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New England Video Fishing Forecast July 11, 2024

Big Bass Bite Explodes at Block! With the July new moon, the dinosaur herds invaded Block Island and many anglers wielding fake and real eels were rewarded with the class of stripers Southwest Ledge is famous for. Untold numbers of 40-pound class fish were reported with a healthy dose of fish over 50. Summer is the season of the giant out at Block and these fish have shown up right on schedule.


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Report by Fisherman's World

July 08, 2024 - 08:31:27

Rich at Fisherman’s World in Norwalk experienced a great day of fishing at Saugatuck Reservoir. In his words, it was “bass after bass—largemouths and smallmouths.” Rich and his buddy covered ... More

Report by Fishin’ Factory 3

July 08, 2024 - 08:31:27

From Colin and Andrew at Fishin’ Factory 3 in Middletown we heard that channel catfish in the Middletown stretch of the Connecticut River continue to provide exciting nighttime action. Also, bowfins... More

Report by Red Cattey

July 08, 2024 - 08:31:27

Red Cattey in Litchfield could not contact Frank Barata or anyone else for a report but did make a couple of suggestions. (1) Recent heavy rainfall should be keeping trout streams at fishable levels. ... More

Report by Surf Highlights

July 08, 2024 - 08:31:27

In Connecticut, I feel like it’s a pretty clear choice. The reports from the reefs and points within a few miles of the mouth of the Connecticut River have been calling the boat fishing the best the... More

Rhode Island Fishing Reports

Report by Surf Highlights

July 08, 2024 - 08:31:27

It’s also a tough call in Rhody this week. There have been steady reports from the breachways and points this week, surfcasters – especially those slinging eels – have been scoring well on bass ... More

Cape Cod and the Islands Fishing Reports

Report by Goose Hummock Shop

July 08, 2024 - 08:31:27

Ian at Goose Hummock Shop in Orleans reported on his latest freshwater fishing trip. He and his friend tried for largemouth bass in a local pond and scored four on wacky-rigged Gary Yamamoto plastic w... More

Report by Red Top Sporting Goods

July 08, 2024 - 08:31:27

Kagan at Red Top Sporting Goods in Buzzards Bay let us know that most customers are fishing for striped bass, so he did not have much to report other than his own sweetwater experiences. He and his fr... More

South Shore Massachusetts to Maine Fishing Reports

Report by Jerry in Milford

July 08, 2024 - 08:31:27

Rick in Milford began by saying local anglers are catching fish everywhere and then followed with a boatful of examples: Justin E. caught trout on PowerBait and worms at Hopkinton Reservoir, and Ray, ... More

Report by Roger Aziz, Jr.

July 08, 2024 - 08:31:27

Roger Aziz, Jr., in Methuen told us that the Nashua River in Massachusetts is a hot spot for largemouth bass, yielding many in the 2.5- to 3-pound bracket. The Merrimack River continues to host shad, ... More

Report by Sauder's Boat Livery

July 08, 2024 - 08:31:27

Knowing that many bass anglers like to work shallow water, Skip at Saunders Boat Livery, Inc. in Southwick was happy to announce that some bass at Congamond Lakes are relating to docks again. More are... More