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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, Podcasts

Joe Cordeiro talks Flatwings, Podcast

In this edition of the 7S Pod, Joe Cordeiro talks all things tying and catching stripers on Flatwing flies. We chat about estuary fishing strategies through the start of the season and Joe gives his pick for top Flatwing style to throw right now. Make sure to listen and subscribe on Spotify and Apple Podcast.

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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, 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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Blog, Gear and Tactics, Plymouth, Stripers

Tactics and Gear: 12 Tips for stripers in Plymouth/Duxbury Bay

While it may not hold the promise of big fish on every outing like some other popular Cape Cod Bay striper locations, the light tackle and topwater fishing opportunities in the Three Bays are spectacular, even world-class. The bay is dynamic and complex and features almost every type of striper structure that we find in the Northeast. It’s a totally unique location. And most importantly, it holds lots of striped bass.

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Blog, Long Reads

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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