The days are long and the Stripers are close. With early mornings and late sunsets, it is very easy to fish around your work schedule. With kids still in school and sports in full crank, easy access is definitely a good this.
Massachusetts saltwater and freshwater regulations are updated yearly. Licenses are required in both salt and freshwater. Check the links below for the latest information. Saltwater: http://www.eregulations.com/massachusetts/fishing/saltwater/ Freshwater: http://www.eregulations.com/massachusetts/huntingandfishing/