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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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WEST END BASS RED HOT

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
West End boats continue to enjoy a banner spring as Raritan Bay striper action remains red hot. The waters bordered by Sandy Hook, the Verrazano Bridge and Staten Island are producing big scores on fish up to 30 pounds for anglers dunking bunker or clams, casting plugs or swim shads, ...

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STRIPERS SHOW FOR OPENINIG DAY

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Striped bass season opened this Monday and the timing couldn’t have been any better, even if most of the first wave of fish to hit our shores fell short of the 28-inch size limit. Word reached me from Mike Curley that the Robert Moses surf was deep in short bass ...

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SPRING FISHING TAKING HOLD

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Flounder and blackfish seasons opened last week but just a few winter flatties have been reported, and even fewer blackfish. Look for things to pick up as water temperatures begin to climb. The best of the striped bass action right now is up in the Hudson and in Raritan Bay, ...

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FLOUNDER AND BLACKFISH SEASONS OPEN

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Things are slowly coming to life along the Island’s shorelines with reports of small stripers on the increase from places like Little Neck Bay, Staten Island, Jamaica Bay, Breezy Point, tidal creeks and back bays along the South Shore, and tidal creeks draining into the Peconic Bay system. The ospreys ...

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FIRST STRIPERS AND BLUES REPORTED

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
A few bluefish have apparently arrived well ahead of schedule, harbingers of things to come. The first stripers were reported from Little Neck Bay and back bays on the South Shore, as well as from Staten Island, and many tackle shops are stocking up with baits for the openings of ...

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FISHING OPPORTUNITIES EXPANDING AS APRIL NEARS

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Tomorrow signals the first official day of spring, and with the openings of flounder and blackfish seasons looming just two weeks away, a new fishing season is on the verge of taking shape. Truth be known, the first couple of weeks of April still do not offer anglers much opportunity, ...

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COD, TROUT AND SHOWS ON THIS WEEK’S MENU

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Lots of mild weather in the forecast for the week ahead which bodes well for the first round of trout stockings by DEC, and for anyone hoping for a shot at cod. Saturday’s flat calm ocean allowed the Super Hawk to run to offshore east end wrecks where they found ...

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