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Cape Cod and the Islands  ¦  April 24, 2017

STRIPER GAME HEATING UP
Charley Soares

Despite less-than-ideal weather stripers, wearing ear muffs and scarves, hit the beaches at Second beach in Newport and Ohio Ledge in Rhode Island but there were catches of clean bright fish in the Westport, Kikimuit and Taunton Rivers as well. Dress warm, get out your light gear and start the season off with a schoolie then work your way up to a keeper.

In this game somewhere between the truth, lies and rumors there have been catches of stripers that are ...

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Posted: April 24, 2017
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Blackbeard's Bait & Tackle

Paul from Blackbeard's Bait and Tackle was getting ready for the arrival of fresh-run schoolies and getting his gear in order for their first flounder ...

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Canal Bait & Tackle

Canal Bait & Tackle

We spoke with an upbeat Bruce at Canal Bait and Tackle where word of schoolies in the west end and tautog in the Canal were ...

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Dick's Bait & Tackle

Dick's Bait & Tackle

Fresh-run schoolies arrived at the Vineyard and this was confirmed by Steve who had first-hand knowledge that these are bright fish and not salt pond ...

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Eastman Sport & Tackle

Eastman Sport & Tackle

The warm sun of last week awoke the stripers in the back waters and creeks of Waquoit and Cotuit Bays and Jim at Eastman's Sport ...

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Falmouth Bait & Tackle

Falmouth Bait & Tackle

Christian at Falmouth Bait and Tackle said they have been so busy watching the kids catch and weigh-in the freshwater fish they have been entering ...

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Goose Hummock

Goose Hummock

They were so busy at the Goose Hummock Shop it took four calls to finally get to speak with someone from their well-stocked fishing department. ...

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Jail Break Fishing Charters

Jail Break Fishing Charters

Captain Seamus Muldoon of Jailbreak Charters was putting some finishing touches to his helm area in preparation for an earlier the expected launching. There are ...

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Maco's Bait & Tackle

Maco's Bait & Tackle

The water is still pretty cold but Twitch at Maco's Bait and Tackle said there were a few tautog caught in and around the mouth ...

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Patriot Party Boats

Patriot Party Boats

The Patriot Party Boats offer a wealth of services which include shuttles to the islands, schooner trips and fishing excursions. Call them during the week ...

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Red Top Sporting Goods

Red Top Sporting Goods

Chad from Red Top Sporting Goods reported school bass being taken up inside of Buttermilk Bay and Head of Bay areas this past week. Holdover ...

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Relentless Charter

Relentless Charter

Captain Dave Waldrip of Relentless Charters said the haddock fishing has been excellent with anglers limiting out in shallow water using both bait and small ...

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Sports Port

Sports Port

Despite a less-than-spring-like week, The Sports Port has been a busy place with schoolies being taken in most places and Ben reminding us that there ...

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Westport Bait & Tackle

Westport Bait & Tackle

Keith from Westport Bait and Tackle had a bunch of schoolies in the river on Thursday with most running from 15 to 20 inches. There ...

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