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HOT START TO PECONIC PORGIES - BLUEFISH RUN STRETCHES EAST

This week, managing editor Matt Broderick tells how a different approach to the porgy game can make catching these saltwater panfish a whole lot more fun. Senior editor Fred Golofaro has info on the hot start to this spring’s Peconic Bay porgy run and opening day of fluke season, before updating a surf scene suddenly ripe with bluefish. And, the dates are in for the Montauk and South Shore classics. The Montauk event is set for September 24-26 and South Shore for October 29-31.

 

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Montauk Fishing Reports

Report by Paulie's Tackle

May 03, 2021 - 10:31:06

Paul at Paulie’s Tackle in Montauk reported that effort remains down but there are school bass at Ditch Plains on bucktails and soft plastics, and some along the sand beaches on worms, clams and meta... More

Report by Fin Chaser

May 03, 2021 - 10:25:08

Capt. Keith Williams of the Fin Chaser reports solid porgy fishing for his opening day in the Peconics. Many of his fares ended up with limits if they were ready for the onslaught of bites. The p.m. t... More

Report by Lazy Bones

May 03, 2021 - 10:25:08

I spoke to Kathy from the Lazy Bones of Montauk and she told me the boat will start sailing May 7th for fluke. Sailing times will be 8 a.m to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.... More

Report by Fishooker Charters

May 03, 2021 - 10:25:08

From Fishooker Charters of Montauk captain Savio let me know the boat isn’t in the water yet but he’s anticipating a maiden voyage for the year in the next couple of weeks. Give him a ring at 631-76... More

Report by Viking Fleet

May 03, 2021 - 10:25:08

Capt Steven Jr of the Viking Fleet of Montauk reports a slow start to the Montauk porgy season. The fish were being picky but a couple of anglers were able to put together some decent catches. They pr... More

Report by Top Hook Fishing

May 03, 2021 - 10:25:08

Capt. Steve of Top Hook Fishing Charters is accepting reservations for the 2021 fishing season, specializing in inshore striper and bottom fishing as well as offshore shark trips. Give them a call at ... More

Report by My Mate

May 03, 2021 - 10:25:08

Capt. Pete Casale of the My Mate reports he plans to be in the water and fluking by Memorial Day. Give him a ring at (917) 543-3115 to book a charter with him.... More

Report by Caprice

May 03, 2021 - 10:25:08

The Caprice of Montauk is booking for upcoming trips. Captain Bob will start with fluke. Give him a call at (516)671-7690 or 1-800-678-“BASS”... More

Report by My Joyce

May 03, 2021 - 10:25:08

Capt. Kenny of the My Joyce is now accepting reservations for the 2021 season specializing in both inshore and offshore fishing. A call at (516) 641-2138 will confirm your spot.... More

Report by November Rain

May 03, 2021 - 10:25:08

Captain Jill and Capt. Steve of November Rain Charters are now accepting bookings for 2021. They will begin sailing the 2nd week of May. Give Captain Jill a call at (646) 335-7315 to fish with the boa... More

Report by Moondance

May 03, 2021 - 10:25:08

Capt. Sal of Moondance Charters said he plans to start fishing May 15th for fluke. Give him a call at (917) 601-4548 and reserve your day on the water.... More

Report by Sea Wife IV

May 03, 2021 - 10:25:08

Capt. Tom of the Sea Wife IV is accepting bookings for the 2021 season and strongly suggests booking early by calling (800) 308-8969. Prime dates and weekend’s book quickly.... More

Report by West Lake Marina

May 03, 2021 - 10:25:08

From West Lake Marina they told me of a few nice flounder taken around Block Island. One fish dropped the scale down to 3 pounds. Chris from the shop also got his last licks in on blackfish before the... More

Report by Star Island Yacht Club

May 03, 2021 - 10:25:08

At Star Island Yacht Club Mike reports small bass are being picked away by Ditch Plains at first light and last light using small bucktails. He got word the porgies moved in to the west of him. Also s... More

Report by Montauk Marine Basin

May 03, 2021 - 10:25:08

Montauk Marine Basin told me they have been preparing for the season and are open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Hours will change once fluke season opens.... More

