barnstable harbor fishing

Big tarpon caught on the fly rod

fly casting & fishing tips

A week ago I attend­ed the Wom­en’s Fly Cast­ing Clin­ic where I caught some new fly cast­ing & fish­ing tips. The clin­ic was spon­sored by Cape Cod Trout Unlim­it­ed and Oster­ville Anglers Club. Orvis Fly Cast­ing Instruc­tor Chris Kodor­da con­duct­ed… Read More »fly cast­ing & fish­ing tips

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 say… Read More »the sea­son begins

Welcome to the west…

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When oppor­tu­ni­ty knocks, the best plan is to answer, so wel­come to the west… Ear­li­er this month I was invit­ed to Ennis Lake, MT to do some fish­ing. Sound­ed like a good plan so I accept­ed. I had­n’t fished in fresh­wa­ter… Read More »Wel­come to the west…

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 Fish­ing Expo.… Read More »Spring is Show Time

Fall Fishing Vacation

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FALL FISHING VACATION FOR 2 Cape Cod’s famous BARNSTABLE HARBOR ‑2 Days of Fly and/or Light Tack­le Fish­ing — 6 hours each day ‑2 Nights Accom­mo­da­tion in our clean, com­fort­able & qui­et Bed & Break­fast ‑All Fish­ing Gear & Con­ti­nen­tal Break­fast Pro­vid­ed… Read More »Fall Fish­ing Vacation

Happy Campers

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A good day of striped bass fish­ing, per­haps not so much for this fish, but cer­tain­ly for the kids and the very hap­py Dad/Uncle/Grillmaster (not pictured).