Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Buzzards Bay

4.9

Barnstable County, MA

Place public
Water Salt
Depth 92 ft.

If you're planning to go fishing at Buzzards Bay, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the Barnstable County area. These regulations are in place to protect the environment and ensure a sustainable fishing experience. Before you cast your line, it's crucial to familiarize yourself with the rules and boundaries governing fishing in this area, as well as the specific regulations applicable to Buzzards Bay.

You can find detailed information about the fishing regulations and legal requirements by consulting local authorities and resources in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States of America. This knowledge will help ensure a responsible and enjoyable fishing trip at Buzzards Bay.

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Fish Species to Catch in the Buzzards Bay, MA

While you're at it, don't forget to check the fishing regulations at Buzzards Bay to understand the specifics of catching each fish in Massachusetts.

There are countless Buzzards Bay fish species to lure and explore on your next fishing trip. Every fish has its own set of rules and requirements that you must follow. Each fish species is subject to unique regulations, including fishing seasons, size limits, possession limits, and more.

Explore the fishing regulations for Striped bass, Black seabass, Scup, Tautog, Summer flounder, Bluefin tuna, Yellowfin tuna and others, as of July 8, 2024, to ensure you are in compliance with the latest rules. To view regulations for a different fish species, please select your preferred species from the list.

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Striped bass

#Popular
Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

1

Max size

31"

Min size

28"

Measurement

Total length

Prohibited methods

Spears

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Black seabass

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Regulation

Season

Opened from May 19, to September 05; from May 19, to September 08.

Bag limit

4

Min size

16.5"

Measurement

Total length

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Scup

Regulation

Season

Opened from April 30, to January 01.

Bag limit

30

Vessel limit

150

Min size

10.5"

Measurement

Total length

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Tautog

Regulation

Season

Opened from March 31, to January 01.

Bag limit

3

Trophy limits

>21" (1 fish)

Min size

16"

Measurement

Total length

Above are just a few of the species found in Buzzards Bay. However, for complete information about the rules for fishing in Buzzards Bay you can use the Fishbox app. Fishbox is your trusted assistant, providing detailed regulations for 9 species of fish in Buzzards Bay.

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Fishing Spots Near the Buzzards Bay

Must visit the following nearest Buzzards Bay fishing spots on your next fishing trip to extend the fun.

4.6

Barnstable County, MA

10 hot spots

4.4

Bristol County, MA

6 hot spots

4.7

Plymouth County, MA

10 hot spots

4.8

Bristol County, MA

7 hot spots

4.5

Norfolk County, MA

5 hot spots

4.3

Norfolk County, MA

4 hot spots

4.2

Suffolk County, MA

10 hot spots

4.8

Middlesex County, MA

7 hot spots

4.2

Middlesex County, MA

6 hot spots

4.7

Worcester County, MA

4 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Buzzards Bay

  • Cotton Cordell 6 inch Pencil Popper, Sebile 9 inch Slow Sink Magic Swimmer, 6 - 9 inch Unweighted Black Slug-go's are three of the most productive lures for fishing at Buzzards Bay.
  • Rocky points of the bay are great for striped bass fishing.
  • July and August are the best months to target striped bass.

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