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South Shore  ¦  May 21, 2018

BLUES GALORE

By Tom Melton  |  May 21, 2018
For this week, head to the Ocean Beach area in the early a.m. for weakfish. Be stealthy and quiet, and throw a small jig head or Diamond Jig tipped with a sandworm, jellyworm or Gulp shrimp. Anglers have reported fish to 8 pounds. With the weather expected, I would also predict an uptick in fluke action with larger fish showing. If you ...

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Bergen Bay Docks

At Bergen Bay Docks in Babylon, Scott reported a real good week of action. Ian Braddish and his dad fished Sunday for weakfish to 6 ...

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Bob's Bait and Tackle

Bob Rose at Bob's Bait & Tackle in Amity Harbor reported the fluke bite is good in the East West Channel, while off the Tanner ...

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Capt. Gillen

Capt. Gillen

Capt. Patrick on the open boat Capt. Gillen said the weather kept the boat at the dock most of the week, but fares and fish, ...

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Capt. Rod

Capt. Rod

Capt. George from the Capt. Rod reported that on the days they sailed the action was okay. On Sunday they got and scored some keepers ...

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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 bluefish are in and the hot bite has been on. Anglers have scored ...

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Chasing Tails Bait & Tackle

Chasing Tails Bait & Tackle

From Frank at Chasing Tails Bait and Tackle in Oakdale we heard bluefish are swarming the bay. Popping plugs, SP Minnows, spoons, and good ol' ...

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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 on the days they did sail the fluke action was okay with keepers and shorts in the ...

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Island Princess

Island Princess

Capt. Bryan from the Island Princess reported the night action is good with plenty of blues and the occasional striper. The day fluke trips are ...

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J&J Sports Inc.

J&J Sports Inc.

John at J&J Tackle in Patchogue said the big news this past week has been the arrival of ravenous bluefish in substantial numbers. Catches are ...

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JIB VI

JIB VI

On the Jib VI, Capt. Joe reported a tough week sailing wise due to weather, but on the days they sailed, fares had blues and ...

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Laura Lee

Laura Lee

Capt. Renee of the Captree based Laura Lee Fleet reported fares landed fluke and blues at will on most trips. On Sunday, the 7 a.m. ...

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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 Saturday was a tough day due to hard east winds and a ...

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Saltwaters Tackle

Saltwaters Tackle

At Saltwaters Worldwide Outfitters in West Islip I heard weakfish action was rock solid this week with anglers scoring well from Ocean Beach to points ...

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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 really picked up, with action at Forge River. Anglers also had several ...

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Smith Point Bait and Tackle

Smith Point Bait and Tackle

Martino at Smith Point Bait & Tackle reported fluke have been good in the back channel near the bridge, with fish to 3 pounds. Nearer ...

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Suffolk Marine Bait and Tackle

Suffolk Marine Bait and Tackle

No report submitted this week.
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 weakfish action increased off Ocean Beach in the early a.m. At ...

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