Nantucket is an island 30 miles south of Cape Cod and just east of Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts. Nantucket is a major tourist destination during the summer months. There are plenty of places to stay to go along with plenty of activities to keep you busy. Fishing and boating is extremely popular in Nantucket.
This area is known for its excellent striped bass fishing, however, there are other fish to catch here too. Bluefish, trout, sea bass, sharks, flounder and tuna are just some of the other fish you can catch here. Fish inshore, offshore or from the surf. You have a lot of options in this area. To learn more about this area, take a look at our Nantucket fishing tips page.
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|Nantucket, MA||Points||Points Possible|
|Ability to catch a lot of fish||1.75||2|
|Ability to catch trophy fish||1.75||2|
|Good for multiple species of fish||1||1|
|Guides & Charters available||1||1|
|Quality lodging options||1||1|
|Businesses such as boat storage, rentals, repair, outfitters, etc.||1||1|
|Overly Crowded||0||Minus 1|
|Overly Expensive||-1||Minus 1|
|Highest Score Possible||10|