Gussie got this beautiful 14 lber out of the Shinnecock Canal on Sunday evening.
There have also been reports of a few in the Quogue Canal as well as some flounder. Keeper stripers are being taken at the Ponquogue bridge and keeper size fluke are being reported from the baymen out on the flats.
Blues are up in Heady Creek and plenty of schoolie bass in the Peconic river feeding on the mass amounts on bunker in there.
With the temps. staying warmer lately we should start
StartFragment The warm weather has really help the season along. The schoolie bass have spread to most early season spots including Quogue canal, Heady Creek, Peconic river, and many of the small inlets along the Peconic bay's southern shores even the Ponquogue bridge. Most fish are failing for rubber baits, Fin-s or Bass Assassin or the like. Those who choose a bit larger swimming plugs will cull out the smaller fish and target a keeper. Hearing more reports of keepers each
With the air temperatures on the rise and the sun shining the water temps should begin to rise as well. This time of year its best to target shallower waters with muddy bottom. Peconic River, Quogue Canal and Heddy Creek are just a few known local spots but most any tidal creek will produce a few fish. Best baits early in the spring tend to be rubber baits like grubs, Fin-S fish and rubber shads. With that said, our local waters are showing signs of life. Striped bass opened