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FLOUNDER AND TOG JUST TWO WEEKS AWAY

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Despite the mild temperatures, fishing reports remain difficult to come by. Between open boats spending time in the shipyard or kept dockside by the weather, cod and ling reports were non-existent this week. That little flurry of stripers in the surf from last week went dead this week, but some ...

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FIRST STRIPERS IN SOUTH SHORE SURF

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Saturday’s Ward Melville Fishing Expo was another huge success with big crowds, despite concerns surrounding the coronavirus. On the fishing front, cod reports remain pretty much non-existent due primarily to a steady dose of wind and rough seas. Good herring reports continue to come from the far west end of ...

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NEW REGS/WARD MELVILLE FISHING EXPO ON SATURDAY

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Last Thursday night’s bluefish scoping meeting in Stony Brook drew a pretty good turnout of those from the recreational and for-hire segment of the fishery. There were a number of recommendations made on how to address the required reduction in harvest going forward, including the creation of a size limit ...

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BLUEFISH HEARINGS THIS THURSDAY

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
On the regulation front, striped bass regulations are pretty much set at this point with one fish in a slot between 28 and 35 inches and an April 15 opening. Stripers can be targeted during the closed season as a catch and release fishery. Bluefish regulations will be changing dramatically ...

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MARCH AHEAD

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: New Jersey & Delaware Bay
“February saw a slow month of fishing in the brine with tog and bottom fishing providing some up and down fishing,” said JB Kasper in his North Jersey report printed up this week in the March edition. Like other regions of the Garden State and into Delaware, tidal creeks have ...

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BLUEFISH HEARING SET FOR FEBRUARY 27

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Wind and rough seas continue to create havoc with sailing schedules for any boats looking to get to the cod grounds on the East End, while South Shore boats are faring just slightly better.


The Viking Fleet spent most of the week at the dock but the Viking Star was ...

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NYSF FORUM & AUCTION THIS WEEKEND

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
It was another tough week for cod on the East End this past week as the weather kept the Viking Fleet from making it to the cod grounds. Things weren’t much better along the South Shore although the Laura Lee Express did manage to get in two days of fishing ...

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COD, HERRING, TROUT AND WHITE PERCH

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
It was a tough go for cod on the East End this past week between some days lost to the weather and generally slow fishing on the days boats could sail. There is some thought that the good stretch of cod action in January was fueled by the full moon. ...

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COD FISHING SHOWING PROMISE

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
On the East End, cod fishing is the only game in town this time of year. Fortunately, if you have the weather, you have the cod right now as most mornings aboard both the Viking Star and Viking Fivestar are enjoying a good bite with cod to 30 pounds, including ...

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CODFISHING HEATS UP

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Finally, the long awaited winter cod bite took hold this past week, as a couple of good weather days on Wednesday and Saturday produced a surge in cod action, especially on the East End. There was also some decent action reported from a couple of South Shore boats. The Viking ...

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