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, Cape Cod, Stripers

Weekend Warrior: April Again

It’s April again. You know what that means, right? Freezing cold fishing trips, numb fingers, leaky waders, and fishless days, all in the name of trying to get a head start on the striper season. Doesn’t that sound like fun!? I think it does. But there are other options for us this month if you […]

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Blog, Cape Cod, Funny Fish

Week(end) Warrior: Well Al-bie!

Albie fishing, as anyone who has targeted the little torpedoes from hell for any number of seasons knows, will eventually give way to “albie casting.” This is how I felt last week in the flat calm, boat traffic-riddled Upper Buzzards Bay, as the albies casually crashed around us and completely ignored every offering we threw […]

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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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