Outer Cape Fishing Report – June 22, 2018

Other than small bass up inside Pleasant Bay and along the backside beaches, things have been pretty quiet along the lower stretches of the outer Cape. Paul Newmier at Blackbeard’s in Eastham reported that plug fishing has been working on schoolies at pretty much every beach from Nauset to Wellfleet; Bombers, Daiwa SP Minnows, and Al Gag’s Whip-it Fish are lures that Paul recommends.

Up around Truro, it’s the same story: small bass from shore, with one major difference – the big schools of big bass that are being caught from the Golf Balls up to P’town. Both topwater plugs and metal jigs are working well, but carrying a selection of Hogy SE Barbarian jigs is a good idea since they present a larger profile, which can make a difference when the sand eels are thick and you need something to get a fish’s attention.