It may not feel like Fall quite yet, but signs of “The Run” are starting to creep in. But before we talk about what’s to come, let’s go back a bit. A few weeks back, on the new moon of course, big bass came through the canal. Again. This time they were on mackerel. Pretty […]Read more
Fishing is figuring out the little things. Every once in a while–maybe once a season if you’re lucky–one tiny thing clicks that helps you understand how to catch stripers more consistently.Read more
I’ve got a serious yearning for a big fish or two. I need to see some cows blasting mackerel with their big broom tails. I need to hear that Baitrunner scream. I need that Doc plug to get inhaled. I need it man! Buck striper season hasn’t exploded in the past few weeks like we’ve […]Read more
Riley Libby We left Maine just after 11 and drove through the night. The highway was dark as we crossed into Massachusetts. The floor was already littered with empty monster cans. It had been a long day at work prior to leaving and the plan to take a nap never materialized. At this point, we […]Read more
We are right now only days away from the first migratory bass reaching the Cape. DAYS! It could be this weekend. Not to mention haddock season opening up on Monday, largemouths putting their pre-spawn feeding bags on, and trout. Oh trout. Let’s just say the trout curse is alive and well in Seven Stripes land. […]Read more
In this episode, I chat with Jimmy Fee and Lunchbreak Eddy of On the Water Magazine. Over a couple beers at the Fishermen’s View, we talk about spot burning and social media, working the dream fishing job, and Eddy gives up the exact location of his secret white perch spot. You won’t want to miss […]Read more
Success in October is a narrow beam of light. Urgency. Last round. You don’t have to leave but you probably should before the month is over, because the bass are few and the weather is usually less than ideal.
We press out into the full moon night with two hours of darkness ahead of us. It’s muggy for October and the boat pushes soundlessly through the water; dirty yellow circus lights from the powerplant to the starboard, clean moonlight refracting the still water to the port.Read more