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10-09-2002, 12:37 PM
I did not witness it myself, but a reliable source says there was an epic striper blitz early yesterday afternoon (Tuesday) at Back Beach in Rockport, across from the American Legion bandstand. My 23-year-old son, heading home from a job, stopped at the beach long enough to register what was happening, then drove to Gloucester, grabbed a spinning rod and some plugs, and returned in time to land a couple of near keepers. He said he had never seen bass and bait (baby bunker) massed in such numbers. Lure- and line-fouling weed in the water, he claimed, was the only thing that kept him and the few other fishermen there from making an epic catch.

10-09-2002, 08:45 PM
Cool. I heard the same thing happpened Sunday, Also at an unnamed beach in Rockport.

10-10-2002, 08:05 AM
Anyone out there fishing Gloucester beaches?Pebble,Long,Good Harbor?Early Sept up there was the best stretch of fishing I've had ever when the peanuts first showed.Lately I'm seeing fish in Salem Sound, Beverly Beaches, etc...