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Barnstable Harbor Fishing Charters

Boat in fish caught picture of captain's view of the Jones Brothers Light Tackle Edition

Boat in Fish caught

Boat in, fish caught and the 2023 season begins! The day was gray, the wind still blowing from the northeast. It was time to launch the boat! All went smoothly with the newly rebuilt engine. Thank you Brian’s Outboards and… Read More »Boat in Fish caught

Picture of an engine block strapped into the back of a car

Your Motor is Toast!

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It’s never a great day when your outboard mechanic shakes their head and says “Your motor is toast!” Those were his words last November after a diagnostic test that revealed that three out of four cylinders on my 2005 Yamaha… Read More »Your Motor is Toast!

Lobster boat in front of Sandy Neck Lighthouse on Barnstable harbor

the season begins

The season begins with the first fish… After almost a week of strong steady easterly winds, the fog rolled in and the seas calmed. Many fisherman have their beliefs as to when the first fish arrive in the harbor. Some… Read More »the season begins

Barnstable Harbor Fly Fishing: A man on the bow of a boat fly 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

August Stripers

August Stripers

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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… Read More »August Stripers