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HAVE A BLAST WITH SCHOOLIE STRIPERS

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Lest there be any doubt about the numbers of small stripers migrating along our coast, one has to look no further than the fishing enjoyed by Fisherman staffer Capt. John Raguso and Capt. Mike Modica over Thanksgiving weekend. Here’s John’s account of the action:


“Heading out of Moriches Inlet on ...

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NEW JERSEY FISHING LOG

Posted By Jim Hutchinson, Jr.
Location: New Jersey & Delaware Bay
The traditional Thanksgiving fishing trips with family and friends were called off by many due to extreme temperatures. However, for those hearty souls who left the warmth of the couch and smells of turkey roasting were mostly rewarded with decent striper action. The wave one of big fish ...

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POST-HOLIDAY OPTIONS

Posted By Toby Lapinski
Location: New England
Things remain much the same boat-wise across Southern New England as they have been for the past few weeks with steady action on the likes of blackfish, black sea bass and cod when boats can sail. There was a shot of both weakfish and haddock off Block last week, with ...

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A GIFT FOR YOURSELF

Posted By Rod Teehan
Location: New England Freshwater
If after buying for everyone else on your holiday gift list you still have a few bucks left, perhaps you’d like to play Santa for yourself. If so, here’s an idea intended for all freshwater fishermen. How about a crappie rod? I bought one back in August and have had ...

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BASS AND TROUT

Posted By Tom Melton
Location: Long Island Freshwater
The latest cold snap and Thursday’s snow virtually killed off any of the weeds in most lakes. For bass, begin dragging worms along the bottom, or like I have said many times before a smaller crankbait fished fast will still get hit hard. For trout, worms are always a good ...

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BASS N’ TOG

Posted By Charley Soares
Location: Cape Cod & The Islands
It happened sooner rather than later, but we were prepared for the four inches of snow that added hazardous weight to the roof of the boat shed. Although we had report of schoolies moving out of the Assonet into the Taunton River, and birds working the mouth of the Kikimuit ...

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BEACHCOMBINGS

Posted By J. B. Kasper
Location: Northern NJ & Hudson River
This past week saw some good striped bass fishing start the week off only to have a Tuesday deluge usher in four straight days of nor’east winds followed by several inches of snow on Thursday and more winds on Friday and Saturday. Boats that did brave the nor’east winds jigged ...

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BIG BASS STILL IN PLAY

Posted By Geoffrey Lawrence
Location: West End South Long Island
Wait for a day that promises good conditions on land and sea and grab your gear. Bass and ‘tog have been biting very well when boats can get past the inlet. Most party boats and private anglers reported full limits on bass. The Roundhouse, the waters south and west of ...

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CATCHIN’ COD

Posted By John Hanecak
Location: Rhode Island
With fishing for most species winding down it’s at about this time of year when I start to wonder what kind of year we will have for cod. The reports so far this season have left a lot to be desired, but it’s still early (for cod) and we haven’t ...

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FALL RUN STILL ON

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island Surf
Before getting into this week’s report, the Montauk Surfcasters Association Steering Committee is looking to establish a Board of Directors for the 2019 calendar year. Nominations are now being accepted to fill the following positions: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Membership Chairman (to be appointed by Board of Directors) and ...

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