Plum Island Fishing Tackle
Bait, Rods, Reels and Repair

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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
27
2018

May 27th – Low tide again today!

Well certainly cannot tell that it is the end of May….Brrrrrr. Not much in the way of fishermen today, and no report from this am’s tide, but this afternoon hasn’t disappointed the few fishermen that are out there fishing today. Tom Smith from Athol caught this
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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
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
17
2018

MAY 17th Report

Well Bob Smith continues to have the knack with the bucktail jig so far. He was down the river this am and hooked up two more “keeper” sized bass at the dead low tide. He said he saw about 15 guys out on the sandbar area but didn’t see them catch anything. Mike
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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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MAY
10
2018

Schoolies under the bridge

Well we had our first fisherman come in to let us know that he caught 3 small fish under the Plum Island Bridge area. biggest one was 19″. We asked him what their coloring was like and he said a muddy brown so these are “holdover” fish that hang around all year
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MAY
07
2018

Let’s get the season going!!!

This week’s hours: Monday – Thursday  7 am – 7 pm Saturday & Sunday 6 am – 7 pm Well one thing we do know is that the rivers are loaded with herring. Reports have come in for both the  Parker River and the Merrimac River. Everyone has told us that
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