Fishing

Riptide Report: 9.26.12 Riptide Report: 9.26.12

The last 2 weeks have produced some of the best fishing I’ve seen in many years! With the wind offshore keeping us off the tuna hunt, most days the “fallback” plan has been fishing for albies, FAs, Fat Alberts...

» September 28th, 2012
Goose Hummock Cape Cod Report: 9.26.12 Goose Hummock Cape Cod Report: 9.26.12

Our customers who fish the Canal are reporting great catches of 30-pound-plus striped bass. Most are doing well on live eels fished at night. Down at this end of the Cape, our customers are still having a blast with...

» September 28th, 2012
Bad Fish Cape Cod & Islands Report: 9.28.12 Bad Fish Cape Cod & Islands Report: 9.28.12

Chris Parisi of Bad Fish Outfitters in Falmouth reports on action off Cape Cod for the week ending September 28, 2012: With great fishing all around Falmouth, this year’s Striperfest should be even more enjoyable! Albies continue to run...

» September 28th, 2012
Connecting Wire Line to Dacron Backing Connecting Wire Line to Dacron Backing

With the fall run underway, it’s a good time to replace the old stainless wire on your wire-line outfits with fresh line. If you choose to do this yourself, make sure your backing is securely attached to the wire....

» September 27th, 2012
Boothbay, Maine, Report: 9/24/12 Boothbay, Maine, Report: 9/24/12

Capt. Barry Gibson of Shark Six Charters in Boothbay Harbor reported that the striper action in the Kennebec River was very good this past week. Barry said he took three trips for a total of 55 bass, most just...

» September 25th, 2012
Bigeyes Plentiful at Hudson Canyon Bigeyes Plentiful at Hudson Canyon

East Hampton Star: It seems tuna of all kinds and sizes have decided to approach Long Island in great numbers. Carl Darenberg of the Montauk Marine Basin, a man who’s been around sport fishing his whole life, said the...

» September 24th, 2012
Striped Bass Record-Holder Branches Out Striped Bass Record-Holder Branches Out

New Haven Register: Greg Myerson won The Striper Cup bass fishing challenge in 2010 and 2011, punctuating the latter with a world record, an 81-pounder that made him a star in the fishing world. He recently was recognized in...

» September 24th, 2012
Maine May Ban Live-Bait Ice-Fishing in Some Lakes Maine May Ban Live-Bait Ice-Fishing in Some Lakes

The Portland Press Herald reports that Maine officials, in an effort to halt the spread of invasive fish species that may compete with wild brook trout, may ban the use of live bait during ice-fishing season on 16 lakes...

» September 24th, 2012
Long Island Sound Report: 9.21.12 Long Island Sound Report: 9.21.12

River’s End Tackle in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, reports on the action around the Connecticut River and eastern Sound: Striped Bass: Montauk was slow from shore, there was a pretty good mud line a couple of hundred yards from the...

» September 23rd, 2012
Bad Fish Cape Cod Report: 9.21.12 Bad Fish Cape Cod Report: 9.21.12

The folks at Bad Fish Outfitters on Cape Cod report on the fishing around the Cape and islands, and offshore! While the albie fishing remains great on the south side beaches, striped bass and monster bluefish have since moved...

» September 22nd, 2012