11/20/13 10:46am
Photo by Capt. Sloan Gurney, Black Rock Fishing (OrientPointFishing.com)

Photo by Capt. Sloan Gurney, Black Rock Fishing (OrientPointFishing.com)

It was hard to get “real voices” for the last report of the season, but a number of hardy souls were still out chasing bass and tautog around the East End. Captain Dave Brennan on the Peconic Star II out of Greenport said the blackfish action was still “pretty good” and that the boat was still catching. It’s only tautog, no cod, no porgies since October 20. So far a 10-1/4 pound bulldog has been the biggest of the season. Brennan will be sailing through December 1 on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. The Prime Time III out of Orient by the Sea Marina is scheduled through December 4 with no spots available on November 24, 25 and 26 and no sailing on Thanksgiving. (more…)

07/11/13 10:00am
Christian Peterson

Photo by Ken Holmes | Christian Petersen of Remsenburg landed this 52-pound striper on a black bucktail in the Race east of Little Gull Island

The Brooklyn Girl II in Orient Point had an exciting day last Tuesday, “landing 25 keepers with several 18-20 pound bass in the mix.”

Guest fisherman Christian Petersen of Remsenburg (pictured above) landed a 52-pound “beast of a bass” doing “an amazing job with the rod and reel despite a disability,” said Capt. Ken Holmes. Christian, who has a disability with his arm, “fishes like a pro. That fish took some first run and he played it perfectly. Unreal,” Holmes said.    (more…)