Fishing Reports

Last Updated May 2, 2018

"The Fisherman Magazine's" weekly Fishing Report


April 30, 2018:

Andrew at Fishin' Factory 3 said the herring runs are looking very good, lots of herring piling up with the full moon. The water temps in the river are still just under 50, by the end of this week of warm weather, look for the bass to pile up with the herring in these runs. A few guys west of the river have already been working on some better fish knocking herring around at the runs. Bait guys are crushing schoolies throughout most of the river. If you throw sandworms on the bottom, you're pretty much guaranteed to hook up right now. These fish are all holdover fish in the 16- to 24-inch class—a couple keepers have been mixing in here and there. Blackfish action picked up coming into the weekend as well. The season closes Tuesday, but the fishing in 40-feet of water off Niantic was pretty good, last week those areas were dead. It really shows how temperature sensitive blackfish are. No flounder reports this week. Don't forget to sign up for the shop's fluke and sea bass tourney, the season opener is just around the corner, May 4th! 


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