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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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SURF/INSHORE SHOW 9/12

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island Surf
Bass and blues remained rare commodities in most areas, with sharks, fluke, porgies and triggerfish filling in the down time. Montauk remains the exception to the rule, especially where bluefish are concerned. Not a word on bass of any size, but everyone is talking about the abundance of bait around ...

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FIRST ALBIES REPORTED

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island Surf
In what has become a typical summer week – too much heat and humidity cutting down on effort and generally lackluster reports from most areas with Montauk a notable exception. There was also more life on the far west end, with albies and bonito showing up at Breezy Point, and ...

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MONTAUK BEST BET

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island Surf
Montauk continues to look like the best bet for both bass and blues, but there has also been a little bit of life in Moriches and Shinnecock inlets on small bass and blues. Those little bass appear spread all along South Fork beaches, and to a lesser extent along North ...

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EAST IS BEST

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island Surf
Once again this week, if you are looking for a better quality bass or want to bend a rod on bluefish, the eastern inlets and especially Montauk are the places to be. Some cocktail blues have been popping up in Moriches and Shinnecock inlets, while mixed size blues from cocktails ...

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HEAD EAST FOR ACTION

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island Surf
Again this week, your best bet for serious surf action remain the East End as Montauk remains one of the few places you have a reasonable shot at encountering a decent bass or some bluefish. If you’re looking to bend a rod, sharks, rays, fluke, porgies and triggerfish are all ...

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