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PRAY FOR WEATHER

Posted By Tony Gatto
Location: Long Island Offshore
Water temperatures are finally starting to come down. Blue and white marlin will be very tough to find. But we should still hear reports of big eye, yellowfin, mahi mahi and albacore for the next few weeks taken at the canyons. From 30 fathoms in mid sixty-degree water is prime ...

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SHARKS AND MAHI

Posted By Tony Gatto
Location: Long Island Offshore
Fall 2018 has so far had more unfishable days then fishable. It’s been a tough fall to say the least. Once a pattern seems to form the weather picks up and mixes everything up. Because of this, concentrations of bait and tuna fish have been challenging to find. However, ...

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MAKOS AND MAHI

Posted By Tony Gatto
Location: Long Island Offshore
Mahi mahi for the smoker. These fish seem to be everywhere. They are still here in good numbers and responding well to many methods of catching them. Live-lining and live chumming seems to be the most productive method by far. So try to fill the live well before you head ...

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GO LIVE FOR MAHI

Posted By Tony Gatto
Location: Long Island Offshore
Another week of wind and waves kept many offshore anglers tied to the dock. The few that did venture off stayed close to home in the 20 to 30 fathom areas. Mahi mahi continue to be consistent with larger high teen fish being taken. Live bait is a must to ...

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FALL OUTLOOK

Posted By Tony Gatto
Location: Long Island Offshore
Things have been stirred up with hurricane Florence making land fall to our south this week. For Northeast anglers there is a possibility that this storm may improve offshore fishing. The southern bite has been tremendous this season. With the storm pushing through and making landfall in the Carolinas, the ...

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MAHI MAYHEM

Posted By Tony Gatto
Location: Long Island Offshore
Pre blow, the yellowfin and albacore bite has really turned on south of Fire Island. The Chicken Canyon, Virginia and Bacardi have been all good. The trick is to use trolling as scouting. Find the fish and change methods. Chunking and jigging have been very productive. Once you get them ...

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IT’S MAHI TIME

Posted By Tony Gatto
Location: Long Island Offshore
Marlin and mahi mahi have been most consistent lately. So why not target them. Dredges and splash bars have been the number one attractor especially for white marlin. Have a pitch bait or flat line naked ballyhoo on the ready. When you see a billfish in your spread drop back ...

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TARGET A WAHOO

Posted By Tony Gatto
Location: Long Island Offshore
The edge seemed to slow down in the beginning of the week. Daily passing low pressure systems kept bait and fish down, but there are fish to be had, you just need to work harder for them. Tuna fishing remains strong at Chicken Canyon. Yellowfin tuna, and mahi mahi have ...

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YF IN 30 FATHOMS

Posted By Tony Gatto
Location: Long Island Offshore
The Nat Geo show between 20 and 30 fathoms has been spectacular this year. The amount of whales, dolphins, sea turtles, and bait is just insane. Tuna fishing has been good, and sometimes spectacular, but don’t forget to take a moment and enjoy the show. Yellowfin have moved closer to ...

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DOWN AND DIRTY

Posted By Tony Gatto
Location: Long Island Offshore
Go deep or go home. Bluefin in the 30 fathom area have been holding deep. The larger fish have been harder to bring up into standard trolling patterns. Planer rods and down riggers along with diving plugs pulled at slower speeds have been working. If you find them schooled up ...

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