Good news. You can finally get your 2009 New York State Saltwater Fishing License online. I just did it. Go to the
DEC website and follow the links. That was close. For a while it didnít seem that the licenses would be available in
The tuna are still hanging around the Mudhole, but not so many giants. A couple of charterboats fishing there on
Saturday caught seven and two fish each between sixty and eighty pounds.
Inshore the striped bass fishing is just OK right now. Each day some boats get their limits while others have to scratch
around for only a couple of fish, and they vary from just keepers to forty pounds or so. Hopefully it will improve soon. I
still have 200 tags to use.
The Fisherman magazines annual Montauk Classic was held over the weekend. The results are as follows;
John Stebbins - 42.20 lbs
Mike Byrnes 26.28 lbs
Bill Wetzel - 25.04 lbs
Joe Brodman - 19.20 lbs
Eric Nicoll - 18.66 lbs
Steve Snyder 12.26 lbs
Mike Byrnes 10.28 lbs
Jim Callahan - 9.58 lbs
Andy Richman - 9.18 lbs
John Goode - 9.16 lbs
The guy who owns the boat that I run has left for the year, so Iím pulling it out this week. Iíll keep posting reports, but
Iím going to be spending a lot more time working on fishing trips to Central America. If youíre interested, get in touch.