Plum Island Fishing Tackle
Bait, Rods, Reels and Repair

Established 1960

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// Fishing Plum Island
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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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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MAY
10
2018

NTA Lures have arrived!

Even if the fresh run of stripers haven’t arrived on the oceanfront of our little island, Isle of Plum as one fisherman puts it, NTA lures sure have. Thanks Neil for getting us these lures just before the season starts. Because some of you might just be interested in making
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APR
26
2018

4/25 – First Shad

Looks like the Shad have arrived on the Merrimack. Here’s a photo from Jackie Brown yesterday. Rocks village bridge. 3 hours after high. 17-18” male. Caught on a 1/32 oz shad dart.
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APR
19
2018

This Saturday, Rocks Village Cleanup. Oh, and maybe some Shad.

Hey everyone. We are hoping you could join us for the 16th annual Rocks Village Cleanup on Saturday, 4/21/18, starting at 8:00 AM. Coffee, donuts, bags & gloves provided. Last season the first shad were caught on 4/20, so bring your rods! Meet at Ferry Park, the corner of
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APR
19
2018

Spiro’s Fishing Spot Cleanup – Saturday 4/28

Please save the date for the 1st annual Spiro’s Cleanup on Saturday, 4/28/18, starting at 8:00 AM. The shad fishing spot known as “Spiro’s” is located behind Nancy Chippendale’s Dance Studio on 110 Sutton Street, North Andover. This is private
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