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Elizabeth Islands Updated Fishing Report

Fishing live bait, whether eels or pogies, remains your best bet if your target is bigger bass from Woods Hole to Cuttyhunk. there were lots of small bass feeding on tiny baby squid and other small bait and bone/white poppers and stickbaits worked really well, along with smaller unweighted or lightly weighted soft plastics in the same colors.

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Elizabeth Islands Fishing Report – October 11, 2018

There aren’t great numbers of large fish, but the consistently successful anglers have certain areas scoped out that produce during limited stretches of the tide. The reality is the closer we get to Halloween, the fish are likely to pay a visit to a certain stretch of water for a day or two before moving elsewhere as the begin to feed and get ready for a lengthy trip south or west.

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Elizabeth Islands Fishing Report – September 28, 2018

Woods Hole has been the best spot for catching albies from boat and shore this week; but, the reality is that conditions along the islands have made for tough conditions all week long. A scenario from Monday that just might indicate a start to the fall migration as he was in Woods Hole and found large schools of bass and bluefish working peanut bunker right up against the Great Harbor shoreline of Penzance.

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Elizabeth Islands Fishing Report – September 7, 2018

Striper fishing down the islands has been consistent, with a number of 27 to 32 inch bass caught this week. There have been schools of small bass around, but they have been sporadic; Penikese has had a mix of both bass and blues, but the quality of the fishing has been varying widely from day-to-day, despite the presence of large schools of small bait.