Large stripers and some alligator blues have been chasing schools of menhaden into Narragansett Bay.

Striper Report: Big Fish Under the Menhaden

6/5/2013 - It's been a good few days for big fish in the Bay. Good numbers of large stripers from 34-40 inches and big alligator blues in the 10-15 lb. range are chasing schools of large menhaden that are popping up here and there in 'Gansett Bay. We've been on it for… SEE MORE
My first keeper of the 2013 Striper season, a nice 15-16-pounder.

Striper Season Begins: First Keeper of 2013

5/1/2013 - I was into a glut of fish along the south shore on April 29. I was catching mostly schoolies in the 10-24-inch size range. Most were falling for Cocahoes and teasers. I decided to try a swimmer, hoping for something bigger. The swimmer I used was a small 4-inch Bomber… SEE MORE
Cruise to Newfoundland and Greenland on the Wanderbird.

Belfast: A Waterfront That Really Works

4/30/2013 - Once dominated by poultry and fish processing, then targeted for condominiums and corporate offices, Belfast’s working waterfront could easily not exist. But there it is! Front Street Shipyard sits on the former site of a Stinson sardine cannery; in 2007, the site was slated for the $20 million Wakeag Landing… SEE MORE
One of the SW Boatworks crew surveys the latest floating embodiment of their motto: "Boats That Work."

April Showers Bring — a Calvin Beal 38 Motor Yacht

4/30/2013 - Persistent rain did nothing to dampen the mood for this launch -- it's downeast Maine and it's early spring and Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors joined the no-nonsense crowd of people who pulled on their slickers to applaud the latest splash from SW Boatworks of Lamoine. The Miss Maggie II… SEE MORE

4 Must-Have Lures for Spring Striper Fishing

4/8/2013 - Early spring striper fishing is right around the corner. Favorable conditions are coming in the next week. As of right now, I know of no stripers that have been taken along the oceanfront, and I know a good number of fishermen who have tried. But a warm-up started on Sunday… SEE MORE