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South Shore  ¦  July 16, 2018

FISH THE TIDES

By Tom Melton  |  July 16, 2018
For this week I would hit your favorite fluke grounds. There is a caveat however, if you fish the bay, you must fish the clean water, which typically is the last of the flood and first off the ebb in Great South. In Moriches, the bay is clear on both phases of the tide near the inlet and Elbow area. With snappers ...

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At Bergen Bay Docks in Babylon, I heard from Scott who reported a quiet week, with a lot of short fluke and sea bass. Several ...

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Bob's Bait and Tackle

Bob Rose at Bob's Bait & Tackle in Amity Harbor reported the fluke action was excellent all week in the FI Inlet area back to ...

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Capt. Gillen

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From Capt. Patrick of the Capt. Gillen we learned that all the daytime trips (6 a.m., 11 a.m., 4 p.m. every day) are targeting fluke with a ...

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Capt. Rod

Capt. Rod

Capt. George from the Capt. Rod reported that it was an okay week on the fluke front with pool fish running 6 pounds almost daily. ...

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Captree Fuel, Bait and Tackle

Captree Fuel, Bait and Tackle

Brenden at Captree Fuel Bait and Tackle Shop on Captree Island reported snappers and crabs are on the docks! Anglers have had steady action on ...

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Center Yacht Club

Center Yacht Club

No report submitted this week.
Chasing Tails Bait & Tackle

Chasing Tails Bait & Tackle

From Frank at Chasing Tails Bait and Tackle in Oakdale we heard that the fluke action is great inside the bay and in the ocean ...

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Dixie II

Dixie II

No report submitted this week.
Fishfinder II

Fishfinder II

Capt. Walter on the Fish Finder II reported the fluke action was okay but should be even better this week as tides are prime for ...

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Island Princess

Island Princess

Capt. Bryan from the Island Princess reported there is plenty of action in the bay with short fluke and keepers as well. The blues showed ...

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J&J Sports Inc.

J&J Sports Inc.

John at J&J Tackle in Patchogue said snappers have hit the docks! Many are mixed in with small bunker schools. Small hooks, small lures are ...

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JIB VI

JIB VI

On the Jib VI, Capt. Joe reported the boat sails three trips daily for fluke and the action is good. Anglers are seeing fish to ...

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Laura Lee

Laura Lee

Capt. Renee of the Captree based Laura Lee Fleet reported sea bass fishing is still hot on all trips day and night. Porgies, squid, mackerel ...

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Pelagic Outfitters

Pelagic Outfitters

No report submitted this week.
Rosie Fishing

Rosie Fishing

From Capt. James on the Rosie out of Center Moriches I heard that the fluke and sea bass action continues to please all anglers. On ...

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Saltwaters Tackle

Saltwaters Tackle

At Saltwaters Worldwide Outfitters in West Islip I heard there are fluke inside the bay and fish the clear water for best action. Spearing and ...

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Silly Lily Fishing Station

Silly Lily Fishing Station

Jay at Silly Lily Fishing Station in East Moriches said the fluke action is red hot with anglers catching a ton of fish near the ...

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Smith Point Bait and Tackle

Smith Point Bait and Tackle

Craig at Smith Point Bait & Tackle reported a somewhat slow week reporting wise, but bait is flying out of the shop for fluke and ...

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Suffolk Marine Bait and Tackle

Suffolk Marine Bait and Tackle

From Frank at Suffolk Marine in Babylon I heard fluke action is okay in the State Channel and from the CG Station to inlet. Anglers ...

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Willie K Bait And Tackle

Willie K Bait And Tackle

From Kurt at Willie K's Bait and Tackle in Bay Shore I heard that the fluke bite gained momentum this week. Peter Reisert and his ...

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