We spent the rest of the night drifting this stretch with one or two fish on just about every drift. We had at least 15-16 fish ranging from 10lbs up to Matt's night best of 20lbs.
It took all of five minutes before a chunky bass grabbed Bobby's eel on our very first drop. Fish was quickly released and 15 minutes later he decked another nice striper which was also released.
Was not too long before we had a double header hookup, one in the high teens and the second was as bruiser that we lost at the boat. Bummer on that one. We continued to it over and found few more fish up to just under 20lbs
Long Island Striped Bass Fishing Report - The 2015 Riverview Striped Bass Contest
I headed out the Fire Island Inlet and to the scene of success on Sunday and found the bunker schools and striped bass right where we left them. Despite the building seas I managed to pull
Contest rules called for lines in at 6am and we were on scene and ready. At our first stop I marked tons of baitfish on the bottom with birds diving chasing bait being pushed to the surface