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With lure manufacturers pumping out a seemingly endless array of new styles, patterns and models an almost daily basis it’s hard to keep up with all the options....May 30, 2017


June is the best month of the year for Striped Bass fishing in the Western Long Island Sound! There always seems to be BIGGER Stripers caught and lost during this month...May 30, 2017

Take A Shot At Tidal Creek Bass

The month of May can be a magical time for Long Island anglers. The freshwater lakes are bursting with action, doormat fluke lure their faithful to the North and South forks, and the first keeper stripers are already making waves along the South Shore.May 2, 2017

For Doormats Stripbaits Reign Supreme

Many fluke anglers believe that doormat fluke love big baits. I’m one of them, and reports I’ve taken over the years, along with my own log books, prove this theme holds water. For fluke weighing eight pounds or more, long strips of squid, sea robin and bluefish show up time and again in tales of trophy catches, especially during the first few weeks of the season.May 1, 2017

Reel Psychos

Fish Focus with Zach Harvey

Captain Buzzkill’s Guide to April Angling

I often joke that if I am indeed a writer, it would be very hard to prove that some days—the days, and there are too many, when I’m not actually chained to my keyboard trying to make something out of nothing.

Ocean House Marina

Long Island Fishing Reports

Western Sound May 2017

The Western Long Island Sound is starting to warm up nicely; the Ospreys have been here since early April, catching Bunker, and building their nests. Striped Bass are in Little Neck Bay, Manhasset Bay, Eastchester Bay and Hempstead Harbor also feeding on Bunker.


The waters of Massapequa Reservoir were crystal clear and slightly rippled as I sent a 1/8-ounce gold Panther Martin Classic spinner out on the first cast of the morning.