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FALL RUN STILL ON

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island Surf
Before getting into this week’s report, the Montauk Surfcasters Association Steering Committee is looking to establish a Board of Directors for the 2019 calendar year. Nominations are now being accepted to fill the following positions: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Membership Chairman (to be appointed by Board of Directors) and ...

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SMALL BUT PLENTIFUL

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island Surf
There continues to be plenty of stripers and sand eels along the Island’s South Shore from Montauk to Breezy Point, but keepers were a rarity this week. It looks like we have fallen into the pattern we expected prior to the fall run, with short stripers dominating the beach scene, ...

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BASS ON BOTH SHORES

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island Surf
It was another solid week of action but with an increasing number of small stripers making up the action. Still, there seem to be a few nice fish beached on a daily basis, but to keep things in perspective, we are talking a lot of casters out there to account ...

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FALL RUN SPREADS WEST

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island Surf
Lest there be any doubt of the impact that sand eels can have in drawing fish to the beach, one has to look no further than this fall. The last good run of stripers along our South Shore and South Fork beaches coincided with the last good showing of sand ...

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HIT THE FORKS

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island Surf
The ocean beaches through Southampton and East Hampton, and to a lesser degree further west (Demo saw a good bite Sunday morning) continued to produce excellent striper action both in quantity and quality. Some casters labelled the action epic at times this week, with fish from the low teens to ...

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EAST END BASS BLITZ

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island Surf
The East End ocean beaches through Southampton East Hampton lit up with quality stripers from Friday night through Sunday morning, shattering any inklings that this fall would be a repeat of the last couple of years where short stripers dominated the Island’s surf and even a keeper was hard to ...

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SURF TAKING SHAPE

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island Surf
Some encouraging signs this week that could bode well for the October surf scene. Montauk’s rips received a new infusion of big bass but the action has been limited to diamond jigging by boatmen taking advantage of an abundance of large sand eels up to 10 inches in length. The ...

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ALBIES TURN ON

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island Surf
Action along the South Shore and North and South forks continues to build with most of the activity centering around small blues and small stripers, along with increasing numbers of albies. Albies have finally established themselves on the East End, giving casters another option to small blues and bass. In ...

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MONTAUK CLASSIC

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island Surf
Another dose of east winds this past week, and the heave from Hurricane Florence limited beach access some days and shut down fishing along the oceanfront for a time as well. By Sunday, some reports blues and small bass made their way back to South shore and East End tackle ...

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SURF SHOW THIS WEEK

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island Surf
Several days of east winds, including Monday’s gale, and the possibility of a hurricane brushing the coast could foster some major changes along the surf front by next weekend. Water temperatures are on the way down and everyone we speak to is raving about the large amount of baitfish in ...

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