Since our last report we’ve been out a half a dozen times, doing very well with porgies, short sea bass and the occasional keeper fluke. On one of the trips we ran into a school of small bluefish and were able to enjoy some top-water action. The blues were only in the 1-2 pound class–but welcome nonetheless as the 2018 season was disappointing for anglers hoping for large blues.
Today we fished with Jim Babashak of Wilton and his son, 11-year old Danny. (Shown with his catch below.) They did well with porgies and a half a dozen sea bass, one coming in at 20″–as well as a stray bluefish–all caught while bottom fishing.
We hope good action will continue and we’re looking forward to the annual arrival of striped bass in late October or early November. My Bonnie will be in the water until the end of October, when our marina will close down to begin its long-overdue dredging project.