Joe Brotz Slinging Eels for Stripers – Plum Island, MA

A great bit of video from James Waldron, producer of the excellent “Fishermen of Plum Island” film – you can find it at your tackle shop or at his site.

This is a short about Joe Brotz, a newburyport Merrimack river fishermen specializing in catching striped bass with live eels. Jo is an interesting character, totally obsessed with fishing.

Totally obsessed with fishing? Sounds like a great guy!


Mark N. Cahill has been writing and editing for since 1995. He started fishing in the mid-1960's and caught his first striper off World's End in Hingham in 1966. From there on in it was an obsession. He loves fishing for tuna, and fly fishing for striped bass. In a pinch, anything with fins will do...

Posted in Permit Videos

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *