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Five locations for big stripers in Cape Cod Bay

As long as you’re fishing, you have the chance to catch a big bass anywhere in Cape Cod Bay at any given point throughout the season. But, if you’re going for personal bests, you need to focus your efforts on locations where you have the largest probability of running into a school of large bass. […]

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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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Weekend Warrior: The Last Waltz

It’s feeling like the end of something. This weekend, we’ll most likely get our last decent weather window to target some buzzer beater stripers. We’ll be out there, but I’m not sure what to expect.   This has been a year of just that. I’m working on a season reflection now, but the patterns of […]

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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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Report: Stay fly

You always need a plan. Sure, catching stripers–especially of the large variety–is almost always the primary goal. You can say “I really want to catch a big bass on the fly” or “let’s try for stripers tossing spooks around structure .” These are great plans. But last week, when Todd of Dupe a Fish, Geoff […]

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Fish Thoughts: Truck Day and Countdown Season

The Pats won in a fashion that most likely had Bill Belichick VERY HAPPY well past the four-hour threshold. There’s your analysis. Last night scrolling through Twitter, adrenaline still pumping through my brain, someone tweeted a picture of a truck with a Sox logo on it. “Truck Day,” it said. What a stupid thing, I […]

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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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