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South Shore  ¦  September 18, 2017

WEAKFISH BEST BET

By Tom Melton  |  September 18, 2017
Hurricane Jose is going to cause havoc and an un-fishable ocean this week, so for the best bet, let’s hit the water early or at dusk for weakfish. The best bet is going to be the north side of Great South Bay in the Copiague Hole or on the south side from Kismet to points east towards Ocean Beach. Anglers targeting them ...

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Babylon Fishing Station

Babylon Fishing Station

At Babylon Fishing Station reported that earlier in the week John on the "Reel Time" had three fluke at the Cholera area. Ricky on his ...

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Bob's Bait and Tackle

Bob Rose at Bob's Bait & Tackle in Amity Harbor reported the bay action is good for fluke in the Squaw Island area. Blowfish are ...

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Burnett's Marina Bait and Tackle

Burnett's Marina Bait and Tackle

Greg from Burnett's Marina in Bay Shore we heard he weighed in weakfish to 5 pounds this past week. A few fluke to 24 inches ...

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Capt. Gillen

Capt. Gillen

From Capt. Patrick of the Capt. Gillen we learned for the last weekend of fluke fishing the Great South Bay produced some nice fluke, particularly ...

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Capt. Rod

Capt. Rod

CAPTREE BOATS Capt. George from the Capt. Rod reported the fluke action was okay, but the season is closing on Thursday. From Friday on, the boat ...

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Captree Fuel, Bait and Tackle

Captree Fuel, Bait and Tackle

Captree Fuel Bait and Tackle Shop reported blues in the 1 to 5 pound class have invaded the piers. Weakfish are also on tap and ...

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Captree Pride

Captree Pride

bonito and a few scup. Over on the Captree Pride, Capt. Ken reports the sea bass action was good Saturday and Sunday mornings before the ocean ...

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Captree Princess

Captree Princess

In from Capt. Rob of the Captree Princess I heard that on Friday fares railed 325 fluke caught with hi hook catching 29 fluke. It ...

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Chasing Tails Bait & Tackle

Chasing Tails Bait & Tackle

From Frank at Chasing Tails Bait and Tackle in Oakdale we heard that fluke are taking squid and spearing combo, as well as bucktails, and ...

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Fishfinder II

Fishfinder II

Capt. Walter on the Fish Finder II reported the bay fluke action was okay with a pick of keepers and shorts and pool fish to ...

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Island Princess

Island Princess

Capt. Brian from the Island Princess reported the boat will continue to sail daily, but will be changing to bay bottom bouncing after fluke season ...

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J&J Sports Inc.

J&J Sports Inc.

John at J&J Tackle in Patchogue said with water temperatures dropping, stripers are beginning to get more active in the inlets from Fire Island to ...

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JIB VI

JIB VI

On the Jib VI, Capt. Joe reported the boat sails daily for bottom dwellers, bass and blues depending on tide and trip time. For info ...

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Laura Lee

Laura Lee

Capt. Renee of the Captree based Laura Lee Fleet reported the "Fleet" had their best fishing this week in waters between 100 and 130 feet ...

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Rosie Fishing

Rosie Fishing

From Capt. James on the Rosie out of Center Moriches I heard that he was tied to the dock most of the week due to ...

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Saltwaters Tackle

Saltwaters Tackle

At Saltwaters Worldwide Outfitters in West Islip the report was of good weakfish action towards the Kismet area. The action has been best on whole ...

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Silly Lily Fishing Station

Silly Lily Fishing Station

Gary at Silly Lily Fishing Station in East Moriches said the sea robin bite remains red hot! Don't knock the sea robin are very ...

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Smith Point Bait and Tackle

Smith Point Bait and Tackle

Craig at Smith Point Bait & Tackle reported Shawn Mullally had a 9.1-pound fluke in Moriches Inlet during the week. Ray Ray has been catching ...

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Suffolk Marine Bait and Tackle

Suffolk Marine Bait and Tackle

Frank at Suffolk MarineBait and Tackle in Babylon reported snapper action is good at the dock, but slowed slightly. Blowfish remain steady at the Babylon ...

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Trophy Tackle

Trophy Tackle

At Trophy Tackle in West Babylon, John said it was a tough week but stripers have been reported at the Meadowbrook Bridge area. Fluke action ...

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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 earlier Joe Pazillo had a fluke of 10.50 pounds, which is ...

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