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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Blog, Podcasts

Jamie Howard talks ‘Running the Coast,’ Podcast

In this episode, we talk with Jamie Howard of Howard Films about his film, Running the Coast. We chat about the inception and process of creating the only film about stripers, the cast of characters he met along the way, and of course, the absurdity, insanity, and sleeplessness of the striper migration. Listen on Spotify […]

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Blog, Recent Reports

Weekend Warrior: Catch the (migration) wave

It’s an albie weekend. Again. We’re going to get some fly albies. Will they cooperate? Probably not. But I’m going to keep trying and trying and trying again until we get one to eat, because that’s the definition of insanity. Is this a wise decision—the decision to ignore our striped friends and a possible season-best […]

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Blog, Recent Reports, Stripers

Weekend Warrior: A different animal

The fall run is chaotic, fickle, wild, urgent. All of those adjectives and about a million more. Our fishing “runs” are typically predictable. There are patterns and templates to be followed. In the spring, we generally know, within a week or two, when and where the stripers will show up. During the doldrums, we have […]

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