Out of this World Bluefish & Stripers

Fished the outgoing tide this morning with Davar from Newtown, CT. See a photo and video of Davar in action below.   The first half of the tide was relatively slow but only compared to the second half of the tide.  Having said that, Davar caught a nice striper on his first cast and it only got better from there.  By the time this tide was over, we were catching a big bluefish or a nice striper on nearly every  cast.  Bluefish were keen to take anything that imitated a baby bunker and there were loads of stripers under the bluefish.  We needed to get the lures or flies under the bluefish to give a striper a chance to take the offering.  Davar is an experienced fly fisherman on freshwater but not so much with a 9wt on saltwater, and yet he managed to get a nice 26″ striper on his first cast with the 9 wt G Loomis.  Stripers needed a sinking fly line and not to fast of a retrieve  to get under the bluefish.  But once you got the fly down in was almost a certainty to hook up.  Grab your gear and let’s go fishing. Eastern Long Island Sound is on fire and now is the time to ‘catch em up’.  Don’t wait……..let’s get on ’em now.


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