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Peconic Star II (631- 289-6899):
Capt. Dave Brennan says absolutely nothing has changed with terrific action still all day long. Porgies and sea bass with everybody, if not most have their limits of both porgies and sea bass. They see a fluke once in a while and a striped bass won the pool during the week and a 6 pound fluke too as each days see a couple of fluke and they are all keepers. These sea bass / porgy trips sail full say on the Express 7:30 to 2:30 p.m. On the web at On the half day fluke boat, Capt. Joe reports action has been good with a good shot of porgies, some sea bass, fluke, blues and quality weakfish for a real nice mixed bag closed to home. So good action for the half day boat. They sail half days for fluke 7:30 to 11:30 and 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. On the web at


Huntington to Port Jeff

Terminal Tackle (631-269-6005): John Richey reported porgies and bluefish pretty much everywhere although snappers seemed to take a powder. Acres of bluefish in the Sound from Crab Meadow, then just pick a direction. Fish on the jigs or the plugs from 2 to 13 pounds. Jig the deeper water wrecks for giant blues or fish anywhere for medium size blues. Porgy fishing’s even better than this as they are giant porgies and everywhere or anywhere two rocks come together. They have stormed the bays and the local snapper derbies are catching far more porgies from the docks and bulkheads than snapper. Lots of bunker and peanut bunker around. Fluking is still steady but shorts abound and you can figure on good steady fluke action for another two weeks. However NOW is the time to use snapper or better yet, peanut bunker for giant fluke on the slopes and drop offs in the Sound. Bass fishing is AWOL and very slow. On the web at


James Joseph II (631-651-8235): Capt. James Schneider said during the week and on Saturday (8/29) they had fantastic porgy fishing on the 7 a.m. trips with some nice sea bass mixed in. The noon trips see a pick at large quality fluke 5 to 7 pounds with some shorts and a smattering of sea bass mixed in to 3 pounds and usually around 15 to 25 keeper fluke. The 4:30 bluefish trips have been unbelievable with super action and fish 3 to 13 pounds. All jigging and bent rods all the time! Starting Labor Day they change schedules to full day porgy & sea bass fishing at 7 a.m.  and 4:30 jigging trips for blues and bass remain in effect. On the web at


City Island / Western LI Sound
Porgy action has picked up. Everything seemed to come in late this year. Just started hitting porgies good last this week. Charter guys have been doing well during the week in the evening. Drifting over a patch in Mamaroneck at about 1.5 mph with large sandworms and it seemed to cull out the big and the fats. Use a medium rod and 12-16 lb mono with a standard porgy rig or small jig head. I like the fight and Tug is the drug! It was too windy to use the jig heads. They wouldn't stay down. Chartreuse gulp mullet worked too when I ran out of worms. First time in weeks I used up my live bait.
Pete DiPaola