I can’t wait for the sunny days, warmer temperatures, and fun times fishing! On this first official day of spring 2018 and the fourth nor’easter in the last couple weeks bearing down on us, we’ve been busy coordinating just some of what is required for the 2018 season. The last couple weeks have been busy coordinating the new boat coming up from North Carolina, purchasing all of the required licenses, preparing the safety gear and equipment for the boat, and starting the process of collecting the tackle we’ll go through this season. I’ve been busy at the flying desk getting all of the bases covered for when out on the water and trying to entice picky stripers and albies.
If you’re anything like me, you’re going crazy with the cold temperatures and most of the stripers gone already. Don’t despair though, there are plenty of opportunities to fly fish in Massachusetts (and close) all winter long – no matter how cold it gets! Here we’ll go over some of the locations and tactics you
Between the wind, rain, and fluctuation temperatures – it’s taken some will power and tough people to want to get out and find the fish. Luckily for us we were able to find someone willing to brave the wind and rain and get out on some fish! The fall run is in full effect and
We’re excited to announce the flats skiff is done and officially in service! She has been dubbed “Gumbo” and is the first of the microskiffs we’ll be building to do flats fly fishing guided trips. Her maiden voyage was the 7th and let me tell you, that boat is a fish magnet! In the couple
Fly fishing for striped bass and bluefish in the Boston and Cape Cod area is an exhilarating experience. Almost anywhere you can find water with any type of structure, ledge, disturbance, or even in some cases just straight flat sand – there will likely be stripers and potentially bluefish waiting to ambush your fly. There
Decided to take a break from guiding and travel to head down to the cape with the family for Father’s day. With a toddler running around, I only got a couple hours of fishing total across the weekend – but they ended up being pretty productive! Saturday morning I decided to explore some new spots
Nothing gets the adrenaline pumping like watching a fish blow up on your topwater lure or fly. The same rush that attracts freshwater trout fly anglers presenting dry flies also attracts saltwater anglers targeting stripers. Here are some tactics, lure/fly selections, and presentations that are deadly for topwater action with stripers or bluefish. Light Tackle:
If you’re anything like me, once the fall striper run is over you start to experience fishing withdrawals. This is the perfect time to brush up on your freshwater trout fishing in one of the many available rivers in the central and western parts of Massachusetts, or go up north and there are countless rivers,