Report by My Joyce III

March 29, 2021 - 09:25:02

Capt. Kenny of the My Joyce III is now accepting reservations for the 2021 season specializing in both inshore and offshore fishing. A call at (516) 641-2138 will seal the deal.... More

Report by Top Hook Fishing Charters

March 29, 2021 - 09:25:02

Capt. Steve of Top Hook Fishing Charters is now accepting reservations for the 2021 fishing season, specializing in inshore striper and bottom fishing as well as offshore shark trips. The captain also... More

Report by November Rain Charters

March 29, 2021 - 09:25:02

Captain Jill and Capt. Steve of November Rain Charters are now accepting bookings for 2021 where the boat can sail with up to 20 passengers and the captain’s welcome large groups for fishing trips an... More

Report by Moondance Charters

March 29, 2021 - 09:25:02

Capt. Sal of Moondance Charters is now booking charters to what looks to be another great season on the horizon. Due to his growing popularity and expertise, trips with Capt. Sal are booking quickly. ... More

Sag Harbor Fishing Reports

Report by Tight Lines Tackle

May 03, 2021 - 10:31:06

Ken at Tight Lines Tackle in Sag Harbor told of a good ending to a cool and windy week. Bluefish into the low teens moved into Accabonac Harbor on Saturday. Same day, a customer got into 6 to 8-pound ... More

Hampton Bays Fishing Reports

Report by White Water Outfitters

May 03, 2021 - 10:31:06

Rich at White Water Outfitters in Hampton Bays said some big blues to 10 pounds have moved into Shinnecock and Peconic bays, and were also reported in the Shinnecock Canal, along with some weakfish, b... More

Report by East End Bait and Tackle

May 03, 2021 - 10:31:06

Scott at East End Bait and Tackle in Hampton Bays called it great week as both air and water temperatures rose enough to kick the season into gear. The Shinnecock Canal has been very productive with... More

Report by Shinnecock Star

May 03, 2021 - 10:25:08

On the party boat Shinnecock Star, Captain John let me know the first couple of Peconic porgy trips were absolute insanity with jumbos in the mix along with some weakfish. He let me know that when flu... More

Report by East End B&T

April 19, 2021 - 09:47:01

Scott at East End Bait & Tackle in Hampton Bays let us know that things are still a bit slow but more and more anglers are beginning to stir. Holdover stripers continue to take soft plastics in some o... More

Report by Molnar's Landing

October 19, 2020 - 09:45:21

Lanny at Molnar’s Landing was out fishing when I called him Sunday afternoon, fighting rough seas but picking away at a mix of bottom dwellers. The entire week was lost to strong winds and rough seas... More

Orient Fishing Reports

Report by Fishy Business

May 03, 2021 - 10:28:08

Capt. Phil Kess of the Fishy Business out of Orient reports a good start on Saturday for Bernard and friends as the scup were hungry and the guys took advantage. A couple weakfish and a short striper ... More

Report by Nancy Ann

May 03, 2021 - 10:28:08

Capt. Rich of the Nancy Ann out of Orient, reports they will be starting up this Tuesday for the fluke opener. There still some dates open for the 2021 season. You can also get on the text list of upc... More

Greenport Fishing Reports

Report by Peconic Star Fleet

October 12, 2020 - 10:09:37

Capt. Dave Brennan of the Peconic Star Fleet reports he is now finished for the season and would like to thank everyone that sailed with them this year. Fortunately, the porgies chewed their heads off... More

Mattituck Fishing Reports

Report by Mattituck Fishing Station

May 03, 2021 - 10:28:08

Lis at Mattituck Fishing Station in Southold tells us they are now open for business with boat dockage still available as well as all your bait and tackle needs for the upcoming fluke and porgy season... More

Southold Fishing Reports

Report by WeGo Bait and Tackle

May 03, 2021 - 10:28:08

Steve from WeGo Bait and Tackle in Southold reported porgy fishing is off to a great start as anglers drowning worms and clam strips are slamming scup at the area of Jessup Neck. Some small bass are a... More

Report by Blue Water Ventures

December 14, 2020 - 14:00:29

Chris at Blue Water Ventures in Southold reported he had a few customers come in looking to tog fish but he didn’t hear back from them. He’s been staying busy at the shop with rod and reel repairs. ... More