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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hi All, Love surf casting but was limited to annual vacation trips to Cape Cod. Just moved to Western Mass and learned about you via a work colleague. I look forward to exploring Plum Island area and other areas with proximity to W Mass. Not much experience with Stripers but looking forward to...
  2. New Member Introductions
    new to the forum and enjoy reading the tips. used to have a small boat and fished the Merrimac River and Joppa Flats with great success. No boat anymore and started to striper fish again after a few years off. Surf casting down Plum Island since I live 5 mins away and have no acess to a boat...
  3. Boaters Forum
    I'm looking for some advice. I live about halfway between these 2 locations and can't seem to make up my mind where I should keep my 21' boat for the upcoming season. I definitely want to reduce the wear and tear on my vehicle so I need to make a decision. I am mainly a striper fisherman and...
  4. Massachusetts
    Hey everybody, I'm new to the Newburyport area (at least living here), have done some fly-fishing out on Joppa Flats from time to time in the past with no luck, but recently picked up a cheap surfcasting setup from Kittery to try my hand from the various beaches around Plum Island...anybody have...
  5. Massachusetts
    Planning on goin up with my wife for a few days. Can anyone suggest a nice hotel to stay, close to fishing river and ocean and beach for my wife ? thanks
  6. The Striper Forum
    See story: Looks like gas entered the merrimack river during outgoing tide. I understand there are more important concerns than the fishing effect, but I can't help but go there. Any ideas?
  7. Massachusetts
    CHRIST there were a lot of boat out yesterday. Only managed one fish all day. Spent the rest of the day fishing for macks and weaving through anchored boats. At least it was a decent fish. 42" 24 lbs on live macs. Anyone else having any luck?
  8. Kayaking Stripers
    I'm new to kayaking in the Newburyport area and have heard that the Joppa Flats area is a good spot fo fly fish. Can anyone give me some info on area's to launch a kayak in the area and some good locations I should kayak and fly fish for stripers? I'm assuming too far down river near the mouth...
  9. Boaters Forum
    Will be fishing out of newburyport for stripers, cod,haddock and later blues. anyone interested in going let me know. usually go 3to 4 times a week. I am retired so time is not an issue. Do some bait fishing, but most is trolling with unbrella rigs and fresh bait. Fish Joppa Flats area and Plum...
  10. Massachusetts
    Went out all day fished from 8:00 am till 8:00pm got a bunch of stripers with some blues mixed in. Sun was blazing the mouth of the Merrimac river was almost empty compared to a weekend day. All around the best day I've had in a long time. No big fish I think 27 was the biggest but still fun...
  11. Stripers on the Fly
    We're headed for the Merrimack next week with the long rods. Just wondered if it's back to normal after all the flooding. Are the cows in yet? :cheers:
  12. Massachusetts
    We fished for about 1hr, and caught tons of schoolies. No keepers just yet though. I attached a picture of our time out:
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