Fishing In New England


  • 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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  • Early-Season Tips for Buzzards Bay Bass & Blues

    With larger striped bass and bluefish moving into Buzzards Bay, Capt. Corey Pietraszek of Plug n’ Play Charters offers the following advic...

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Fishing News


  • Spring Poachers Have Arrived

    The fish—many species—have arrived in force, and sadly so have the poachers. Here are just a few recent “lowlights” from the Massach...

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  • VT Boat Launches Are Open

    Vermont’s Dept. of Fish & Wildlife reminds boaters and fishermen that the state’s public boat launches are open, although no docks w...

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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


  • Z-Man Leap FrogZ

    The new Z-Man Leap FrogZ comes in two versions: Walking Frog and a Popping Frog. Both versions are molded with a deep-V belly that acts like...

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  • Humminbird SOLIX G2 Fishfinder/Plotters

    Humminbird’s new G2 SOLIX fishfinder/plotters feature MEGA Imaging+ and Dual Spectrum CHIRP. The former extends Humminbird’s imaging cap...

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Fishing Videos


  • Video: Buzzards Bay Spring Variety

    It’s prime time for spring fishing in Buzzards Bay, and you can land stripers, blues, and black sea bass all in the same day if you ...

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  • Freshwater Bass Candy: The Wacky Worm

    The so-called “Wacky Worm” is widely considered one of the top rigs for taking largemouth and smallmouth bass throughout New Eng...

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Hot Spots


  • Casting About the Connecticut

    Anglers with access to the lower Connecticut River and nearby Long Island Sound can enjoy solid action with striped bass, bluefish and more ...

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  • Fishing Scituate, Massachusetts

    Fishing has long been a major pursuit among Scituate mariners, given its close proximity to Cape Cod Bay. That tradition endures. Haddock ar...

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How To


  • 12 Tips for Trolling Wire Line & Leadcore

    To catch the biggest stripers, you’ve got to get a bait or lure down to where the fish holding, especially if you want to score during...

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  • Squid Time in New England

    Spring is squid time in New England. When the water temperature reaches the 50-degree mark, the marine mollusks migrate inshore and gather i...

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Cooking Your Catch


  • Pan-Seared Haddock with Arugula Pesto

    Doug and Jennifer Ramler are the owners of the popular Cape Sea Grille in Harwich Port, Massachusetts, and when it comes to serving creativ...

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  • Video: Easy Hard-Water Fish Fry

    Here’s a six-step formula for preparing fresh-caught trout taken through the ice. All you need is the following: frying pan cast-iron ...

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