Fishing

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
Long Island Sound Report: 11.16.12 Long Island Sound Report: 11.16.12

Pat Abate and his crew at River’s End Tackle in Old Saybrook offer the final fishing report of the 2012 season: This will be our last fishing report for the season. We will send out notices of upcoming events...

» November 18th, 2012
Cape Cod Canal Report: 11.11.12 Cape Cod Canal Report: 11.11.12

Jeff Miller at Canal Bait & Tackle reports: The Canal was great fishing before the Noreaster. The biggest fish that we weighed in before the storm was 33 pounds. However, after the storm the Canal has been very muddy...

» November 12th, 2012
Long Island Sound Report: 11.9.12 Long Island Sound Report: 11.9.12

Pat Abate and crew at River’s End Tackle in Old Saybrook offer the following report for the week of November 9, 2012. Things have settled down after both storms with relatively calm seas forecast and warming temps for the...

» November 11th, 2012
Bad Fish Outfitters Cape Cod Report & Clearance Sale Bad Fish Outfitters Cape Cod Report & Clearance Sale

Bad Fish Outfitters of Falmouth, Massachusetts, reports on the late-season action off Cape Cod for November 9, 2012: There are still some fish cruising the shoreline here in Falmouth! Schools of adult menhaden are being abused by schoolie bass...

» November 10th, 2012
How to Rig a Zoom Fluke How to Rig a Zoom Fluke

The Zoom Fluke is one of my favorite soft-plastic baits for striped bass and false albacore. The action and profile of the lure as it’s twitched across or just below the surface often prove irresistible to both species, especially...

» November 9th, 2012