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Long Island Sound Report

Captain Mike - 09/28/2011

Lots happening over the past week in Long Island Sound.  Early last week I spent some time surf fishing at night in the Western Long Island Sound and we had bass of 20lbs and 30lbs.  Over the weekend I was back on the boat off Stratford, CT and found lots of bait including peanut bunker and a crab hatch and lots of 10lb to 12lb blues that where willing to crush a top water spook.  Sunday’s trip brought me to Stonington, CT and we found some albies on the Connecticut side before heading to Montauk where we found more schools of albies.  The albies where being finicky and the amount of boat traffic certainly didn’t help us. However, they will take small soft plastics.  I expect the fishing to improve over the next couple of weeks. This is the time to get out and fish!  If you are interested in a charter now is the time to book one before its too late!

Posted by: Reel Cast Charters
Located in: West Haven, CT Phone: 203-710-5116

Reel Cast Charters specializes in light tackle shallow water fishing in Long Island Sound and Block Island Sound. We primarily target striped bass, bluefish, false albacore and bonito with light spinning and conventional tackle. We also accomodate fly fisherman. We fish a variety of methods that inlcude casting lures and drifting live baits. We will also cater to the angling needs of first time anglers to experienced anglers who prefer to target trophy striped bass using the most innovative techniques. We also offer trips for bottom species (blackfish, fluke and seabass), shark and tuna.

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