In this video, Capt. Mike Hogan explains how he likes to deploy and troll his SI Squid Bulb Spreader Bars in the productive bluefin tuna grounds south of Martha’s Vineyard.
Learning how to effectively fish rips from a boat is a critical skill for catching striped bass in Nantucket Sound. Learn boat positioning, casting and retrieve techniques from Capt. Mike Hogan in this video shot this week aboard the Everglades 243CC.
The cool, clear waters of Monomoy make it one of the most unique places to fish for striped bass on Cape Cod. In this video, Capt. Mike enjoys greasy calm conditions and an excellent topwater and jigging bite, as well as gives a few tips for how to entice a bite when the fish are leader-shy.
This past summer, the Salty Cape crew and PhD researcher Willy Goldsmith headed south of Martha’s Vineyard to deploy satellite tags on spin-caught bluefin tuna as part of Willy’s research project for the Virginia Institute of Marine Science.
The 2oz and 3oz Epoxy Jigs are some of the more underrated lures fro striped bass, particularly those keyed in on Herring. Unlike with albies, Hogy Epoxy Jigs fed to stripers are fished a little slower. I personally Like to use these with 40lb braid and 40lb flouro leader.