In part four of our seven part series, Capt. Mike Hogan walks us through how to use a navigational radar in the fog to look for birds working the surface in a successful attempt at finding schools of false albacore in the waters surrounding Cape Cod.
Video: Spring Topwater Stripers on Middle Ground We filmed this a couple of years ago during the squid run…
Approximate Lat & Long: 41°30.6’ N, 70°41’ W Known for: Stripers in the spring and fall, topwater bluefish and albies…
Tips and tricks for seeking out yellowfin tuna south of martha’s vineyard and what to look for when seeking out active fishing grounds.
Capt. Mike Hogan and Sean Ruge of Riptide Charters headed off Provincetown, MA in mid-June to vertical jig and topwater cast for large striped bass to 40″ in length.
In this video, Capt. Mike Hogan explains how he likes to deploy and troll his SI Squid Bulb Spreader Bars in the productive bluefin tuna grounds south of Martha’s Vineyard.
Capt. Mike gives a few tips for trolling at Horseshoe Shoal including how best to jig the SI Perfect Squids, and how to drop back on fish if they’ve missed the hook.
6 things you need to know about the Fortier 30′.
The “Jiggin’ Troll” is one of the most effective techniques for catching stripers in the rips of Nantucket Sound. Learn how to perfect this approach from Capt. Mike Hogan.
In early August, Capt. Mike Hogan, Capt. Shaun Ruge of Riptide Charters and Willy Goldsmith of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science teamed up to conduct research for Willy’s PhD project regarding the post-release survival rate of bluefin tuna caught in the North Atlantic Ocean.
On November 1st, Capt. Mike and John Burns headed out from Sandwich Marina to chase reports of aggressive schools of bluefin tuna feeding on small butterfish, a great opportunity to catch 100+ pound fish on topwater spinning gear. Armed with Stella 14000Ws and Hogy Pro Tails, the crew aboard the Relentless have no problem finding, hooking up with and successfully landing large bluefin.