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Offshore  ¦  July 16, 2018

WIDE-OPEN GIANT BLUEFIN BITE

By Pat Vogt  |  July 16, 2018
What an amazing week of tuna fishing in southern New England. For the first time in many years a wide-open bite of giant bluefin has developed off of Rhode Island at Coxes Ledge. Bluefin from 200 to 600 pounds are tearing through dense schools of squid and mackerel, taking well-presented live baits with gusto. Boats have been hooking as many as 4 ...

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A. W. Marina

A. W. Marina

Karen over at A&W Marina said that sharking has remained consistent for her offshore clientele; however the majority of the fish are blue sharks. This ...

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Big Game Sportfishing

Big Game Sportfishing

Capt. Brian of Big Game Sportfishing had a lot to talk about with the tuna hysteria that had ensued over the past few days to ...

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Black Rose Fishing Charters

Black Rose Fishing Charters

Captain Rich from Black Rose Fishing Charters had a couple of very busy days fishing the North Atlantic Monster Shark tourney. Rich said that they ...

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Booked Off Charters

Booked Off Charters

Capt. Tony of Booked Off Charters got out sharking twice last week, battling tons of blue dogs and releasing three makos that would have been ...

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Dick's Bait & Tackle

Dick's Bait & Tackle

No report submitted this week.
Falmouth Bait & Tackle

Falmouth Bait & Tackle

The crew at Falmouth Bait & Tackle said that there was plenty of tuna action for the Falmouth Offshore Gran Prix. Fish were taken from ...

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Fish Chatham Charters

Fish Chatham Charters

Capt. John of Fish Chatham Charters was really on the meat this week, kicking it off with a slammer of canyon trip. John said, "We ...

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Fish On Charters

Fish On Charters

Capt. Tom from Fish On! Charters had three shark trips over the course of the past week. The first trip resulted in the heartbreaking loss ...

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Frances Fleet

Frances Fleet

No report submitted this week.
Goose Hummock

Goose Hummock

Chris from The Goose Hummock Shop reverberated what much of the fleet had been saying about the canyon fishing; Atlantis to Veatch has been producing ...

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Green Harbor Bait & Tackle

Green Harbor Bait & Tackle

Scott from Green Harbor Bait & Tackle said that "The tuna showed up off of Stellwagen Bank and southern Jeffrey's this week leading up to ...

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J&B Tackle Company

J&B Tackle Company

The crew at J&B Tackle had their hands full as both Connor and Kyle were out trying to land a giant from the body of ...

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Jail Break Fishing Charters

Jail Break Fishing Charters

Capt. Seamus of Jail Break Charters told me that he was still booked solid with bass trips, but his log book shows that this week ...

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Persuader II

Persuader II

No report submitted this week.
Snug Harbor Marina

Snug Harbor Marina

Elisa over at Snug Harbor Marina said it has been tuna mania in Rhode Island this week. Giant bluefin from 250 to 600 pounds have ...

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Southbound Charters

Southbound Charters

No report submitted this week.
Watch Hill Outfitters

Watch Hill Outfitters

The crew from Watch Hill Outfitters was very excited about the news of big bluefin in local waters. These fish have been southeast of Block ...

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