Fishing In New England


  • Block Island Summer Bass Tactics

    A veteran charter skipper reveals his methods and hot spots for scoring striped bass in the fabled waters off Block Island. By Captain Mitch...

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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


  • MA Closes Cape Cod Canal to Commercial Striper Fishing

    The Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries today announced the closure of the Cape Cod Canal to commercial striped bass fishing. Effecti...

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  • 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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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


  • 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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  • 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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