SPRING FISHING TAKING SHAPE – STRIPER ACTION SPREADING EAST
Managing editor Matt Broderick shares some video on the DEC’s trout stocking efforts here on the Island, with an impressive number of two-year old browns among the thousands of trout put into our lakes and ponds. Senior editor Fred Golofaro takes a look at how the saltwater scene is shaping up this spring as the menu expands to include flounder, blackfish and stripers. The west end of the Island has the edge right now, but as waters warm, the action for all three species should spread east. On the offshore wrecks, mixed bag catches of porgies, ling, cod, pollock and out of season sea bass are helping to keep rods bent.