6-25-2020 Buzzards Bay MA - Last week we went out with Capt. Mel from Fishnet Charters. His fishing charter is based out of Mass. He does a lot of fishing and charters in Rhode Island though. We left out of Taylor point marina in Buzzards Bay. Sea Bass were hot and heavy. Also, we caught a lot of jumbo scup.
Two reports from Capt Mike Littlefield from ArchAngel Charters and Connor from Tall Tailz Charters
Mike reports the Striped bass are hitting live porgy around 545PM til around 9PM. The morning run has been good too.
Connor reports on bottom fishing. Sea bass are everywhere from 30-100 ft. Larger numbers around 60-70 ft. A few cod Still mixed in. Fluke are holding on deep water drop offs.
5/31/2020 Out in front of Newport there were a lot of sizeable sea bass - A LOT of babies out there. A couple sizeable flukes. COD was mixed in there as well. Thankfully no sea robins this time around. Inside the bay towards the MA line we only caught one 34 in stripped bass. We were not marking them as we normally do this time of year.
5/7/2020 Narragansett bay tautog is on . Schoolies are everywhere north of Newport bridge, water temps are perfect now and fish are starting to cooperate.
4/29/2020 - Tautog is biting in Newport RI. Reports are in the range of 16-20 inches. No Squid reports as of now.