Peanut bunker have invaded the inshore scene kicking off blitzs this week from teh north shore south to the canal. The offshore scene is holding steady if not spectalar but signs are there that it is going to be a good September. Albies showed up in numbers on the south side this week and alot of boats are getting in on that fall action.
Bite has cooled off over the last few days across teh board from Chatham, Stellwagen and up to Jefferies.
Number of rec sized fish at the sword, and a few are being picked up on Crab ledge.
There have been surface feeds of small , sometimes very small rec fish out east in the lanes.
Stellwagen was queit this week a few bites on middlebank but nothing to get excited about.
Look most directions and you will find small bass on peanut bunker. Issue is getting them to bite small flys have been working real well in addition to cut mackeral. Most artificals are to large for these fish.
Large blitzs off scitate and egypt beach this week.
Large all day blitz in Plymouth up in the bays.
Sporadic but a few 30lb fish were caught on live bait off brant rock and high pines this week.
Big push of slot fish into the canal the past few days with mornings working the best. Majic swimmers are working well.
Started to show up this week in some of the blitzs. Spotty but being caught off farnham buoy, scituate and high pines.
Wood end is also producing small blues boats are picking up as Tuna bait.
Groundfishing continues hold strong on Stellwagen.
Stone lege off scituate is still holding fish and can scratch up a few keepers
Inshore mackeral scene is poor right now. Some boats are catching off 2nd/3rd ledge early in the morning.
Stellwagen is stacked with large mackeral across the souther portions of the bank
Herring are still around in deeper water.