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RED HOT STRIPERS

Posted By Geoffrey Lawrence
Location: West End South Long Island
 Bass are red hot and it’s almost a can’t miss proposition. The action is outstanding south and west of Debs Inlet on Mojo rigs and bunker spoons for fish to 42-pounds. The basic depths to fish are 40 to 60-ft. Clam bellies nailed bass along the bridges and at the ...

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STRIPERS ON THE MOVE

Posted By Geoffrey Lawrence
Location: West End South Long Island
 Bass are making their move so it’s time to make your move. The waters south of the Fire Island Needle, the areas in and around Debs Inlet, the Roundhouse and the Pink Hotel all saw good catches of stripers. Trolled bunker spoons in white, green and white or silver were ...

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STRIPERS TO 40 POUNDS

Posted By Geoffrey Lawrence
Location: West End South Long Island
 Now is the time to take a shot at bass. They are becoming more active in the east and west. The waters south of Debs have yielded decent catches of nice size fish with some fish in the 30 to 40-pound class being taken. MoJo rigs and trolled bunker spoons ...

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TOG ON THE UPSWING

Posted By Geoffrey Lawrence
Location: West End South Long Island
 Porgies are still the most dependable species to target. They are in good supply to the west at Romer Shoals, the Coney Island Flats and Breezy Point. Blackfishing has been fair to good depending on the day and sea conditions. Some charter boats sailed outside of Jones Inlet and scored ...

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SCUP AND TOG ON REEFS

Posted By Geoffrey Lawrence
Location: West End South Long Island
Porgies are the dominate species right now. They can be found at all reefs including the Rockaway, Hempstead and Atlantic Beach. Blackfish got off to a promising start with plenty of shorts and a few keepers including a 7-pounder taken at the AB Reef. Local bridges have some ‘tog but ...

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WEAKFISH A GOOD BET

Posted By Geoffrey Lawrence
Location: West End South Long Island
 It looks like the seas are settling down and the wrecks and reefs on the outside should be reachable. Good amounts of sea bass can be taken from State waters and fish to 5-pounds have been captured. Porgies are in abundance and even boats that are on a half-day schedule ...

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MIXED BAG ON REEFS

Posted By Geoffrey Lawrence
Location: West End South Long Island
 Unsettled sea conditions from the hurricanes that are rolling up the coast may keep some boats at the dock for the start of the week. A few local party boats got out on a couple of trips and it seems the porgies, sea bass and triggerfish have not fled the ...

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WEAKS A GOOD BET

Posted By Geoffrey Lawrence
Location: West End South Long Island
Unsettled sea conditions from the hurricanes that are rolling up the coast will keep most boats at the dock for the start of the week. Hopefully the porgies and sea bass will not flee the scene and will stay on local reefs and wrecks. Weakfish are slowly making their move ...

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WEAKS MAKING A SPLASH

Posted By Geoffrey Lawrence
Location: West End South Long Island
Unsettled sea conditions from offshore storms made for tough fishing during most of the week. Fortunately it seems that most species did not flee the scene and summer flatties, porgies and sea bass can still be found on local reefs and wrecks. However, be prepared to head to the deep ...

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FLUKE STILL BEST BET

Posted By Geoffrey Lawrence
Location: West End South Long Island
In spite of some off days due to wind and sea conditions, the summer flatties seem determined to provide us with a late season blast of outstanding action. Party boats and private anglers have reported not only loads of fish but a decent keeper ratio. The Hempstead Reef yielded top ...

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