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John Richy of Terminal Tackle joins Rich Johnson weekly, live on The Fishing Line Radio Show
Saturday afternoons at 4 p.m. on WGBB 1240AM radio to give current and live updated reports for the LI Sound Region

Peconic Star II (631- 289-6899): Capt. Dave reports they are now done for the season unless you have a group that wants to fish. So if your fishing club can put together 15 to 20 guys they will take you fishing. They wish you all the very best for joyous Thanksgiving. On the web at

Huntington to Port Jeff
Terminal Tackle
John Richey says blackfishing has been good when and if you can handle the wind and conditions., or if conditions allow it. been windy and rough this week. Good blackfish bite with fish to 8 pounds. They are gradually moving deeper with fish in the 40 to 65 foot depths and lots of action on shorts. Lots of keepers though. Squid have poured in now as well with squid in the river, and very heavy at Port Jeff and Stony Brook harbors. Lots of bass on them and now most harbor entrances have miles of schoolie and keeper bass pouring out of the harbors. Shad now along the outer beaches just east of the river at Short Beach, Long Beach and towards Stony Brook with shad to 18 inches. No more porgies it looks like and no blues mentioned either. Make sure you ask for your Terminal Tackle catalogue, it's free! On the web at


James Joseph II (631-680-8159): Capt. James Schneider reported they had a pre-arctic blast bite on Wednesday and Thursday with Thursday very good. Big fish about 8 pounds. They did not sail on Friday but on Veteran's Day 20 anglers braved 24 degree temps and were handsomely rewarded with phenomenal fishing. Nobody was cold on this trip as they had a boat limit and were throwing back 18 to 19 inch fish with pool winner about 8 pounds. They had a dozen over 7 pounds and they chewed real good in this northerly chilly blast. Sunday they had 34 people who caught 70 keeper blackfish and 500 shorts and two dozen sea bass with 10 pound pool winner. Monday a light crowd started in perfect conditions only to have the wind come on with the tide and rough/sloppy conditions in a NE about 20 knots against the tide.  They did finish with 72 keepers and a pool winner about 7 pounds. Blackfish now 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. with both free crabs and clams for bait on the boat. Open boat and no reservations needed. Any additional information can be found on the website at or by calling Capt James at 631-680-8159.



City Island / Western LI Sound
Most boat anglers are togging now and the larger fish are for sure in deeper water over 45 foot deep. Green or white crabs and tons of  shorts, but a few keepers mixed in on all the usual spots such as
Huckleberry Island, Hen and Chicken, Pea Island, Rye Playland and in the middle of the Long Island Sound over any structure or drop off and the Larchmont Jetty too. Lots of schoolie bass in an around the areas of the Throgs Neck and Whitestone bridges and if you use a Mojo rig or heavier plugs and spoons and troll beneath the schoolies you'll find keepers. If you have or know of any action please e mail or text 516-435-8382

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