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BLACKFISHING STAYS HOT

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Out east, hit one of the open or charter boats from Orient by the Sea Marina or inside Montauk Harbor and head out for blackfish since the fishing continues to be exceptional during both tides with the big females starting to chew well. Most anglers get their limits of fish ...

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BIG BASS ON THE TROLL - BEST BLACKFISHING IN YEARS

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Out east, blackfishing remains incredible before and after the mid-week blow. Fishers Island continues to be the hot spot with quite a few big sea bass mixing in. The tog are chewing down green and white crabs and have been coming back to marinas and bait shops to 11.8 pounds. ...

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STRIPER RUN IN FULL SWING - EXCELLENT BLACKFISHING

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Out east, the blackfish hysteria along the waters of the North Fork has kicked up a couple of notches as water temps near the peaking number of 55 degrees. Charter, open and private vessels focusing their efforts in the 30 to 50-foot depths of the eastern Sound, Big and Little ...

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TOG SEASON OFF TO GREAT START

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Out east, striped bass seemed to have moved towards the west with only a handful of shorts remaining locally. Sea bass and scup remain steady by Block, but the big news is the incredible tog fishing along the North Fork as all the Orient charter and open boats are getting ...

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TOG OPENS ON BOTH SHORES

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Blackfish season opened up on Long Island Sound this past Friday, while the season in New York Bight (South Shore) opens tomorrow - Tuesday, October 15. Tog fans have been anxiously awaiting these dates and should be out in force in the coming weeks. There was a month-long spring season ...

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TOG SEASON OPENS; LI SOUND 10/11 - NY BIGHT 10/15

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Out east, a strong dose of wind, rain and more wind certainly made this week one of the slowest so far this season. Rough seas and the other elements kept most charter and open boats tied to the dock. When captain’s and anglers found windows of opportunity, they found acres ...

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FALL FISHING TAKING SHAPE

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Out east, black sea bass are this week’s best bet as the indigo beauties are all over the North and South Forks with many true knuckleheads to 6 pounds swimming over rocky lairs. Fishers Island has started to produce many jumbos, while Block Island and Southwest Ledge remain the mainstay. ...

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WEAKFISH AND ALBIES MAKE STRONG SHOWING

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Out east, a hard east wind and a huge ground swell most of the week made fishing for fluke extremely difficult in very nautical conditions. Some big fluke remain in the deep water along the south side of Montauk, however very few fish remain along the Sound, along Gardiners Bay ...

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MONSTER FLUKE AND BLITZING ALBIES

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Out east, bite continues to be solid with striped bass, sea bass and scup despite some rain, wind and lumpy seas. And while the bottom dwellers continue to cooperate on rocky bottom on both the North and South Forks and especially off Block Island, the albies have finally arrived in ...

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ALBIES ARRIVE AND FLUKE ON THE MOVE

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
While Dorian managed to knock a couple of days off the fishing calendar for many boatmen, raising tides and kicking up some big seas, it amounted to little more than a good nor’easter in our region. Its passage did set the stage for fall fishing, as albies finally showed inshore ...

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