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Fire Island Striped Bass Fishing Report

I had two fish in the teens pretty quickly but then only small fish grabbing the bait and running it off before realizing they couldn't swallow it and dropping it. As the current slowed I headed outside andĀ found birdsĀ diving with schoolie to just legal size stripers blitzing bait
By |October 26th, 2016|2016 Fishing Reports, Fishing News|Comments Off on Fire Island Striped Bass Fishing Report

Fire Island Inlet and Great South Bay Dredging Update 3-15-14

However, another dredging operation kicked off just this past week that is pumping sand from the State Boat Channel across the bay onto the beach front at Moses park. The dredge itself is working the shoal area of the State Channel just to the West of the drawbridge
By |March 15th, 2014|Announcements, Fishing News|Comments Off on Fire Island Inlet and Great South Bay Dredging Update 3-15-14

Fire Island Inlet Dredging Project for Cedar Beach and Gilgo Beach Replenishment

My last stop was the Babylon Overlook beach which was the closest I could get to the area the dredge itself was currently working. On this day the dredge was on the south side of the inlet up behind Democrat Pt.
By |February 25th, 2013|Fishing News, General Discussion|Comments Off on Fire Island Inlet Dredging Project for Cedar Beach and Gilgo Beach Replenishment

Old Inlet Breach Hurricane Sandy’s Gift to the Great South Bay

The third breach was in an area of the Fire Island National Seashore called the Otis Pike Fire Island High Dunes Wilderness area and fell under the National Park Service jurisdiction. The stretch where this breach is located is ironically called Old Inlet due to the fact it was actually a navigable inlet many, many years ago.
By |February 1st, 2013|Fishing News|Comments Off on Old Inlet Breach Hurricane Sandy’s Gift to the Great South Bay

Fishing Knot STRENGTH TEST – Braid Fishing Line to Monofilament and Fluorocarbon Leader

The original video has recieved a positive response, however, there were some questions and/or concerns that some folks had regarding the knot, the most popular being that it did not work at all with SeaGuar fluorocarbon leader material. This struck me as strange and was the first I had heard of such a thing.
By |July 16th, 2012|Fishing News, How-To / Tips|Comments Off on Fishing Knot STRENGTH TEST – Braid Fishing Line to Monofilament and Fluorocarbon Leader

2011 Long Island Fishing Season Reviewed

As we approach the start of 2012 I wanted to take a bit of time to review how the fishing season went down on the waters of the Great South Bay and Fire Island Inlet during the 2011 season.
By |December 27th, 2011|2011 Fishing Reports, Fishing News|Comments Off on 2011 Long Island Fishing Season Reviewed