Plum Island Fishing Tackle
Bait, Rods, Reels and Repair

Established 1960

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SEP
13
2019

Joppa Blues and a visitor

Well the blues were definitely further inside the mouth Wednesday. Captain Christopher Husgen of Tide Charters LLC sent us these photos. He was on his boat with pup Watson when they ran into these big blues. The visitor turned out to be a Mola Mola also known as an ocean sunfish.
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SEP
11
2019

Bluefish in the mouth!

Just a quick post and picture to let you know that we had a fisherman catch a bluefish in the mouth of the Merrimac today. This afternoon John Fusco from Windham NH came down to go striper fishing. We told him that no one place has been more productive than another. Since it was
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SEP
10
2019

The calm after the storm

It has taken a few days for the effects of Dorian to leave us. The reports from the PRWR is that there are mostly schoolies up and down the beach. We had these pictures sent to us on  Sunday afternoon. “Fishing pretty slow, a few shorties around this morning. Weed still an
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SEP
06
2019

OPENING @ 6 AM SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 7TH

With the wind starting to ramp up and the rain that is headed out way I’ve decided to sleep in for an extra hour tomorrow am! The ocean is starting to get churned up and the seaweed that will inevitably start moving in so I’ll see some of you at 6! But mid week Ray
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SEP
04
2019

Fishing the PRWR

The season has begun for fishing the Parker River Wildlife Refuge! With the opening of the drive on season starting this past weekend, the night fishing well underway, and the whole beach open to fish this is the spot to be. It was a very nice reunion with a lot of the buggy guys
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SEP
01
2019

DRIVE ON OPENS

Welcome to all the fishermen that got their drive-on permit! So glad to have you back for another season. This was one of Kay’s favorite times of the year, welcoming all of you back to fish Plum Island shores. With the opening of parking lot 2 the other day it gave way to
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AUG
25
2019

Windy Day in the Neighborhood!

Looks like we have a Northeast wind and some 3′ to 5′ seas for a couple of days before things swing around. This can make for some unfavorable fishing conditions for a lot of fishermen. The Ledgers plus one were down fishing early this morning and have just returned
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AUG
18
2019

8/18 – WEEKEND REPORT

BIG FISH ALONG THE OCEANFRONT So looks like the tide has turned, literally. You know how it usually goes around here, high tide along the oceanfront, low tide in the river. Well not these past few days. Low tide along the oceanfront  has been the place to be. Maybe it is because
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AUG
11
2019

8/11 – The Summer of the Bunker

The summer of the bunker continues to play dominance up and down the coastline. The numerous schools of these baitfish have caused much frustration with some fishermen who have had to spend time hoping from one school to another looking to see if the bass are underneath
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AUG
04
2019

8/4 – Weekend Report

This has definitely been a summer of beginners. The number of people getting outside and trying something new, like saltwater fishing, has been huge this summer. But one girl in particular has given it her all. Jennifer Brennan one day this past week came in and Mugsy helped her
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