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Salt Water Preview: Long Island’s multi-fish species smorgasbord

Mike Dean says that the tuna bite off the coast of Long Island can vary from year to year, but getting away from the coast is an adventurous trip. (Photos by Mike Dean)
Striped bass may take top-billing in our fishery for the multiple scenarios they can be caught in, but their inshore neighbors consisting of blue fish, porgies, sea bass, and fluke, are often front and center for angling thrills. Pushing further out to the horizon with land drifting just out of sight, sharks and tuna along with mahi in summer months up the ante for anyone fortunate enough to experience one of the best saltwater fisheries on the East Coast.
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