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New England Saltwater Fishing Show | March 22-24

Ryan Collins

The New England Saltwater Fishing Show is the largest fishing show in the northeast. My Fishing Cape Cod will have booth #0825-0826, and we'll be there Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 

At our booth we'll be giving out free MFCC bumper stickers, streaming fishing videos, selling MFCC pencil poppers, canal bags, pre-order apparel, and more or less just hanging out.

It'd be great to see you, so swing on by!

Plus at the show you can always find some good deals on tackle and equipment, and there are lots of great vendors and interesting seminars.

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The 2019 My Fishing Cape Cod Group Fishing Trip Schedule

Ryan Collins

The Cape Cod saltwater fishing season is on the horizon, and according to the calendar, the start of spring is less than one week away!

This year we'll team up once again with captain Cullen Lundholm of Cape Star Charters, to provide you with an opportunity to experience some of the best fishing Cape Cod has to offer, at an affordable per person rate.

My Fishing Cape Cod group trips are a great way to meet new friends, learn new fishing techniques, and get on the water to areas all around Cape Cod. You'll have a great chance of catching fish, plus you'll learn firsthand from one of the Cape's most successful charter captains.

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Saturday May 4th My Fishing Cape Cod Meetup

Ryan Collins

Online registration for our first meetup of the 2019 fishing season is now open! 

During this meetup you will have an opportunity to meet and network with other members from MFCC. This meetup will be a great opportunity to build your personal fishing network. 

In addition either myself or another speaker(s) will share a brief presentation and lead a discussion about a topic which is "to be determined."

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New for 2019 | Cape Cod Springtime Vacation Packages

Ryan Collins

Cape Cod is a world renown vacation and fishing destination. However, the area can become quite busy and congested during the hectic summer tourist season.

This spring I am teaming up with a member of My Fishing Cape Cod who is offering an incredibly unique fishing/vacation opportunity at his private kettle pond property for readers of My Fishing Cape Cod.

For retirees or people who have the vacation time, a long weekend or week spent on the Cape during the spring "shoulder season" provides you with the same beaches, restaurants and beautiful scenery, but with more solitude, and far less traffic! 

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Trout Fishing Cape Cod’s Kettle Ponds | “Behind The Scenes”

Ryan Collins

In this episode, we go trout fishing in one of Cape Cod's numerous kettle ponds. These kettle ponds were carved out thousands of years ago by receding glaciers.

Not only are Cape Cod's kettle ponds gorgeous places for fishing and outdoor recreation, but the state of Massachusetts also stocks many of them with plentiful amounts of rainbow, brook, tiger and brown trout.

The filming of this episode began back in late October of 2017, and the episode originally aired during season #1 of My Fishing Cape Cod TV. However it was a very popular episode, and with trout season right around the corner here on Cape Cod, we figured now would be a good time to air it again.

The rest of this post will include extra information about good trout fishing spots on Cape Cod, and will outline some of the simple techniques we used during this episode, plus much more.

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Keepemwet® – A New Initiative We Can All Stand Behind

Ryan Collins

Research has shown that keeping fish in the water as much as possible goes a long way. Removing the fish from the water for a quick selfie photo can decrease the odds of its survival.

This year I'd like to promote a new initiative that I think we can all stand behind. I think the fish will benefit as well!

The objective of Keepemwet® is to the spread the word on the better handling of fish you are going to release. Keepemwet® is NOT in any way opposed to lawful harvest of fish for consumption. This is purely relevant to scenarios when fish are released.

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The 2019 Goose Hummock Seminar Series | This Weekend @ The Boat Show!

Ryan Collins

Show season is upon us, and one of the largest shows in the region, The New England Boat Show, is happening this weekend at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.

In addition to all the amazing boats which will be on display, our friends at the Goose Hummock Shops have created an award winning bulk display, essentially moving their entire shop into the store!

Team Goose has also organized an entire seminar series, including speakers such as Patrick Sebile of Ocean Born Lures. Seminars cover a wide range of topics from fishing the flats for striped bass, to bluefin tuna fishing. I will also be hosting a seminar which you can read more about below. 

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New England Boat Show Seminar (Sunday 11am) | Cape Cod: A Fishing Wonderland

Ryan Collins

Join me this Sunday February 17 @ 11am in seminar room B for "Cape Cod: A Fishing Wonderland" at the New England Boat Show! In this seminar I will take you month-by-month through a season of fishing Cape Cod. 

