08 May 2016

Fishing Reports: Long Island, NYC, Cape Cod, Rhode Island

• Long Island: Fishing the Hamptons

“With the first sizable efforts at plying local waters this past Sunday, the opening of the porgy season, fishermen with baited hooks got a healthy sampling of the fish that have arrived in the bays already this year.

“ Along with a much better haul of porgies, fluke in abundance, black sea bass, striped bass and weakfish all appear to have moved into their Hamptons summer homes already—while, thankfully, most humans have not....”

Please visit this link to read the full article: 27East

• Stripers Arriving: Cape Cod, SE Massachusetts

“…most exciting news is that little schoolie stripers are moving in big numbers off Falmouth beaches and into a herring-filled Cape Cod Canal. They’re always the vanguard of the great striper migration, so anglers of the “Big Ditch” should be ready for action to explode there soon.

“More rapid swimmers, schoolies precede the big keepers’ arrival by about two weeks and provide fast fishing now....”

Please visit this link to read the full article: WorcesterTelegram

• Fishing Report: NYC Area

“Big striped bass that are spawning in the mid-Hudson River — above the GW Bridge as far north as Newburgh and Kingston — are still the most exciting fishing prey right now…

“Meanwhile when those Hudson River bass have spawned, they start drifting into western Long Island Sound waters. And they are hungry and actively seeking fresh bait. And remember that soon some equally hungry bluefish will be joining in the feeding fray....”

Please visit this link to read the full article: NYDailyNews

• Rhode Island Regs Require Fin-Clipping

“The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today it has enacted new regulations to help prevent the illegal harvest and sale of Atlantic striped bass.

“The new rules, outlined in Rhode Island Marine Fisheries Regulations, Part XII Striped Bass, require recreational anglers to clip the right pectoral fin of striped bass 34 inches or larger at the time of harvest; fish with a missing right pectoral fin cannot be sold commercially in Rhode Island....”

Please visit this link to read the full article: RhodeIslandDEM

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