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...