Plum Island Fishing Tackle
Bait, Rods, Reels and Repair

Established 1960

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MAR
04
2019

PISC Annual Fishing Show. March 9!

The 23rd Annual Plum Island Surfcasters Fishing Show is coming on March 9, 2019. at Hope Church 11 Hale Street Newburyport, MA 8:00 am to 2:00 pm More the $5,000.00 worth of items on our raffles tables! More information: www.plumislandsurfcasters.org Our headline speaker will be
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MAR
01
2019

2019 Boating Safety Course

This 8 week basic introductory 16 hour course is for both power and sail boaters. It is approved by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators, recognized by US Coast Guard and the state of Massachusetts as well as all other states. Successful students receive a
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JAN
14
2019

Surfcasters Meeting: January 15. Book Signing at Surfland.

Hello all, The Plum Island Surfcasters Monthly Meeting is Tuesday, and we are hosting author/fisherman Eddie Doherty at Surfland from 4-7pm for book signing. Striped Bass Along the Cape Cod Canal by East End Eddie Doherty Striper Strategies Canal Gear First Light is Right Canal
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JAN
03
2019

LIMITED JANUARY HOURS

CLOSED UNTIL JAN 18TH Starting January 19th we’l be open: MONDAY: 10am – 3pm SATURDAY: 8am – 3pm SUNDAY: 8am – 1pm Weather Permitting….
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SEP
25
2018

Hoo Ahh! Tunaaah!

Our own Andy Kelly wrestled this sweet monster in this past weekend. 98 inches and went 397 pounds dressed, so about 500 pounds whole. Last year Andy got a 50 lb. Striper, now this. Next year? John Healey landed this striper down Southern end of island on live macks. His boatmate
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SEP
21
2018

Lions and Tigers and Bears. Oh My!

Here’s something you don’t see every day. A school of small jumper Tuna in 30 feet of water just off Salisbury beach. The pogies sure have brought a lot if interesting neighbors to us this year. This video comes from AJ on September 15 outside the Merrimack mouth.
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JUL
12
2018

Recent Catch and Release

Here’s a short report with some recent catch and release pics. KC Lee was fishing topwater in boulders earlier this week and reports, “Had a productive time in the boulders before the storms rolled in this morning. 36”, 32”, and a dozen schoolies all on top water. All
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JUN
30
2018

End of an Era. Kay’s Gone.

A keeper of history, stories, knowledge, a lifelong local resident, and the hub of the Plum Island and Merrimack River fishing, Kay Moulton passed away this morning. In the early light, when she would normally be slowly walking down the hill from her house to the shop, she
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JUN
07
2018

A Tale of Two Sturgeon – leave both alone

Yesterday we posted a photograph of a small sturgeon caught on the flats. It’s created a conundrum and we want to clarify. According to the Fish and Wildlife people, Be forewarned, they are an Endangered Species, and should be released with the least amount of damage to the
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MAY
16
2018

Bob Smith, age 90, first weigh-in.

The Plum Island Real Deal Bob Smith has been around. Yeah, he’s 90 and was fishing the river this morning at first light, 5:30. What? You were asleep? Yeah, me too. Not him. 13.8 lb Striped Bass. 30”. 5:30 am bottom of outgoing tide on a bucktail jig at the mouth of the
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