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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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LOOKING FOR THE MOTHERLODE OF COD

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Unfortunately, those two good days of codfish action at Block Island dating back to the previous weekend did not carry over to this past week. The few fishable days on the grounds produced poor results through Saturday as skippers scoured the area in search of the main body of fish. ...

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A POSITIVE COD REPORT

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Although no local boats had made it to the cod grounds this past week, making it difficult to even guess at the quality of the codfish action, we do know that the Island Current, sailing out of Rhode Island did fish Block Island on Saturday and hammered the cod with ...

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SALTWATER SPORTSMAN SEMINAR THIS SATURDAY

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
That red hot codfish action that occurred on the Block Island Grounds last Sunday and Monday did simmer down as the week progressed but catches still remained good on Thursday and Friday. By Sunday however, the bite was way off with some skippers feeling the moon may have put the ...

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BLOCK ISLAND COD TAKE HOLD

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Frigid, record setting low temperatures, ice and plenty of wind have made it difficult to get a read on the cod fishing this winter, especially since boats went weeks at a time without getting away from the dock. This past weekend provided the break needed to explore the Block Island ...

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WARMING TEMPS SHOULD HELP

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Last week’s brief warmup did little to trigger much in the way of fishing reports, as wind and rough seas, as well as iced up waterways left few opportunities for boats to get to the cod grounds. A couple of boats did get out last Wednesday and again on Sunday ...

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FISHING THE DEEP FREEZE

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Ice fishing was the only option for those looking to bend a rod this week as record setting low temperatures and Thursday’s snowstorm kept the region in a deep freeze. There are still a handful of South Shore and Montauk party boats prepared to target cod, pollock, ling and possibly ...

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FISHING THE DEEP FREEZE

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
As the deep freeze continues to grip our region, ice fishermen may be the only anglers wearing smiles this week. Following the closure of sea bass and porgy seasons on Sunday, the handful of South Shore and Montauk party boats sailing over the winter will now focus on cod, pollock, ...

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HERRING SOLID ON BOTH SHORES

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
 With blackfish and striped bass seasons now closed, the last week of the year will see most of the focus on sea bass and cod on the Block Island Grounds or on offshore wrecks along the South Shore. There is also a good chance you will see some porgies, ling, ...

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SEA BASS AND COD BEST BETS

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
A couple of doses of snow, some bitter cold temperatures and the closing of blackfish and striped bass seasons conspired to make for a pretty quiet week on the fishing front. Without a doubt, the best bet this week is to hop a ride to the Block Island Grounds or ...

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