Big Cod a Window Into the Past, From a Failing Future - 27 East

Big Cod a Window Into the Past, From a Failing Future

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Montauk charter boat captain Ben McCarron recently took a trip to Norway, and back in time, where cod up to 60 pounds are still caught on rod and reel like they were off Montauk decades ago.

Montauk charter boat captain Ben McCarron recently took a trip to Norway, and back in time, where cod up to 60 pounds are still caught on rod and reel like they were off Montauk decades ago.

Big hugs for a big fluke from Brelynn aboard the Hampton Lady. Capt. James Foley

Big hugs for a big fluke from Brelynn aboard the Hampton Lady. Capt. James Foley

Chris and Daniel Geminski caught some of the big bluefish lurking in Shinnecock Bay this month.

Chris and Daniel Geminski caught some of the big bluefish lurking in Shinnecock Bay this month.

Weakfish took their time moving into the Peconics this year, but showed up in good numbers in the last week. John Rivera caught this nice on aboard the Hampton Lady over the weekend. CAPT JAMES FOLEY

Weakfish took their time moving into the Peconics this year, but showed up in good numbers in the last week. John Rivera caught this nice on aboard the Hampton Lady over the weekend. CAPT JAMES FOLEY

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In the Field

  • Publication: East Hampton Press
  • Published on: May 28, 2024
  • Columnist: Michael Wright
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