Welcome to our Gloucester, MA Fishing Home Page

Gloucester is a city located on Cape Ann in Essex County of Massachusetts.  It is a part of Boston’s north shore and it is a popular summer resort town.  You will find plenty to do here.  For the outdoor enthusiasts, boating and fishing is very popular here.

The striped bass fishing is excellent here with many charters also fishing for cod, haddock, bluefish, shark and tuna.  During the peak of the striped bass migration, the fishing can be awesome here and you don’t even need a boat for a chance to catch a giant.

Inshore Fishing

Inshore, striped bass are the most popular sport fish targeted in this area.  However, there are plenty of other fish you can catch inshore here.  Anglers target bluefish, sea bass, sea trout, flounder and sharks.  There are plenty of inshore waters here to target a variety of fish and when the striped bass are here in big numbers, you won’t have to go too far to find some hungry fish.

Nearshore Fishing

The nearshore reefs and wrecks are home to a variety of fish.  Anglers may find striped bass, bluefish, sharks, sea bass and other species too.  When the striped bass are in thick, you may find some boats targeting these fish nearshore in this area.

Deep Sea / Offshore Fishing

The Gloucester area gives anglers quick access to some good inshore fishing spots and some offshore spots too.  There are plenty of fish to target offshore in this area.  Whether you fish the reefs and wrecks or the open water, there are plenty of fish to target here.  Black sea bass, tautog, scup, pollock, cod, haddock, wolffish, halibut and sharks are some of the types of fish that you may find around the reefs or wrecks.  Some of the fish that roam the open waters in this region are tuna, mackerel, bonito and false albacore.

Surf & Pier Fishing

Striped bass are the most popular fish that are targeted here from the surf and the piers, however, you can also catch a variety of other fish such as bluefish, whiting, an occasional trout or even flounder.  During the peak of the striped bass migration, the fishing can be awesome from the surf in this area.    You can usually find plenty of anglers casting from the surf when the stripers are around.