Bigger bass in New Hampshire and Maine can now be found at the base of structure of herring runs where they are looking to pounce on emaciated alewives.
The overlying theme in this week’s report is that the striper fishing on Cape Cod is not what it should be for the middle of June.
Bigger striped bass are showing up throughout the area.
Sea bass and scup action have made up for a lack of steady fluke action in CT.
The striped bass season is heating up thanks to the arrival of mid-30-inch to mid-40-inch fish in respectable numbers.
The story of the week, and probably the year, is the epic tuna bite.
Boaters are doing well on a wide variety of fish species including crappie, walleye, kings and bass.
Northern pike, bass, perch and walleye are hitting well in larger water bodies while the creeks and rivers are at good levels and anglers are reporting a good trout bite.
Excellent sea bass fishing continues to lead the charge with bluefish, striped bass, tuna and ling filling out the card.
The weather this week has put a damper on the fishing with strong winds and lots of rain which will impacts the water clarity and salinity in the backwaters.