By - 8/8/17 - 8:20 am

Herring on the move. Photo by MyRWA.

The Mystic River Watershed Association reports volunteers counted 40% more herring swimming up the river to spawn at the Mystic Lakes this year than last year. Read more.

By - 4/28/17 - 1:52 pm

Governor Baker, Secretary Beaton and local elementary school students stock Jamaica Pond with trout

In what has become an annual tradition for governors of the Commonwealth, Charlie Baker went down to Jamaica Pond yesterday to join with local school kids and City Councilor Matt O'Malley to restock the pond with fish.

Moby Carp lives!

By - 5/5/16 - 7:31 am

Jamaica Plain News recaps yesterday's annual trout release at Jamaica Pond.

By - 7/21/15 - 10:13 am
Giant white fish of Jamaica Pond

As I walked around Jamaica Pond this morning, I spotted the Leviathan: The fabled giant white carp of Jamaica Pond. It moved at a stately pace along the bank (near that weird bench you can't actually sit on) before slowly turning and moving into deeper water.

By - 6/19/15 - 10:50 am

The Mystic River Watershed Association ponders all the dead fish floating to the top of the Mystic of late, concludes it's probably a natural phenomenon, unrelated to either possible oil spills or low amounts of oxygen in the water: Read more.

By - 7/31/14 - 9:16 am

Striped Bass feeding frenzy at Boston Long Wharf

On Tuesday at Long Wharf

By - 5/22/14 - 6:40 am
A man and his bass

Christian Ilsey shows off the striped bass he caught yesterday on his boat out of Jeffries Point.

By - 9/10/13 - 2:47 pm

The Globe's David Ryan posted a photo of something very finny sticking out of the water in Pleasure Bay today as a wind surfer circled it.

By - 2/13/13 - 2:21 pm

Fish heads

Local lad at Shaw's on Hyde Park Avenue has fun with fish heads.

By - 5/21/12 - 12:22 pm

Fishing on Plum Island

Tim Mouradian provides proof the stripers are back at Plum Island.

By - 3/30/12 - 10:04 am

The Neponset River Watershed Association tweets that smelt were spotted yesterday in Quincy's Gulliver Creek, heading up the Neponset on their annual spawning run. Like the alewife, the smelt are anadromous, which means they live in the ocean but return to fresh water to spawn.

By - 2/20/12 - 2:16 pm

The Globe reports a rare sturgeon's been spotted swimming up the Charles.

By - 11/15/10 - 8:39 am

Good Morning Gloucester posts photos of a rare golden sea robin, which is not something you'd ever want to have in your dreams.

By - 7/1/10 - 6:42 pm

Ladybug's Leaf looked down from a bridge over the Muddy River in the Back Bay Fens yesterday and spotted a pair of fish.

By - 6/10/10 - 11:31 am

Bob took some video of the large stripers in the water between Long Wharf and the Aquarium - and how they beat a frustrated duck to the hunks of bread he threw to them:

By - 4/7/09 - 1:10 pm

Steve Garfield provides a video report from today's annual re-stocking of Jamaica Pond:

Featured in the video is Ken Simmons, Chief of Hatcheries, State Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz, and a big brown trout.

Last year:
Is Deval Patrick floundering?

By - 11/22/08 - 11:03 pm

Carolyn Grantham, raised in a place that knows from fish and chips, explains why she won't be returning to the Battery, an allegedly authentic fish-and-chips place that recently opened on Washington Street in Brighton Center:

... Look, I don't claim to be a frying expert. I know it takes practice to be able to turn out perfect fish and chips every time. But there are hundreds, if not thousands, of practitioners in the UK who have figured it out. And until The Battery gets it right, it's upholding the myth that British cooking is bad. ...

By - 10/18/07 - 7:18 pm

David Ertischek was riding his bike through the Arboretum when he spotted a guy and two girls using buckets and nets to move fish from the drying up little ponds by the roses to a larger pond with more water.

By - 5/9/07 - 8:46 pm

Legal Sea Food has launched an online animated clip showcasing the stars of their raw bar: