Plum Island Fishing Tackle
Bait, Rods, Reels and Repair

Established 1960

Category

// Catch and Release
JUN
20
2018

Weekly Report

Wow, some wind the other Monday night. Mugsy from the shop reported winds of 50 mph at his house on the northern end. And some small waterspouts over the ocean that he could see from his rooftop deck.  But other than the storm that blew through it has been a perfect week of
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JUN
16
2018

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED

Well this photo says it all! Congrats Roberto………welcome home! Just sent to us this morning…… This week again we have seen a few of the bigger fish and have heard of many schoolies being caught. Since low tide has been early in the am and just before
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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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JUN
06
2018

June 6th – The Merrimac River & Joppa Heating Up!

BIG FISH ARE HERE! David Tsao sent us a picture today ……………….. This morning on Joppa, 45.5”, bottomed out my 30lb Boga, so don’t know how much she weighs. Cody Nixon and Justin Gould just came back into the shop to give us a report. They headed
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JUN
03
2018

JUNE 3 – WEEKEND REPORT

Reports this am is that there is some weed on the front beach. One fisherman was in to tell us that he kept dragging in some with every cast. So, “It’s River Time”. The river is still producing lots of little fish for pretty much everyone that has tried their
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MAY
31
2018

MAY 31 – Heating Up!!!

The action continues on Plum Island these past few days with a lot of the “micro” stripers showing up in the area now. The mouth of the river, the Mighty Merrimac River, has been pretty hot at both low tides of the day. John and Catherine fished this morning’s
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MAY
28
2018

MAY 28th – Memorial Day

Let’s start this report with a shout out to all of those that have and continue to serve our country. Many many thanks to all of you for your service!!! Having the liberty to enjoy a day of fishing is something we should be grateful for.                          Today could
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MAY
26
2018

MAY 26TH – Fish are here!!!

Just (7:00pm Saturday)had a few guys come back from the mouth of the river and said that there was a blitz from dead low to the start of the incoming and it lasted almost three hours!!!  They were hitting lures and ranged from 20-27″. We also  had several excited fishermen
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MAY
22
2018

MAY 22 REPORT

The past few days have been a mix of reports from fishermen who have been all over Plum Island and beyond. Here are a few of the lucky ones….. Monday 5/21 Nick sent us this picture on FB….Great day today. Second cast! 29 inches. Released. Caught on clam belly. Sunday
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MAY
18
2018

MAY 18 – REPORT

This morning we had Cathy and John that were fishing bait down at the mouth of the Merimac River come back in to let us know that they caught a few fish. All undersized but nice fish regardless. Last night we also received a report and picture from Bill Mosher that fished inside
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