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

  • Z-Man Leap Frog

    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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  • 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

  • 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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  • Daiwa Upgrades Saltiga Spinning Reels

    For 2020, Daiwa’s popular Saltiga spinning reels have been redesigned and upgraded with lots of new features and tech. All reels in the Sa...

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Fishing Videos

  • Video: Big Buzzards Bay Bass

      The period from mid-May to mid-June is typically the best time to find large stripers in Buzzards Bay, and you don’t need heavy gea...

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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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