Barnstable Harbor Fly Fishihng

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

2 fly rods lined and ready for action

saltwater fly fishing

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As a Cape Cod Salt­wa­ter Fly Fish­ing Guide for more than twen­ty years, I have guid­ed hun­dreds of striped bass anglers aboard my 20’ cen­ter con­sole boat.  In those years my clients have been experts, novices, and every­one in between. … Read More »salt­wa­ter fly fishing

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

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 More… Read More »One More Cast

September Striper Blitz

Fall Striper Blitz

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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. … Read More »Fall Striper Blitz