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Old 10-09-2011, 08:01 PM
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Season change well underway

The blue crabs left, some scallops are moving in and the water clarity increased dramatically. Nice fish have invaded the shoreline and estuaries around the elbow, chasing juvie bunker 4-6" (larger bass) while snapper blues are everywhere eating the bay anchovies and silversides. Any schools of bug bunker don't go long without getting exlpoded. Reports of albies at Stage. I saw some guys bringing in slammer blues from the rip at bridge street ramp.

Migration is definitely happening now on the cape.
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Old 10-10-2011, 06:36 PM
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Glad somewhat got into fish....went to the Cape Saturday.....tried, the tub, South Beach...checked out Morris, Stage, Hardings...fished Quivett creek on bayside for 2 hrs on the drop...dead, dead, dead!!!!!!!!!!!!.....no fish sighted, no activity (birds or fish)....very dead sad to say.
Quote of the day on another forum site re Scorton and East: "You would have a better chance of getting a striper if you dropped your fly in your bathtub"....that about summed up my day.
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Old 10-10-2011, 07:00 PM
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Yeah Saturday was dead for me. The sound was a mess in the morning and point rip was as rough as I would ever want to see it. It calmed down in the afternoon but all we found were dogfish. Sunday we found some big blues and albies.
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They were WAY up inside, like on the clam flat at the causeway. Fish pushing the juvie bunker up to 40" class. The big bunker were all the way at the tops of the estuaries and the really big fish were on them at night as it typical, although things still seem a couple of weeks behind.

By this morning the bass were gone but the bait was still there, which tells me they are just on the move and fueling up.
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Old 10-14-2011, 08:48 AM
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yeah that makes sense. There were some nice blues in the sound too. You could also sight cast to some smaller blues out by the inlet cruising on that little flat which was pretty cool.
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Oyster Fest

I'm in town today... and for all next week. The oyster fest is on the agenda today, but I do need to get my line stretched out a bit. I wonder where the best opportunities will be, any suggestions? I thought maybe Stage Harbor inlet... or farther out on the backside beaches
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