Plum Island Fishing Tackle
Bait, Rods, Reels and Repair

Established 1960

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SEP
03
2018

LABOR DAY WEEKEND

It has been a beautiful weekend here on the island. Lots of activity on the water these past few days. Schools of pogies busting everywhere, whales feasting on them, stripers lazily stricking when they feel like it, sharks cruising around, and we were told that the sturgeons put
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SEP
03
2018

SEPTEMBER HOURS

Labor Day, the unofficial, official ending of summer. We are changing our hours a bit for the month. With sunrise and sunset coming later and earlier now the gates at the PRWR will be opening a little later and closing a little earlier also and we take this as our que because
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AUG
31
2018

8/31 – Whales, Sharks, and yes Stripers!

Whales, sharks, fish, oh my! With the abundance of pogies around the activity that has been happening of Plum Island and Salisbury has been nothing short of amazing!!! People are sharing pictures and postings on Facebook of whales feeding on pogies and sharks doing what they do
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AUG
25
2018

8/25 – Isle of Plum Report

Yes, Whitey is still being seen in the area. Mostly seen by boat fishermen and then emotionally by surf fishermen at night that report to us that when they have a striper on it isnt behaving the usual way. But aside from our new resident fish eater in the southern end of plum,
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AUG
16
2018

Andy, Ed, Zach & the White Shark

So it’s our turn for a story about a shark……. Andy, Ed & Zach were fishing from the boat last night along the southern end of the island. The first time they saw the shark was just before sunset. Ed had a fish on and was fighting the striper when the fish
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AUG
07
2018

A Break in the Summer Doldrums?

Well it was certainly a slow end to the month as far as fishing went. With things this slow there just hasn’t been anything to write about…..plus I was away. Sorry. Well I’m back now and it seems that with the opening of the southern lots in the refuge the
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JUL
22
2018

7/22 – WEEKLY REPORT

Sorry folks, been lax on posting this week. This weather hasn’t helped and it is only going to get worse this week. A bit depressing isn’t it? BUT…………….the fish are already wet so it doesn’t bother them, so put on a wetsuit, rain
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JUL
14
2018

Pogies, Joppa & the Jetties

So, let’s see. This past week all we have heard about is the pogies out front along the beach. Acres and acres of them. And how frustrated some of you are that you haven’t been able to catch any of the bass underneath them. You are not alone in this. With this much
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JUL
07
2018

Very Sorry……….been a busy week and I just haven’t found the time to get a report done. So many people have come into the store to give us their condolences……………we thank you. But as in the previous report we fully believe that
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JUL
02
2018

Kays Mojo

***First off…..very very very touched. All your words are wonderful and have lightened our mood. And for those big burly fishermen that weren’t afraid to show us your softer side these last few days we applaud you. It was a change of roles for Martha and myself to now
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