My friends and I spent years spring fly fishing the Vineyard from shore and boat. We would target by boat the back side of Menemsha pond,a huge saltwater inlet,that held stripers from 30" to cows stacked up like cord wood in the shallows warming themselves. These bass will hold in the pond for weeks until the shoreline warms and then we fish the beaches around the Island. You can still take good fish and hit some great blitzes but my friends and I agree that the fishing has been harder than years ago when the fish were more predictable as to where and when to fish. If you are a fly fisherman you would love sight fishing Menemsha pond from late May to early June for those big stripers. Contact guides with boats or better yet call COOP'S BAIT AND TACKLE for a good guide.
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MENEMSHA BEACH This part of the beach turns on at dusk and at dawn like clock work but some time it can be an all night blast.
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04/14/10 09:41 PM
MENEMSHA DOCK We call the dock "the aquarium" because the lights attract bait fish which attract huge stripers. you can catch fish all night if you got the fly they want. I've caught over 70 fish in a night here. 04/14/10 09:41 PM
MENEMSHA BEACH This is the far end of the beach that is very rocky but the water is very clear and huge stripers will swim around the huge bolders looking for a meal. 04/14/10 09:41 PM