Reports Archives

Northeast Opening Trout Days 2017

Spring is here, and that means, the return of longer days, warmer weather, blooming flowers, and the opening of trout season. Check below for the date of Opening Trout Day in your state. NJ – April… Read more →

50-Pound Stripers On Big Wood Plugs

For most, the timing couldn’t have been worse. On the eve of Boston’s biggest striped bass tournament, the bread-and-butter conduit to the cows had done a disappearing act. Mackerel, which local anglers consider the ticket… Read more →

Discovering the Connecticut River Shad Run

A few years ago I met Mike Taylor at the Springfield Sportsman’s Show. Since then, I’ve followed his photos, and updates on social media. On Tuesday, I took him up on his offer to introduce me to the American shad fishery on the Connecticut River. Read more →

No More Snoozing – A Fishing Resolution

The snooze button is the one of the most evil inventions of the 20th Century. That nine extra minutes of sleep is never enough to make me feel fully rested, but it is almost always enough to make me late for work, or worse, late for fishing. Read more →

While It Lasts…

It’s been an unusually mild December, but one that’s allowed fishermen to extend their season. Fleets of sportfishers hit the canyons well into the December, stripers are still being caught in the New Jersey surf, and freshwater bass and trout fishing has been as good as it gets all throughout the Northeast. But rest assured, winter is coming. Read more →