The details are still sketchy, but our source tells us this giant was taken off Montauk, Long Island, on 10/6 on the boat Top Hook, run by Capt. Steve Whithum. It’s likely the 67-pounder referred to in this 1000 Fathom Club report:
_10/8 Montauk Fishing Report – 67lb Striper
The striped bass fishing is finally picking up, both in quantity of fish as well as quality. The TOP HOOK had a 67 pound fish on Saturday using bait, and the VENTURE had one of 52 pounds on wire._
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