24 October 2013

• Connecticut DEEP Marine Fishing Report – 24 October 2013


Tautog (blackfish) and Scup (porgy) fishing continues to be good at any of the breakwaters, reefs, wrecks, and areas with structure throughout LIS! Fall fishing is about at peak!

The major tidal rivers are still holding bunker (Atlantic menhaden) and other baitfish and that’s where you will find Bluefish and Striped Bass in hot pursuit! The lower Connecticut River from the Baldwin Bridge down to the breakwaters has been the hot spot. It is prime time for surfcasters to hit the beaches and coastal state parks for excellent fishing action!

Hickory Shad fishing remains excellent in the Connecticut River especially by the DEEP Marine Headquarters fishing pier.

Black Sea Bass fishing remains good on the local reefs and areas with gnarly bottom. Best time to fish is a half hour before and after slack tide.

Read the full article at this link: Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection


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