Blog, Recent Reports, Uncategorized

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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Blog, Recent Reports, Uncategorized

Weekend Warrior: Is it time?

With the temps suddenly reaching typical summer levels, the big bass are finally beginning to show up. And show up they will. The plan this weekend is to find these larger fish, whatever the cost. Whatever it takes! However much gas we have to burn, we’re going to get it done. A reminder: we’re ramping […]

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Long Reads, Uncategorized

Fish Stories: Dumb luck

Riley Libby We left Maine just after 11 and drove through the night. The highway was dark as we crossed into Massachusetts. The floor was already littered with empty monster cans. It had been a long day at work prior to leaving and the plan to take a nap never materialized. At this point, we […]

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Gear and Tactics, Uncategorized

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, Recent Reports

Fish Stories: Kayak Rescue and Fishing Karma on the Cape Cod Flats

*This story originally appeared in the January 2018 edition of On the Water Magazine. A thought usually jolts through my head as I stare blinking and blurry-eyed into the deafening light of my iPhone after three hours of sleep on those early season, early morning wake-ups: Man, I hope something happens during this fishing trip that makes the sleep deprivation worth it. The thing is, it doesn’t even […]

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Long Reads, Uncategorized

Tactics and Gear: Fly fishing

Listen, I’m by no means a #flygod (although someday I will be). In the timeline of fly rod immortality, I’m a mere babe. But I’ve put enough time in where I can preach the steps to becoming a respected angler on the river or flats. Before my acceptance of the fly gods, the old and the […]

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