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 Junker







 

Here's the archive of our 2011 season of The Fishing News.
Same great fishing, just a different year. Enjoy!

Each week during saltwater fishing season Steve Junker checks in with the folks at On the Water magazine to find out who's catching what where around the Cape and Islands—and how they're doing it. 
For a detailed weekly Fishing Forecast, check out On the Water.

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Good luck fishing.
 


 












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September 29, 2011 
Last of the Season: Striper wrap-up...  And: Winter fishing does exist!


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September 22, 2011 
There's more than one way to chase false albacore...  And: Consider the lowly taugtog!


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September 15, 2011 
Across the Cape and Islands anglers are gearing up for the Fall Run. What's it all about? Find out in this week Fishing News!


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September 8, 2011 
Summer's ending - it's the season for snapper blues. They're feisty, fun to catch, and great to eat. 


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September 1, 2011 
A nice set of tides makes it a great week to fish the Cape Cod canal, so we get some pointers to Ditch fishing from Jimmy Fee... Also: Goodbye Irene, thanks for refreshing our waters. 


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August 25, 2011 
It's hurricane season and here comes Irene... Find out how to properly batten-down your boat, and how big winds and storm surge could break us out of the summer fishing doldrums. 


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August 18, 2011 
A VERY BIG swordfish provides an opportunity for a history lesson... and: round-up of fishing action.
Check out these pictures of the record-breaking swordfish >



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August 11, 2011 
A world Striped Bass record held since 1982 fell this week... and: Here come funny fish.



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August 4, 2011 
How about shark fishing from the shore? Learn how it's done in this week's Fishing News.



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July 28, 2011 
This week: With a bucket, a net, and a flashlight... you're ready to go get blue crabs.



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July 21, 2011 
This week: We venture 100 miles offshore, amid whales and sharks, to fish eddies of the Gulf Stream at "The Canyons." 



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July 14, 2011 
This week: Not an angler, but craving local Striped Bass? You're in luck! 



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July 7, 2011 
This week: Rising water temperatures mean it's time to start thinking about Summer Flounder. 



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June 30, 2011 
This week: Ready to get muddy? Grab your shovel and bucket - its time to go clamming! 



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June 23, 2011 
This week: A new striped bass record for Rhode Island... And - why you may be lucky enough to break the Massachusetts all-time striper record.
Special Link: Charlie Church's 73-pound striper, caught in 1913 - a Massachusetts record that stands today! Read the news account of the catch and see the photo of Charlie (in his fishing bloomers) and his record bass!



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June 16, 2011 
This week: A round-up of the action... And - how to pick a fishing charter.



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June 9, 2011 
This week: It's all about "the blitz"... And - different lures to mimic different baitfish.



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June 2, 2011 
This week: The New Moon in June... And - got your fishing license yet?



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May 26, 2011 
This week: A different approach to bluefish... And, black sea bass and scup: fun and delicious family fishing.



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May 19, 2011 
This week: The stripers are coming, the stripers are coming!...  And: Squid jigging, mysterious and subtle endeavor, delicious result...
















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