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Nantucket Fishing



Nantucket Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Nantucket, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Atlantic Herring

  2. Atlantic Herring

    There is a 71.12% catch rate for Atlantic Herring, based on 5781 Atlantic Herring counted.

    Nantucket Atlantic Herring Counts Chart
    Atlantic

    ENLARGE NANTUCKET ATLANTIC HERRING COUNTS CHART


  3. Silver Hake

  4. Silver Hake

    There is a 15.52% catch rate for Silver Hake, based on 1262 Silver Hake counted.

    Nantucket Silver Hake Counts Chart
    Silver

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  5. Winter Flounder

  6. Winter Flounder

    There is a 5.73% catch rate for Winter Flounder, based on 466 Winter Flounder counted.

    Nantucket Winter Flounder Counts Chart
    Winter

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  7. Alewife

  8. Alewife

    There is a 3.62% catch rate for Alewife, based on 294 Alewife counted.

    Nantucket Alewife Counts Chart
    Alewife

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  9. Blueback Herring

  10. Blueback Herring

    There is a 2.05% catch rate for Blueback Herring, based on 167 Blueback Herring counted.

    Nantucket Blueback Herring Counts Chart
    Blueback

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  11. Atlantic Cod

  12. Atlantic Cod

    There is a 1.3% catch rate for Atlantic Cod, based on 106 Atlantic Cod counted.

    Nantucket Atlantic Cod Counts Chart
    Atlantic

    ENLARGE NANTUCKET ATLANTIC COD COUNTS CHART


  13. American Shad

  14. American Shad

    There is a 0.32% catch rate for American Shad, based on 26 American Shad counted.

    Nantucket American Shad Counts Chart
    American

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  15. Spiny Dogfish

  16. Spiny Dogfish

    There is a 0.15% catch rate for Spiny Dogfish, based on 12 Spiny Dogfish counted.

    Nantucket Spiny Dogfish Counts Chart
    Spiny

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  17. Flounder

  18. Flounder

    There is a 0.05% catch rate for Flounder, based on 4 Flounder counted.

    Nantucket Flounder Counts Chart
    Flounder

    ENLARGE NANTUCKET FLOUNDER COUNTS CHART


  19. Atlantic Mackerel

  20. Atlantic Mackerel

    There is a 0.02% catch rate for Atlantic Mackerel, based on 2 Atlantic Mackerel counted.

    Nantucket Atlantic Mackerel Counts Chart
    Atlantic

    ENLARGE NANTUCKET ATLANTIC MACKEREL COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 17 species of fish and 8129 fish counted for February around Nantucket.

To date, there are 136 species of fish and a total of 555182 fish counted for Nantucket and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 10/1/1841 (183 years).

Last Update: 2/24/2024 5:42:15 AM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Nantucket are the following:

  1. wreck-3141


  2. RUTH E. MERRILL


  3. wreck-3134


  4. wreck-3138


  5. Collier Ledge G


  6. wreck-3124


  7. wreck-3117


  8. wreck-3126


  9. wreck-3123


  10. wreck-3078


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Top Nantucket Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Mon-Tucket Charters Inc


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