Capt. Mike Hogan explains the advantages of fishing the new Hogy Slider for bluefin tuna when these fish are dialed in on topwater baits like halfbeaks, herring and mackerel.
Salty Cape Staff
When false albacore finally show up in numbers to chase peanut bunker and bay anchovies, it’s one of the most visually exciting fisheries Cape Cod has to offer. On a beautiful mid-September day in Vineyard Sound, we joined Capt. Jamie Simmons of Buzzards Bay Outfitters for one of the best days of albie fishing we’ve had all season.
This time of year, it’s not uncommon to find albies bouncing between silversides, sand eels, peanut bunker and butterfish all within a one mile radius. That’s why it’s important to be prepared to match the hatch depending on what kinds of bait you’re seeing pushed up out of the water.
Learning how to effectively fish rips from a boat is a critical skill for catching striped bass in Nantucket Sound. Learn boat positioning, casting and retrieve techniques from Capt. Mike Hogan in this video shot this week aboard the Everglades 243CC.
Some of the best striper fishing on Cape Cod so far this season happened last week in Cape Cod Bay. We were on the scene with Capt. Cullen Lundholm of Cape Star Charters on Wednesday for the afternoon bite to shoot our latest episode of Salty Cape TV. (6:06)
Capt. Dave Peros was fishing with Barney Keezell down the Elizabeth’s on Monday morning before stumbling across a decomposing right whale washed up on Nashawena Island.
After fishing all night off the Elizabeth Islands, Steve Hansel of Buzzards Bay Outfitters weighed in a 51.05 pound striped bass into the 2017 Martha’s Vineyard Bass & Bluefish Derby to take the #1 spot in the striper boat category.