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Red Tide Closes Scituate, MA, Clam Beds Red Tide Closes Scituate, MA, Clam Beds

Boston.com reports that an outbreak of red tide has caused officials to close the clam flats in Scituate, Massachusetts, as of May 25, 2012. For updates on the red tide situation in Scituate click HERE. Share this Article On...

» June 4th, 2012
Video: Capt. Dave Bitters: Duxbury Bayman Video: Capt. Dave Bitters: Duxbury Bayman

You might say that Duxbury native Capt. Dave Bitters is living the outdoorsman’s dream. The owner-operator of Baymen Guide Service, Bitters has explored every nook and cranny of Duxbury, Kingston and Plymouth Bays in his 22-foot Carolina Skiff— fishing,...

» January 12th, 2012
Flats Fishing in Maine Flats Fishing in Maine

Share this Article On NYTimes.com: I was standing in the bow of a low-riding skiff as my angling companion poled us across white sand flats, illuminated by a warm summer sun. Suddenly, several wakes appeared before the boat. My...

» October 7th, 2011
Fishing a Beach: Flats Fishing a Beach: Flats

Most anglers are amazed to discover that striped bass and bluefish can be found in water so shallow it barely covers their backs. And I’m not just talking about small fish. Sometimes bass up to 30 pounds and bluefish...

» March 4th, 2011
Backwater Basics Backwater Basics

There’s nothing like catching the first striped bass of the season to make winter a distant memory. In southern New England, holdover bass and the first migratory schoolies begin to get active in coastal waters around mid-April. Connecticut sees...

» June 18th, 2010