Elizabeth Islands

The Elizabeth Islands are a legendary striped bass and bluefish destination. The rocky coastline provides excellent habitat for large stripers, and the abundance of bait that holds down the Islands all year long makes it easy to find pods of topwater fish accompanied by birds.

Fishing Reports & News

North Atlantic right whale washes ashore on Nashawena Island

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.

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Woods Hole #460

Approximate Lat & Long:  41°30.6’ N, 70°41’ W Known for:  Stripers in the spring and fall, topwater bluefish and albies…

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November Schoolies in Woods Hole

November Schoolies in Woods Hole   In November, the waters just off Woods Hole filled up with thousands of small…

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Latest Video


Captains Mike Hogan and Nat Chalkley troll Woods Hole for big stripers in early June.

Filmed June 11, 2015


In this video, Matt Rissell and Ian Crowley head out after dark towards a few rock piles off the Elizabeth Islands in search of fall run action. After only a half an hour, hooked into a 41" fish. Fighting against the current and on light tackle made for some of the most exciting striper fishing of the season.

Filmed September 29, 2018


Captains Mike Hogan, Shaun Ruge and Terry Nugent dial in on the early September albie bite off Falmouth, MA.

Filmed September 1, 2015


It's the little things in life that can be so good sometimes. On this November afternoon, Salty Cape staff chased an invasion of schoolies around Woods Hole with their fly rods.

Filmed November 11, 2016