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South Shore  ¦  August 20, 2018

HAVE FUN WITH SNAPPERS

By Tom Melton  |  August 20, 2018
This could be a little bit of a transition week with the cold front that came through on Sunday. Although it is not going to get fish moving towards the inlet, it might have the bait moving out of the canals and into the open bay waters. With this, the snapper action should get even better, and with that, large fluke could ...

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Bergen Bay Docks

At Bergen Bay Docks in Babylon, I heard from Scott who reported a quiet week of action, but anglers reported a lot of action on ...

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Bob's Bait and Tackle

Bob Rose at Bob's Bait & Tackle in Amity Harbor reported anglers scored well on fluke and sea bass outside Jones and Fire Island on ...

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Capt. Gillen

Capt. Gillen

From Capt. Patrick of the Capt. Gillen we learned that it's been a week that included catches of fluke, sea bass, and blues as well ...

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Capt. Rod

Capt. Rod

Capt. George from the Capt. Rod reported a lot of action for fares, with rods bending constantly. Anglers have also seen a good amount of ...

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Captree Fuel, Bait and Tackle

Captree Fuel, Bait and Tackle

No report submitted this week.
Center Yacht Club

Center Yacht Club

At Center Yacht Club in Center Moriches I heard two of the marina regulars were out and scored with three fluke to 20 inches, while ...

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Chasing Tails Bait & Tackle

Chasing Tails Bait & Tackle

From Frank at Chasing Tails Bait and Tackle in Oakdale we heard the fluke action remains consistent in the bay. A lot of fluke are ...

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Dixie II

Dixie II

No report submitted this week.
Fishfinder II

Fishfinder II

Capt. Walter on the Fish Finder II reported the fluke action was good with fish in the 65 to 70-foot depths. Fares had keepers to ...

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Island Princess

Island Princess

Capt. Bryan from the Island Princess reported the change of the tides is producing some of the best short life he has seen in years. ...

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J&J Sports Inc.

J&J Sports Inc.

John at J&J Tackle in Patchogue said fluke fishing has been picking with some fish up to 5 pounds reported outside of Shinnecock Inlet. The ...

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JIB VI

JIB VI

On the Jib VI, Capt. Joe reported anglers are catching loads of fluke, with some keepers in the mix as well. Along with fluke, sea ...

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Laura Lee

Laura Lee

Capt. Renee of the Captree based Laura Lee Fleet reported this past week there has been a big increase in the fluke fishing on all ...

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Pelagic Outfitters

Pelagic Outfitters

No report submitted this week.
Rosie Fishing

Rosie Fishing

From Capt. James on the Rosie out of Center Moriches reported that on Friday the sea bass were biting well and anglers had plenty of ...

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Saltwaters Tackle

Saltwaters Tackle

At Saltwaters Worldwide Outfitters in West Islip I heard there are still plenty of fluke, there fish around. Find the mackerel and squid in the ...

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Silly Lily Fishing Station

Silly Lily Fishing Station

Jay at Silly Lily Fishing Station in East Moriches said the rains came, the fluke slowed, the rains left the fluking picked up! This brief ...

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Smith Point Bait and Tackle

Smith Point Bait and Tackle

Martino at Smith Point Bait & Tackle reported decent fluke action in the inlet with fish to 6 pounds. Albies are showing out east towards ...

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Suffolk Marine Bait and Tackle

Suffolk Marine Bait and Tackle

Frank at Suffolk MarineBait and Tackle in Babylon reported the snapper action at the docks is red hot, with crabbing staying strong as well. The ...

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Willie K Bait And Tackle

Willie K Bait And Tackle

From Kurt at Willie K's Bait and Tackle in Bay Shore I heard that it was a decent week as the inlet produced good fluke ...

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