False Albacore & Bonito

August 29, 2021

During this trip I went albie fishing for the first time this season aboard my boat the Miss Loretta.  Joining me for this trip was My Fishing Cape Cod member Brian Blair, and my old college buddy Sean Kelly.

Hundreds of Albies and WE STILL CAN’T HOOK UP!

August 27, 2021

This post was originally published on August 19th, 2019. With catches of albies now being reported inside our forum, I figured now would be a good time to re-publish this post. Ryan CollinsFalse albacore usually show up in good numbers throughout Cape Cod and the Islands beginning in early September. Personally I have not encountered any

Fly Fishing For Albies 101

August 5, 2021

Now that August has arrived, many anglers have begun thinking about albie fishing on Cape Cod again, so I figured now is a good time to republish this article about albie fishing Cape Cod from shore. On Cape Cod and throughout southern New England, one of the best areas to find albies from shore are inlets

Albie Fishing Cape Cod from Shore

August 29, 2019

Ryan CollinsSpanish Mackerel are here in the waters surrounding Cape Cod & the Islands. If you are unfamiliar with Spanish Mackerel, they are a colorful and delicious fish that I usually encounter when I am fishing during the winter in Costa Rica.The Spanish Macks in Costa Rica get quite large and can be caught from boat

Spanish Mackerel Have Arrived On Cape Cod

August 27, 2019

Ryan CollinsThis past Friday August 24 myself, captain Cullen of Cape Star, my dad, and MFCC members Justin Demers and Brian Blair met at 6AM to go hunting for albies off Cape Cod. The original plan was to go fishing for bluefin tuna, but with winds out of the north we knew the tuna grounds would

False Albacore Have Arrived On Cape Cod

March 19, 2018

Ryan Collins In this seminar presentation I will take you through a full season of fishing on Cape Cod.  You will learn how and where to target big stripers, tuna, albies and other species from Cape Cod’s many inlets, bays, jetties, harbors, beaches, estuaries and of course the canal. This seminar includes more than 80

How To Make The Most Of Your 2018 Cape Cod Fishing Season

October 17, 2017

Ryan Collins I arrived at the beach this morning, about twenty minutes after the sunrise.As soon as I parked my car I noticed several birds dive bombing bait on the north side of a nearby rock jetty. Instantly I ran down to the water – no time for waders! At first I thought all the

Cape Cod False Albacore | From the Jetty

September 7, 2017

Ryan Collins False albacore may just be the hardest-fighting inshore fish species on Cape Cod – and September just happens to be the prime month for targeting them.If you have never caught an albie before, then you will be in for a treat when you finally do! Below is a video preview of our newest

Are You Ready For Albies?

August 20, 2017

Ryan Collins This weekend we encountered hundreds of diving birds working over fast-moving Atlantic Bonito, which just arrived here on Cape Cod.On Saturday my friend Jay Mazzola, my wife Lauren and myself, hit the water together in search of these speedsters. It was not long until we found dozens of terns and other seabirds diving into the

Bonito Have Arrived On Cape Cod

September 14, 2016

Ryan Collins 48 hours ago I encountered the most epic albie feeds of my life while fishing off Cape Cod, in the hobie kayak from Sturgis Boatworks. Throughout this memorable day I watched at least one thousand albies as they fed all over the surface. I saw fish as large as 12 pounds go flying

Albies are Everywhere!

September 3, 2016

Ryan Collins Yesterday myself and a group of MFCC members headed out at sunrise in search of the first false albacore of the season. By no means was the action “lights out” but based on reports I feel we did pretty well, catching a total of 4 albies and seeing many more on the surface. The

Albies Have Arrived

September 6, 2015

Albies have been coming within reach of surfcasters and anglers using small boats or kayaks, so I recently decided to splash the Hobie and try to chase them down.I must say I had one heck of a time keeping up with the fish! This 4+ minute video report recaps the entire experience.​ Click below to view.​

Chasing Albies via Kayak

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