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you will be in GREAT striper waters too, a good lure up there is a 6" brown/silver sluggo on a jig head (looks like sand eel). I was fishing those areas for stripers off Cape Cod charter, and caught a few big fluke on a live eel and a lot of bass on eels and sand eels.

Nothing spooks deer more than my stank… 

16 3/4” Live Fluke Release Club

I shot a big 10pt once….

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just hope for nice slow drifts, when its ripping it can be tough to hold with even a pound of weight.

when its fishable to 8 OZ it is pretty incredible the amount of fish there.


nice thing is you will be fishing mostly sand shoals, and its very easy  on tackle loss

Captain Dan Bias


50# Striper live release club.




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I think I'm on the same trip if it is with Capt Jeff. Should be good. I spoke to someone on the "fishing” site who gave me a few pointers for fishing up there. I've tried organizing a charter up there, but could never get 6 guys so l jumped at the opportunity for an Open boat trip. Matt, you should also go :)

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What tips did they offer? :)

- Drag bait instead of bucktailing if heavy weight is needed.

- Use big strip baits and whole squid if possible.

- bring one light and one heavy rod setup.

- Chrome fluke balls or weight to 16+ oz if needed.

- Don't be afraid to drag bait up there even if you are a hard core bucktailer as more doormats seem to be taken that way.


I have high hopes for this trip, but realize much if it is dependent on conditions etc. I'll post a report and pics here.

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Awesome thanks for sharing! Good luck up there!


Any idea how deep they fish up there? Drift speeds?



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I heard depth can vary from 5 to 100 feet in a short distance.  Have no idea about drift speeds.  I'll provide all the details in a post trip report.  There may still be a spot or two available if anybody is interested.
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