CAPE COD FISHING HOW-TO RESOURCE CENTER
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There’s nothing better than finding a pod of tuna in open water and having it all to yourself. But, I have noticed over the years how focused anglers have become on reports seemingly to a point where it might be counterproductive. Here are a few thoughts on how anglers can ditch the reports on and invent their own bites.
The Sand Eel jig is a particularly deadly sand eel imitation. It has replaced the classic diamond jig for many anglers in Cape Cod Bay and Monomoy Shoals. It can be fished fast or slow while jigging but it is also an effective casting lure. The jig can be used on tuna, stripers and albies depending on how you rig it.