Kayak Fishing for Bluefin Tuna in Massachusetts
Two Areas and Four Put-ins in Gloucester and Rockport
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East Coast kayak fishermen from Maine to the Carolinas interested in catching their first bluefin tuna will do well to take trip to the North Shore Massachusetts towns of Gloucester and Rockport.
An hour north of Boston, Gloucester and Rockport, set on Cape Ann’s rocky granite outcropping, are a unique world unto themselves, not only for their variety of groundfish, such as pollock, cod and haddock, but also for the yearly arrival of three coveted pelagics: the heavily-targeted striped bass, the under-rated but truly delicious bluefish and, finally, that perhaps most coveted of sportfish, bluefin tuna.
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Launching from Freshwater Cover in Magnolia, Massachusetts, a local kayak angler sets up to troll for striped bass during the fall run.
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