Cape Cod Canal

The Cape Cod Canal is one of the most famous striped bass fisheries on the east coast. Depending on the tide and time of year, fish to 40 pounds can be caught here by casting topwater plugs or jigging metals out into deeper drop-offs in the Canal.

Fishing Reports & News

Cape Cod Canal Updated Fishing Report

Regulars at the canal who are putting in their time at night fishing eels or jigging have been picking up some nice fish. The albies continue to add some excitement to the fishing in the land cut. Any pushed of bigger bait into the Ditch would have occurred already. 


Cape Cod & Islands Fishing Report – May 3, 2019

Capt. Dave Peros reviews the schoolie striped bass action so far this season on Cape Cod.


Cape Cod Canal Fishing Report – October 18, 2018

This week the Canal has had two dominant scenarios as far as bass go: smaller fish on top in the morning, while larger stripers have been caught by folks jigging on the bottom or fishing live eels at night. Many of the Canal regulars are concentrating on the waters around the west end, but midweek there were some quality fish caught on jigs around the Mussel Bed.