New England Freshwater – The Fisherman

New England Freshwater Fishing

In this week’s report we have chopper blues in the Canal, big tog in Buzzards Bay and the East Bay, stripers in the Rhode Island surf, big triggerfish in Long Island Sound and much more; check it out!


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New England Freshwater Fishing Reports


Report by Red Catey

September 21, 2020 - 13:22:24

Red Cattey in Litchfield visited Bantam Lake the afternoon of September 19. There were only seven trailers in the state ramp parking lot and no one to interview. At the Litchfield town launch Red obse... More

Report by Fisherman's World

September 21, 2020 - 13:22:24

Rich at Fisherman’s World in Norwalk said there has been a good early morning and evening largemouth bass bite in the Saugatuck River at the north end of Saugatuck Reservoir. In addition, walleyes ar... More

Report by Fishin’ Factory 3

September 21, 2020 - 13:22:24

Andrew at Fishin’ Factory 3 in Middletown wished he had more freshwater news, but fact is “it’s been pretty quiet since Labor Day.” Seems everyone’s waiting for lakes, ponds, and rivers to cool a... More

Report by Captain Morgan's Bait and Tackle

September 14, 2020 - 09:48:40

Word from Captain Morgan at Captain Morgan’s Bait & Tackle in Madison is that trout fishing in rivers including the Salmon River and Hammonasset River is somewhat better but remains challenging, and ... More

Rhode Island

Cape Cod and the Islands

Report by Red Top Sporting Goods

September 21, 2020 - 13:22:24

Talked with A.J. at Red Top Sporting Goods in Buzzards Bay who said bass in Cape Cod ponds are feeding more aggressively now. One of his customers has been doing especially well with largemouths and s... More

Report by Goose Hummock Shop

September 21, 2020 - 13:22:24

From Ryan at Goose Hummock Shop in Orleans we heard that largemouth bass action has been very good in Cape Cod ponds and lakes with Long Pond in Harwich and Sheep Pond in Brewster being top spots. He... More

South Shore Massachusetts to Maine

Report by Saunders Boat Livery, Inc.

September 21, 2020 - 13:22:24

Skip at Saunders Boat Livery, Inc. in Southwick told us that bass at Congamond Lakes are feeding and hitting. Most of the fish being taken are 1- to 3-pounders, but larger specimens are around as well... More

Report by Jerry in Milford

September 21, 2020 - 13:22:24

Rick and Jerry in Milford teamed to give us this week’s report from the Central Wildlife District. Rick mentioned a couple of nice largemouth bass were caught last week, a 3-pounder at Louisa Lake an... More

Report by Roger Aziz, Jr.

September 21, 2020 - 13:22:24

Reporting from Methuen, Roger Aziz, Jr., let everyone know that Spofford Lake in Chesterfield, New Hampshire, is producing largemouth bass in lily pads. Some nice northern pike are being caught too. A... More