing fish to the beach, one has to look no further than this fall. The last good run of stripers along our South Shore and South Fork beaches coincided with the last good showing of sand ...

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FOCUS ON STOCKIES

Posted By Tom Melton
Location: Long Island Freshwater
For this week, I think trout should be on your to-do list. All the local lakes in Nassau and Suffolk at this point should be stocked. These fish are on the feed and can easily make for a fun day. Small worms, in-line spinners and spoons will all work well. ...

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GAME ON FOR BASS

Posted By Tom Melton
Location: South Shore Long Island
The storms have passed and the ocean came alive with stripers this past weekend. Bass to 30 plus pounds were reported from Fire Island to points east. Diamond Jigs with green or white tubes will surely put a bend in your rod. There are two ways to locate the bass. ...

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GOOD BLACKFISH ACTION

Posted By Geoffrey Lawrence
Location: North Shore Long Island
Most tackle shops and captains reported pretty good blackfish action during the week prior to the big blow on Saturday. The number of shorts for action is fantastic and keepers to 7-pounds were in the mix. Some top spots were Harts Island, the Middle Grounds, 11b and Stamford. Bass activity ...

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MEGA-TOG

Posted By Charley Soares
Location: Cape Cod & The Islands
If you have never fished for tautog or black sea bass you are missing out on some great action and if you keep a fish or two, some great eating. What does a charter skipper do when he has a day off? Some go fishing as we did. Captain BJ, ...

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