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Protecting Big Fish Means Catching Big Fish

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George Pharoah of Sag Harbor helped this 10.4 pound blackfish mugged for the camera and then released him. George was fishing aboard the Blue Fin IV last week, the final week of a great blackfish season.

George Pharoah of Sag Harbor helped this 10.4 pound blackfish mugged for the camera and then released him. George was fishing aboard the Blue Fin IV last week, the final week of a great blackfish season. Capt. Michael Potts

Eric Summers picked up this big blackfish while fishing over the Thanksgiving holiday aboard the Blue Fin IV charter boat out of Montauk.

Eric Summers picked up this big blackfish while fishing over the Thanksgiving holiday aboard the Blue Fin IV charter boat out of Montauk. Capt. Michael Potts

Peter Eilenberg of Hampton Bays with a brace of big black sea bass caught over the weekend aboard the Shinnecock Star out of Hampton Bays. Sea bass fishing will remain good through the end of the year whenever the weather allows boats to get out.

Peter Eilenberg of Hampton Bays with a brace of big black sea bass caught over the weekend aboard the Shinnecock Star out of Hampton Bays. Sea bass fishing will remain good through the end of the year whenever the weather allows boats to get out. Deena Lippman/Shinnecock Star

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In the Field

  • Publication: East Hampton Press
  • Published on: Dec 10, 2019
  • Columnist: Michael Wright
I visited a friend who fishes for redfish in the Louisiana marsh, last week, and got a glimpse of what a slot-limit fishery looks like — and it has convinced... more

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