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New England Video Fishing Forecast July 18, 2024

Whether you run to Block, fish the deep waters of Newport or head for the Watch Hill Reefs, odds are good that you’ll find some nice stripers. These fish are taking a variety of methods from trolling tubes and walking spooks to slinging live and phony eels and range from slots to heavyweights over 40 pounds. Regarding the landmark surf catch, let’s just say it’s fitting that I’m writing this from my Florida hotel room, you’ll have to watch the video to find out why.


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Watch Hill Fishing Reports

Report by Fish On! Charters

July 22, 2024 - 08:16:21

Capt. Tom Logan of Fish Trap Sportfishing said that fishing for striped bass has been very good on the local reefs where bass of various sizes and some bluefish are being caught. Local ground fishing... More

Westerly Fishing Reports

Report by Watch Hill Outfitters

July 22, 2024 - 08:16:21

Mike at Watch Hill Outfitters continues to hear very good reports from those targeting striped bass and bluefish on the local reefs. Bass ranging from schoolie sized up to mid-30 pounds are being cau... More

Report by Weekapaug Bait and Tackle

July 22, 2024 - 08:16:21

Pete at Weekapaug Bait and Tackle said that customers have been doing well locally for striped bass and bluefish. The bite from shore was a little slower on recent tides but boaters continue to do we... More

Charlestown Fishing Reports

Report by Breachway Bait and Tackle

July 22, 2024 - 08:16:23

Declan at Breachway Bait and Tackle has been hearing solid reports for striped bass with nice sized fish being caught both locally and out around Block Island. Live eels are always a great option for... More

Report by Quonnie Bait and Tackle

July 22, 2024 - 08:16:23

Abbie at Quonnie Bait and Tackle reported a slower week for surf fishing with many anglers having a hard time finding any action from striped bass or bluefish. It’s not that there aren’t any fish... More

Snug Harbor Fishing Reports

Report by Booked Off Charters

July 22, 2024 - 08:16:23

Capt. Tony Guarino of Booked Off Charters reported a good week of fishing out around Block Island where they have been doing well for striped bass though fishing seemed to slow down late last week and... More

Report by Snug Harbor Marina

July 22, 2024 - 08:16:23

Matt at Snug Harbor Marina said that fishing for striped bass was much slower on recent tides out around Block Island. A few fish are still being caught but you really had to work for them. Fluke re... More

Narragansett Fishing Reports

Report by Persuader II

July 22, 2024 - 08:16:23

Capt. Denny Dillon of the Persuader II reported a pretty good week of inshore fishing where they have been catching striped bass, fluke, black sea bass and scup. They were also able to run offshore o... More

Point Judith Fishing Reports

Report by Frances Fleet

July 22, 2024 - 08:16:23

The Frances Fleet is offering both full and half-day fishing trips where customer target a mixed bag of fluke, black sea bass, and scup. Other species such as bluefish, striped bass, and mackerel wil... More

Report by Seven B's

July 22, 2024 - 08:16:23

Capt. Russ Benn of the Seven B’s said that they have been seeing steady action on recent trips with good numbers of fluke, black sea bass and scup coming over the rails. Still quite a few short fis... More

Portsmouth Fishing Reports

Report by Crafty One Custom Rods

July 22, 2024 - 08:16:23

Ralph Craft at Crafty One Customs reported that striped bass fishing continues to produce well around the islands and the mouth of the bay. There have also been some large “gator” blues around ma... More