Fishing

Cape Cod Report: 12.4.12 Cape Cod Report: 12.4.12

Canal Bait & Tackle of Sagamore posts the following end-of-season report for the waters of Cape Cod. Saltwater fishing is pretty much over on Cape Cod, although there are still some striped bass in a lot of the local...

» December 4th, 2012
2012 Maine Fly Fishing Show Coming Up 2012 Maine Fly Fishing Show Coming Up

The Maine Council of Trout Unlimited will present the 2012 Maine Fly Fishing Show in Portland this Saturday, December 8. All proceeds will support the 2013 Maine TU Trout Camp. The show will feature a day of Maine fly...

» December 4th, 2012
Bay Scallops Doing Fine on Eastern Long Island Bay Scallops Doing Fine on Eastern Long Island

Suffolk Times: Scallop season didn’t begin with its usual bang the first Monday in November thanks to Hurricane Sandy, but fish markets and restaurant menus are stocked with the cold-weather shellfish in time for the holidays. Before the hurricane,...

» December 2nd, 2012
LI Baymen Worried Over Farmed Scallops LI Baymen Worried Over Farmed Scallops

27East.com reports on the growing concern of eastern Long Island baymen over efforts to promote the sale and growth of farmed bay scallops. The baymen who rely on wild scallops fear that the expansion of farmed scallops and the...

» November 30th, 2012
End-of-Season Tackle Cleaning & Inspection Tips End-of-Season Tackle Cleaning & Inspection Tips

I’m as guilty as the next guy when it comes to dumping my fishing gear in the shop or basement at the end of the season, then letting it fester until spring. So, the following will hopefully serve to...

» November 28th, 2012
Maine Fisherman Wants to Revive Redfish Fishery Maine Fisherman Wants to Revive Redfish Fishery

Capt. Terry Alexander, a 4th generation commercial fisherman from Harpswell, Maine, was interviewed in a recent NOAA newsletter in which he shares his thoughts on reviving a fishery for redfish in the Gulf of Maine. Here is the interview:...

» November 27th, 2012
Pending NY Record Blackfish Landed Pending NY Record Blackfish Landed

A 21-pound, 32.5” tautog (blackfish) was landed on Saturday, November 24, by Captain Greg Nardiello, owner of the Ocean Eagle V out of Sheepshead Bay, Long Island. If approved, the fish could become the new New York State record...

» November 26th, 2012
Riptide Report: 2012 Season Recap Riptide Report: 2012 Season Recap

The 2012 season has come to an end for me as far as saltwater fishing is concerned here on Cape Cod. I put the boat up a few weeks back and, on the last sunny day, Capt. Shaun Ruge...

» November 26th, 2012
Long Island Scallop Season off to Good Start Long Island Scallop Season off to Good Start

Shelter Island Reporter: Baymen spoke of a good kickoff to the scalloping season, delayed by more than a week by Hurricane Sandy. Normally the season opens the first Monday of November, but historic storm surges canceled opening...

» November 26th, 2012
Atlantic Salmon Federation Presents 2012 Conservation Award Atlantic Salmon Federation Presents 2012 Conservation Award

The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) selected Richard (Rick) J. Warren of Bangor, Maine, as the 2012 recipient of the Lee Wulff Atlantic Salmon Conservation Award. Warren is also editor and publisher of the Bangor Daily News. Senator Michael Meighen, Chairman...

» November 19th, 2012