Maine Saltwater Fishing Reports Blog
Welcome to the Fish Blog & saltwater fishing reports page of TIDE CHASER GUIDE SERVICE & Capt. George Harris. We're looking forward to providing you with the most up to date inshore saltwater fishing reports on the Maine coast as the Maine Striper Fishing season goes forward into 2019!!! You wont find any generic"cut & paste" reports or info here...Just pure fishing!!!
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Saturday, May 10, 2014
Maine Striper Fishing Report: May 10th, 2014
As mentioned in a previous post we have expanded our operation to include a second 21 Parker light tackle boat...Team Super Fly member Capt. John & I hopped in the truck for a 50 hr door to door round trip to Anglers Marine located in Supply, NC...now that we have the boat back home sitting in my yard, we're going to add a few touches to the boat to improve it's fish ability. This boat is going to basically double our available tides. After running a Parker for 12 seasons it's was a no brainer to add a second one....these rugged, shallow draft boats are perfect for the amazing variety of habitat...from drifting the gnarly rips of the lower kennebec to working the surf pounded out islands and headlands of casco bay, we'll take you there safely with speed, and comfort.
Moving on to the reports ...friends of mine who fish out on Long Island ,NY are indicating a mix of schoolies & larger fish. Moving north to Massachusetts the reports that have filtered in from both the north and south shores are pretty good...far from gang busters but fly and light tackle guys fishing up in the estuaries during falling tides have had a lot of fun. Now on to Maine...everything here seems to be mostly on schedule...water temps are on the rise and bait is showing in mind boggling numbers. Reports of schoolie Stripers being caught in the Saco R & in the Scarborough marsh are a good sign..May is always a shaky month for Stripers in Maine but invariably the fish show up within the same two week time period year after year!!! My best fishing early season tides are usually the outgoing but in fishing there are no hard fast rules...if any of you have questions about early season fishing techniques feel free to call or text...we have a lifetime of experience on the Maine coast and will be more than happy to share some knowledge with you!!
Stay Salty My Friends!!