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2017 Fluke Reg's: Fluke regulations for 2017 are May 17 thru September 21 season are stricter than last year with a new three (3) fish limit & a minimum length 19 inches. Wouldn’t a fishing slot of say, 16 to 19 inches make more sense to allow bigger fluke to breed and produce offspring for future years, reduce fish mortality and produce more fun for anglers? What joke the ASMFC and DEC are. 

North Shore Western Sound
Meanwhile in Orchard Beach Lagoon we have the last few days of flounder season and they have been cooperative. A few porgies are wandered in here so shore anglers are finding a mixed bag of small bass, flounder and now a few select porgies. Bass fishing is better now despite the wind, rain and super moon on Thursday. There is bunker in and around the Whitestone Bridge and bass to 23 pounds and big blues in this area. Use larger Danny swimmers around dawn and dusk or fresh bunker. Also bass where the Hudson meets the East River, anglers are nighttime fishing with fresh bunker and doing quite a few bass to 35 inches. Bass also in Turtle Cove on the chartreuse swim shads. Bloods in the Hudson is still producing stripers too.  

North Shore Middle Sound
Terminal Tackle (631-269-6005): John Richey says lost of small blues 1 to 2 pounds on light tackle are everywhere from the power plant to Mackamah and feeding on the sand eels and millions of them. Porgies at Sunkern Meadow at the jetty and to the west in Callahans, or over at Short Beach, Mackamah and at high tide with sunrise or sunset. Make sure you ask for your Terminal Tackle catalogue, it's free! On the web at www.terminaltackleco.com.  

South Shore
Rockaway Inlet
Tony from Breezy called Saturday (9/30) morning around 10 am to say Tuesday through Thursday nights they had a good bite on the bass as they were chasing sand eels and all after dark in the Tilden/Cabanas area. Best bite was 9 to 11 p.m. with a few 20 pounders caught. Seems the whole thing came to crashing halt for Friday, and Saturday morning the water was all brown and weedy from the Tilden/Cabanas area through most of the Rockaway's to Riis and back to Breezy. NO action and unfishable is what Tony called it Saturday morning. If you have anything to report text it to 516-435-8382.

 

Point Lookout & Jones Beach
Scotty's Fishing Station (516-432-4665): Andrew says
not much doing with big swells all week yet again, come Saturday (9/30) though while it was low tide with no water on the beach at sunrise, it was down to 2 footers. Dave W had a small bass or two on the lip of the beach at Deadman's in AB after nothing in the back bays. He did say tons of peanut bunker in the back bays though. Bobby "Pobo" O'Brian had a pair of almost keeper bass Saturday morning on plugs also in AB. On the web at scottysfishingstation.com. If you have anything to report text it to 516-435-8382.

 

Fire Island Inlet
Not much doing with big swells all week yet again, come Saturday (9/30) though while it was low tide with no water on the beach at sunrise, it was down to 2 footers, fishing ought to resume its normal course with porgies and snappers ruling the bays with a smattering of weakfish, cocktail blues and bluefish dominating the scene and lest we forget, striped bass and gorilla blues should, with cooling water temperatures, provide a fall run that can only excite the senses. If you have anything to report text it to 516-435-8382.

 

 

Moriches & Shinnecock
With the fluke season closed on Thursday and thanks to tropical storm Jose, the south shore is largely unfishable because of high winds, storm surge, and roiling ocean waves reminiscent of “Hawaii 5-0”. Jones Beach was closed for a while and interior ponds formed where umbrellas are usually planted. Clammers are unable to navigate beyond the inlet, creating a lack of clam bait. Altogether not a pretty picture, but unless Maria causes a continuation of maritime craziness, fishing ought to resume its normal course with porgies and snappers ruling the bays with a smattering of weakfish, cocktail blues and bluefish dominating the scene and lest we forget, striped bass and gorilla blues should, with cooling water temperatures, provide a fall run that can only excite the senses. If you have anything to report text it to 516-435-8382.

Montauk Point / East End Beaches
Willie Young of the MSC reported on Wednesday (9/20) Montauk gad a good run of bass into the 20's Friday night in the dark heading in to Saturday morning. Sunday and Monday was mostly smaller fish in the mornings. All this was on the North Bar with a few fish picked at along the South Side Rocks. With the fluke season closed on Thursday and thanks to tropical storm Jose, the south shore is largely unfishable because of high winds, storm surge, and roiling ocean waves reminiscent of “Hawaii 5-0”. Jones Beach was closed for a while and interior ponds formed where umbrellas are usually planted. Clammers are unable to navigate beyond the inlet, creating a lack of clam bait. Altogether not a pretty picture, but unless Maria causes a continuation of maritime craziness, fishing ought to resume its normal course with porgies and snappers ruling the bays with a smattering of weakfish, cocktail blues and bluefish dominating the scene and lest we forget, striped bass and gorilla blues should, with cooling water temperatures, provide a fall run that can only excite the senses.


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