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South Shore

Report by Bernie's B&T

August 10, 2020 - 18:42:21

Mike from Bernie’s Bait & Tackle in Sheepshead Bay said it has been quiet on the bass front but there have been Spanish mackerel showing up at Breezy Point during the early morning hours. Deadly Dick... More

Report by J&J Tackle

August 10, 2020 - 18:42:21

Brian at J&J Tackle in Patchogue reported some small bass coming from Moriches and Shinnecock inlet jetties on bucktails at dawn. Shinnecock is also seeing a few Spanish mackerel and cocktail blues. H... More

Report by Captree B & T

August 10, 2020 - 18:42:21

Brenden at Captree Bait & Tackle said the piers are seeing a mix of fluke, kingfish and blowfish, along with lots of snappers. Sabiki rigs have been very successful on the snappers. Some Spanish macke... More

Report by Saltwaters Outfitters

August 10, 2020 - 18:42:21

Mike at Saltwaters Tackle in West Islip had nothing to report on the bass front in the Fire Island area, but casters working early morning tides have been scoring some Spanish mackerel and cocktail bl... More

Report by Bob’s B&T

August 10, 2020 - 18:42:21

Bob at Bob’s Bait & Tackle in Amity Harbor reported some cocktail blues and Spanish mackerel roaming the Fire Island Inlet shoreline. They are taking small metals at dawn and dusk. Mackerel and bunke... More

Report by Jones Beach Bait Station

August 10, 2020 - 18:42:21

Matt at Jones Beach Bait and Tackle in Field 10 said the Jones Beach piers have been turning out good numbers of fluke to 4 pounds, but most are shorts. They are taking bucktails tipped with Gulp or s... More

Report by Smith Point Beach B/T

August 10, 2020 - 18:42:21

From Smith Point Bait, Beach and Tackle in Shirley, we got word of lots of sharks along the Outer Beach at Smith Point taking bunker and mackerel chunks. The west jetty at Moriches Inlet has seen some... More

Report by Dick’s B&T

August 10, 2020 - 18:42:21

Rich at Dick’s Bait & Tackle in Mastic Beach said that with the west jetty now accessible, customers have reported some school bass to 30 inches and some cocktail blues from the rocks. Bucktails or m... More

North Shore

Report by Blue Water Ventures

August 10, 2020 - 18:42:21

Chris at Blue Water Ventures in Southold reported a decent shot of bluefish action at Orient this past week, including some fish into the teens taken at dusk on pencil poppers and after dark on bottle... More

Report by Miller Place B&T

August 10, 2020 - 18:42:21

Jim at Miller Place Bait & Tackle said one customer used Redfins to score some schoolie stripers along Rocky Point. Only bluefish action has been out in deep water by boaters. Porgy fishing is holding... More

Report by Campsite Sport Shop

August 10, 2020 - 18:42:21

Carmine at Campsite Sports in Huntington said there are some small stripers roaming area harbors and local Sound beaches at night and first light. Swimming plugs like SP Minnows and teasers have been ... More

Report by Island B&T

August 10, 2020 - 18:42:21

Pat from Island B&T in City Island reported that Turtle Cove has school bass to 29 inches taking soft plastics, Gulp Grubs, bucktails and Smack-It Poppers. Porgy action remains very good at Orchard Be... More

Report by L & R Tackle

August 10, 2020 - 18:42:21

Richie at L & R Bait and Tackle in Pelham said casters have been picking away at bass before dark along any rocky areas where there is access. Poppers have been accounting for most of the action. Porg... More

East End

Report by Paulie's Tackle

August 10, 2020 - 18:42:21

Nick from Paulie’s Tackle Shop in Montauk reported blues are still active along the north side with casters reporting plenty of blues as recently as Sunday morning. They are being taken on poppers an... More

Report by Tight Lines Tackle

August 10, 2020 - 18:42:21

Ken at Tight Lines Tackle in Sag Harbor said customers have been reporting some action with small bass, blues and Spanish mackerel at Shinnecock East during dawn and dusk on bucktails and metals with ... More

Report by White Water Outfitters

August 10, 2020 - 18:42:21

Ethan from White Water Outfitters in Hampton Bays reported that fluke fishing bounced back since the storm with a decent pick of fish on the east jetty and backside. A few school bass, cocktail blues ... More

Report by East End B&T

August 10, 2020 - 18:42:21

Scott at East End Bait & Tackle in Hampton Bays reported the Shinnecock Inlet jetties are seeing a pick of small bass, cocktail blues and Spanish mackerel but nothing consistent. Best shot is early mo... More