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A BETTER BITE

Posted By Greg Metcalf
Location: South Shore Mass. to Maine
The dog days of August can tend to send the inshore fishery for stripers into the doldrums. This last week however the water temperatures dropped after all the hard southerly wind and the inshore fishing picked up. Offshore, this past week produced some of some of the best shark fishing ...

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MIXED-BAG ACTION

Posted By Greg Metcalf
Location: South Shore Mass. to Maine
This is the time of the summer where fishing of both inshore and offshore fisheries is shifting into high gear. Inshore fishing for stripers has been strong all season. This is the time of the season everyone is expecting the arrival of the first big schools of mean, hungry tackle ...

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HEAD OFFSHORE

Posted By Greg Metcalf
Location: South Shore Mass. to Maine
Offshore fishing still is the most exciting fishery to tempt anglers during the first weeks of August. There are many options. Sharks, giant tuna, medium-sized bluefin tuna, white marlin and mahi can all be caught on the shelf waters south of Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard. Those bound the edge will ...

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MANY OPTIONS

Posted By Greg Metcalf
Location: South Shore Mass. to Maine
This past week was outstanding on both the inshore and offshore grounds. Stripers, ground fish and many species of shark catches have been outstanding. Offshore fishing should continue to improve through the summer. Fishermen with the luxury of having the choice to fish inshore or offshore have a tough decision ...

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OFFSHORE OPTIONS

Posted By Greg Metcalf
Location: South Shore Mass. to Maine
The first week in July is typically the true beginning of offshore fishing for sharks, bluefin tuna and exotic canyon species like marlin, bigeye tuna, wahoo, mahi, swordfish, longfin albacore and yellowfin. As offshore Gulf Stream warm core eddies break off and circulate onto the shelf waters of the Northeast ...

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LOTS OF OPTIONS

Posted By Greg Metcalf
Location: South Shore Mass. to Maine
The weather this past week really changed the fishing in the short term. The several days of hard winds produced high seas that made boating very challenging. More impactful however was the 8-degree drop in the water temperature. As the week progressed and the weather turned to a more summer-like ...

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GOOD VARIETY

Posted By Greg Metcalf
Location: South Shore Mass. to Maine
 The south shore between Plymouth and Scituate would be good bets for this week. The North River and the Scituate and Green Harbor Jetties have been producing good catches of striped bass with flounder inside the harbors. Inshore fishing for flounder and stripers has been steady and with the tuna ...

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SHAD-TASTIC!

Posted By Greg Metcalf
Location: South Shore Mass. to Maine
 Shad fishing in the Merrimack River was pretty good this past week and a safe bet to improve each day. Shad are also due to make their appearance on the Saco River any day now. It won’t be long before we hear the first report reports of the migrating stripers ...

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HITTIN’ THE HADDOCK

Posted By Greg Metcalf
Location: South Shore Mass. to Maine
 As we swing in the month of May there will be many options for saltwater anglers who have been chomping at the bit all winter. Now that ground fishing has started the next tell-tale sign of things to come will be mackerel with striped bass right on their tails. There ...

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ACTION TOP TO BOTTOM

Posted By Greg Metcalf
Location: South Shore Mass. to Maine
 All of the recently stocked freshwater rivers and ponds from the south shore of Massachusetts to Maine have been producing great catches of trout. Flounder fishing is still very slow but improving with every degree of increase in the water temperature. Haddock season opened on April 15th, full reports will ...

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