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BASS HIT SOUTH FORK

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island Surf
 While the bulk of reports continue to come from the western reaches of our report area, there is little doubt that the spring migration of bass along the South Shore is well underway. Confirmation of that came from Ken at Tight Lines Tackle in Sag Harbor, who relayed word that ...

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BASS ACTION SPREADING

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island Surf
 Some spring-like weather Friday and Saturday motivated some casters to shake off the cobwebs and make their first casts of the season. Those who worked the far western reaches of the Island had the greatest opportunity to bend a rod, with more action reported from places like Little Neck Bay, ...

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STRIPERS ON THE MOVE

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island Surf
 Despite the weather remaining more wintery than spring-like, striped bass reports revealed a decided upturn in activity this past week, with news of schoolie bass filtering in from several parts of the Island. While some could be attributed to wintering over fish, some are indicative of migrating fish working their ...

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JERSEY BLUES

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island Surf
Other than some scattered reports of small bass, the spring fishing continues at a very slow pace, but one that could change quickly with a stretch of more spring-like days. We received second hand reports of a couple of small bass from Little Neck Bay, with more fish showing further ...

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BLACKFISH AND FLOUNDER SEASONS OPEN SUNDAY

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Despite having up to 20 inches of snow dumped on some parts of the Island last Thursday, things are beginning to stir along the waterfront. Tackle shops are expanding their hours, others are just opening their doors, some party boats are gearing up for the April 1 openings of flounder ...

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SIGNS OF LIFE ON THE FISHING FRONT - LINDENHURST FISHING FLEA MARKET

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Despite the approach of what looks like the fourth northeaster to hit our region in the past three weeks, and the potential for another storm on Sunday, there are signs that the local fishing scene is beginning to stir to life. Tackle shops are expanding their hours, Open and charter ...

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TROUT STOCKING THIS WEEK - SPRING ARRIVES NEXT WEEK

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
It’s beginning to sound like a broken record - another week – another nor’easter that basically shuts down the fishing scene. The ocean and Sound have been stirred to a froth, the beaches battered, and marinas and docks flooded. Despite another March snowfall this week, we need to remember that ...

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NOR'EASTER SLAMS LONG ISLAND

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
The wicked northeaster that slammed the region Friday, and its effects that carried through the weekend, made fishing a distant thought for many Long Islanders, especially those who live along the shoreline. Flooding of roads and marinas was a common theme even as late as Monday in some areas. Beaches ...

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COD AND POLLOCK ON OFFSHORE WRECKS - SUFFERN & WARD MELVILLE THIS WEEK

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
With cod still failing to cooperate on the Block Island Grounds, the Viking Star headed to some distant wrecks off of Nantucket this past weekend, departing Friday night and returning in the wee hours of Sunday morning. Capt. Steven Jr. reported they were able to put a good trip together ...

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THE HUNT FOR COD

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Cod fishing continues to be a frustrating affair this winter with a few excellent days sprinkled among many more slow trips or days tied to the dock due to wind and rough seas. Everyone seems convinced the cod are in the area but pinning down their location with so few ...

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