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.
How much do you know about these cinder worm hatches? People don’t talk about them much, except for those of us who chase after them, sometimes successfully. They are worms one- to three-inches in length of various colors (pink, orange, brown, etc.). They swarm on the surface of the salt ponds in Rhode Island and