May 21, 2013
Written by Leon Sylvester Jr.
Friday, 11 May 2012 14:23
Go Fish!Striped bass fishing continued to improve this week with good action scattered throughout all the local rivers and harbors.
Fresh chunked bunker and mackerel, sandworms and various bunker- and herring-imitating lures all brought fish to the boat this week, with fish being landed from the Derby/Shelton Dam on the Housatonic River to mid-Sound in the vicinity of Middleground Light House.
Ten-year-old Jake Roberts of Shelton landed a 29-inch striper and 11-year-old Ryan Wilson, also of Shelton, landed a 31-inch striper on Sunday while fishing on the Housatonic River with Robert Darby of Shelton.
Twelve-year-old Mikey Weick of Shelton caught an impressive 34-inch striped bass on sandworms while fishing the Housatonic River with his stepfather and grandfather.
Ernie Minalis of Shelton landed his first keeper striper while fishing the Housatonic with several friends on Saturday evening.
Some bluefish are already being reported throughout the Sound.
Bob Hannon of Stratford landed several keeper bass up to 18 pounds and one small bluefish on Sunday while fishing near Can 20 in Stratford.
Until next time.. Tight lines!
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