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Striper Migration Map – July 1, 2019…

We’ve reached our final Striper Migration Map of 2019! Big bass have settled in along the coast and we should see some great bites on the new moon tides as we head into the Fourth of July holiday. We marked four areas that have been giving up big stripers, but ...

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Charter Boat Passengers Cited for Poaching in Fairhaven…

Another poaching bust by Massachusetts Environmental Police, this time nabbing a charter boat in Fairhaven, Massachusetts. Massachusetts Environmental Police Dispatch can be reached 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-632-8075. Violations can also be reported online at http://bit.ly/MEPReport. From the MEP Facebook page: On the afternoon of ...

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Shop Talk: Red Top Sporting Goods…

During a big blitz a few years back, a local fisherman described the scene inside Red Top Sporting Goods as “Walmart during an approaching hurricane,” with fishermen frantically buying out plugs, jigs, and anything else mackerel colored. The shop’s position “just across the street” from the Cape Cod Canal has ...

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Striper Poaching Bust…

As reported on the Massachusetts Environmental Police Facebook page:  While investigating marine fisheries violations in the Cape Ann area, Massachusetts Environmental Police Officers observed 5 individuals fishing from the rocks. Within minutes, Officers witnessed multiple violations as the individuals landed several undersized striped bass without measuring them or returning them ...

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Striper Cup Week 7 Winners and Week 8 Prizes!…

Week 7 Winners! Brought to you by West Marine Shore- Edward Miles from Lynn, MA.. . .Boat/Kayak- Kevin Jutras from Kingston, RI.. . .Youth- Christian Devlin from South Boston, MA.. . .Top Photo-Thomas Reynolds from Sandwich, MA.. . .Congratulations to all winners! Join the Striper Cup! If you haven’t signed ...

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Beer Review: Fishtale Organic Ales IPA…

Fishtale Organic Ales IPA ABV: 6.5%Homeport: Olympia, WAOfficial Score: 7.2 First off, I really like the graphics on the can, this is definitely a fishy beer, featuring a cool illustration of a school of salmon. As far as the beer itself goes, I’ll categorize it in the “decent” column. It’s not ...

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Shimano Casting Demo at the Cape Cod Canal…

Saturday, June 15, 2019 – 10am to 12pm Join Shimano Ambassador and striper surfcasting specialist Roy Leyva Saturday, June 15 on the Cape Cod Canal for Shimano rod and reel demos and register to win a Shimano Speedmaster combo! Spend the morning fishing the almost-full moon tides on the Cape ...

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The Grady-White Freedom 325: A Perfect Coastal Dayboat…

Grady-White’s Freedom 325 Dual Console Is Built For Comfort And Versatility Grady-White has introduced a boat that they are billing as the “perfect coastal dayboat.” Of course, perfection is in the eye of the boat owner, but Grady appears to have designed a versatile, crowd-pleasing winner with the striking 32-foot Grady-White ...

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Father’s Day Fishing Gift Guide…

On The Water Outfitters: Striper Socks For a Dad who loves to bring his passion of striped bass into the office, Striper Socks are the perfect Father’s day gift.$15.99; onthewateroutfitters.com Rapala Performance Tool Combo The essential tools every angler needs all for an incredible price. 6″ spring pliers, precision line ...

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