Eastern Long Island Sound Report
“Another fishing season is coming to a close, the closings pushed along by a string of windy days that is driving most of the remaining anglers to plan on pulling their boats, getting ready for the holidays and the winter. In the meantime, there is still a little fishing going on, both from the boat and from the local beaches.”
Tim Coleman in The Day.com
• No Luck at Montauk
“He stood outside the Montauk 7-Eleven on Monday morning re-rigging his surfcasting rod, wearing camouflage waders and a beret, and bemoaning the weekend’s dearth of fish.
“’I fished hard, from Split Rock to the Point. I used wood [surface lures], scented bio-baits, secret baits. I flew 7,000 miles and spent 4K, and not a fish. It’s the seals, too many seals,’ Gunduz opined.”
• Western Long Island Sound, NYC Report“On the Long Island Sound…local blackfish - mostly in the three- to five-pound class, were caught in 35 to 50 feet of water, anywhere from Pea and Huckleberry islands to Rye and Mamaroneck.”