Those Damn Bergalls!

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Bergalls were a target when we were kids back in the 60s at sheepshead bay. Ultra light fresh water gear and some squid or clams
we were on for hours. We never kept them but enjoyed their fight. The tinker blues also were a blast. Thank you for the memories
 
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    Bergalls were a target when we were kids back in the 60s at sheepshead bay. Ultra light fresh water gear and some squid or clams
    we were on for hours. We never kept them but enjoyed their fight. The tinker blues also were a blast. Thank you for the memories

    Whitting... remeber the winter Whiting fishing in Ambrose
     
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    azbaseball

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    Whitting... remeber the winter Whiting fishing in Ambrose
    Yes i do and the lings some the size of baseball bats. I remember going out with capt. Al Cooley on the Betty W for cod in the dead of the winter. Sitting in that small cabin with the fumes Ah great memories. I fish a lot with Big Lou Shobel. We would back the ice away from the boat in the winter and run to the texas tower for Cod
     
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    for Breakfast - they are perfect sized
     
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    It seems all the good old standard fish stocks are slowly starting to dwindle, and one day all we may have, is, memories.
    Whiting was agressively destroyed by foriegn fishing trollers. That would be illegal now with the 200 mile border.
     
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    Bergalls were a target when we were kids back in the 60s at sheepshead bay. Ultra light fresh water gear and some squid or clams
    we were on for hours. We never kept them but enjoyed their fight. The tinker blues also were a blast. Thank you for the memories
    Tinker blues? I think we called them cocktail blues (baby bluefish). I used to take my kids with family friends to fish for them in the Shinicock Canal. Spent many a day fishing and swimming there. My buddy was bit in the stomach trying to unhook a baby blue. Left multiple punctures the size of a dime. 10 years later and 20 lbs heavier the wound grew to silver $ size.
    Fished the Sheepshead Bay boats for nighttime blue fishing. That was absolute mayhem
    Mick
     
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    azbaseball

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    Tinker blues? I think we called them cocktail blues (baby bluefish). I used to take my kids with family friends to fish for them in the Shinicock Canal. Spent many a day fishing and swimming there. My buddy was bit in the stomach trying to unhook a baby blue. Left multiple punctures the size of a dime. 10 years later and 20 lbs heavier the wound grew to silver $ size.
    Fished the Sheepshead Bay boats for nighttime blue fishing. That was absolute mayhem
    Mick
    Yes cocktail blues were the 1-3 pounders the tinkers were less than 1/2 a pound we also used them as fluke bait better the cut bunker cheers enjoy this Memorial Day Weekend the official start of summer at the rockaways
     
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    mrbrklyn

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    these are not blues, cocktails or otherwise. These are Begalls or Cunnors.
     
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