It’s the bluefin tuna that are getting the attention of the handful of boaters who continue to work the waters from Nauset to Provincetown, with reports of increased numbers of fish between 40 and 60-pounds, perfect for spin and fly anglers.
The Big Ditch is back to fishing as opposed to just catching, with plenty of small bass around and enough larger fish to keep things interesting. The daylight hours have produced far more schoolies than anything else. Bruce recommended switching over to black/red jigs after dark when folks who understand the workings of the land cut have caught a good number of big fish.
It’s a little surprising that there haven’t been any reports of albies from Nobska to Falmouth Harbor, but that isn’t the case to the east. Waquoit Bay has had some really good schools of fish this week, particularly with a good outgoing tide.
Screaming drags, surface slashes, bait sprays — fall run false albacore fishing is one of the most visually and audibly pleasing fishing experiences on the East Coast. Here’s a selection of some of our favorite shots from the last year on Cape Cod.