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NIGHT TIDES FOR BASS

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island Surf
 Some decent action reported again this week with the emphasis still on the South Shore and East End. Bluefish remain very much in evidence though there has been an influx of smaller blues and less consistent action from some areas. Blues to 16 pounds still remain a possibility however. If ...

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SOLID BASS AND BLUES

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island Surf
Big bluefish are still very much in play this week, and there was more talk of big bass being taken in some areas. Montauk is seeing solid striper action on day and night tides with very few casters taking advantage of it. If you enjoy fishing the point but don’t ...

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BLUEFISH DOMINATE

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island Surf
Bluefish continued to dominate the surf scene, with big blues providing some excellent innings along parts of the South Shore and South Fork. Plenty of smaller blues have simply added to the action in some areas. There are still lots of small bass providing catch and release action if you ...

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BLUEFISH INVASION

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island Surf
Bluefish made a grand appearance along much of the South Shore this past week. Choppers, some as large as 18 pounds, have kept casters busy since the middle of last week from Breezy Point to the South Fork. Small stripers remain abundant and are mixing with the blues in many ...

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SMALL BASS EVERYWHERE

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island Surf
Lots of small stripers continue to provide plenty of great light tackle sport for casters around many parts of the Island. Some bigger fish are increasingly more evident among the smaller fish, and there was even a report of a 50 pounder taken inside Jamaica Bay. Most of those bigger ...

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BASS ACTION BUILDING

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island Surf
 Lots of small stripers provided plenty of action for casters in the western half of the Sound and along the length of the Island’s south shore. Those matching their tackle to the size of the fish have been having a ball, with catches of 30 to 40 bass not uncommon. ...

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BASS HIT SOUTH FORK

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island Surf
 While the bulk of reports continue to come from the western reaches of our report area, there is little doubt that the spring migration of bass along the South Shore is well underway. Confirmation of that came from Ken at Tight Lines Tackle in Sag Harbor, who relayed word that ...

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BASS ACTION SPREADING

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island Surf
 Some spring-like weather Friday and Saturday motivated some casters to shake off the cobwebs and make their first casts of the season. Those who worked the far western reaches of the Island had the greatest opportunity to bend a rod, with more action reported from places like Little Neck Bay, ...

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STRIPERS ON THE MOVE

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island Surf
 Despite the weather remaining more wintery than spring-like, striped bass reports revealed a decided upturn in activity this past week, with news of schoolie bass filtering in from several parts of the Island. While some could be attributed to wintering over fish, some are indicative of migrating fish working their ...

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JERSEY BLUES

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island Surf
Other than some scattered reports of small bass, the spring fishing continues at a very slow pace, but one that could change quickly with a stretch of more spring-like days. We received second hand reports of a couple of small bass from Little Neck Bay, with more fish showing further ...

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