7/11-Big Blues moved into the area in the beginning of the week from 8 to 13lbs. These fish have been showing feeding on bunker and porgies off Cranes Neck, Mount Sinai, and in the wee hours along the local beaches. Steve reported one 22lb Striper and 3 10lb Blues east of RP.
Porgies are all over the place and big. These fish are taking salted clams and sandworms from the beach out to the middle grounds. Mixed in with the porgies are plenty of Sea Bass wich should be a good barometer for opening season the 15th.
A lot of short fluke with the occasional door mat at buoys 11 and 9. Best bet for keeper fluke is to head east to 7 or beyond.
Large schools of bunker have been in our area with Blues and Stripers under them. These fish have been tough to get jigging and on the troll, however, snagging a bunker and live lining has been successful for some.
6/27-Rocky Point is definitely porgy city now. Fish to 21/2lbs common taking sandworms and clams both on and off shore mixed with significant amounts of blowfish.
Large schools of bunker have been hanging around local beaches the past few days producing Stripers in the teens and Blues to 6lbs.
Fluking has been good with a lot of shorts near Mount Sinai. Larger fish to 8lbs. have been caught from Rocky Point East to Riverhead.
6/19-Big Porgies on the local beaches and out to the buoy lines taking worms and clams. Fluking has been good from Sound Beach east to Mattituck with some fish to eight lbs taking spearing, sand eel/squid combos mixed with hoards of sea robins. Some Bluefish action this week taking plugs, tins, and bunker or mackerel along the beaches and jigged or trolled at the buoys. Striper action has been on the slow side this past week, however, fish to 35lbs. have been reported in 65' of water off Mount Sinai and Rocky Point. Port Jeff Harbor is loaded with Stripers of mixed sizes working over bunker and sand eels.
5/23-South Shore is still hot with toms of mixed sized Blues and some Stripers to 35lbs on bunker. Porgies and Fluke are here in abundance now both on the inside and outside. Reports of the best Weak fishing in years.
North shore fishing has picked up with Stripers to 20lbs mixed in with smaller fish and Blues off Sound Beach. Fluke fishing produced fish to 7lbs on squid/spearing combos drifted slow off the back of can 9. More Porgies have been showing taken on Clams and Worms.
5/17-South Shore continues to be on fire with a lot of Blues, plenty of Weak fish and Stripers, jumbo Porgies, and Fluke.
The Peconic Bay is getting better by the day with huge Porgies, Gorilla Blue fish, Stripers and Weak fish. The Squid run at Greenport is starting to slow.
Here on the North Shore more keeper Stripers are being caught with a lot of shorts mixed in. The first Blue fish have been Surf caught at Mount Sinai and Broadway and big Porgies have finally moved in along the local beaches. Opening day for Fluke is expected to be great, since reports of plenty of fish up to 8lbs are in 30' of water. First report of Weak fish over 16" in Conscience Bay along with some Flounder.
5/11-What a difference a week makes. South shore from Shinnecock to Moriches has lit up. Blues in mixed schools could be 3 to 5lbs or 7 to 14lbs. Weakfish to 8lbs have been reported both in the bays and on the open beach. Porgies and Fluke are all over along with bunker and mackerel schools. Most of the Stripers are shorts, but there are enough keepers to make it worth while. Peconic Bay also has a good showing of fish that have spread out from Shinnecock Canal to Orient.
Its still pretty slow here on the north shore, however, keeper Stripers, mixed with a lot of shorts, have been taken along the local beaches on the bunker schools that are tight to the beach.
5/1-Things are finally starting to show promise. Since last Saturday fresh Stripers to 30" have been reported in eastern Smithtown Bay, Stony Brook and Mt. Sinai along with shorts. Jigs, Sandworms and Clams have been the bait. Flounder fishing has been slow, however, on the worm days, in lower water keepers have been caught on Sandworms, Mussels and Clams in the Bays and Harbors.
Under the Smith Point Bridge has continued to produce a lot of small Stripers and keeper Flounder. Weakfish to 17" have been reported in Shinnecock Bay along with small Stripers. Some keeper Stripers have been reported on the open beaches between Moriches and Shinnecock with one 36lber being caught at Shinnecock Canal Locks feeding on Bunker.
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