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IT’S BASS OR TOG

Posted By Geoffrey Lawrence
Location: North Shore Long Island
It’s your choice to go for bass or blackfish. Bass are still providing good action with good numbers of keepers and schoolies galore. They can be found in most of the harbors, Eatons Neck, 11c and the Cable Anchor Reef. Blackfish are migrating to the deeper spots so be prepared ...

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BASS AND TOG COMBO

Posted By Geoffrey Lawrence
Location: North Shore Long Island
Everyone is happy about the overall numbers of blackfish but not so happy about the number of keepers. The fish are not hard to find and large numbers of them are available on local wrecks and rocky structure. Some spots to try are the City Island area bridges, Execution Light, ...

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BASS AND TOG STRONG

Posted By Geoffrey Lawrence
Location: North Shore Long Island
Bass and blackfish are giving anglers all the action they can handle when weather conditions are favorable. From City Island up to CT the Sound is loaded with schoolie and keeper bass. Be prepared to capture them on diamond jigs, trolled bunker spoons or Mojo rigs, or worms and bunker ...

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GOOD BLACKFISH ACTION

Posted By Geoffrey Lawrence
Location: North Shore Long Island
Most tackle shops and captains reported pretty good blackfish action during the week prior to the big blow on Saturday. The number of shorts for action is fantastic and keepers to 7-pounds were in the mix. Some top spots were Harts Island, the Middle Grounds, 11b and Stamford. Bass activity ...

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SOLID BLACKFISHING

Posted By Geoffrey Lawrence
Location: North Shore Long Island
Blackfishing remained solid and good catches occurred on the days anglers were able to anchor up. The reports were consistent in regards to fishing the shallow depths of 20 to 40-ft. Green and Asian crabs helped nail ‘tog on bait rigs, and small pieces of crab on a jig worked ...

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TOG GETTING STARTED

Posted By Geoffrey Lawrence
Location: North Shore Long Island
The fall run is gaining momentum so get out there. Let's start out with blackfish. All our sources gave us the same encouraging information. The season is young but the 'tog are biting. There are excellent numbers of fish in the water keeping the rods bent. Party boats working the ...

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ALBIES SETTLE IN

Posted By Geoffrey Lawrence
Location: North Shore Long Island
 False albies are running amok from Eatons Neck to Cranes Neck. More keeper sea bass are showing and reports came in of decent catches near the OB. Cocktail blues in the 2 to 5-pound category are providing very good action, and bluefish can be found in very good numbers at ...

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NON-STOP PORGIES

Posted By Geoffrey Lawrence
Location: North Shore Long Island
It was another slow week for reports due to the weather. However, this week the weather is clearing and there are some sunny days ahead. Porgies are once again going non-stop. The scup grounds have also yielded some weakfish, blues, sea bass and kingfish. Sea bass action showed some slight ...

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SCUP STILL #1

Posted By Geoffrey Lawrence
Location: North Shore Long Island
Porgies continue to hold their position as the number species providing top action from one end of the Sound to the other. Bluefish activity has been inconsistent but the areas that did report on them said most are in the cocktail class. The good news is that some party boat ...

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BLUEFISHING IMPROVING

Posted By Geoffrey Lawrence
Location: North Shore Long Island
I know it’s getting repetitious but porgies and snappers are still providing the most consistent action all along the North Shore. All areas from City Island to Port Jeff had positive news on scup. Bluefish are becoming far more cooperative. Some jumbos have been trolled on the Middle Grounds. Bass ...

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