Blues have been roaming the south shore inlets. The can be caught during the day on tins, bucktails and bunker chunks. A large group of blues have also taken hold along Montauk also. They can be caught on topwater lures, tins and bucktails worked on either part of the tides.
Striper action has been better after dark. Daytime boat fishermen are doing decent with clams by the inlets while drifting live eels or bunker after dark will give you best results. Surfcasters are finding luck after daylight hours too. Bucktails and rubber shads are doing well in the
inlets. On the beach, swimming plugs like sp minnows, mag darters, and super strike darters are working well. Try fishing the top of the tides. It seems that the outgoing has had an edge over the incoming.
Porgy fishing is starting to get hot in the long island sound. Sandworms and clam are equally working very well. Using clam chum can help keep the fish in your area during a bite. The tide has not had much of an impact on the fishing but it would be wise to fish during the moving portions of the tide. A simple hi-lo set up is the "go to rig" for Porgy fishing.
Freshwater action has been good so far for the month of June. Bass are actively feeding on live shiners, nightcrawlers and artificial worms.
Rigging the worms weedless is helping target fish that are hiding in grassy cover. Bluegills and Perch are taking nightcrawlers too. A simple float rigged about 2 feet deep is perfect for most of these long Island lakes.
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