Exploring Cape Cod’s Bass River

The waters off the coast of Cape Cod are renowned for their great cruising and fishing. But excellent Cape Cod boating and fishing can also be found inland.

A prime example of this is the Bass River. Home…

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Don’t Lose Fish Because of Neglected Gear

Sometimes we get so caught up in the action of fishing that we overlook small details that can sabotage our efforts to land that trophy catch. No angler wants to lose a memorable fish only to find it’s because…

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Chasing Albies on Cape Cod

False albacore and bonito are great late summer species for anglers to target. Both arrive off Cape Cod in late August and generally stay through mid-October. Albies and bonnies look similar, but you can tell the two apart because bonito have…

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Tips for Striper Fishing on Cape Cod

Each May, when the weather turns warm, fishermen all over Cape Cod start thinking about striper fishing.

Striped bass are one of the most popular sport fish in New England. Unpredictable and elusive, stripers are a fun, challenging fish for local anglers…

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5 Places to Find Fish

It’s easy to be a good fisherman. At least, it is if you know where to find fish. Successful anglers know that some spots consistently hold more game fish than others. You can greatly improve your chances of landing…

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How to Keep Your Fishing Hooks Sharp

Catching fish is hard enough. There’s no need to make it harder by using dull fishing hooks. You can keep your fishing hooks sharp by occasionally giving them a little TLC. It’s easy to do and…

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Tautog Fishing Tips

Autumn is tautog season for New England fishermen, who enjoy bottom fishing for this hard fighting, great tasting fish. Also known as blackfish, tautog migrate into shallow, rocky areas once the water temperature dips into the lower 60s, and…

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5 Great Lures for New England Fishing

When it comes to fishing, using the right lure makes all the difference. Here in New England, local fishermen chasing inshore game fish have…

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The Right Way to Catch and Release Fish

Knowing proper catch and release techniques are as important for any good fisherman as knowing how to cast your line or bait a hook. Practicing catch and release helps protect fish populations, which helps protect this activity that we…

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Get out on the water and enjoy some boating and fishing!

June 4th through the 12th is National Fishing & Boating Week

It’s a National celebration that highlights the benefits of boating and fishing.

Click below on the Takemefishing.org site to learn more about where to boat, where to fish, how to get licensed,…

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