Category Archives: Fishing

Fishing off Minot and Cohasset Cove

A fishing boat sits off Cohasset Cove, early on a sunny July morning: The Minot area, located off Scituate and Cohasset is a good area for fishing and visiting by boat. We have written about it in the past (link … Continue reading

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Watch where you step! It is horseshoe crab season!

The horseshoe crabs are out in vast numbers across the beaches of Massachusetts this week!!¬†They are looking to breed with each other and bite and sting people so watch where you step!!! (Just kidding about the latter). Here is a … Continue reading

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Views from Stellwagen Bank

Approximately thirty miles East of Boston Harbor lies Stellwagen Bank, a National Marine Sanctuary that his home to a great variety of marine life, including whales. Here are some tips for experiencing this area and some photos of whales out … Continue reading

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Avoiding cable areas and underwater obstructions in Boston Harbor

A key safety tip for boating in Boston Harbor is being aware of both natural and man-made structures underneath the water surface. Cable areas, in particular are a less frequently observed obstruction, yet Boston Harbor is full of them. Connecting … Continue reading

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Bluefish: love them or hate them, they make for great fishing and good eating.

A nice big pile of local, New England bluefish after a good day of fishing. Keep reading….we didn’t let them go to waste: Some people like to eat bluefish…some detest it. I happen to be one of those people who … Continue reading

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Gloucester fishing boat washes up on Cohasset shores after storm

This week’s Nor’easter, packing wind gusts up to 50mph, swept a Gloucester fishing boat all the way across Massachusetts Bay. This morning, while driving down Jerusalem Road in Cohasset, I was surprised to see the boat was still there, so … Continue reading

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Lots of Mackerel hanging out at the B Buoy

The mackerel bite is on out by the B buoy, indicating that fall fishing season is still underway. I was hanging out near the B Buoy on Saturday, trying to catch some cod, but all I kept getting was mackerel. … Continue reading

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A Tour of the North Shore: Day trip to Gloucester Harbor, Thacher Island, Rockport and the Annisquam River

This past Sunday’s conditions were ideal, so I made a trip up to Cape Ann. After navigating past the beautiful and secluded twin lighthouses of Thacher Island off Rockport’s coast, I decided to take advantage of the conditions and head … Continue reading

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Penobscot Bay in October

If one ventures far enough up the coast of Maine, one comes across Penobscot Bay, which must be one of the most beautiful bodies of water in the world. Although a little chilly for swimming, it is ideal for boating … Continue reading

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Boating Season End up in Maine

As the temperature drops and the cold winds blow- boating season starts to wind down up in Northern New England. I spent the day up in Maine yesterday (my second favorite boating spot after Boston Harbor) to close up shop … Continue reading

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