This week was a mixed bag of fishing with everything from schoolies to the highlight of one of the trips with a 46″ Striped bass weighing in at 35lbs. What we did find was the early morning bite started to fizzle out and many of the fish we’ve caught have come later in the day
I’ve been a little neglectful on the fishing reports of late and for that I apologize. It’s been a busy couple months as the season gets into full swing. This week we got out only once with a family and young kids (2-4) for a mid day trip. The son has been having a blast
Boston Harbor has been great this past week. The early morning and late evening bites have been sustaining for several hours each and not even the tankers have been able to stop them. The other good news is the pogies are in all over the place, meaning the biggest stripers of the year will be
This will be a short week for us as I’ll be out of town the remainder of this week through the weekend. We found a large flock of birds working the main channel covering all the way from Lower Middle to Spectacle to Deer Island with the birds circling really high and infrequently diving. The
This week we spent half the week trailering the boat from the Merrimack River to Boston Harbor to the lower Cape and Martha’s Vineyard. The fishing has really slowed down over the past week and in some cases took live bait to get moving. Northshore – Merrimack River, Plum Island, Joppa Flats, etc There has
Taking a break from the cape to get back to our home grounds of Boston Harbor, we ran a couple trips throughout the week. Boston Harbor has been pretty consistently producing schoolies on the fly in the 16-22″ range. Surface blitzes are around but short lived for the most part and have been heavily crowded.
Between the erratic weather and the late arrival of the striped bass migration to Boston, this was our first actual charter in Boston Harbor! I am pleased to say though that the schoolies are in by the thousands and the bite is on fire. Mackerel were easy pickings for those looking out on the ledges,