Fellow blogger Alex Bagdonas joined me for a guided trip on Cape Cod with guide Steve Kean. The original hope was to get into tailing fish at first light, but after an hour past false dawn with no tails in sight, Steve called an audible and took us to a channel edge for blind casting.
Fly fishing at night for striped bass is a very different endeavor. So, it’s really important to step a bit outside of the norm when designing night patterns. I want to share two proven patterns developed by Rich Murphy. If you fly fish for striped bass and don’t have Rich’s book, Fly Fishing for Striped