Buzzards Bay Bottom Fishing

Location: New Bedford and Buzzards Bay, MA
Time of Year: Summer
Targeting: Black Sea Bass

Chris Megan and Neal Larsson explore the revitalized downtown and waterfront of historic New Bedford. The two anglers discover some great black sea bass fishing right outside the harbor, using electronics to mark rockpiles and shipwrecks and find some monster sea bass. Read more →

Striper Fishing from a Tall Ship

Location: Vineyard Haven, MA
Time of Year: Fall
Targeting: Striped bass from a Dory

Chris Megan and Neal Larsson head out with Morgan Douglas on the Tallship Alabama and learn about the history of the Black Dog, early American Fishing Schooners, and what it’s all about to hand-line scup for stripers. Read more →

Vineyard Sound Fluke

Location: Vineyard Sound, MA
Time of Year: August
Targeting: fluke

A motley crew from On The Water heads out to fish for fluke on Lucas Shoal in Vineyard Sound. The crew includes Andy Nabreski, Dave “Pops” Masch, Captain Roger Swiderski, and Captain Bob Belekewicz of Lemke Ann Charters. Read more →

Bass, Blues and Tuna on Sebile Lures

Location: Cuttyhunk, Massachusetts, and east of Chatham, Massachusetts
Time of Year: Spinning tackle
Targeting: Sebile Magic Swimmer and Stick Shadd.

On The Water publisher Chris Megan and lure maker Patrick Sebile fish the waters surrounding Cuttyhunk Island for bass and blues using Sebile lures. Read more →

Rhode Island Albies

Location: Newport, RI
Time of Year: September
Targeting: False Albacore

On The Water publisher Chris Megan teams up with Captain Brian Patterson for an amazing day of fishing for false albacore on light tackle. The two encounter huge schools of breaking albies and it makes for an awesome day on the water with non-stop fishing action. Read more →

Maine Soft-Plastic Smallmouths

Location: The Forks, ME
Time of Year: Mid Summer
Targeting: Smallmouth Bass on Banjo Minnows

Chris Megan joins guide Chris Russell of Northern outdoors and fishing and lure making legend Wayne Hockemeyer. The three of them fish the proving grounds of the Banjo Minnow Chris gets a lesson is fishing soft-plastics for big smallmouth bass. The episode takes place on a beautiful lake surrounded by mountains. Read more →

Watch Hill Fly Rod Stripers

Location: Watch Hill, RI
Time of Year: June
Targeting: Striped bass on the Fly

Using fly-rods and light spinning tackle, Neal Larsson and Capt. Tom Pitasi fish the famous Watch Hill Reef and Fisher Island for stripers feeding on the spring squid run. Read more →

Connecticut River Slam

Location: Connecticut River
Time of Year: Early June
Targeting: Stripers, Pike and Largemouth Bass

Editor Kevin Blinkoff, Captain Eric Matland, and Hayden Reynolds of Reynolds Marine fish the Connecticut River for fresh and saltwater fish. Read more →

Jig and Chunk Trophy Stripers

Location: Cape Cod Bay, Nomans Island
Time of Year: Fall
Targeting: Trophy Striped Bass

On The Water’s John Burke teams up with Captain Craig Cantelmo of Van Staal to vertical jig for big stripers using butterfly jigs. Next up, Chris Megan and Neal Larsson head out to the backside of Nomans Islands with Captains Nat Chalkley and Eric Stapelfeld to chunk pogies for trophy bass. Read more →

Merrimack River Stripers

Location: Merrimack River, Newburyport, Massachusetts
Time of Year: July
Targeting: Schoolie Stripers

On The Water publisher Chris Megan and Captain Carlton Schumacher head out of Newburyport, Massachusetts to fish Joppa Flats and the mouth of the Merrimack River for striped bass using light tackle. Read more →