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HOT FISHING – INSHORE AND OFF

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
With the cool, wet weather that marked most of the spring in our wake, it looks like most of our species are settling into a summertime mode. The numbers of fluke in many areas saw noticeable improvement, although shorts still far outnumber keepers, which comes as no surprise given the ...

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LOTS OF GOOD THINGS HAPPENING ON THE FISHING FRONT

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Let’s hope this past weekend sets the pattern for the rest of the summer as the fish and weather combined to make it the best fishing weekend of the young season. As expected, sea bass season got off to a fast start around many parts of the Island, following weeks ...

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SEA BASS SEASON OPENS SUNDAY

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Some big bass are settling into East End rips while to the west, some big bass continue to be pulled from bunker schools and trolled on Mojos and bunker spoons but not in the numbers of the last couple of weeks. Small bass continue to dominate the back-bay action. Some ...

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HOT TUNA AND STRIPERS TO 58 POUNDS

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Offshore anglers are feasting on the current run of bluefin tuna, and also finding some excellent action with bigeyes, yellowfin, mahi and white marlin at the edge. That hot striper bite along Fire Island that produced numerous cows into the 50-pound class and even a 60 pounder, carried through the ...

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STRIPERS TO 60 POUNDS AND A SOLID BLUEFIN BITE

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
June opened in grand style with the development of a solid bluefin tuna bite. Bluefins from 40 to 80 pounds were found as close as 60 feet of water, and also in the 30 to 50 mile range. Big stripers were trolled and taken on live bunker along much of ...

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SOLID ACTION ON MANY FRONTS

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Take your pick this week as fishing for all of our spring species took a positive step over the long holiday weekend. Bluefish are now solidly entrenched along the length of the South Shore and East End, including all of the inlets and bays. The first reports of bluefish action ...

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15-POUND DOORMAT ON EBB TIDE II

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Porgies have invaded Long Island Sound and very good fishing for scup continues in the Peconics. Montauk saw a nice shot of fluke along the south side, but the real news was the 15-pound doormat caught aboard the Ebb Tide II by Mr. Ra on Saturday. Bluefish action picked up ...

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PECONIC BAY STAYS HOT

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
The spring porgy run in Peconic Bay showed no signs of letting up despite persistent east winds, rain and temperatures that at times fell to 20 degrees the norm for this time of year. An increasing number of weakfish in the bay helped spice up the action, along with a ...

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FLUKE AND PORGIES OFF TO FAST START

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Porgy season opened with a bang in Peconic Bay and the opening of fluke season on Saturday saw many good catches made along the South Shore and on the East End with a good showing of keepers and some quality fish in the mix. Bluefish showed in good numbers in ...

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FLUKE AND PORGIES READY AND WAITING

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Big porgies are already settled into Peconic Bay, and good numbers of fluke are being caught as bycatch by striped bass anglers, setting up what looks to be a very good opening week for both species. Porgies open up on Wednesday and fluke season follows on Saturday. The first weakfish ...

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