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Weekend Warrior: New moon, new you

This is the week, peeps. Listen, I know the fishing has been very hit or miss so far this season. But the new moon will continue bringing new schools of large stripers into our waters. It’s just about where they’ll show up. While I don’t want to contribute to the zoo that has been the Big Ditch […]

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Report: The cows have come home

Fishing is all about expectations. As we pulled away from the Gurnet to steam across the Bay, false dawn still hanging heavy in the air, with an empty livewell, my expectations were low. My low expectations for the day, it turned out, would end up being wildly wrong. The striper season has been hit-or-miss so […]

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Quick report: Stripers are here

In case you haven’t heard, we’ve got hungry stripers in our waters, folks. And more are pouring in every tide. Here’s what I saw this weekend: Bait, bait, and more bait in Plymouth Bay The amount of bait around Cape Cod is really incredible right now. Mackerel and Herring in Cape Cod Bay and pogies […]

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Report: Pre-season stripers in the rivers

In the beginning, there are rivers. These rivers, winding up from the sea into estuary grass and wooded shoreline, mark the hesitant start to our striper season. But it can’t just be any river. No, successful anglers (or, ‘sharpies’) hold these undisclosed grottos close to the waders. The secret of pre-migration striper fishing is well-kept […]

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