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January 25, 2021 - 15:35:55

Over at Tight Lines Tackle in Sag Harbor, Ken Morse states all is quiet on the fishing front. However if you are looking to get a jump on rod and reel repairs, or order up offshore tackle for the upcoming tuna and shark seasons, the shop is open Thursday through Sunday from 10 A.M. to 2 P.M. Now is the perfect time to bring in that broken tackle for a quick turnaround.

January 25, 2021 - 15:13:34

January 11, 2021 - 12:35:11

I spoke to Jeff from White Water Outfitters in Hampton Bays and he told me the locals have been doing decent with the white perch in the tidal creeks. Some customers have been catching small schoolies too on tiny soft plastics. The shop will be open through the winter doing custom rods and reel repairs.

December 21, 2020 - 11:06:15

Ken at Tight Lines Tackle in Sag Harbor reported that local salt ponds like Sagg have been yielding some nice catches of white perch. Bass fishing in the surf was pretty much finished even before the snowstorm with little or no effort for more than a week. The shop will be closed by the time you are reading this and will reopen in mid to late January from Thursday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

December 21, 2020 - 11:03:20

Over at Tight Lines Tackle in Sag Harbor, Ken Morse had nothing to report, but knew that blackfish bit well right until closing day. Ken will be closed until January 20th and then will be open Thursday through Sunday between 10 A.M. to 2 P.M. until the spring. Stop on by this winter to say hello or to checkout some great deals on tackle.

December 14, 2020 - 14:00:29

Kenny at Tight Lines Tackle in Sag Harbor told me he heard of herring being caught in Montauk from one of the docks but he wasn’t exactly sure which one. This is something he has not seen in quite a few years. He also mentioned his holiday sale going on and it is the following; A $100 gift certificate for $80, any rod and reel combo is 15% off ,any rod is 10% off and all miscellaneous items are 10% marked down. This sale will be taking place until December 22nd.

December 07, 2020 - 14:57:17

Tight Lines Tackle didn’t have any significant fishing reports this week but Kenny told me of his holiday sale going on and it is the following; A $100 gift certificate for $80, any rod and reel combo is 15% off ,any rod is 10% off and all miscellaneous items are 10% marked down.

November 30, 2020 - 15:08:43

Over at Tight Lines Tackle in Sag Harbor Kenny mentioned the blackfish bite has been holding strong. Lots of shorts and some keepers mixed in. Michael Wright weighed in the largest fish of the season last week. The fish was just shy of 13 pounds. Good surf fishing from East Hampton to Southampton beaches has also been taking place. A mix of shorts and slots coming up. The teaser was key for most casters when it came to quantity. Kennys shop will be open 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. through the year with exception of Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

November 23, 2020 - 09:37:22

Ken at Tight Lines Tackle in Sag Harbor received word of an ongoing blitz on the east side of Shinnecock Inlet as we spoke Sunday morning. He said that most of the week saw many small stripers with an occasional slot fish caught along the oceanfront in Easthampton, Bridgehampton and Water Mill. Ken noted that the shop will be closed Wednesday, Thursday and Friday this week for Thanksgiving. Ken will be holding his annual December holiday sale so stay tuned for details and updates on his winter schedule.

November 23, 2020 - 09:33:10

Over at Tight Lines Tackle in Sag Harbor, Ken Morse reports the relentless winds most of the week made fishing opportunities tough for most anglers looking to take a shot at catching some big tog. Those who did brave the elements in the early part of the week had to deal with strong currents and wind making the bite a bit more difficult. Please note that the shop will remain open 5 days from 9 A.M. to 4 P.M., closed Tuesday and Wednesday’s. Ken will be catering for anyone looking to do some holiday shopping and are looking for some great deals. For info call Ken at (631) 725-0740

November 16, 2020 - 09:35:04

Ken at Tight Lines Tackle in Sag Harbor noted a decline in effort but added there are still a lot of fish around. Southampton beaches, especially near Road D, saw blitz-like action Wednesday afternoon that carried into darkness. A lot of slot fish contributed to the action. Similar action took place Thursday morning, and good reports came from Main Beach in East Hampton on Saturday. Customers also reported doing well this week along the Napeague Strip near White Sands. The rips at the Point remain loaded with school size stripers, including some slot fish, and also a fair amount of bluefish, according to Captain Savio who is on the water most days. Those fish should be making their way down the beach in the days and weeks ahead. Ken will be holding his annual December holiday sale so stay tuned for details and updates on his winter schedule.

November 16, 2020 - 09:31:22

Over at Tight Lines Tackle in Sag Harbor, Ken Morse reports judging by the amount of green crabs being sold, blackfish continue to chew very well around Fishers Island. Please note that if you need green crabs, Ken needs a call a day or two before and he will order them for you. Please note that the shop will remain open six days, closed Wednesday’s. Ken will be catering for anyone looking to do some holiday shopping and are looking for some great deals. For info or to order crabs call Ken at (631) 725-0740

November 09, 2020 - 09:44:00

Ken at Tight Lines Tackle in Sag Harbor spoke of a great week of fishing along South Fork beaches from Shinnecock to White Sands in Amagansett, with Mecox in Bridgehampton the epicenter of the action during the week. The first night the cut was open was an all-out blitz on fish to 30 pounds, according to many of Ken’s customers. The fish have been hitting virtually everything, indicating a variety of baitfish, including sand eels, bunker and white bait. Diamond jigs with tubes, bucktails, Mag Darters, Super Strike darters and bottles, SP Minnows and teasers were all flying out the door this week. Some bluefish also found their way into the action, a rarity this fall. Ken will be holding his annual December Holiday sale so stay tuned for details. The shop is closed on Wednesdays.

November 09, 2020 - 09:40:23

Over at Tight Lines Tackle in Sag Harbor, Ken Morse reports good solid blackfishing in good weather this weekend with the best fishing using green crabs at Fishers Island Plenty of small stripers are still clogging the waters off Montauk Point, providing great catch and release fishing for fly and diamond jig anglers. Anglers looking to purchase green crabs must give Ken a call at (631) 725-0740 a day or two in advance to place an order. Please note that the shop will remain open six days a week being closed on Wednesday’s. This will allow anglers to do some of their holiday shopping and take advantage of some dynamite holiday deals. Stop on in and say hello.

November 02, 2020 - 16:02:03

Ken at Tight Lines Tackle in Sag Harbor reported some hot action this week along the sand beaches from Amagansett to Southampton with the fish feeding in sand eels and loads of bunker moving along the beaches. Bridgehampton beaches were excellent Thursday, Friday and Saturday according to reports received from customers. Ken also knew that the north side of Montauk was alive with blitzing stripers on Thursday morning. The shop is closed on Wednesdays.

November 02, 2020 - 15:58:28

Over at Tight Lines Tackle in Sag Harbor, Ken Morse reports the blackfish remains the main game in town right now, He did not have any boat reports due to the weather however he did know of steady togging from 30 to 80-feet of water north of Plum and Fishers Islands. Green crabs remain the bait of choice either on rigs or jigs. Ken did know that as of the weekend, the stripers were not deterred by Friday’s Nor’easter as the waters surrounding Montauk Point remains paved with schoolie stripers slamming diamond jigs. No report of albacore this weekend. Ken asked me to mention that with the holidays coming, he will be open six days, closed on Wednesday right through December and will have some great deals that will make great holiday gifts. Stay tuned.

53 Bay Street
, NY 11963
phone: 631-725-0740