Welcome to the Points East Tackle Box section. Here you will find links to upcoming fishing tournaments, advice from our fishing columnists as well as resources, such as tide tables and moon phases, to help you plan your next trip. We'll also be adding recipes, so if you keep what you catch, you can decide how best to cook it.
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For a list of fishing tournaments around New England this summer, follow this link.
September Fish Report: Western Long Island
Bass, blues are blitzing, scup, tautog are biting
August Fishing Report: Rhode Island
Striped bass, bluefish action is reaching peak
August Fishing Report: Western Long Island
Add live-bait/soft-lure combos to bag of tricks
August Fishing Report: Maine
Keeper striped bass, 12- to 14-pound bluefish
July Fishing Report: Western Long Island
Fishing is in full swing: Options are endless
July Fishing Report: Maine
Stripers slow, stead; tuna, cod are erratic
July fishing report: Western Long Island Sound
Fishing is hot, but did water warm too quickly
June fishing report: Rhode Island
Bluefins, sharks, stripers, fluke, scup, seabass
June fishing report: Maine Coast
Striper action is fast; groundfishing is slow
Fishing Report for May: North
Good news for West Atlantic bluefins
Fishing Report for May: South
Fluke, seabass, scup, stripers, squid
South Report for April
Warm temperatures bring early stripers
North Report for April
Sea-run brown trout are in Mousam River
This stock is so much better than the store-bought, sodium-soaked stocks we find in the supermarkets.
This is a great recipe that is quick and easy – so easy that you can cook this quickly during the week after a long day at work.
Sauteed fiddlehead ferns
This recipe is super easy and so delicious. I like to make this as a side dish served with pork tenderloin, steak, grilled chicken, or codfish. Craig Bergeron
Lou Defusco poses with his swordfish.