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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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WEATHER CONTINUES TO FRUSTRATE COD FANS

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
The first show of the winter season is ready to tee off this Sunday, January 19, at Ward Melville High School, 380 Old Town Road in East Setauket. Striper Day, hosted by Surfcasters Journal, will feature more than 80 surf fishing related vendors, including manufacturer representatives, well known authors, guides, ...

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COD TAKING CENTER STAGE

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
With sea bass and porgy seasons wrapping up on New Year’s Eve day, cod will be the focus of open boat anglers for the rest of this month, with pollock, ling and haddock possibly mixing in. The weather kept East End and South Shore open boats tied to the dock ...

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COD AND HERRING ON TAP FOR JANUARY

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
With sea bass and porgy seasons wrapping up on New Year’s Eve day, cod will become the focus of open boat anglers during January. Out east, the Viking had a good catch of cod on a trip during Christmas week, raising hopes for a good winter cod run off Block ...

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EAST END COD, OFFSHORE SEA BASS AND WEST END HERRING

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
The Viking Fivestar racked up a very good catch of cod on Saturday raising hopes for a good winter cod run on the East End while the sea bass and porgy action seems to have run its course at Block Island.


If you want herring, go west. The Coney ...

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HERRING BLITZ ON BROOKLYN PIERS

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Catches of herring numbering over 100 were reported from the Coney Island and Canarsie piers this past weekend according to Frank at Bernie’s Bait & Tackle in Sheepshead Bay. In recent years, the west end of the Island from Magnolia Pier to the Brooklyn piers has been the most consistent ...

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