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The Fisherman Magazine Weekend Video Forecast 5/6/2021 - New England

In this week’s Web Fishing Forecast, New England editor Dave Anderson has news about bluefish arriving in Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Their arrival seems to have coincided with an influx of squid that will, almost certainly, fire up the striper action in all three states this week. The best striper fishing is still in western Connecticut if you’re looking for size—but great catches can be made in Narragansett Bay and the estuaries of Cape Cod. Fluking has been tough this week, weather has been a factor, the best action for flatties is over on the NY side of Long Island Sound. Blackfish action is on the rise in Rhody and Massachusetts, look for some really nice togs to show up this week in both states, don’t forget that CT’s tog season is closed right now.


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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 Red Top Sporting Goods

May 03, 2021 - 10:28:13

Greg from Red Top Sporting Goods was busy serving customers heading out to the rivers near the west end of the Canal as well as the Weweantic and Wareham rivers which are holding fresh run schoolies t... More

Report by Maco's Bait and Tackle

May 03, 2021 - 10:28:13

The tautog bite is very good according to Tony at Maco’s Bait and Tackle who said there are good numbers off the West Falmouth rockpiles and a very good bite around Marion and Mattapoisett. There are... More

Marthas Vineyard Fishing Reports

Report by Dick's Bait and Tackle

May 03, 2021 - 10:28:13

A busy Steve at Dick’s Bait and Tackle was pleased about the greater number of schoolies around their shores this week with most fish in the 12- to 18-inch range. He has had reports of gannets diving... More

Sagamore Fishing Reports

Report by Canal Bait and Tackle

May 03, 2021 - 10:28:13

Bruce at Canal Bait and Tackle said the talk was all about the arrival of schoolies in the west end and a few guys said they caught fish from Murderers Row in the Canal and from Stan Gibbs’s favorite... More

Falmouth Fishing Reports

Report by Falmouth Bait and Tackle

May 03, 2021 - 10:28:13

The bite is improving according to Joe at Falmouth Bait and Tackle who confirmed the action was heating up now that squid have moved into the Sound and adding to the schoolies in the estuaries along w... More

Report by Patriot Party Boats

May 03, 2021 - 10:28:13

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 on their great fishing trips which usually begin the first of May.... More

Hyannis Fishing Reports

Report by Sports Port

May 03, 2021 - 10:28:13

Ben from The Sports Port said the schoolie fishing has improved considerably in most harbors and estuaries, but the new hot item has been the arrival of squid. The draggers are working them in the Sou... More

Harwichport Fishing Reports

Report by Jail Break Fishing Charters

May 03, 2021 - 10:28:13

Captain Seamus Muldoon of Jailbreak Charters is about ready for his shakedown cruise with the bottom painted and all the running gear lined up fine and ready. He will be working the sea bass grounds a... More

Chatham Fishing Reports

Report by Fish Chatham Charters

May 03, 2021 - 10:28:13

One of the bucket list items for some of the fishermen I have talked to is a trip to the canyons. Captain John of Fish Chatham Charters has been to the canyons on numerous occasions and has the boat t... More

Orleans Fishing Reports

Report by Goose Hummock Shop

May 03, 2021 - 10:28:13

The stripers have arrived at the Town Cove and in the rivers as well as Chatham and inside of Pleasant Bay. Riley at the Goose Hummock Shop said there were more fish with sea lice that have been caugh... More

North Eastham Fishing Reports

Report by Blackbeard's Bait and Tackle

May 03, 2021 - 10:28:13

Simeon and Chris from Blackbeard’s Bait and Tackle have a combined 60 years of fishing and bait gathering in Cape waters. Simeon said there are more winter flounder being taken outside Wellfleet Harb... More