TIDE, WEATHER, AND MOON EFFECTS ON NIGHT FISHING Moon Superstitions Demystified Many people are superstitious about moon phase productivity for striper fishing. What I have found looking at my log for the last several years of night fishing is I have no substantial difference in catch rate on a new vs. full moon. I also
The rumors are true: Stripers have returned to our home waters in Massachusetts. I’m certain this isn’t coming as news to many readers, but I thought it deserved some attention. Once water temps began to climb and bass were on the move, I started moving, too. The first couple trips were skunks. Early season, you
First of all, “Welcome to the Dark Side.” While, in the beginning, you will find yourself well outside of your normal comfort zone, if you stick with it, the reward will be catching large fish in relative solitude. Fishing at night is not the only way to catch large striped bass, but if you are
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.