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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, 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, Recent Reports, Stripers

Stripers in the time of Corona

These are strange times to be talking about fish. Our life for the foreseeable future is a jumbled mess of TBDs, depressing statistics, and undefined timelines. So, you’ll excuse me if all I’m thinking about is the arrival of marone saxatilis. Everything is an uncertainty right now. But one steadfast inevitability we can continue to […]

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Blog, Gear and Tactics, Stripers

Early Spring Striper lure and fly box

Can you feel it? It feels like it’s getting to be striper time. Let’s go catch some. Folks are split on whether or not this mild winter will drastically affect the migration of our striped friends. My thoughts? I don’t think we’ll be getting anything crazy like migratory fish the first week in April, but […]

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Blog, Fly Fishing, Recent Reports, Stripers, Trout

Weekend Warrior: Do you feel it?

Spring, that is. Spring is officially here. Well, actually, not officially, but you get the point. When those stocking trucks start-a-rollin’ you can’t help but feel like spring is rolling in too. Not to mention the veritable chorus of birds I’m hearing in the morning, the reports of scout herring in the runs, and whispers […]

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Blog, Podcasts

Anthony Cole on big bass and big flies, Podcast

In this episode, I chat with Anthony Cole, master of catching big bass on the fly rod. While gushing over the flies Anthony brought, we forecast the coming striper season on the Cape, chat about beast flies, and discuss the parallels between cooking and fly tying. But mostly, I just gush over the flies Anthony […]

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