It's not often that NOAA Fisheries has good news for bluefin tuna anglers, but today was the exception as new rules for this season allow more boated fish in a very expensive fishery. Capt. Vinny Vetere of Katfish Charters in Great Kills said weekend striper fishing was very good, but Tuesday was a dud in windy weather as only spiny dogfish and skates were caught on four drops.
report list width 560px top 145px background FFFFFF padding 15px font-size 12px Reports April 19, 2016April 19, 2016Striped Bass Fishing Reports 7AM and 7PM Morning Striker fishing has been off to a slow start. Night fishing has been better, after getting skunked Friday and Saturday night we managed a couple of keepers and some shorts.
It took some time before I finally got a glimpse of the fish in the crystal clear waters, and determined it was a bonefish -- but a monster!As Richard lifted it in by the 20-pound leader, the leader broke and the bonefish catch of a lifetime had his release before those last shots.