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  1. Massachusetts
    Beautiful day out there today, but action seemed pretty slow. We got 3 keepers, but had been doing much better lately. The water is really stained. We saw much less bird action than we had seen recently. Mackerel seemed very hard to come by. Everybody at breaking rocks was really struggling to...
  2. Massachusetts
    I will be surf casting with my 9 year old at the end of august on the merrimack mouth and salisbury beach side. Is this a good time of year/place for surf casting? we dont mind blues or stripers just looking for a good time and a keeper or two Any sugestions on bait? last two times i used...
  3. Connecticut
    River had a lot of trash floating down today. Caught live bait and could not locate any large fish. People were catching small (very ) small fish with one of the charters from the mouth on buck-tails.
  4. Albemarle Sound
    fished the mouth of the Ptank sunday around the rock pile and on out in the sound. Marked alot of fish on the depth finder but produced 0 strikes. these rockfish are making me want to pull my hair out LOL:smiley17e:
  5. Massachusetts
    Hi all, My name is Dave (AKA: Yettie). I used to fish this area alot as a kid 25 yrs ago, it's been a long time. I just bought this little 14' Starcraft Aluminum and started fishing again. I've been out twice now and haven't hooked anything at all. I've been lurking around here for a month or...
  6. Connecticut
    My buddy and I are going next Monday to the mouth of the CT river, are there stripers in the river still and if yes some pointers would help. We are taking his 16' boat hopefully the water will be calm and we might take it out in the sound? What type of bait are they biting on? Any help would...
  7. Connecticut
    Went down to the mouth on my buddies triton to hit my spots armed with eels and ready to cast. Dipped in around 4:30am. The tide was ripping OUT hard. Drifts were fast. Had about 2 pickups but nothing to reap.....It rained hard. Conditons were not the best. I saw many boats out some trolling...
  8. Massachusetts
    I went on a fishing charter last Friday. We were fishing for cod and hadddock, but the captain also fishes for stripers. I was talking to him about the condition of the river mouth and how the silting of the area has affected the navigation of it. He told me that the river is more treacherous...
  9. Sweetwater Fishing -Freshwater Stripers
    just wondering my biggeast so far was a small mouth that was 21.5 inches and weighed 7.5 pounds
  10. Massachusetts
    What a great weekend it was to be on the Great Bay. Caught a couple lobster in my traps and 5 striped bass using tom cod and eels, biggest 25". The biggest adventure though was riding out the thunderstorm Saturday afternoon. The storm came from my home port direction. There was no running into...
  11. Massachusetts
    This is my first post and I am an awful "fisherman." Hit a huge school of Stripers off the mouth of the Essex River towards the Crane's Beach side on Sunday around 5 PM. I caught a 22 inch striper on a 4 inch storm chad. They were going crazy on the surface all over the place but I had only...
  12. The Striper Forum
    Ran up to local tackle shop to get some poppers. While I was there the kid (under 21) behind the counter was giving advice about fishing local spots to somebody who obviously just bought a boat. I chimed in, "just don't do what I saw 2 idiots do last night and run into a school of fish, all...
  13. The Striper Forum
    heading out tommorow morning at 2, plan to start fishing at 3am fish high tide...what should i do, i have eels...what else should i do
  14. Massachusetts
    fished the mouth low were jumping like crazy near salisbury public boat ramp on the state park....threw my little yo-zuri lure out, caught 5 schoolies....biggest was around 18 or so...still cant find the big one.... :bigcry:
  15. Surfcasting Central
    ive been fishing the mouth with much sucess for small striper none greater than 26in...i was wondering how to catch bigger fish, ive been fishing at salisbury...eels? ive been using clams and herring.... :wall: ...i need a
  16. Surfcasting Central
    Merrimack I use one lure only - 6" Sluggo in arkansas shiner - great sandeel imitation. My uncle Kev - June 6th My brother Kevin
  17. The Striper Forum
    Good Evening All!! It has been several weeks since I have been able to get the lines wet!! To much travel and Little League baseball. So I would like to know, How is the fishing. When, Where and How? I don't think I am asking for too much, am I? Have the Blues made an appearance? I am going...
  18. Massachusetts
    went out this morning again in water by 5 15 am . fished around the areas mentioned above . was pretty good saw alot of action early . fish were hungry. using nothing but eels. was marking alot of fish on the fish finder caught 7 .my friend caught 5 i caught 2 but lost one right by boat. could...
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