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Bob's Bait Shack

October 16, 2017:
Mike from Bob's Bait Shack reported had a great week of fishing here In Winthrop. Mackerel are easy pickings these days with fisherman catching them as far in as the Bell Isle Bridge. Winthrop Beach Blew up this week. Fisherman were pulling in bass up to 45 inches out of the many blitzes on the beach. Smelt fishing is getting better in the Winthrop and the East Boston area with some decent sized smelt being caught. School bass and hickory shad are being caught all over Winthrop harbor and can provide for great fun on a light action or fly rod.



Previous Reports

  • October 9, 2017 Open or Close

    Mike from Bob's Bait Shack reported fishing in the Winthrop and Boston Harbor has been excellent. The schoolies are everywhere; Belle Isle Bridge, Deer Island, Winthrop Bay and Constitution Beach were very productive this week. There have been some big bluefish caught around Deer Island. Mackerel and pogies are abundant from Graves Light to the airport.

  • October 2, 2017 Open or Close

    Mike from Bob's Bait Shack reported shad, big herring and mackerel along with a handful of keeper bass were in Winthrop harbor this week. There is still plenty of mackerel behind Graves Light as well as some decent cod. There were a couple dog fish caught off Revere Beach. The schoolies are everywhere; Belle Isle Bridge, Deer Island, Winthrop Bay and Constitution Beach are a few of the hot spots.

  • September 25, 2017 Open or Close

    Mike from Bob's Bait Shack reported there still are plenty of mackerel at Graves Light. Striper fishermen that could sneak into the lee of Deer Island caught stripers during the big winds this week. Angles are also catch tautog along the piers in East Boston. Pogies have thinned out but there is an abundance of peanut bunker.

  • September 18, 2017 Open or Close

    Dan from Bob's Bait Shack reported it was another good week of fishing. Mackerel are everywhere as well as peanut bunker and pogies. There are tons of stripers of all sizes. Deer Island and Point of Pines have been producing very impressive catches. Dan had an interesting night at the Bell Island Bridge the other night catching 10 monster-sized shad. Bluefish have been slow but there were some reports of off Nahant and Revere Beach.

Bob's Bait Shack

Bob's Bait Shack
4 Revere St
Winthrop, MA 02152
phone: 617-846-5896


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