Fishing In New England


  • Smelt Fishing 101

    Smelt. The name is not exactly inspiring of angling greatness, but there’s much to be said for these slender, shiny fish. Text & Photo...

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  • Alert: Cold-Water PFD Requirements

      If you’re planning to use a kayak, SUP, or canoe this spring, be aware that some states now have mandatory cold-water lifejacke...

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Fishing News


  • Maine Elver Season Postponed

    Maine’s Department of Marine Resources has decided to close Maine’s coastal waters to “fishing for or taking elvers (juvenile eel...

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  • Maine Issues Seasonal Reminder to Ice Fishermen

    The Maine Depart. of Inland Fisheries is reminding ice fishermen that all North Zone “A” and “B” season waters are open to ice fish...

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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


  • St. Croix Imperial Salt Fly Rods

    The new Imperial Salt Fy Rods from St. Croix are available in six versatile 7- through 12-weight models. The nine-foot, four-piece fly rod...

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  • Gill UV017 UV Tec Sun Gloves

    New for 2020, Gill’s UV Tec Gloves are wicking, quick-drying, and feature four-way stretch for freedom of movement. The gloves also offer...

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Fishing Videos


  • Video: Live-Bait Bluefishing 101

    When massive schools of menhaden (aka, bunker, pogies) gather inshore, there’s a good bet that big blues will follow. The blues, which...

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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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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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  • Striper Chunking Tips

    Chunking has long been an effective technique for targeting stripers. It works well in 10 feet of water all the way to 60 feet—as long as ...

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Cooking Your Catch


  • 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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  • Sweet & Spicy Calamari

    One of the best calamari dishes we’ve sampled in our travels is the Spicy Asian version served at former Surf Hotel on Block Island. The ...

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