30 June 2015

• Massachusetts Claims To Have Stripers Aplenty

“A 53-pound, 4-ounce striped bass was weighed in at Surfland Bait and Tackle this week.

”The giant bass was fooled by drifting a live mackerel in the Merrimack River. There are other keepers in the river along with a lot of schoolies.…”

Please visit this link to read the full article: LowellSun

• More on MA Fishing

“Bass fishing has been great at Provincetown and Race Point but the crowd has grown, especially on commercial bass days. More striper fishermen are sticking to the South Shore where there’s room to spread out and fish live mackerel among the deep-water ledges.

”Small baitfish have stripers on the feed in the three bays of Plymouth, Duxbury and Marshfield.…”

Please visit this link to read the full article: BostonHerald

• Writer Says MA Commercial Fishermen Pushing the Envelope

“If anyone out there believes that someone with a striper tag is out there before opening day, which was yesterday, and caught fish and released them rather than stacking them in coolers or fish boxes with ice for sale on June 25, then I have some odds that the Red Sox will win the World Series this year that you should put all of your money on.

”The commercial guys have been working up around Provincetown and along the Elizabeths, as well as off Sandwich and the east end of the Canal and they’re not going to burn gas money to release fish they can sell.…”

Please visit this link to read the full article: CapeNewsNet

• Massachusetts South Coast Fishing

“Much of the saltwater fishing in the Fall River area is centered around the Taunton River and Mount Hope Bay.

”Popular spring and summer species include: striped bass, bluefish, tautog, fluke and scup, a few weakfish, and the occasional run of bonito and false albacore in late summer.…”

Please visit this link to read the full article: SouthCoastToday

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