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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 action the last few days was good with plenty if fish but not as spectacular as it was the last few weeks. The see some triggerfish, but when they stay close to home with light crowds they catch but not like it had been. Big kind mixed with triggerfish and sea bass and a fluke won the pool a couple of times this week. Porgy fishing every day 7:30 to 3 p.m.  

Huntington to Port Jeff
Terminal Tackle
John Richey says bunker on the inside of the bays have few to very little fish on them and the bunker outside have remained AWOL. Other than this fluke have moved back inshore and millions of tiny ones. The stripers seem to have disappeared and everything else remains the same. Fluking is actually pretty good if you know where to be and what do to do. They are seeing more keepers for this time of the year than they have seen in years, but you can’t expect to find them in the same places you found them in May and June. You need to fish the deep slopes and drops off with live snappers, long strip baits and put in your time. Lots of bait out here. Click on the link at to find the clip on using live snappers. Hook the snapper though the nostrils or the tail and they will stay alive. You may only get a dozen bites, land half of them and they are all big fish to 7 pounds. There are a ton of fluke inside the bays too as the spearing and other baits have moved inside the harbors as the porgies have, and there are tons of snappers in here too. You may go through a ton of shorts but if you work at it you will find a few nice keepers. Porgies are chewing the paint off the bottom of the boat as they are everywhere. If you fish in 35 to 50 foot of water you will find some jumbo sea bass if you wait them out till the slack and change of tides. Inside the bays and along the beaches porgies are thick here too with some real large ones mixing in and breaking the light snapper poles some kids and adults use. Make sure you ask for your Terminal Tackle catalogue, it's free! On the web at


James Joseph II (631-651-8235): Capt. James Schneider reported not much has changed with millions of porgies on the morning 7 am trip, the noon fluking was better Thursday and Friday but either fluke trip will yield a dozen to 15, maybe 20 keeper, fluke to 7 pounds. Porgies and giant sea bass on the 7 a.m. trips and fluke at noon and 4:30. 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
Not much has changed at all as
the best bet now is still the porgy fishing as they are everywhere and anywhere. Nice keepers in all the usual spots. Porgies in all the local areas such as CBS Tower, Pea and Huckleberry islands, Hen’s and Chickens and in 10 to 25 foot of water. Good action too in Orchard Beach, Section 1 by the rocks and Ferry Point Park by the Whitestone bridge.


Fluking is getter better with fish off Hewlett Point. Throgs Neck and, the barges, along Country Club and Silver Beach, Harts Island on both the south and north end, Prospect Point and Sands Point, Mattinecock Point and all the Bayville Beaches. City Island Channel heading to Orchard Beach, use a slow drift and you may get lucky in here too. Rodman’s Neck and Eastchester Bay are loaded with cocktail blues and more blues than fluke for sure. You want big blues hit the CT shore from Greenwich and east. Bass fishing a nighttime affair now with most keepers hovering around keeper size to maybe 15 pounds. If you have or know of any action please e mail or text 516-435-8382

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