I was really psyched for the weekend of June 15 to 17. On June 15 to 16, there were high tides of 12.1 feet. On June 17, it was 11.9 feet. Since the marsh level is about 10 feet, this meant that two feet of water would be above the marsh. In terms of water
I have received several requests on making my synthetic version of Rich Murphy’s Conomo Special. I am going to cover critical steps on the technical components and give some belly, body and wing material recommendations. But, feel free to customize. Materials: Gamakatsu SL12, 6/0 EZ Body, pearl, in extra-large Black nylon thread EP Fibers, olive
I had five striper trips planned on consecutive days from May 31 to June 4. I was targeting the “peak dawn” period when we want to be on the water both around two hours after high tide and at first light, a coincidence that takes place every two weeks on the new and full moons.
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.