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COD, TOG AND TURKEY

Posted By Dave Anderson
Location: Connecticut
 As reflected in this week’s reports, tog fishing is still awesome in New England and there really isn’t any good reason why you shouldn’t be able to get yourself a Thanksgiving tog this year. Water temps are still in the mid-50s, there are stripers, blackfish, sea bass, a few bluefish ...

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WE BID YOU GOOD NIGHT

Posted By Dave Anderson
Location: New England Surf
 It feels premature to end it now, but the print schedule is what it is. This will be the last surf report for 2017. Don’t let this be the thing that lays your season to rest. If you are able to travel, or if you live anywhere south of Cape ...

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THE HOURGLASS

Posted By Dave Anderson
Location: New England Surf
 When we reach this point in the season, I start to look at the migration—both literally and metaphorically—as an hourglass. In the literal sense, there is the urgency brought on by the sand running low on the top side of the funnel. Metaphorically speaking the fishery heavily favors the southern ...

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WINDING DOWN?

Posted By Dave Anderson
Location: Connecticut
 This cold snap seems to have many anglers worrying about the end. But the blackfishing has been great, pretty much statewide. In fact, this was the best week for size for the entire fall with several 8- to 11-pounders taken this week. Striper action has been tough in the eastern ...

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MAN UP!

Posted By Dave Anderson
Location: New England Surf
 Surfcasters up and down the coast have been showing a growing concern about the health of the striper stocks, and I am right there with all of you. I have been surf fishing for more than 20 years, and in the time between 2002 and this year, I have seen ...

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XMAS ALBIES?

Posted By Dave Anderson
Location: Connecticut
 This has been an unbelievable year for albies. Because I make the calls for the surf report also, I get the lowdown on the albie bite all across New England and it’s still good from lower Cape Cod to the Vineyard to the West End of the Canal through Buzzards ...

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DON’T BE FOOLED

Posted By Dave Anderson
Location: New England Surf
 I’ve been battling a nasty cold all week, complete with a 103 fever and rampant insomnia so I haven’t gotten out at all since last Saturday night. With that said there are still plenty of fish on the move no matter where you live. There are still teen bass up ...

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TUG O’ WAR

Posted By Dave Anderson
Location: Connecticut
 It’s that time of year when the seasons start fighting with each other. We’ve been enjoying an extended period of ‘shorts and flip-flops’ weather here and now things are starting to look a little more uncertain. Storms, cool nights and ocean-mixing high winds can change the fall fishing outlook in ...

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FALL IS LATE

Posted By Dave Anderson
Location: Connecticut
 Water temps are higher than normal for late-October, I figure Mother Nature felt like she owed us one after the twin hurricanes. Blackfishing seems to be at the top of most lists right now and the bite has been getting better and better. Stripers are also biting well as the ...

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OWENSTRONG UPDATE

Posted By Dave Anderson
Location: New England Surf
 The OwenStrong Surfcasting Tournament concluded on Saturday morning and the event that followed was a rousing success. Surfcasters from New Jersey to Massachusetts came together at the Clinton Town Hall in Clinton, CT for a day of food, seminars and raffles. I haven’t heard the final tally yet, but I ...

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