Fishing Reports

Boat on Trailer with Car

The Stripers Are Coming…

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Ok, I could­n’t resist. Mass­a­chu­setts’ Patri­ots Day that cel­e­brates my famous ances­tor is right around the cor­ner. And yes, the stripers are com­ing very soon. The slip fees are almost ful­ly paid, the boat is get­ting a fresh wax job… Read More »The Stripers Are Com­ing…

Man on a sand flat fly fishing

Fly Fishing and COVID-19

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Fly Fish­ing and COVID-19 Fly Fish­ing dur­ing the year of COVID-19, like every­thing else in our lives, will like­ly be dif­fer­ent than in past sea­sons.  What exact­ly that means, is yet to be deter­mined.  Of course, you are “social dis­tanc­ing” … Read More »Fly Fish­ing and COVID-19

Clouser flies on a fly tying table

fleas and flies

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It’s that time of year, fleas and flies both find their way to the boat. Some of the flies are invit­ed, the fleas… not so much. They aren’t actu­al­ly fleas, but they are small dark bugs that attach them­selves to… Read More »fleas and flies

Spring is Show Time

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Spring is Show Time! Spring is Show Time for fish­er­men across New Eng­land. Next week is the Rhode Island Salt­wa­ter Show in Prov­i­dence, and the fol­low­ing week­end, it’s Red Top! Last week­end I spent two days at LL Bean’s Spring… Read More »Spring is Show Time

One More Cast man casting

One More Cast

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One More Cast Fish­er­men are the quin­tes­sen­tial opti­mists and dream­ers.  It real­ly is as sim­ple as that.  Every cast has the poten­tial to catch the biggest fish ever, the biggest fish of the sea­son, or just any old fish.  One… Read More »One More Cast

Barnstable Harbor High Tide

Highest Tide Ever!!!!!

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High­est Tide on A Cold Winter’s Storm They called the storm a “bomb cyclone”.  I don’t even think they gave the storm a name.  It was a win­ter hur­ri­cane!  And it came on a very high tide. I pre­pared in… Read More »High­est Tide Ever!!!!!