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BLACKFISH AND FLOUNDER SEASONS OPEN SUNDAY

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Despite having up to 20 inches of snow dumped on some parts of the Island last Thursday, things are beginning to stir along the waterfront. Tackle shops are expanding their hours, others are just opening their doors, some party boats are gearing up for the April 1 openings of flounder ...

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SIGNS OF LIFE ON THE FISHING FRONT - LINDENHURST FISHING FLEA MARKET

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Despite the approach of what looks like the fourth northeaster to hit our region in the past three weeks, and the potential for another storm on Sunday, there are signs that the local fishing scene is beginning to stir to life. Tackle shops are expanding their hours, Open and charter ...

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TROUT STOCKING THIS WEEK - SPRING ARRIVES NEXT WEEK

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
It’s beginning to sound like a broken record - another week – another nor’easter that basically shuts down the fishing scene. The ocean and Sound have been stirred to a froth, the beaches battered, and marinas and docks flooded. Despite another March snowfall this week, we need to remember that ...

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NOR'EASTER SLAMS LONG ISLAND

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
The wicked northeaster that slammed the region Friday, and its effects that carried through the weekend, made fishing a distant thought for many Long Islanders, especially those who live along the shoreline. Flooding of roads and marinas was a common theme even as late as Monday in some areas. Beaches ...

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COD AND POLLOCK ON OFFSHORE WRECKS - SUFFERN & WARD MELVILLE THIS WEEK

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
With cod still failing to cooperate on the Block Island Grounds, the Viking Star headed to some distant wrecks off of Nantucket this past weekend, departing Friday night and returning in the wee hours of Sunday morning. Capt. Steven Jr. reported they were able to put a good trip together ...

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THE HUNT FOR COD

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Cod fishing continues to be a frustrating affair this winter with a few excellent days sprinkled among many more slow trips or days tied to the dock due to wind and rough seas. Everyone seems convinced the cod are in the area but pinning down their location with so few ...

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LOOKING FOR THE MOTHERLODE OF COD

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Unfortunately, those two good days of codfish action at Block Island dating back to the previous weekend did not carry over to this past week. The few fishable days on the grounds produced poor results through Saturday as skippers scoured the area in search of the main body of fish. ...

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A POSITIVE COD REPORT

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Although no local boats had made it to the cod grounds this past week, making it difficult to even guess at the quality of the codfish action, we do know that the Island Current, sailing out of Rhode Island did fish Block Island on Saturday and hammered the cod with ...

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SALTWATER SPORTSMAN SEMINAR THIS SATURDAY

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
That red hot codfish action that occurred on the Block Island Grounds last Sunday and Monday did simmer down as the week progressed but catches still remained good on Thursday and Friday. By Sunday however, the bite was way off with some skippers feeling the moon may have put the ...

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BLOCK ISLAND COD TAKE HOLD

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Frigid, record setting low temperatures, ice and plenty of wind have made it difficult to get a read on the cod fishing this winter, especially since boats went weeks at a time without getting away from the dock. This past weekend provided the break needed to explore the Block Island ...

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