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New England Fishing Forecast: Local Fishing Options

In this week’s report we have updates on trout stocking in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut; a proposed bill to eliminate the closed trout season altogether in Connecticut; word on cod in Rhode Island and more. Check it out!


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Even for non-trouters, word that the trout stocking trucks have been seen warming up is a signal of good things...

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Cape Cod and the Islands Fishing Reports

Westport Harbor Fishing Reports

Report by Little Sister Charters - Westport

December 21, 2020 - 11:11:07

Captain Jason Colby of Little Sister Charters has been sharing his experiences for the 2020 season so check out his social media pages and speak with him about reservations for next year’s winter flo... More

Buzzards Bay Fishing Reports

Report by Maco's Bait and Tackle

February 22, 2021 - 09:55:22

Our friend Tony was unpacking and restocking shelves with a big order that had arrived at the end of the week. The shops that are buying now will have much more to choose from once the tautog and scho... More

Report by Red Top Sporting Goods

February 22, 2021 - 09:55:22

Jordan at Red Top Sporting Goods said they had about three inches of snow on Saturday morning, but AJ had much more at his home in Middleboro. The shop just completed a new outdoor clothing area with ... More

Marthas Vineyard Fishing Reports

Report by Dick's Bait and Tackle

February 22, 2021 - 09:55:22

Steve at Dick’s Bait and Tackle has been and will be in and out of the shop all winter and early spring. They are in the process of building their custom rods and stocking new inventory. If you need ... More

Sagamore Fishing Reports

Report by Canal Bait and Tackle

February 22, 2021 - 09:57:08

The crew at Canal Bait and Tackle was busy shoveling snow and stocking inventory. They have several orders for new and trusted gear and tackle, and you can look or purchase any item from their web sit... More

Falmouth Fishing Reports

Report by Patriot Party Boats

February 22, 2021 - 09:57:08

Call the Patriot Party Boats if you are ready to make a trip or ship any items to the Vineyard. Call the office for details.... More

Report by Falmouth Bait and Tackle

February 22, 2021 - 09:57:08

It’s going to be a great offshore season according to Christian at Falmouth Bait and Tackle. He and Joe were putting away an order and he was upbeat about the recent catches of wahoo in the Shipping ... More

Hyannis Fishing Reports

Report by Sports Port

February 22, 2021 - 09:57:08

Ben at The Sports Port had just sent two smiling anglers on their way to their favorite ponds which they claimed had supportive ice. We had heard of a few ponds protected from wind and sun that were b... More

Harwichport Fishing Reports

Report by Jail Break Fishing Charters

February 22, 2021 - 09:57:08

The refit on the boat is coming along fine so Captain Seamus Muldoon hopes to be ready to wet some lines on his Jailbreak Charters a bit earlier than usual. He had found a few new locations for early ... More

Chatham Fishing Reports

Report by Fish Chatham Charters

February 22, 2021 - 09:57:08

Captain John of Fish Chatham Charters has been working on his boat which was tucked inside his large shed and he is looking forward to a season of early spring weather to get him out on the cod ground... More

Orleans Fishing Reports

Report by Goose Hummock Shop

February 22, 2021 - 09:57:08

Despite the cold the Goose Hummock Shop was busy as fishermen had found a few places to cut a hole and dunk a shiner. One man said there was more than 3 inches of ice on one unnamed pond that was prot... More

North Eastham Fishing Reports

Report by Blackbeard's Bait and Tackle

March 01, 2021 - 13:31:15

From up in North Eastham, Simeon at Blackbeard’s Bait and Tackle checked-in to say that, “With spring just around the corner, we are looking forward to the stocking of our local ponds with trout. We... More