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Cape Cod and the Islands Fishing


In this week’s report we have news on the December print issue of The Fisherman Magazine; an update on the Northeast Striped Bass Study including a local tag return; excellent freshwater action with trout on Cape Cod, bass and pickerel in Rhode Island and a surprise stocking of some special trout in Connecticut; great mixed-bag bottom fishing action off Block Island; some big blackfish inshore; an update on the Coastal Kayak Clash and more; check it out!


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Cape Cod and the Islands Fishing Reports

Westport Harbor

Report by Little Sister Charters - Westport

November 30, 2020 - 15:28:51

Captain Jason Colby of Little Sister Charters said that, “The fish, in general are extremely happy and excited that Little Sister is out of the water and tucked away for the winter. They say they sle... More

Buzzards Bay

Report by Red Top Sporting Goods

November 23, 2020 - 09:59:50

Nathan of Red Top Sporting Goods said there were quite a few school bass being taken in and around the east end of the Canal and he had reports from a sales rep that they were still catching bass pret... More

Report by Maco's Bait and Tackle

November 23, 2020 - 09:59:50

Tony from Maco’s Bait and Tackle said things have slowed down considerably and not because of a lack of fish. There are still plenty of schoolies in most rivers and they have customers buying green c... More

Marthas Vineyard

Report by Dick's Bait and Tackle

November 23, 2020 - 10:01:14

Steve at Dick’s Bait and Tackle was still turning rods and taking care of customers who are catching stripers at the opening of one of the great ponds. There are tog all along the north side rockpile... More


Report by Canal Bait and Tackle

November 23, 2020 - 10:01:14

There are school bass in the Canal and tog in the west end. The crew at Canal Bait and Tackle are wishing their customers a happy and healthy Thanksgiving holiday.... More


Report by Falmouth Bait and Tackle

November 23, 2020 - 10:01:14

They ran into some very good cod fishing on their last trip east to some broken bottom in the Shipping Lanes according to Christian at Falmouth Bait and Tackle. They also had some nice-sized haddock a... More

Report by Patriot Party Boats

November 23, 2020 - 10:01:14

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 Sports Port

November 23, 2020 - 10:01:14

Ben from The Sports Port was busy with freshwater bait and tackle this weekend as warmer weather arrived after a sub-freezing beginning. There is some very good trout and bass fishing in many nearby p... More


Report by Jail Break Fishing Charters

November 23, 2020 - 10:01:14

The word from Captain Seamus Muldoon of Jailbreak Charters was of good cod fishing to the east around Crab Ledge and the Sword and a few other locations he has in his log book. Call him for a last sho... More


Report by Fish Chatham Charters

November 23, 2020 - 10:01:14

Captain John of Fish Chatham Charters has been working the cod fishing grounds with great success and they also moved to deeper water to catch their fair share of haddock up to 24 inches in much deepe... More


Report by Goose Hummock Shop

November 23, 2020 - 10:01:14

We spoke with Riley from the Goose Hummock Shop who said there were plenty of schoolies in many of the rivers and inlets and some guys are still catching them along the ocean side on soft plastics and... More

North Eastham

Report by Blackbeard's Bait and Tackle

November 23, 2020 - 10:01:14

The saltwater action has been slow due to a lack of participation as most anglers have switched over to freshwater and trout fishing. Simeon from Blackbeard’s Bait and Tackle was aware of schoolies i... More