Salty Cape Blog

The days are long and the Stripers are close. With early mornings and late sunsets, it is very easy to fish around your work schedule. With kids still in school and sports in full crank, easy access is definitely a good this.

We go through a lot of gear over the course of the year at Salty Cape. Whether it’s the various…

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.

This year marks the 71st Derby, a fishing event that was first started as a promotion to increase business for a new ferry line to the Vineyard. A public relations man, Nat Sperber, is credited with coming up with the idea of the Derby.

Capt. Dave Peros’ shares a few tips for evaluating your gear at the beginning of the new season.

6 things you need to know about the Fortier 30′.

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.

Personal Floatation Devices are absolutely essential for almost all fishing activities and are your first line of defense if things…

For shore anglers the second most important gear purchase they will make (beyond their rod and reel) are waders. There…

Proper handing and bleeding techniques will help you present the best quality tuna to your table. For school sized tuna,…

Unlike inshore fishing, there’s not a whole lot of structure in blue water. Other than a few contour lines you…