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Connecticut  ¦  July 16, 2018

THE DARK SIDE

By Dave Anderson  |  July 16, 2018
As TJ Karbowski of Rock and Roll Charters put it, this new moon has really shuffled the deck. Big tides, heavy currents and dark nights have turned the bass bite on in several locations with some legit giants being taken in the western and eastern ends of the Sound. Fast tides make bottom fishing tougher, but it can also turn the slack ...

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A. W. Marina

A. W. Marina

Karen over at AW Marina said the fishing has been off the hook for several species this week. Baitfish have been very abundant in several ...

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Black Hall Outfitters

Black Hall Outfitters

From the crew at Black Hall Outfitters at both their Old Lyme and Westbrook shops, the big word this week is "striped bass." That's technically ...

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Black Hawk

Black Hawk

Capt. Greg from the Black Hawk says, "I know everybody is calling and is anxious to go diamond jigging for the bluefish and bass, and ...

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Bobby J's Bait & Tackle

Bobby J's Bait & Tackle

Johnny over at Bobby J's said that nighttime chunk bite is still going strong with lots of quality fish being taken from several spots. The ...

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Captain Bruce Sportfishing

Captain Bruce Sportfishing

Capt. Bruce on The Otter said, "We are glad to announce the return of big stripers to the reefs of the Eastern Sound. We landed ...

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Captain Morgan's Bait & Tackle

Captain Morgan's Bait & Tackle

Captain Morgan said the fishing has been very good and everything—even the sand sharks and sea robins—seem to be large this week. Porgy action on ...

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Fisherman's World

Fisherman's World

Over at Fisherman's World Max said the bass fishing is still red hot in local waters, anywhere from the NY line out to Greenwich. Three ...

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Fishin' Factory 3

Fishin' Factory 3

Over at Fishin' Factory 3 the sea bass bite was still going strong east and west of the river. Anyone looking for porgies should be ...

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Hel-Cat II

Hel-Cat II

No report submitted this week.
Hillyers Tackle

Hillyers Tackle

Over at Hillyer's Tackle the one and only Bad Lou (he's the baddest) said the striper action really caught fire this week. School bass were ...

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J&B Tackle Company

J&B Tackle Company

No report submitted this week.
Lucky Hook Charters

Lucky Hook Charters

Captain Tony out on Lucky Hook Charters the big tides had slowed the bite down some. They were still catching nice fluke and good-sized sea ...

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Mijoy

Mijoy

No report submitted this week.
Reel Cast Charters

Reel Cast Charters

Capt. Mike of Reel Cast Charters said, "We're seeing a lot more bait this week, both large and small. Bass fishing has been good for ...

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Rivers End Bait & Tackle

Rivers End Bait & Tackle

Over at Rivers End word is that, "This week the best bass news was coming from Montauk and Block Island. The biggest fish seemed to ...

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Rock & Roll Charters

Rock & Roll Charters

Capt. TJ Karbowski of Rock and Roll Charters said the big new moon tides really shuffled the deck this week. Sea bass are vacating the ...

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Southbound Charters

Southbound Charters

No report submitted this week.
Sunbeam Fleet

Sunbeam Fleet

Capt. Bob of the Sunbeam Fleet reports, "It was another excellent week of fishing! Monday's 4 o'clock sunset trip was phenomenal, and the boat limited-out ...

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Tartan II

Tartan II

Capt. Mike on the Tartan II said the bottom fishing trips have been awesome this week. Porgies have been feeding ravenously and they are big. ...

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