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Where to Fish in North Shore

Saltwater Marine Fishing Regulations Massachusetts Saltwater Fishing

Note:

Use of some ramps requires a fee or a parking sticker that may be purchased in advance. Some town parking facilities are limited to town residents only (RO) and noted where applicable. Fish and Game Office of Fishing and Boating Access (FBA) current or future facilities are italicized.

* indicates a shore fishing area. For more information visit the FBA website at: http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/dfg/fba/

Location

Jetties

Piers

Ramp

Site
Condition

Usable Tide

Salisbury

State Beach 3 Paved All

Amesbury

Town Landing Merrimac St. (RO) Paved All

Newbury

Newbury Town Landing (RO) Paved All

Newburyport

Cashman Park Paved All
Merri-Mar Yacht Basin Paved All
Ferry Landing Paved All
Water Street Cartop 1⁄2

Rowley

Perley’s Marina Paved All

Ipswich

Town Landing, East Street Paved All
Water Street 1 Paved All

Essex

Essex Marina, Dodge Street Paved All
Pike’s Marina, Main Street Paved All

Rockport

Granite Pier 1 Paved All

Gloucester

Dunfugin Landing Paved All
Corliss Landing Paved 1⁄2
Lanes Cove Paved 1⁄2
Long Wharf Paved All

Manchester

Town Hall Paved All

Beverly

River Street Paved All
Water Street Paved All

Danvers

Popes Landing Paved All

Salem

Kernwood Bridge Paved All
Winter Island Paved All
Willows 1

Marblehead

Causeway Paved 1⁄2
Riverhead Beach Paved 1⁄2

Lynn

DCR Pier/Route 1A 1
Lynn Municipal Ramp Paved All
Blossom St.
DCR Playground Paved All
Seaport Landing Marina 1

Nahant

Town Wharf Paved All

Saugus

Fishermen’s Outlet Paved All

Winthrop

Shirley Street Paved All

Boston

Castle Island 1 1
Charlestown Navy Yd. at Pier 4 1
Puopolo Park
Charles River Res.
Commercial Street 1

Dorchester

Rainbow Park, Commercial St.