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John Richy of Terminal Tackle joins Rich Johnson weekly, live on The Fishing Line Radio Show
Saturday afternoons at 4 p.m. on WGBB 1240AM radio to give current and live updated reports for the LI Sound Region

Peconic Star II (631- 289-6899): Capt. Dave reported the fishing is was insane on Tuesday (8/23) where they hammered the porgies, limits for everybody and everybody had at least one keeper sea bass. Over the weekend they had a great Saturday with the same action and Sunday it was blowing so they stayed close to home and action was not that good. Monday they hit the water in hard NW at 25, they hammered the fish, most on the boat were not feeling too good by the end of the day but they all had had several buckets of giant porgies and sea bass to bring home. The Peconic Star sails full day porgies every day at 7:30 and the other  boat is available for charter now. On the web at

Huntington to Port Jeff
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John Richey says fluking is holding on solid and stronger than to be expected this late in August, but it is staring to wane noticeably. Sea robins are outrageous now. You do need to go deep for quality fluke now and use live bait if you can. Porgies are everywhere and anywhere and we are starting to see smaller porgies now just keeper size and below in many areas. They are still all along the beaches and can be caught if there is any water on the beach. They are everywhere from the beach to 30 foot of water and is the best porgy fishing we’ve seen in some time and mixed with some great and large sea bass action. This is best on slack tide with fish to 3 and 4 pounds. They are in the harbors with the snappers now and by the way, snappers are growing fast this year and have some size to them. Otherwise the action on the bunker schools for bass is getting pickier as you would expect. There are more bunker that moved in to Northport but not much seems to be on them. In the deep plenty of bluefish on the troll or the jig and here you can find better bass fishing on the jigs. The summer pattern has arrived and not much will change from week to week other than maybe more of a night bite will develop. Sea robins and snappers are getting larger by the day. Make sure you ask for your Terminal Tackle catalogue, it's free! On the web at  


James Joseph II (631-651-8235): Capt. James Schneider reported a week of jigging blues at 4:30 you cannot believe! Hundreds and hundreds of blues were jigged with fish to 12 pounds, the bass are mixed in with them, mostly shorts being caught but they do find a keeper or two. The 7 a.m. porgy trips were super over the weekend but they did not cooperate Monday morning but were back on the feed somewhat come Tuesday. The noon fluke trips are still holding with a few nice fluke caught each trip and action on shorts, smaller keepers and sea robins and bluefish. They are now sailing 7 am for porgies, fluke at noon and jigging bass and blues at 4:30. On the web at


City Island / Western LI Sound
Reports have porgies as the best bet now in City Island, Glen Island, and Rye Playland all the way to Greenwich now. You can find Porgies at the Perry Cuomo white house, and they are pretty much everywhere as the bay blues pushed them deep into this area. Great porgy fishing right now at any known porgy spot...Cocktails blues abound but you never know where they will pop up and most are just 1 to 3 pounders. Fluking is not good right now; you’ll work most of a tide for a handful of fish and maybe a keeper or two. Stripers are best now at night as this has slowed considerably with warming waters with best action in deep water. Fish 40 to 50 foot of water with bunker at Stepping Stones, the bridges, Execution, mouth of Hempstead Harbor etc., as bunker are everywhere again.

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