Fishing

Keeper Striper Taken in December on Cape Cod Keeper Striper Taken in December on Cape Cod

Goose Hummock Shop in Orleans, Massachusetts, reports on the remarkable angling achievements of their repeat customer, known only as “Dave.” Some of you may remember last February when we posted some pics on the website of this guy with...

» December 12th, 2012
25% Discount on Boston Harbor Fishing Trip 25% Discount on Boston Harbor Fishing Trip

Bill & Jules Boston Harbor Sportfishing is offering a 25% discount off a half-day, 5-hour striper and bluefish charter for up to 4 people for the 2013 season (normal cost is $550 plus tip), for folks who book by...

» December 10th, 2012
CT Begins Stocking Broodstock Salmon CT Begins Stocking Broodstock Salmon

The Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) announced that its 2012 autumn stockings of broodstock Atlantic salmon have begun. DEEP’s Inland Fisheries Division recently released 700 salmon into the Naugatuck River, Mount Tom Pond and Crystal Lake (Ellington)....

» December 5th, 2012
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