Blog, Cape Cod, Fly Fishing, Long Reads

On the seventh day, there were stripers

I had checked this beach on six consecutive days, watching the fall bounty of peanut bunker stack up in the bubble weed and the seabirds meander along the shoreline, picking at shells and eelgrass. Three of the six days, I found fish—micro stripers gliding through the shallows chasing singular baitfish and shrimp. On the other […]

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Blog, Cape Cod, Podcasts

Capt. Dave Peros talks Fall Run Fising, Podcast

In this episode, we chat with Capt. Dave Peros, On the Water and Salty Cape columnist and local guide. We review our 2021 striper season, wax poetic about the Fall Run, get some schooling on how to catch more albies on the fly, and talk about how you should always lie to your friends about […]

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Blog, Podcasts

Capt. Ray Jarvis talks Fall Run Fishing, Podcast

In this episode, we chat with Capt. Ray Jarvis of Salt of the Earth Sportfishing about preparing for the Fall Run. We also compare our seasons so far and talk striper and albie strategies around Buzzards Bay and the Elizabeth Islands. There’s lot of great info in this one, especially if you frequent the locations […]

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Blog, Recent Reports, Stripers

Weekend Warrior: Here tuner, tuner, tuner

It’s been a week! I don’t say this often, but folks, I’ve got the tuna bug. Slowish and inconsistent striper fishing around my inshore haunts has forced me into other pursuits. Regardless of your affliction, the fishing is pretty good considering it’s mid-July and peak dog day season. Football season In case you haven’t heard, […]

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Blog, Recent Reports, Uncategorized

Weekend Warrior: Big fish on the mind

After a very disappointing start to the sixth month, things got real hot hot hot. I mean, we were partying like it was 2015 out there. Big bass showed up all the old reliable spots gorging on huge schools of sand eels, mackerel, and herring. Since then, things have quieted down some. In the place […]

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