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September And October Predicted To Be GREAT FISHING • Knots To Know • Recipe:Clam Sauce

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Small Striped Bass are actively feeding on "rainbait" (small baitfish) in the inlets. The mornings in Shinecock Inlet  and Moriches have seen some good blitzes. Cast Deadly Dicks, Joe Baggs resin jigs, or any small tins at them to entice the bass to hit. Mixed in with the bass in the inlets are small Bluefish, Spanish Mackerel and Bonita.

The Atlantic Spanish mackerel is a migratory species of mackerels that swims to the Northern Gulf of Mexico in spring, returns to south Florida in the Eastern Gulf, and to Mexico in the Western Gulf in the fall. Wikipedia- EXCELLENT EATING

SIZE LIMIT: 14" - BAG LIMIT 15 - OPEN ALL YEAR

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Ready For The Fall Fishing Season? • Matt Talks Lures • Fishing Update • Crabbing Tips • Crab Dip Recipe • Shark and Tuna Info

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Crabbing Is Fantastic!! • Labor Day Fishing Forecast • The Local Docks Have Plenty Of Action

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Fish Facts:  Bonita

Size Limit-Bag Limit-Season: No Restrictions.   If you are fishing from a pier or boat, you can catch them with Deadly Dick lure. Yes, they are good to eat and are a delicacy to some. A family it shares with is mackerel, tuna, and Spanish mackerel. 

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Great Summer Fishing Continues Around Long Islands Bays, Beaches, Lakes and Beyond • Patchogue Village Snapper Derby

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The 36th Annual Patchogue village snapper derby will be held on Saturday 8/31! Bring your own fishing pole, J & J Bait and Tackle will supply bait and bucket.The derby is available to kids ages 6 & up! Call the Patchogue Recreation & Parks Department at 631-475-4302 with any questions!

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Attached is a list of some "Fun Fish Around Long Island." Most are edible and plentiful too. So enjoy the summer and tight lines. (PDF)

Local/Monthly tide chart for your convenience. (will open in new window) Thanks for Looking!!  (PDF)

  

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Crabbing Continues To Be A Popular Long Island Activity • Tide Charts • Surf Report • Freshwater Report • More....

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Crabbing continues to be a popular Long Island activity.  The South Shore's Great South Bay has provided locals and visitors alike with some of the finest Blue Claw crabs around. It's a fun filled day (and evening) for the entire family. Fun to catch and great to eat!  Traps and nets producing: preferred baits are bunker or mackerel chunks. At night, bring a flashlight and try "site crabbing" using a 6' or 12'  net.  Enjoy!

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