Boat Trip 5-14-03
Fluke Fishing Trip on Peconic Star II - highly recommended party boat
8:00 am - 3:30 pm., Wednesday, May 14, 2003
Location: Greenport, Long Island (High Tide at ~10:00 am.)
Bait: spearing and squid strips.
Low rig (best catcher): spearing and squid strip combo.
High rig: teaser with squid strip (best teaser color was green).
Catch of the day: Fluke (Summer Flounder).
Two people from DEC was collecting scales from fish,
and recording length for fluke population study.
Tolek's catch: 25", 6 lb 1 oz. fluke - "second fish" on boat - $50,
("first fish" that day was 26.5", 6lb 6 oz fluke - $200)
+ one more keeper fluke, one short and two bluefish 3-4 lb.
Lost: nice keeper size fluke at net, hooked by tail.
Bob's catch: two keepers fluke, one short and four bluefish 3-6 lb.
Some boats around: Prime Time III and Celtic Horizon II.
and...a good day of fishing is better than a good working day.