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Weekend Warrior: Don’t think Twice

Quick little update for you stripers fiends this Friday afternoon (what day is it, really?). We’ve reached the point in the spring run where making the decision as to where and when to pursue stripers can be panic inducing. We are paralyzed by the thought of choosing a spot and choosing wrong. I’m feeling that […]

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Blog, Podcasts

Joe Cordeiro talks Flatwings, Podcast

In this edition of the 7S Pod, Joe Cordeiro talks all things tying and catching stripers on Flatwing flies. We chat about estuary fishing strategies through the start of the season and Joe gives his pick for top Flatwing style to throw right now. Make sure to listen and subscribe on Spotify and Apple Podcast.

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Blog, Cape Cod, Recent Reports

Weekend Warrior: Steady as she goes

Not much changed this week for those of us keeping ever increasing tabs on the movements of our striped friends. But I’m not complaining. The status quo, in this case, is a good one to maintain. Bass 22″-26″ are still blitzing just about every tide in Buzzards Bay, along the Southside, and along the beachfronts […]

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Blog, Cape Cod, Fly Fishing

Weekend Warrior: Look at all those chickens

And by chickens, I mean feeding, dive bombing, screeching birds. Thousands of them! This week, the bait fuse was lit across Buzzards Bay, the Southside, and Cape Cod Bay. And of course, waves of migratory bass followed. We really have two major size classes all the way from Buzzards Bay to Boston right now– 22″ […]

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Blog, Cape Cod

Weekend Warrior: Gettin’ ready to get down

I know I’ve been saying this every blog post. But things are going to blow up this weekend. For real this time. Warm nights, heavy South winds, and big tides are the harbingers of the arrival. And we’ve got all three. Schools of stripers–big schools–are going to be arriving in the Cape Cod area in […]

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Blog, Stripers

Weekend Warrior: This feels like the beginning of something

The first verse of striper season begins with silence and a subtle, increasing hum. Then, two words whispered through trusted circles of fishing buddies, shared on fishtagram pages and across fishing forums threads: they’re here. The stripers are here. How long have we waited to hear or utter those two words? How many cold nights […]

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Blog, Fly Fishing

Fly of the Month: Mitchell’s Dancing Minnow

April’s Fly of the Month Club is brought to you by Dan Wells. I wanted to start by saying I consider myself an “adaptive” fly tier not an “innovator”. All of the flies I have created that are “new” are all from blending together elements of existing patterns that I have learned from “innovative” fly […]

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