Fishing In New England


  • Mad About Haddock

    The spring haddock bite on Stellwagen Bank is a great way to kick off the fishing season and put some fillets in the freezer. Text & Ph...

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  • Catch a Batch of Sea Bass

    Four charter captains share their advice for scoring more and bigger black sea bass from Cape Cod to New York. By Tom Schlichter Seven year...

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Fishing News


  • Women’s Fly Tying Course Offered in NH

    Women who enjoy fly fishing and are interested in a new winter hobby can sign up for a fly-tying course with master fly tiers Jim and Kris R...

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  • Winter Trout Stocking Underway in RI

    The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is stocking ponds across the state this month with some 4,200 brook and rainbo...

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Fishing Reports


  • New England Fishing Report: Berkshires Variety Fishing

    The crew of New England Fishing TV just wrapped up a very fun and successful day of fishing in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts with ...

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  • New England Fishing Roundup: 10.3.14

    Our weekly roundup of local fishing action from Maine to Connecticut. Maine Ken at Saco Bay Tackle noted that there are still bass around in...

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New Gear


  • Penn Passion Reels & Combos

    Penn’s Passion series of reels and combos are designed to be lighter and offer more cranking power than the comparable men’s Battle II p...

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  • Shimano Curado 200K Baitcasting Reels

    Shimano’s all-new Curado 200K baitcasting reels are designed for freshwater and coastal saltwater use. The series includes 6 models in bot...

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Fishing Videos


  • NEF TV: Chatham, MA, Striped Bass & Albies

    Check out the amazing action with striped bass and false albacore off Chatham, MA, in this episode of New England Fishing TV! Leading the wa...

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  • NEF TV: Tuna Trolling & Casting Techniques

    Learn how to find and catch early-season bluefin tuna south of the islands. In this episode of New England Fishing TV, host Tom Richardson ...

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How To


  • Tying the Slim Beauty Knot

    The Slim Beauty is a great knot for connecting heavy monofilament or fluorocarbon leader to braided main line. It also forms a streamlined c...

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  • Trolling a Rip Line

    Rips are productive fishing spots for 2 main reasons: structure and current. From bonito to bluefins, striped bass to fluke, you’ll find a...

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Cooking Your Catch


  • Matt’s Tasty ‘Tog Chowder

    This holiday season, why not serve some comfort food in keeping with New England maritime tradition? I’m talking chowder, more specificall...

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  • Blue Plate Special: Grilled Bluefish with Cilantro Lime Butter

    This simple, delicious recipe might just change your mind about the culinary value of the humble bluefish. By Tom Richardson | Photography b...

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