Greg Vespe squid wisperer - Photo F

Greg Vespe of Tiverton,RI., nicknamed ‘The Squid Whisperer’, caught 25 gallons of squid last week.

The Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries has spotted 42 right whales in Massachusetts coastal waters, including four mother/calf pairs.

On May 5, 2022, the aerial surveillance team detected the whales. Aerial and acoustic surveillance has been conducted, identifying high densities of right wales in Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts Bay and the North Shore.

Dave Monti holds a captain’s master license and charter fishing license. He serves on a variety of boards and commissions and has a consulting business focusing on clean oceans, habitat preservation, conservation, renewable energy, and fisheries related issues and clients. Forward fishing news and photos to or visit