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 “Huf” Hufnagel...
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 the water...
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 Harbor...

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 action to speak of but...
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 making...
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....