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Bluefish are in full force! -Fluke Opens May 17th-Porgy's Arrive

Posted by Montauk Matt at

Don’t Forget...Fluke Opens Sunday May 17th! Start stocking up on fluke rigs and bucktails now. We have a wide variety down at the shop. Don't forget to try out the new Spro squidtail jigs for fluke which we also now carry. The new regulations for Fluke 18” 5 Fish 5/17-9/21/14

Bluefish are in full force! They have taken over the bays, bridges,  inlets and ocean. Everyone is catching and the will hit just about anything you throw at them. Most of the action is taking place in the early mornings and the evenings.  Fish are still being picked away during the day.
Get out and go fishing because the majority of these fish are  8+ pounds and are very fun to fight.

Striped bass are starting to show more and more but there appearance it being covered by the mass amounts of bluefish that have showed up. I would recommend that the best time to target bass right now if you do not want interference from bluefish would be in the middle of the night.
Lures as well as bait would both be effective.

Porgies have also been showing up as well. Reports have been coming in with fish up to 3lbs. Peconic Bay is your best bet

 Don't Forget!

 if you are saltwater recreational fishing, in New York State, you need to register. 

This is a FREE registry.  Stop in at J&J Sports and we'll do it for you or you can access the DEC registration site @ https://aca.dec.accela.com/dec/

(Please be sure to follow all laws and fishing regulations in the waters in which you are fishing.) 

Anglers will need to provide their name, date of birth, address and telephone number, and will receive a registration number that will allow them to begin fishing immediately.

Exceptions include anglers who are under the age of 16


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