If there are plenty of fish in the sea, then Nantucket is the place to catch them. Whether you’re on the water or at its edge, wetting a line is a wonderful way to relax, contemplate, and, if you’re lucky, feed your family and friends. Our waters are home to a myriad of species like fluke, bluefish, black bass, bonito, but the draw for most anglers on this island is the striped bass.
Dr. Sarah Treanor Bois Director of Research & Education at the Linda Loring Nature Foundation On Nantucket, we are fortunate to have an amazing sport fishery suited to everyone from the newest anglers to seasoned “old salts.” Whether you’re interested in a good fight on the line or feel inspired […]
Leaving the Crowds Behind
~ by Robert P. Barsanti ~ I think we forget how little land Nantucket actually has. If you nibble the sandy, pointy ends off, the island stretches barely fifteen miles across and four miles. Further, the island’s streets, sidewalks, and stores aren’t designed for the 60,000 people that move into […]
Gray Seal Population: Plague or Pleasure?
• by Sarah Teach • For many Americans, seals are little more than a childhood memory of a visit to the zoo. But for residents of Nantucket Island, the blubbery marine mammals are quickly becoming a topic of discussion saved only for trusted company. At the core of a growing […]
Insider Tips #4
Our Fourth installment of insider tips is an assortment of our staff favorites: Fishing for Stripers It’s striper season, and we love to go surf fishing from the gentle waters of Dionis Beach. Last time we did that, we ended up with two huge stripers and we cooked ’em up […]