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#1 Rampage

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Posted August 21 2009 - 12:15 PM

Hi Everyone,

I am new to Massachusetts, Salt Water fishing, and this forum! With all that said does anyone have any advice on catching fish in the Lynn Harbor? I live in Lynn and that is really the only place I can get to right now because I am without transportation and the shore is walking distance from my home.

As I said I am new to salt water fishing so any and all tips, tricks, and advice will be greatly, GREATLY appreciated.

Thanks

Oh P.S. I have decent rods and reels (for salt water) just not much else.


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Posted August 21 2009 - 12:48 PM

There are plenty of fishy spots in the harbor. Spend sometime walking around at low tide and look for areas with good current and structure. Put in a couple of nights/ mornings and you should start to dial it in.


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Posted August 21 2009 - 2:02 PM

There are plenty of fishy spots in the harbor. Spend sometime walking around at low tide and look for areas with good current and structure. Put in a couple of nights/ mornings and you should start to dial it in.


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What exactly do you mean by good structure, and what constitutes a good current? I'm from West Texas, and have only fished in Lakes, so excuse my ignorance.


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Posted August 21 2009 - 2:17 PM

but structure is just that. Rocks, weed bed, sand bars,how the place you plan to fish is formulated, any obvious holes. eVEN SMALL DEPRESSIONS IN THE FLOOR OF THE LOW LYING AREAS CAN HOLD FISH AT HIGH WATER. Look for water that is different in color and investigate why. Old cars and trucks discarded into the water, it does happen. They become a food plant for all sorts of aquatic life.

especially in that part of town

One needs to observe water or current movement. You will need to observe how and when they formulate the place you plan to fish. Current movement can be detected by sight and one indicator can be a ripple effect in an area of the water and the surounding water appears calm The faster current movement can also be a good place to plug especially along the outer edges.

I am sure others will chime in to perhaps give you a better idea at the place you have indicted you will fish. Now if you had ever fished for Red Fish while in Texas you would have been given a head start when dealing with current movements and changes in the water colunm


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Posted August 21 2009 - 2:22 PM

take a look along Lynn shore drive, you will see where folks fish, generally around structure like rocks on the ocean side.
take the bus or ride a bike out to nahant for a day trip
Lynn harbors water temps are a bit high right now but check it out during this new moon low tide so you can remember what is there when the water comes in (channel sand bars)


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Posted August 21 2009 - 5:01 PM

i also live in there are some good spot here just look around you will see people fishing i don't fish around lynn that much anymore but there are some nice fish here


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Posted August 21 2009 - 5:56 PM

heres the best advice.. think SAND. watch where it goes at low tide and then dial in on at high.


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Posted August 22 2009 - 8:22 AM

Head out the causeway and fish Nahant.


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