Learn what species will be available from shore and boat. Discover top locations and techniques for striped bass, bluefin tuna and more. Complete with high resolution photos and videos.

In addition, all those in attendance will have go home with free My Fishing Cape Cod bumper stickers, as well as a "cheat sheet" that contains extra information, locations and tips for fishing the Cape. Plus other surprise bonuses!

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Cape Cod Bay Safety Tips with TowBoatUS Cape Cod/Plymouth

Ryan Collins

Cape Cod Bay can be a great place to splash a boat. The fishing can be good, and during summer the predominant southwest winds don't create as much of a chop as they do in places like Buzzard's Bay or Nantucket Sound.

Of course there are still certain aspects of Cape Cod Bay that are important to consider - from a safety standpoint - before hitting the water. 

During the 2018 season captain Shawn Brule of TowBoatUS Cape Cod/Plymouth provided us with these boat safety tips for Cape Cod Bay, which you can watch by clicking play below.
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Behind The Scenes Of Episode #4 | Cape Cod Black Sea Bass Fishing With Team Goose

Ryan Collins

The black sea bass has become one of the most prolific fish species on Cape Cod, providing anglers with great sport and delicious table fare.

Black sea bass are relatively simple and easy to catch. They can be caught in Buzzard's Bay, Nantucket Sound, Vineyard Sound and Cape Cod Bay.

In this "behind the scenes" blog post, I'll share with you the locations and strategies Sam Brown and I used during the filming of episode #5 to catch big, beautiful, hard fighting and delicious black sea bass.

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Behind the Scenes of Epsiode #3: Fishing with My Mom

Ryan Collins

It was late summer on Cape Cod and we were in the midst of an intense heat wave. All week long the mornings had been greasy flat calm and the afternoons scorching hot. 

Leading up to the day of filming of episode 3, I had run several successful tube and worm trips on my boat the Miss Loretta. Not much else was working, as the fish were holding deep along the bottom in cool water, refusing to bite lures and even eels. 

When MFCC TV director/producer Shane Uriot called me during the early afternoon of September 3rd asking for my opinion about shooting an episode during this summer heatwave, I initially hesitated.

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Enroll In The New 2019 Cape Cod Fishing “Mastery” Courses

Ryan Collins

I hope your 2019 is off to a great start! It may seem like a longs way off, but the spring fishing season will be here before we know it.

Today I wanted to share with you an opportunity to enroll (for free) in my brand new 2019 Cape Cod fishing courses.

Right now I am offering 3 different courses. There is no charge, and all you have to do to get started is click a course below:

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Dorado & Small Yellowfin Tuna in the Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica [VIDEO]

Ryan Collins

The Golfo Dulce is a deep fjord in Costa Rica, which is home to roosterfish, mackerel, dorado, yellowfin tuna and many other sportfish.

During January of 2019 I visited this region of Costa Rica for the third time, and I brought down some members of myfishingcapecod.com with me to share in the experience.

On January 14 we hired a local commercial fishing captain and hopped onboard his panga boat. We set off to the edge of the Golfo Dulce and trolled with Rapala's for small yellowfin tuna and dorado. We even caught a few on poppers which was a rush!

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Dorado & Small Yellowfin Tuna in the Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica

Ryan Collins

It has been quite the adventure so far for myself, Lauren and several members of My Fishing Cape Cod here in Costa Rica! 

On Monday January 14 myself, Jane and Tom Simpson, and Tom Dromgoole headed out into the Golfo Dulce to target big dorado and small yellowfin tunas.

We hired a local commercial fisherman named Kincho who had built his own panga style boat. Kincho is a terrific fisherman and a super nice person. I have fished with him four times now and each trip has been an amazing experience.

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“Behind The Scenes” | Albie Fishing on My Fishing Cape Cod TV

Ryan Collins

Hope you enjoyed today's TV episode! If you missed it, then be sure to tune to NBC SportsBOSTON tomorrow (Sunday) at 9:30am for an episode replay.

Albies can be hot and heavy one day, and gone the next. Fishing wasn't easy during this episode, but we made the most of it! 

Regardless it's fun to be dreaming of fish and warmer weather while New England is getting blasted by an arctic polar vortex.

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