On the Water announced yesterday that they are changing the structure of the long-running Striper Cup, eliminating all weigh-ins from the format. With this move, OTW will look to move toward a catch and release-focused tournament model. “There is not a single prize in the 2019 Striper Cup that requires an angler to keep a […]Read more
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 […]Read more
Targeting stripers from the kayak was my first love; cruising and sightfishing the flats, drifting softbaits through the rips, trolling the tube and worm, chasing schools of blitzing bass on the outgoing tide.Read more
This week, we chat with Ryan Collins, founder of My Fishing Cape Cod. We talk about how to become a successful striper angler if you’re just getting started, the importance of being a social fisherman, and the striper season on Cape Cod in review.Read more
Lucky for us, a mass of school-sized fish invaded the waters off the backside and on the Bank in the past week or so. Those who could get out in the October chop found plenty of blitzing bluefin.Read more
Success in October is a narrow beam of light. Urgency. Last round. You don’t have to leave but you probably should before the month is over, because the bass are few and the weather is usually less than ideal.
We press out into the full moon night with two hours of darkness ahead of us. It’s muggy for October and the boat pushes soundlessly through the water; dirty yellow circus lights from the powerplant to the starboard, clean moonlight refracting the still water to the port.Read more