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BIG STRIPERS AND SOME VERY GOOD FLUKING

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Sea bass season opened last Tuesday with some areas producing very good action and others seeing a fair to slow pick of fish. If you are looking to catch and release a trophy striper, now is the time. There are still cow bass on bunker schools along the Island’s southern ...

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HOT SUMMER ACTION AND SEA BASS OPENER

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
The big news this week is the anxiously awaited opening of sea bass season this Tuesday, June 23rd. Lots of other species will be competing with them for attention as fluke fishing has finally taken off around most of the Island, and big stripers are on the bunker schools along ...

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BIG BASS AND BLUEFIN TUNA IN PLAY

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
On the East End, striped bass and bluefish will be this week’s best bet as the fish are as thick as fleas around Montauk Point, along the South Fork beaches, inside the Peconic’s, Plum Gut, The Race and along the north shore beaches. Although many of the bass are under ...

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EXCELLENT WEAKFISH, BLUES & SCUP

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Bluefish continue to dominate the fishing scene but there are plenty of other species making for some excellent mixed bag opportunities as we slip into the sixth month. Porgies continue to please in a big way, and some bigger bass are making their presence felt, while good numbers of schoolies ...

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BLUEFISH INVADE THE ISLAND

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Bluefish continue to dominate the fishing scene but there are plenty of other species making for some excellent mixed bag opportunities as we slip into the sixth month. Porgies continue to please in a big way, and some bigger bass are making their presence felt, while good numbers of schoolies ...

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BLUEFISH INVADE THE ISLAND

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Bluefish finally arrived in force with good action reported from Brooklyn to Montauk and into Long Island Sound. The blues added to an already impressive inshore mixed bag of species, including stripers, porgies, fluke, blowfish, kingfish, flounder, cod and to a lesser degree, weakfish. The weaks have been slow to ...

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WEATHER AND FISHING MUCH IMPROVED

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Spring weather finally arrived and with it the spring fishing showed noticeable improvement in many sectors. The pace of striper action picked back up, fluke were considerably more cooperative with a decent number of keepers in the mix, and porgies are red hot in a number of areas. Blowfish are ...

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GOOD WEATHER SHOULD FIRE UP SPRING ACTION

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Despite a week that included heavy doses of wind, record setting cold temperatures and a fair amount of rain, there were some positive developments on the fishing front. Fluke are a viable target all around the Island, porgies are big and plentiful and settling into their typical spring haunts, and ...

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FLUKE ENTER THE GAME

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Fluke may soon be competing with striped bass for the spotlight with this week’s opening of the summer flounder season. Good pre-season bycatch numbers have anglers anticipating one of the best opening months in years. Dropping water temperatures the past two weeks may have slowed the bass bite and delayed ...

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GET READY FOR FLUKE, BLUES AND WEAKS

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Stripers continue to dominate reports in our region, but by next week, Long Island, Metro NY anglers should have a whole new set of targets to choose from. Blackfish will be off the menu after Thursday, but blues, weaks and porgies will become options by next week, and don’t forget ...

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