14 June 2013

• CTDEEP Marine Fishing Report – 13 June 2013


Striped Bass fishing remains good especially around an hour before and after sunrise. With all the rain lately, the tidal rivers will be tough going with all the logs and debris floating around.

Striper spots include the Watch Hill area, Ram Island Reef, Thames River, the Race, Bartlett Reef, Millstone warm water discharge, Black Point, humps south of Hatchett Reef, Connecticut River (on the flood tide), Long Sand Shoal, Sixmile Reef, outer Southwest Reef, the reefs off Madison to Branford, New Haven Harbor (Sandy Point), Charles Island/Milford area, Housatonic River, Bridgeport Harbor, Penfield Reef, around the Norwalk Islands, and the reefs off Stamford.

Bluefish fishing is good especially at the Race. Most fish are around the 5 to 8 lbs mark. Other spots include the Watch Hill reefs, Ram Island Reef in Fishers Island Sound, Sluiceway, Plum Gut, lower Thames River, Millstone warm water discharge, lower Connecticut River on the flood tide, Long Sand Shoal, Sixmile Reef, Falkner Island north rip, New Haven Harbor, Charles Island area, Penfield Reef, and around the Norwalk Islands.

Summer Flounder fishing is rated good. Fluke spots include south side of Fishers Island, Stonington area in Fishers Island Sound, Ram Island to Latimer Pt., mouth of the Thames River, Niantic Bay including Black Point, Sound View Beach, Long Sand Shoal, Falkner Island area, off the New Haven Harbor breakwaters, Charles Island/Milford area to Bridgeport Harbor and off the Norwalk Islands.

Scup fishing remains fair to good on the major reefs throughout LIS.

Weakfish fishing has never been consistent overall but reports continue to trickle in from the Branford area, New Haven Harbor, Milford/Charles Island and off the mouth of the Housatonic River.

Black Sea Bass fishing season opens on June 15th!

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