October 2018: Fishing with Shelley

Catch Photos
by Shelley Wigglesworth

Late summer and early fall fishing has been fabulous along the shoreline and o shore in Maine. Here is a mixed bag of many species of beautiful and tasty sh and the happy fishermen who caught them.

A Mainer with a striped bass caught in the middle of striper season.
Members of the Barre Sportsman’s Club of Barre, Mass. with haddock caught on the F/V Nor’easter this past summer.
…Each member of the club on board caught the individual daily bag limit of haddock within 2 hours of fishing.
Brian Day with a 97 inch tuna caught in Maine weighing in at 522 lbs dressed and measuring 96 inches.
Mainers with a striped bass caught in the middle of striper season.
Kennebunkport lobsterman Mark White of the F/V Leona 4 with a nice bluefin tuna. Tom Daggett photo.
Captain Mike Perkins of the F/V Nor’easter with a tasty monkfish.
Youngsters Elan AKA “Moose” and Tanner showing o some of the many Pollack they caught while deep sea fishing on the Nor’easter in Maine.
A Mainer with a striped bass caught in the middle of striper season.

 

 

Shelley Wigglesworth is Maine native and award winning freelance journalist. In addition to her monthly feature in Coastal Angler, her work appears in various publications including  Maine Boats Homes and Harbors, National Fisherman, Commercial Fisheries News, Maine Lobstermen’s Association’s  Landings,  Yankee and The Village.  In the summer she is a mate on two boats-Captain John’s Charters and the F-V Nor’easter.

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