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South Shore Mass. to Maine  ¦  August 14, 2017

COOL WATER, HOT FISHING

By Greg Metcalf  |  August 14, 2017
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. Let’s hope the tropical depression off the Bahamas does not develop, stir things up and that the fishing on all fronts continues to flourish. I ...

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Acadian Boat Tours

Captain Gary from Acadian Boat Tours told me that the mackerel and pollock fishing in Frenchman's Bay remain fantastic, as it has been all summer. ...

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Belsan Bait & Tackle

Belsan Bait & Tackle

Jake from Belsan's Bait reported fishing has pretty much remained unchanged from last week. Striped bass have moved inshore into the rocks and cliffs in ...

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Black Rose Fishing Charters

Black Rose Fishing Charters

Captain Rich from Black Rose Fishing Charters reported he has been crushing the sharks. Haddock fishing is also off the charts, they are hitting anything. ...

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Bob's Bait Shack

Bob's Bait Shack

Darlene from Bob's Bait Shack told me fishing has really picked up this week. There are a lot of blues being caught around Nahant. There ...

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Fishing Finatics

Fishing Finatics

Pete from Fishing Finatics says that big bass are staying with the pogies schools in Boston Harbor with many 25- to 40-pounders feasting on a ...

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Green Harbor Bait & Tackle

Green Harbor Bait & Tackle

Scott from Green Harbor Bait and Tackle told me the inshore action for bluefish and stripers remains steady because there is plenty of mackerel and ...

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Miss Meredith

Miss Meredith

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Relentless Charter

Relentless Charter

Captain Dave Waldrip of Relentless Charters reported fishing is excellent right now. Striped bass fishing is still good with larger fish feeding on eels at ...

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Surfland Bait and Tackle

Surfland Bait and Tackle

Mike from Surfland told me bluefish are still being caught from the jetty at the mouth of Merrimack and from boats along the Plum Island ...

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Tomo's Tackle

Tomo's Tackle

Tomo from Tomo's Tackle reported the water temperatures dropped quite a few degrees this week and fishing changed. School-size stripers have been frequently found surface-feeding ...

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Yankee Fleet

Yankee Fleet

Tom from Yankee Fleet told me they got tired of the throw-back cod so decided to take a trip south of the 42-degree latitude mark ...

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