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ACTION IMPROVES

Posted By J. B. Kasper
Location: Northern NJ & Hudson River
While some continued miscues by the weather prognosticators scared a few people away, those that fished along the northern coast enjoyed some better fishing this past week. Most reports we got on the fluke action showed better catches coming from the back bay, spotty action throughout the Raritan and up ...

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BEST BET – OLD GROUNDS

Posted By Eric Burnley
Location: DE, MD & Chesapeake Bay
We continue to see more flounder coming in from the ocean. Your best bet this week will be working the ocean structure at the reef sites and the Old Grounds for flounder using bucktails sweetened with squid, cut bait or Gulp! Out on the Chesapeake, bluefish and Spanish mackerel ...

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CATCH A CARP

Posted By Rod Teehan
Location: New England Freshwater
August can be a difficult month for freshwater fishermen. Thankfully, at least one species of fish stays active and obliging even during the toughest of times. Quite likely some are swimming in waters close to your home right at this moment. I’m talking about carp, that once despised but now ...

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COOL WATER, HOT FISHING

Posted By Greg Metcalf
Location: South Shore Mass. to Maine
The dog days of August can tend to send the inshore fishery for stripers into the doldrums. This last week however the water temperatures dropped after all the hard southerly wind and the inshore fishing picked up. Let’s hope the tropical depression off the Bahamas does not develop, stir things ...

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CRAZY THRESHER ACTION

Posted By Tony Gatto
Location: Long Island Offshore
If catching a thresher is on your bucket list head out to Montauk. There is a large body of thresher sharks that has camped out there for a summer vacation. They seem to be terrorizing the bait fish that normally congregate at Cartwright and the Butterfish Hole. Many boats are ...

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FIRST ALBIES ARRIVE

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island Surf
Sharks continue to draw the most interest based on our weekly report calls, but there are some bass to be caught for those willing to put in the time and able to fend off hordes of pesky mosquitoes on night tides in some areas. Quality fish have been far and ...

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FLUKE REMAIN BEST BET

Posted By Geoffrey Lawrence
Location: West End South Long Island
Recently sea bass and fluke were sharing center stage but in the past two weeks the flatties grabbed the spotlight and so far refuse to give it up. The Cholera keeps improving and anglers reported nice flatties in the 6-pound plus range. During the week the Hempstead and Atlantic Beach ...

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IBSP REOPENS

Posted By Nick Honachefsky
Location: New Jersey Surf
A bunch more fluke seem to be taking up residence in the surf, with a smattering of kingfish, small stripers and chopper blues that seem to be returning. Sharks and rays are all over the place, taking bunker baits form the evening into the dark hours. Best bet this week ...

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IT’S FOOTBALL SEASON!

Posted By Pat Vogt
Location: New England Offshore
They may not be 500-pound bruisers, but they will give you a run for your money on light tackle. The “football” bluefin have officially invaded, and are now making their presence known from Montauk to Stellwagen. These fast-moving school bluefin are ranging anywhere from 30 to 60 inches, and are ...

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MACKEREL MYSTERY SOLVED

Posted By Toby Lapinski
Location: Rhode Island
As I made my report calls last week, I started to get word of a couple “odd mackerel” popping up off Watch Hill. At first it was one here or there, but as the week progressed on into this weekend’s report calls it turned into blitz conditions at times from ...

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