Fall Striper Blitz

Fall Striper Blitz

Fall Striper Blitz As a fish­ing guide there are so many ques­tions asked.  A favorite ques­tion is, “What’s the best time to fish for in Barn­sta­ble Har­bor?”.  One of the answers to that ques­tion is dur­ing the Fall Striper Blitz.  “When is the Fall...
September Fishing

September Fishing

September Fishing The calendar may still read August, nevertheless, September Fishing is here.  The birds are all over the harbor, chasing schools of striped bass and making their mark on all of the boats moored in the harbor. Barn­sta­ble Har­bor fly fish­ing...
August Stripers

August Stripers

Cape Cod Bay is “lighting up” with August Stripers! There are some days when I get to go out on the boat and I don’t go fish­ing.  I call them “beach days”.  With out of town guests in tow, a beach day was had on Barnstable’s “west bar”.  Swim­ming,...
July Fishing & Beach Picnics

July Fishing & Beach Picnics

July Fishing It’s here!  July fish­ing is for the birds, I mean it’s the sea­son to look for the birds.  Birds mean fish!  Fish mean fun.  Come fish with Salty Fly Cape Cod and enjoy Barn­sta­ble Harbor’s sum­mer fish­ing.  Fish balls, sand...
A Fly Fishing Guide’s Busman’s Holiday

A Fly Fishing Guide’s Busman’s Holiday

So when the phone rings, and the voice on the oth­er end says “I’m a guide” and I’m won­der­ing if you have any avail­abil­i­ty tomor­row morn­ing for a “Busman’s hol­i­day”, the answer has to be YES!  At least it has to be yes when the voice is that of Eric...
Really Back In Action

Really Back In Action

After and before the north­east­er, we got a nice day on the water cast­ing at div­ing birds and slurp­ing stripers.  Most of the fish were on the small side, but a cou­ple of “rea­son­ably” sized fish showed up includ­ing this 30 inch­er, It was a good day on...
Back In Action

Back In Action

After a long win­ter of repairs and replace­ment parts, the Gravy is back in the water and rid­ing high.  In fact, she can now reach a top speed of 43 mph, a pin­na­cle that she he hasn’t reached in many years. As for fish­ing, that’s the goal.  Barn­sta­ble...
Pretty Fly Taking a Ride

Pretty Fly Taking a Ride

  This fly was real­ly just along for the ride as today was an atyp­i­cal live-bait day orches­trat­ed by my friend Bran­don. Nev­er­the­less, today’s first super hot day felt like a mid-July day with the stripers down deep on the bot­tom.  No sur­face...
Spring Fishing

Spring Fishing

Spring fish­ing is around the cor­ner, how­ev­er, if you go out­side today you’d won­der why.  It’s chilly.  And windy.   Oh yeah, that’s a Cape Cod spring. The whales are in the bay.  Right whales in record num­bers.  The her­ring are...
Gravy undergoes a Renovation

Gravy undergoes a Renovation

As many of you know, last spring my fuel tank went bad.  Last sum­mer I ran the boat with a 12 gal­lon portable fuel tank.  There were many trips to the fuel dock as 12 gal­lons of gas was enough for two trips, but not enough for two trips and peace of mind....