1. Tiny fella but first fish of the season!

    1 lb. 11 in. Striped Bass with a bass assassin

  2. Went to flush out some black duck for some buddies on our way back to the dock. The 60 degree weather gifted us with some fun spring catch and release type fishing

    2 lb. 11 in. Striped Bass with a Storm shad

    1. k sue
      Say Hello to Bob Petersen for me. We were neighbors and worked on NYC Fireboat together - Kent
    2. Rich Pardy
      That's the little brother of your braggin board winner :)
    3. christopher pereira
      fun is fun, size doesn't matter!
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  3. Last weekend of fishing before the boat's winterized. No keepers but got about 30 little guys.

    1 lb. 15 in. Tautog with a Green crab

    1. christopher pereira
      those things fight!
  4. In the shadows of Lady Liberty on outgoing tide

    28 lb. 32 in. Striped Bass with a Bunker chunk

    1. Kenneth Ewald
      That fish would pull my little 1 man inflatable pontoon boat for miles!
    2. George Lay
      Awesome picture!!
    3. Tim Steinmetz
      Great striper, and fantastic picture!
    4. Arthur Huttemeyer Sr.
      Awesome Striper.
    5. Rob Koontz
      What a beauty
    6. Andrew Feller
    7. Jon Giacalone
      @nick, you nailed it! Great pic Mike!
    8. christopher pereira
      is that recent? heard rumors recently of fat cows up the hudson but never really believed them as no one ever had pictures to prove it. That proves it for me!
    9. Jacob Anderson
      Awesome picture and nice striper!
    10. Nick Dahmen
      This is 'MERICA in a single picture!
    11. Drew Gierach
      Beautiful fish. Congrats!
    12. Ed Hesse
      this the season Michael. Rock on!!
    13. Derek Stitt
      Great pic!!
    14. Rich Pardy
      wow what a stripper, nice job!!
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  6. Rounded off our last trip of the season with some light tackle stripers on swimbaits! What a way to end the season!

    Striped Bass with a Swimbait

    1. Deltafishing .
      Hell of a catch. Way to go man.
    2. Andrew Feller
      Beast of a catch
    3. Mike Dean
      Nice fish Chris!
    4. Tim Steinmetz
      We actually had a little ice forming back in November, but now it is all gone, and with temps in the upper 40s near 50 predicted! :(
    5. christopher pereira
      I'll still be freshwater fishing from my tin can till mid to late January most likely!
    6. Tim Steinmetz
      What an amazing fall of fishing you have had! Awesome fish, Chris! My boat is winterized and stored away in the pole barn at camp. If this warm weather keeps up ...more I might have to dig it back out! :(
    7. Derek Stitt
      That awesome Chris! Congrats..
    8. Rich Pardy
      Now that looks like a blast, awesome catch brotha!!
    9. Ed Hesse
      Congrats Chris. You put a hurtin on em this year!
    10. Jacob Anderson
      Looks like you had a great day, nice job!
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  7. Gorilla blues out of nowhere are all over the NY Bight maybe it's the heat wave. Hardcore Surfcaster Chris Buchta got a monster today. He was nice enough to ...more let me use one of many of his extreme surfcasting pics in one of my first Fishidy blog posts. Good guy and hell of a fisherman

    1. Ed Hesse
      Blues are monsters this year. Good job!
    2. Tim Steinmetz
      Awesome catch!
    3. Deltafishing .
      Nice catch
    4. christopher pereira
    5. Rich Pardy
      sure is a gorilla blue, nice catch!!
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  8. Wait for it, wait for it, SWING!!

    5 lb. 18 in. Tautog with a white crab

    1. christopher pereira
      how those cubbies doing? hahahahahaha! nice tog!
    2. Jon Giacalone
      ;) best of luck!
    3. Mike Dean
      Haaa! 7 Line Army charging into Wrigley!!
    4. Jon Giacalone
      You're talking about the Cubs knocking it out of the park against those Mets, right?
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  9. Bluefish with a bucktail

    1. christopher pereira
      nice feisty bluefish!
    2. Mike Dean
      Nice one Dave!
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  10. My new PB rainbow, took 25 min to bring it in on light fly gear

    5 lb. 23 in. Rainbow Trout with a #16 Copper John

    1. Bobby Ferguson
      That trout is beautiful, nice job.
    2. Ed Hesse
      Congrats Will. You won the battle!
    3. eric berry
      Beautiful fish! I'd love to get out and catch some even close to this size.
    4. Tony DeMeo
      Living up to your name, "troutboy", What a beauty!
    5. David Walsh
      must have been a sweet ride!
    6. Bob Deans
      Nice trout I can't imagine catching that with a fly rod.
    7. Mike Dean
      Nice fish man
    8. Drew Gierach
      Such a nice fish!
    9. Tim Steinmetz
      What a monster rainbow! Awesome catch! Congrats!
    10. Jeff Drake
    11. Rich Pardy
      Awesome Trout, nice catch!!
    12. Derek Stitt
      Nice one Will
    13. christopher pereira
      nice catch, well done!
    14. Joe Tuohey
      Wow! Great catch!
    15. Rick Hunt
      Very nice!! WTG Will!
    16. Jon Giacalone
      Awesome fish Will!
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  11. Small stripers feeding on sand eels made for some surfcasting fun

    6 lb. Striped Bass with a diamond jig

    1. Rick Hunt
      Fun times!
    2. christopher pereira
      Nice one, none for us yet this fall
    3. Tim Steinmetz
      Nice catch!
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Urban Traveling Angler. Most fishing in the NY Bight, Western Sound, and Western South Shore. On the Water magazine contributor. Wish the mecca ...more wasn't so far east of Manhattan!

Fishing Favorites

  • Species Stripers, Tog
  • Waterway Montauk, NY Bight, Shinnecock
  • Lure White bucktail, pork rind