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COW BASS BLITZ

Posted By Tony Salerno
Location: East End Long Island
Quite simply striped bass will again be this week’s best bet and rightfully so. It seems as if you have a flooding tide at any of the rip lines that surrounds Montauk Point and drag live bait through them, odds are good of nailing a limit of cow bass with ...

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BIG BASS DOMINATE

Posted By Tony Salerno
Location: East End Long Island
Well the cow bass bite continues full throttle ahead this week off Montauk Point, while there is no shortage of smaller keeper bass from the Race and Plum Gut. The night bite rules over the daylight hours, but more importantly, especially at Montauk, the flood tide has been key. Live ...

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COW BASS ARRIVE

Posted By Tony Salerno
Location: East End Long Island
The great anticipation is over. The big striped bass have arrived and are settling in the rips surrounding Montauk Point as well as to the south and east. The bass arrived on Thursday and these girls are big, mainly in the 30 to 45 pound range. The fish are hungry ...

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NORTH FORK STRIPERS

Posted By Tony Salerno
Location: East End Long Island
While most of the week saw a good mix of ground fish and gamesters, Saturday’s brutal easterly blow put a cap on the fluke fishing, while porgies and stripers around the Orient Point area didn’t seem to be deterred by the elements of wind and rain. As for fluking during ...

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BIG BASS ARRIVE

Posted By Tony Salerno
Location: East End Long Island
“New Moon New Fish”. Thank goodness the theory stated has proven true as big stripers to nearly 53 pounds have taken up residence in front of the Montauk Point Lighthouse. In addition, lots of bass to 45 inches have been gulping down eels east of Mattituck Inlet by the motels, ...

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TAKE YOUR PICK

Posted By Tony Salerno
Location: East End Long Island
Fishing was a bit of a rollercoaster ride this week depending on where you choose to wet a line. It was probably easier to play the board game Scrabble than trying to figure out the inconsistency of the striper and fluke chew off Montauk. I heard a lot of excuses ...

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STRIPERS ON THE FORKS

Posted By Tony Salerno
Location: East End Long Island
 While small to teen size stripers can be found at all the usual haunts this week, Sag Harbor for the moment is the land of the giants. It doesn’t matter if you fish the Breakwater, the Ferry Slip, Cedar Point, Jessups Neck or anything in between, as big bass in ...

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PLENTY OF OPTIONS

Posted By Tony Salerno
Location: East End Long Island
Take your pick, the choices includes nice husky ocean fluke along the south side of Montauk, or big chunky Peconic Bay fluke stalking the Green Lawns, Cedar Point, Bugs Light and just off the old and long gone oyster factory. For lock and load action on big chunky scup, a ...

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FLUKE HEATING UP

Posted By Tony Salerno
Location: East End Long Island
Quite simply, you waited all winter for this month to come. It is here and the fishing is red hot for striped bass, porgies, blues and even weakfish and fluke. The fluke are thick and heavy off Montauk’s south side and a change to nicer weather is all that is ...

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EAST END IS HOT

Posted By Tony Salerno
Location: East End Long Island
It’s one giant aquarium inside the Peconic’s, especially around Shelter Island as everyone from Shinnecock, Montauk and Orient Point are jumping on the bandwagon for their take of the bounty. Porgies from shorts to silver platter size are just about everywhere boats are dropping their anchors. The scup are so ...

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