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2004 NY Fishing Reports FALL 

  12-6-04- NY Bight: Plenty of Bass up to 12 lbs blitzing  for hours half/half blue/white worked well for the  fly      fisherman and blue shad tails worked well for the spin fisherman. This is my last report for the season and thank you for a successful 2004 season. I look forward in fishing with you in the spring of 2005 and  I'm currently taking reservations. Happy Holidays!

 . Nice striper caught using shad tail plastic lures in the NY Bight  Nice striper caught while fly fishing NY using blue/wht half/half

 12-4-04- Jamaica Bay: School size bass up to 10 lbs continue to please with fish on every cast using half/half wht/blue and shad tails for the spin fisherman. 

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 11-24-04- Raritan Bay: Plenty of school size bass up to 8lbs, Half/ half chart/wht & Blue/wht flies worked well while shad tails blue, white & chartreuse worked for the spin fisherman  

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11-19-04- Raritan Bay: We had Big Bass up to 51.1lbs this week when we found A school of bunker that were being harassed by big fish , we tried to get them on artificials  with no luck so we switched to live lining and bingo. There are plenty of bass 24-30in. blitzing bait for hours. Clousers and deceivers were working and plugs, plastic shads and Buck Tails for the spin fisherman. I have choice dates available, don't miss out! 

Big Striper 51.1lbs caught in the Raritan Bay  Big Striper 51.1 lbs caught in the Raritan Bay

  11-15-04- Raritan Bay: The Bluefish are gone and it's all Bass! The Bass have turned on with blitzes lasting for hours with  as many as 30+  fish up to 15 lbs. Metal jigs and clouser minnow flies were the ticket . This is the beginning and will get better.  

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11-1-04- Raritan Bay: Major  Bluefish blitzes with Blues up to 9lbs with  bass up to 20 lbs. Metal jigs and clouser minnow flies were the ticket . The major fall Bass blitze is yet to come once the weather cools down and the bluefish leave it will bust wide open. 

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 10-30-04- Raritan Bay: Bluefish are the mainstay with fish up to 9lbs blitzing  peanut Bunker. Half/half Clousers and Deceivers chartruese/white and blue/white have been working. 

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  10-29-04 NY Bight:  Blitzing schools of bluefish with small bass mixed in has been providing great  plugging and jigging opportunities.   

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10-11-04- NY Bight: False Albacore are still here! and  were mixed in with major Bluefish blitzes. Bluefish up to 9lbs have been on a rampage blitzing peanut Bunker for hours. Any fly , plug or Jig will due. The Fall season is shaping up the Bass should turn on any day now  

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10-3-04- NY Bight: False Albacore continue to please and will continue to be here for the next 2 maybe 3 weeks so this is your last chance to hook up with these Speedsters. 

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9-26-04 NY Bight: Blue fishing is unbelievable! with fish 3-9lbs Blitzing peanut bunker for hours. Half/half clousers and crease flies are the ticket , spin fisherman using Popping plugs and diamond jigs. False Albacore slowed down due to dirty water conditions but should bounce back when it clears. They have been very eager to take epoxy flies , olive or chartreuse and small tins for the spin fisherman. 

9-23-04 NY Bight: Big bluefish up to 12lbs have been blitzing peanut bunker, Half/half clousers and crease flies are the ticket , spin fisherman using Popping plugs and diamond jigs. Also Stripped Bass fishing is starting to pick up with Bass up to 10 lbs taking Half/half clousers and spin fisherman spin fisherman using Popping plugs and buck tail jigs

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9-23-04 NY Bight: False Albacore Continue to please, they have been very eager to take epoxy flies , olive or chartreuse and small tins for the spin fisherman. They are blitzing bay anchovies and peanut bunker and are providing great sight fishing with many opportunities to hook up. 

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9-13-04 NY Bight: False Albacore Continue to please, they have been very eager to take epoxy flies , olive or chartreuse and small tins for the spin fisherman. They are blitzing bay anchovies and peanut bunker and are providing great sight fishing with many opportunities to hook up. 

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9-11-04 NY Bight: False Albacore Continue to please, they have been very eager to take epoxy flies , olive or chartreuse and small tins for the spin fisherman.

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9-04-04 NY Bight: False Albacore have been very eager to take epoxy flies , olive or chartreuse and small tins for the spin fisherman. They are blitzing bay anchovies and peanut bunker and are providing great sight fishing with many opportunities to hook up. 

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9-03-04 NY Bight: False Albacore fishing  has been top notch with school of fish up to 8lbs breaking water and providing excellent opportunities to hook up. Bluefish up to 9lbs are also available.  

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8-18-04 NY Bight: Plenty of bluefish in the 3-8 lb size, they are blitzing bay anchovies and are providing excellent top water fishing  using poppers and crease flies. If you are patient enough to fish underneath the school there are weakfish up to 9lbs.Also If you fish structure you can get bass up to 8lbs. The Albacore should be here soon,  Don't miss Out!  I have choice  Dates Available .

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8-11-04 Raritan Bay:  Bluefish continue to please, taking poppers and crease flies on top, mixed in with the school are Spanish mackerel. The Spaniards are taking small deceivers tied on #2 & #1 hook size with silver flash. Bass fishing is a pick fishing structure and rips. 

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8-6-04 Raritan Bay:  Bluefish  are providing great top water action on plugs and flies, Weakfish up to 9lbs are under the Bluefish  clousers and buck tails  are the ticket. Striped bass up to 16 lbs are available early mornings and late afternoon. 

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