Blog, Cape Cod, Recent Reports, Stripers

Weekend Warrior: The Run Begins

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 […]

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Fish Stories: Dumb luck

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 […]

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Blog, Podcasts

Jimmy Fee and Eddy Stahowiak of On the Water, Podcast

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 […]

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Past Report: October ebb tide

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.

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