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AND SO IT BEGINS...

Posted By Toby Lapinski
Location: Rhode Island
If you haven’t done so yet, now is the time to land your first striped bass of the season. Grab some small bucktails and teasers, bend the barbs and fish anywhere from the Pawcatuck River to the West Wall.

The annual South County, RI ritual of targeting small to medium bass ...

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3 Weeks to Trout

Posted By Toby Lapinski
Location: Connecticut
Here we are at the third week of March, and that means Connecticut anglers are a mere three weeks away from the official start to trout fishing season on Opening Day, April 8, 2017. Until then you can always fish the Trout Management Areas (TMAs) as catch and release angling ...

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Freshwater First

Posted By Toby Lapinski
Location: Cape Cod & The Islands
Until we get some confirmed fresh stripers in the Canal—and that shouldn’t be too far out now—trout remain a best bet to bend a rod. However, if you like throwing oversized swimbaits to hefty, pre-spawn largemouth bass, now would be a good time to dust off the gear as those ...

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Trout Stocking Expands

Posted By Toby Lapinski
Location: South Shore Mass. to Maine
Once again trout are the topic of discussion this week as the state continues to stock nearly 500,000 fish this spring. The trucks have expanded beyond the southeast district and now much of the state has received fish in a bunch of different water bodies. We are also just a ...

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Watch The Wind

Posted By Toby Lapinski
Location: Rhode Island
Thanks to the rut of wind and waves the last 2-plus weeks now, cod fishing has been all but shut out. The current forecast doesn’t look great, but keep an eye peeled for any improvements as those fish haven’t seen too many hooks of late and fishing should be good ...

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More Windy Woes

Posted By Toby Lapinski
Location: Rhode Island
Good news is tough to come by right now for Rhode Island anglers as the cod boats have been shut out since early last week and this trend looks like it is going to continue well into this week and maybe even the weekend. If you can find a warm ...

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Regulations Set

Posted By Toby Lapinski
Location: Connecticut
Connecticut was the first New England state to finalize both its fluke and black sea bass regulations for 2017, sending out notice on Friday, March 10, with mixed feedback so far. As of the release of the notice, black sea bass regulations will remain the same as 2016 for the ...

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Trout on the Rise

Posted By Toby Lapinski
Location: South Shore Mass. to Maine
The Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife began stocking its anticipated nearly 500,000 brook, brown, rainbow and tiger trout across the state last week. They began in the southeastern district, hitting a bunch of lakes and ponds on the Cape and have been moving west each day with many spots ...

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Trout Stocking Begins

Posted By Toby Lapinski
Location: Cape Cod & The Islands
The big news across Massachusetts right now follows along with much of what we’ve been reporting all winter, and that is that trout fishing is very good and will only get better now that the state began stocking lakes and ponds last week. Close to 500,000 brook, brown, rainbow and ...

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HOT!Expanding Options

Posted By Toby Lapinski
Location: Cape Cod & The Islands
The state stocking trucks should start rumbling any day now, and this will only serve to boost the already excellent trout fishing being seen throughout much of the winter across much of the Bay State. Largemouth bass also take notice of this fresh feast as oversized bucketmouths rarely pass up ...

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