Striper Migration Report: May 12, 2023

The Cape Cod Canal comes to life, Maine gets their first migratory schoolies and 40-pound bass spread from New Jersey to Cape Cod Bay this week.

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This week, OTW’s Assistant Editor Matt Haeffner covers the explosive bite in the Cape Cod Canal, flutter spoon popularity from New Jersey to Buzzards Bay, and the first schoolie stripers arriving in Maine. While bunker remain the primary forage south of New England, anglers from the Long Island Sound to the North shore of Massachusetts are fishing around schools of herring, scattered pods of squid and fast-moving groups of mackerel.

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1 thought on “Striper Migration Report: May 12, 2023

  1. Kyle

    Caught a 45# in the Grey gables area last Tuesday.
    Also friends are telling me about a bunch of 30lbers landed.
    Let’s go!!!

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