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WEATHER CONTINUES TO FRUSTRATE COD FANS

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
The first show of the winter season is ready to tee off this Sunday, January 19, at Ward Melville High School, 380 Old Town Road in East Setauket. Striper Day, hosted by Surfcasters Journal, will feature more than 80 surf fishing related vendors, including manufacturer representatives, well known authors, guides, ...

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COD TAKING CENTER STAGE

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
With sea bass and porgy seasons wrapping up on New Year’s Eve day, cod will be the focus of open boat anglers for the rest of this month, with pollock, ling and haddock possibly mixing in. The weather kept East End and South Shore open boats tied to the dock ...

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COD AND HERRING ON TAP FOR JANUARY

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
With sea bass and porgy seasons wrapping up on New Year’s Eve day, cod will become the focus of open boat anglers during January. Out east, the Viking had a good catch of cod on a trip during Christmas week, raising hopes for a good winter cod run off Block ...

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EAST END COD, OFFSHORE SEA BASS AND WEST END HERRING

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
The Viking Fivestar racked up a very good catch of cod on Saturday raising hopes for a good winter cod run on the East End while the sea bass and porgy action seems to have run its course at Block Island.


If you want herring, go west. The Coney ...

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HERRING BLITZ ON BROOKLYN PIERS

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Catches of herring numbering over 100 were reported from the Coney Island and Canarsie piers this past weekend according to Frank at Bernie’s Bait & Tackle in Sheepshead Bay. In recent years, the west end of the Island from Magnolia Pier to the Brooklyn piers has been the most consistent ...

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HERRING ARRIVE IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Once again, offshore wreck trips out of ports like Shinnecock, Captree, Point Lookout, Freeport and Sheepshead Bay are a very good bet to produce jumbo sea bass, porgies, cod, haddock, bluefish, pollock and ling, or any combination of these species. Out in Montauk, the Viking Fleet and a couple of ...

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CATCH AN OFFSHORE WRECK TRIP OR HIT BLOCK ISLAND

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
The two best options this week appear to be an offshore wreck trip out of ports like Captree, Point Lookout, Freeport and Sheepshead Bay. Jumbo sea bass, porgies, cod, haddock, bluefish, pollock and red hake are all real possibilities on these trips. Out in Montauk, boats heading to Block Island ...

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TIME FOR JUMBO SEA BASS

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Blackfishing remains solid in many areas but there is a definite movement now to deeper water structure. Sea bass action remains excellent at Block Island and South Shore open boats making offshore wreck trips are reporting limit catches of jumbos. Increasing numbers of cod are mixing with sea bass and ...

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GO WEST FOR BIG BASS

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Out east, Montauk and North Fork captains are calling the blackfishing the best in years. It remains excellent around Fishers Island and environs, with some good catches also coming from around Block Island, where sea bass rule the roost. Increasing numbers of cod are also mixing into the action at ...

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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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