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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
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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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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JUL
29
2019

7/29 – WEEKEND REPORT

Well the pogies still maintain the lead as far as food of choice by the stripers. Same story as last week, if you can snag a pogie your chances of following up with a bass is 50/50. But Kim Crotty did Friday. Kim is visiting from Deerfield NH. She caught this fish on a liv
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JUL
25
2019

7/25 – Weekly Report

Pogies Pogies Pogies The amount of pogies out front along the ocean this year is incredible. Up and down the coast we have heard from many  fishermen in from many different places that the size of the pods are massive. The sightings of small whales, big tuna, and stripers feeding
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JUL
19
2019

7/19 WEEKLY REPORT

The temps are rising both in the water and out of the water. That makes for a slowdown of both people and fish. There is still plenty of action going on, but not as hot and heavy as it was the last few weeks. But what the rise in temperatures also brings out is greenheads in
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