Massachusetts Fishing: Tips, Fish Species and Locations

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Massachusetts has long been a favorite destination for anglers due to its diverse freshwater fishing opportunities and excellent saltwater fishing.

From the coastal waters of Cape Cod to the tranquil banks of the Connecticut River, Massachusetts offers a variety of fishing spots for both beginners and seasoned experts.

On this page you’ll be able to access our team of expert anglers’ articles on fishing in Massachusetts for bass, trout, stripers and more, which break down the best places in the Bay State.

We’ve also added some saltwater content on bluefin tuna fishing in Massachusetts.

Massachusetts Fishing By Species: Bass, Trout, Stripers and More

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Tuna Fishing Massachusetts: Charters and DIY Options

Situated along the stunning coastline of the Atlantic Ocean, Massachusetts offers a large number of opportunities for both seasoned anglers and eager beginners to enjoy the adrenaline-pumping pursuit of catching …

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The 12 Best Ice Fishing Lakes in Massachusetts: Expert Guide

Ice fishing is a beloved winter pastime in Massachusetts, attracting anglers from across the country. With its diverse landscapes and abundance of frozen water bodies with varying ice thickness, the …

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5 Best Striped Bass Fishing Spots in Massachusetts: Expert Guide

The Bay State offers an abundance of prime fishing locations to satisfy the adventurous spirit of seasoned anglers seeking new and exciting challenges or a novice looking to experience the …

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Bass Fishing Massachusetts: 12 Best Fishing Spots in MA

With a vast array of lakes, rivers, and ponds dotting the landscape, Massachusetts is a paradise for both seasoned fishermen and beginners alike. In this guide, we’ll take a look …

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The 15 Best Trout Fishing Rivers and Lakes in Massachusetts

Nestled within the New England region, Massachusetts is a hidden gem for anglers seeking exceptional trout fishing experiences. With pristine rivers and tranquil lakes, the state offers many locations for …

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Massachusetts Fishing Licenses and Rules

Both resident and non-resident anglers need a Massachusetts fishing license to fish in the state. See the article below for all the info on fishing licenses (cost, which one you need and where to buy) in Massachusetts.

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Massachusetts Fishing License 2024: Costs & How to Buy

Find out which license you need to fish in salt or freshwater in Massachusetts. We’ve got info on costs, types and where to buy your license

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Rick Wallace is a passionate angler and fly fisher whose work has appeared in fishing publications including FlyLife. He's appeared in fishing movies, founded a successful fishing site and spends every spare moment on the water. He's into kayak fishing, ultralight lure fishing and pretty much any other kind of fishing out there.
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