Fishing report: Squid arrive, fluke to follow
BY TOM SCHLICHTER
...Pods of the colorful 10-armed creatures slid into Montauk early last week and eased into Peconic and Shinnecock Bays on Thursday and Friday evenings.
....the soft-skinned cephalopods can be caught the length of Long Island if you spend the time to find them.
Montauk, Shinnecock Bay and Greenport Harbor are among the perennial East End squid fishing hot spots. To the west, the Jones Beach Piers, Wantagh Park, the State Channel and Mt. Sinai Harbor also offer possibilities. When the schools are running thick, some open boats add special squid trips to their schedule on short notice. The Viking Fleet in Montauk will sail for squid both Saturday and Sunday.
.... In Greenport Village, for example, fishing from the popular Rail Road Dock and Main Street Dock (behind Claudio's Restaurant) is prohibited for now, concentrating squid fans on the Mitchell Park dock directly behind the carousel in the middle of town.
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May 7, 2007, 11:46 PM EDT