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FISHING FIREWORKS

Posted By Toby Lapinski
Location: New England
As we head into the 4th of July holiday weekend, there is a lot going on in Southern New England providing a wide variety of options to wet a line.

In Connecticut, Dave Anderson said that there are a lot of good things are happening in the Sound right now; fluking ...

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BIG OL’ BASS

Posted By Toby Lapinski
Location: New England
This week saw a good variety of action across Southern New England. Overall there is no single best bet with each area having its shining light. Sea bass season opens this Wednesday, June 24 in Rhode Island and New York opens the day prior, both of which are much-welcomed dates ...

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BASS TO BLUEFIN HOT!

Posted By Toby Lapinski
Location: New England
CONNECTICUT – DAVE ANDERSON
I’ve been writing this report for over a decade now and one of the things that always fascinates me is the movement of cow stripers exiting the Hudson. I can remember years when the bulk of the action was over by June 1, but this year ...

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RECORD RHODY CARP!

Posted By Toby Lapinski
Location: New England
This week’s log is a bit different than normal in that it covers a single catch, but it’s one that is well-deserving of a spot on its own. In recent years, interest in carp fishing has exploded in Southern New England. Back when I was in high school and still ...

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JUNE ALREADY?!?!

Posted By Toby Lapinski
Location: New England
I’ll be the first to admit it: it simply doesn’t feel like June yet. After a very mild winter, and predictions/hopes of an early spring season, thigs went to hell in a handbasket between a cold spring and COVID-19 bologna. That said, we are now in the 6th month and ...

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TIDERUNNER TIME

Posted By Toby Lapinski
Location: New England
This week’s fishing reports including several references to weakfish being landed, and not just in the one spot in Connecticut where everyone and their uncle likes to fish for them these days. Sure there we some nice ones caught at the ‘sandbar whose name shall not be mentioned’, but I ...

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TAKE YOUR PICK

Posted By Toby Lapinski
Location: New England
Fresh or salt, there are plenty of options on the table for you this week. Freshwater fishing in the lakes and ponds is seeing fish like crappie and bass move shallow as they prepare to spawn. Trout fishing in the waters where they’re stocked has been nothing short of fantastic, ...

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STRIPED BASS UPDATES

Posted By Toby Lapinski
Location: New England
Last week saw more widespread striper activity on striped bass in the surf, and this week saw increased size. In this week’s report we have 20-inch-class stripers on the North Shore starting to mix-in with mackerel which will surely attract bigger fish, bass to the 20-pound class in the Canal, ...

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MAY MADNESS

Posted By Toby Lapinski
Location: New England
While the past few weeks have been ‘pretty good’ on the fishing front, this week’s reports showed dramatic improvement. In Connecticut - where the spring tog season closed out on April 30 - it was expectedly good as it always is as the door shuts closed. This was one of ...

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STRIPER BITE IMPROVES

Posted By Toby Lapinski
Location: New England
For the past three weeks to maybe a month-plus, striper action has been mostly a game of working on holdovers in tidal rivers. Well, this week saw a major expansion of where you can find fish. Sure the tidal rivers still have fish, and likely the biggest ones as they ...

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