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Old 08-29-2012, 02:25 PM   #1
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Question South Shore bird action

whats up with the flocks of birds and no fish underneath the bait? when will the blues blitz the beach?
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Old 08-29-2012, 03:21 PM   #2
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Sometimes cormorants can get the real birds stirred up. I wish they would find a cormorant eating Piping plover eggs.

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Old 08-29-2012, 03:54 PM   #3
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wrong place at the right time.....it's happening, just not on the scale that you'd like to be,,,give it a little more time, but be ready....the weathers' going to kick it into high gear any day now

I was out in Clammer's neck of the woods a few days ago...saw what you saw....birds diving, picking away at the silver-sides, saw schools of peanuts leisurely swimming underway.....although I was targeting Fluke, there were some bluefish present.....along with TONS of dang Sea Robins!!!

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Old 08-30-2012, 08:42 AM   #4
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This is how fishing off the Race was for a lot of last year. Macks were driving up the sandeels but no bass around much of the time.
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Old 08-30-2012, 11:42 AM   #5
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I have seen this type of behavior off shore (sand eels, macks) being worked on from birds but no fish predators beneath. Haven't seen this inshore though.

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Old 08-30-2012, 07:31 PM   #6
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There have been bluefish busting most mornings and evenings under the bait for the last 2 weeks along the south shore. You just have to be in the right place. Fish up to13 lbs.

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