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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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Report by Campsite Sport Shop

May 10, 2021 - 10:03:24

At Campsite Sport Shop in Huntington Station, I heard the Connetquot and Caleb Smith or still going strong with anglers seeing solid brown and rainbow action. At Fresh Pond, largemouth have been caugh... More

Report by J&J Sports

May 10, 2021 - 10:03:24

John at J&J Sports in Patchogue said down at the lake, trout have been fairly active on warmer days. Using small lures or worms under a float has been effective. Don’t overlook using a fly. Warmer da... More

Report by L&R Tackle

May 10, 2021 - 10:03:24

At L&R Tackle in Pelham we heard some sad news. Rich is very ill and we ask that all Fisherman readers and shop regulars keep him in their prayers. The shop will be closing, and is selling everything,... More

Report by WeGo Bait and Tackle

May 10, 2021 - 10:03:24

On the North Shore from Wego Bait and Tackle in Southold I heard from Craig who said it is pretty quiet in his neck with b ass season being closed and the opening of fluke season has anglers hitting t... More

Report by Tom Melton

May 10, 2021 - 10:03:24

We are still several weeks away from bass season re-opening in Region 1 (first Saturday in June) so please leave the girls alone to do their spawning routine and ensure a healthy Long Island fishery f... More

Report by River Bay Outfitters

May 03, 2021 - 10:31:06

Over at River Bay Outfitters in Baldwin, Paul reported anglers have seen solid trout action, with beginners and pros scoring well. The Connetquot is producing on mop flies, with fish along the banks. ... More

Report by Tight Lines Tackle

May 03, 2021 - 10:29:38

In Sag Harbor, Ken at Tight Lines Tackle said all is quiet in his neck of the woods. Trout should be getting stocked in the Trustees ponds soon. Small spoons or inline spinners will account for reside... More

Report by Chasing Tails Bait & Tackle

April 26, 2021 - 10:48:29

At Chasing Tails Bait & Tackle in Oakdale, Billy reported largemouths are being caught and released on lipless cranks and jigs, as well as swimbaits and Senkos. If you’re using flies, flashy baitfish... More

Report by J&J Tackle

April 19, 2021 - 09:51:53

John at J&J Tackle in Patchogue said the lakes were stocked again this past week. They dropped healthy rainbow and brown trout in West Lake. Fishing for these fish you'd want to fish a small gold Kast... More

Report by LI Outdoorsman

April 19, 2021 - 09:45:29

In Rockville Center the guys at LI Outdoorsman said there are some bass around in the local ponds. Carp have been active at Hempstead Lake as Tommy from the shop has scored well on his carp concoction... More