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LOTS OF BITES!

Posted By Toby Lapinski
Location: New England
With the excitement of Opening Day now a week-plus in the mirror, trout fishing remains very good as the second round of stocking has begun in many states. The cool weather and plentiful rains have kept flows up in many of the streams, perfect trout fishing conditions! Stripers have begun ...

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TAUTOG THRU APRIL 30

Posted By Jim Hutchinson, Jr.
Location: New Jersey & Delaware Bay
While Delaware’s blackfish fishermen will have until May 15, New Jersey’s short and sweet April tautog fishery is just about complete. Though a tough week of windy, rainy weather kept a lot of the boats tide up, the next week and a half should produce some of the very ...

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WEST END BASS RED HOT

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
West End boats continue to enjoy a banner spring as Raritan Bay striper action remains red hot. The waters bordered by Sandy Hook, the Verrazano Bridge and Staten Island are producing big scores on fish up to 30 pounds for anglers dunking bunker or clams, casting plugs or swim shads, ...

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AS COWS COME HOME

Posted By Jim Hutchinson, Jr.
Location: New Jersey & Delaware Bay
Good striper bass fishing continues to be the main source of action along the northern coast. Field editor JB Kasper reports this week that bass fishing has been good throughout Raritan Bay with some of the best catches coming from the backwaters by small boats. Trolling spoons, shads and ...

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OPENING DAY BONANZA!

Posted By Toby Lapinski
Location: New England
Opening Day of trout season took place over the weekend in Rhode Island and Connecticut and all accounts were of some excellent fishing had by all! While the weather was wet and wild at times, the fish were more than happy to feast on any manner of bait, lure or ...

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STRIPERS SHOW FOR OPENINIG DAY

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Striped bass season opened this Monday and the timing couldn’t have been any better, even if most of the first wave of fish to hit our shores fell short of the 28-inch size limit. Word reached me from Mike Curley that the Robert Moses surf was deep in short bass ...

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GET OUT FOR TROUT!

Posted By Toby Lapinski
Location: New England
While Bay state anglers have been getting their trout fix for some time now thanks to the year-round fishing had in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut anglers can join in on the fund as of this coming Saturday as their Opening Day is April 13. With the flurry of stocking ...

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SPRING FISHING TAKING HOLD

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Flounder and blackfish seasons opened last week but just a few winter flatties have been reported, and even fewer blackfish. Look for things to pick up as water temperatures begin to climb. The best of the striped bass action right now is up in the Hudson and in Raritan Bay, ...

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STRIPED BASS EXPLOSION!

Posted By Jim Hutchinson, Jr.
Location: New Jersey & Delaware Bay
Simply put, the striped bass fishing exploded along the northern coast this past week. Early week saw an influx of bass into the ocean and Raritan Bay that continued to build as the week progressed. Some seasoned boat captains we spoke with said Saturday’s fishing was some of the best ...

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64# BASS FROM CANAL

Posted By Toby Lapinski
Location: New England
The following story was relayed to me late Sunday afternoon with permission to be posted in this week’s Fishing Log for New England. An unnamed angler was down the Canal this week after he got out of work, somewhere in the vicinity of pole #350, testing out a batch of ...

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