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September 2007

Fall Fishing for Maine Stripers Is ON

The rivers, coves, beaches and flats are loaded with bait right now. Peanut bunker, young of the year alewivesImg_0239_2, mackerel, sand eels and silversides are everywhere from the Sheepscot to Casco Bay. There are a range of size classes of bass pushing bait up onto the ledges and shores and chasing black clouds of baitfish across the flats. The most consistent action on the Kennebec  has been down river from Squirrel Point to the mouth and beyond, although things are picking up above Bath on up into Merrymeeting Bay. The New Meadows is just as loaded with forage. It is Olde Country Buffet all across our waters.

Capt. Peter Fallon
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