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HOT ALBIE ACTION

Posted By Geoffrey Lawrence
Location: West End South Long Island
Hooray! 'Tog season for the West End is open. If the North Shore action is any indication (their season opened last Thursday), we should enjoy a fine early season bite. The numbers are good with plenty of shorts and some nice size keepers. Anglers who got to the outside pieces ...

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TOG GETTING STARTED

Posted By Geoffrey Lawrence
Location: North Shore Long Island
The fall run is gaining momentum so get out there. Let's start out with blackfish. All our sources gave us the same encouraging information. The season is young but the 'tog are biting. There are excellent numbers of fish in the water keeping the rods bent. Party boats working the ...

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ALBIES SETTLE IN

Posted By Geoffrey Lawrence
Location: North Shore Long Island
 False albies are running amok from Eatons Neck to Cranes Neck. More keeper sea bass are showing and reports came in of decent catches near the OB. Cocktail blues in the 2 to 5-pound category are providing very good action, and bluefish can be found in very good numbers at ...

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MIXED BAG BLAST

Posted By Geoffrey Lawrence
Location: West End South Long Island
 South Shore waters have exploded with blowfish, especially in Great South Bay. Party boats on the bottom fish grounds had true variety with porgies, sea bass, triggerfish and early season ‘tog. Even albies and bonito were on the menu so you might consider bringing a light tackle spinning outfit. Bluefish ...

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BLOWFISH COMEBACK

Posted By Geoffrey Lawrence
Location: West End South Long Island
The lowly and often neglected blowfish are making a comeback in our waters. It started a few weeks ago and this week they really picked up steam. The bays waters along the Wantagh bridges and all the way to Babylon saw loads and loads of blowfish being caught on clams ...

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NON-STOP PORGIES

Posted By Geoffrey Lawrence
Location: North Shore Long Island
It was another slow week for reports due to the weather. However, this week the weather is clearing and there are some sunny days ahead. Porgies are once again going non-stop. The scup grounds have also yielded some weakfish, blues, sea bass and kingfish. Sea bass action showed some slight ...

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HIT THE REEFS

Posted By Geoffrey Lawrence
Location: West End South Long Island
This week anglers will hit a Trifecta; but not a good one. The forces of nature will be giving us rain, wind and a full moon. Porgy action is sure thing and snappers are not showing any signs of letting up. The bays to the east have seen an incredible ...

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SCUP STILL #1

Posted By Geoffrey Lawrence
Location: North Shore Long Island
Porgies continue to hold their position as the number species providing top action from one end of the Sound to the other. Bluefish activity has been inconsistent but the areas that did report on them said most are in the cocktail class. The good news is that some party boat ...

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BLUEFISHING IMPROVING

Posted By Geoffrey Lawrence
Location: North Shore Long Island
I know it’s getting repetitious but porgies and snappers are still providing the most consistent action all along the North Shore. All areas from City Island to Port Jeff had positive news on scup. Bluefish are becoming far more cooperative. Some jumbos have been trolled on the Middle Grounds. Bass ...

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MIXED BAG TIME

Posted By Geoffrey Lawrence
Location: West End South Long Island
As of Sunday, the offshore storms that hit the Carolinas didn’t have the devastating effect on our waters that many had expected. Party boats and even some private boaters were able to take a shot at fluke, bass, sea bass, porgies and blues. The storm push didn’t push out the ...

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