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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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Report by Fisherman's World

November 23, 2020 - 09:59:50

Tyler over at Fisherman’s World said blackfishing was the main event this week and reports indicate that the bite is still very good, but the fish are definitely moving deeper now. The best catches h... More


Report by Captain Morgan's Bait and Tackle

November 30, 2020 - 15:28:51

Captain Morgan emailed me a report this week to say, “Tog season ended in a flurry as unseasonably-warm weather developed and the season wound down for one more year. There were a few bouts of weathe... More


Report by Rock and Roll Charters

November 16, 2020 - 09:17:04

TJ from Rock and Roll Charters was running his last trip of 2020 when I called. He said it was a really diverse week of fishing, which is pretty common when the migration starts to really kick into ge... More

Old Saybrook

Report by Reel Cast Charters

November 30, 2020 - 15:28:51

Capt. Mike of Reel Cast Charters checked-in via email this week to say that, “We wrapped up our season last week. We had good schoolie action and the fish were willing to take small soft plastics. We... More

Report by Rivers End Bait and Tackle

November 23, 2020 - 09:59:50

The guys at Rivers End said bass fishing remains very good at the mouth of the river, most of the fish are small, but one angler nailed a 49-incher at the Sand Shoal, probably on a three-wayed eel. Bl... More


Report by Fishin’ Factory 3

November 23, 2020 - 09:59:50

Andrew at Fishin’ Factory 3 said in spite of the fact that blackfish season ends in less than a week, the blackfish bite remains strong and there are still good numbers of keeper fish in depth of 30 ... More


Report by Black Hawk

November 30, 2020 - 15:28:51

Heather from the Black Hawk office reports that, “We had another week of great fishing on the Black Hawk. We lost last Monday due to the weather, but were able to get out Tuesday and Wednesday for ou... More

Report by Tartan II

November 16, 2020 - 09:17:04

Captain Mike on the Tartan II said he wrapped up the season on Veteran’s Day and left the fish biting. He said it was a great season with more trips booked than ever before. He also wanted to make su... More


Report by Hillyer's Tackle

November 23, 2020 - 09:59:50

John over at Hillyer’s Tackle said the reports for blackfish tell of good fishing in depths less than 30 feet and lots of keepers—but not many big ones. Don’t forget that the season closes Saturday... More

Report by Capt. John's Sunbeam Fleet

October 20, 2020 - 07:42:10

Captain Bob of the Sunbeam Fleet reports that he has finished up the porgy and half-day bluefish trips for the season. There were decent results on porgy and are still loads of big blues to end the se... More

New London

Report by AW Marina

November 30, 2020 - 15:28:51

Karen at AW Marina weighed-in the biggest blackfish of the Connecticut fall season on the final day (following fish of 15.7 and 17.5 pounds last week) as Luke Wiggins caught a 23.7-pound, 32.5-inch mo... More


Report by Capt. Seth Sportfishing

November 09, 2020 - 09:55:42

Capt. Seth Sportfishing on The Otter said, “We are officially done for the season! The last week of fishing was still very good with plenty of action. We had limits of blackfish with fish up to 8 po... More