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EXCELLENT WEAKFISH, BLUES & SCUP

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Bluefish continue to dominate the fishing scene but there are plenty of other species making for some excellent mixed bag opportunities as we slip into the sixth month. Porgies continue to please in a big way, and some bigger bass are making their presence felt, while good numbers of schoolies ...

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RECORD RHODY CARP!

Posted By Toby Lapinski
Location: New England
This week’s log is a bit different than normal in that it covers a single catch, but it’s one that is well-deserving of a spot on its own. In recent years, interest in carp fishing has exploded in Southern New England. Back when I was in high school and still ...

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BLUEFISH INVADE THE ISLAND

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Bluefish continue to dominate the fishing scene but there are plenty of other species making for some excellent mixed bag opportunities as we slip into the sixth month. Porgies continue to please in a big way, and some bigger bass are making their presence felt, while good numbers of schoolies ...

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JUNE ALREADY?!?!

Posted By Toby Lapinski
Location: New England
I’ll be the first to admit it: it simply doesn’t feel like June yet. After a very mild winter, and predictions/hopes of an early spring season, thigs went to hell in a handbasket between a cold spring and COVID-19 bologna. That said, we are now in the 6th month and ...

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JUNE POTENTIAL IS BOOMING

Posted By Jim Hutchinson, Jr.
Location: New Jersey & Delaware Bay
Fluke action heating up, Delaware Bay drum bite is booming, and the June striper forecast is excellent. Those are the exact headlines this week in our Report Section feature page in The Fisherman Magazine for June in New Jersey. Warmer waters have summer flounder snapping, monster drum are ...

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54-POUND STRIPER

Posted By Jim Hutchinson, Jr.
Location: New Jersey & Delaware Bay
So why is it that the last three hours of any three-day weekend is always the nicest weather-wise? Just as the passenger restriction was upped from 10 to 25 aboard for-hire boats at the Jersey Shore - and on the very same day that the 2020 fluke season opened ...

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BLUEFISH INVADE THE ISLAND

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Bluefish finally arrived in force with good action reported from Brooklyn to Montauk and into Long Island Sound. The blues added to an already impressive inshore mixed bag of species, including stripers, porgies, fluke, blowfish, kingfish, flounder, cod and to a lesser degree, weakfish. The weaks have been slow to ...

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TIDERUNNER TIME

Posted By Toby Lapinski
Location: New England
This week’s fishing reports including several references to weakfish being landed, and not just in the one spot in Connecticut where everyone and their uncle likes to fish for them these days. Sure there we some nice ones caught at the ‘sandbar whose name shall not be mentioned’, but I ...

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NJ OPENS FOR BUSINESS!

Posted By Jim Hutchinson, Jr.
Location: New Jersey & Delaware Bay
I got home from doing a little striper fishing behind Beach Haven with my daughter on Saturday morning (as I said, “little striper fishing”), washed off the bug spray (the gnats were ungodly) and was able to plop myself in front of my laptop in time for the governor’s 1 ...

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TAKE YOUR PICK

Posted By Toby Lapinski
Location: New England
Fresh or salt, there are plenty of options on the table for you this week. Freshwater fishing in the lakes and ponds is seeing fish like crappie and bass move shallow as they prepare to spawn. Trout fishing in the waters where they’re stocked has been nothing short of fantastic, ...

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