Bigger Bass But Fewer Fluke - 27 East


Bigger Bass But Fewer Fluke

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Gus Segarra

Gus Segarra



 with a nice Peconic Bay striped bass.

with a nice Peconic Bay striped bass.


In the Field

  • Publication: Fishing & Hunting
  • Published on: Jun 12, 2018
  • Columnist: Michael Wright
Striped bass are getting bigger, fluke are getting more scattered, and black sea bass are getting just downright maddening.Big breeder striped bass in the 40- to 50-pound range have started... more

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