To park at night, use the free public parking lot at Masconomo Park, just a quarter-mile down Beach Street, and walk your way in. There are generally two types of fishermen that are available to talk to: In this article I will answer some of the most frequently asked questions by salt water anglers. As experienced fishermen realize, numerous numbers have been proven productive by scores of anglers. The current can be strong and addition weight is sometimes needed to hold your bait in place. Shuttle or taxi from Logan?
Cod fishermen can score nicely during the spring and late fall right from the Salem Willows Pier. Shore fishermen cast chunks of bait from the pier below the General Edwards Bridge during the night tides. As the summer sun causes a rise in water temperatures, the time has come when fishermen start to get ready for the offshore season. Further past the lighthouse is a beach that many fishermen like to fish. Of course, you do need to be in a boat, but from May to October you can rent a skiff for a song at Smitty's or Cross Bay Fishing Station
Magnolia Beach Saltwater Fishing Spot and Kayak Launch in ,
Biologists intervened with plans foreign to the bass fishermen. An angler can drive to the end of the cul-de-sac at the edge of the beach to scan for activity and then retreat to the parking lot only a few hundred yards away if the action looks promising. That last line and hook total length should be just a little shorter than the baitfish. Continuing southwest on Route , take a left onto Beach Street in Manchester and follow it to the end. Notify me of new comments via email. I will definitely use the opportunity to learn as much about this great sport fish as I can so that maybe I can improve my odds on catching them in the future. Be careful not to hit the surfers with your sinker; they have a right to be there, too.
Moving towards Gloucester and Rockport, bluefish have a habit of congregation around the Gloucester Breakwater. Here are several around Gloucester that are easy to reach that over the years have been consistent producers. Stellwagen Bank, an under water bank that is rich with bait and stretches across Mass Bay, is popular among sport fishermen and is a prime tuna location. Again, this spot can be heavily fished, but there is a reason folks are there. A bit further down the river is another area of productive flats. We could catch them up to 25 or 30 pounds, but there were some that — well … we never had a chance.