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Giant Bluefin Tuna off Cape Cod | MFCC Podcast

Kevin Collins

Hello and welcome to another episode of the 2018 My Fishing Cape Cod podcast! This episode was recorded earlier today (Friday September 21st) and we have a ton of exciting news to share with you.

In this podcast you'll get the latest reports on the relatively slow striped bass bite, and the great bluefin tuna and "funny fish" bite.

As always we are joined in this podcast by MFCC founder Ryan Collins and Jeff Miller of Canal Bait & Tackle. In addition we have our usual offshore contributor joining us this week - Sam Brown of the Goose Hummock.

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Recent My Fishing Cape Cod Derby & Giveaway Winners

Ryan Collins

Over the past week we've had two new winners from the derby, as well as a recent giveaway. 

Both of these guys will go home with new lures to try out this fall, plus one of them will also go home with a canal plug bag, jigs and more!

We are having a blast here on My Fishing Cape Cod running these giveaways and contests, and it makes me happy to send out free gear and prizes to our fans and members. 

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4hr Battle with Cape Cod Bluefin Tuna on Spinning Rod Ends in Heartbreak

Ryan Collins

This past Sunday I found myself miles offshore, surrounded by bluefin tuna, as I fished with captain Cullen Lundholm of Cape Star Charters and two year MFCC member Aaron Permlutter.

We had numerous shots at big fish throughout the morning, but the tunas were being finicky, and were not easily fooled. In addition, dense fog was at times making it difficult to find and stay on the fish. 

Yet whenever the fog cleared, we saw tunas crashing and jumping out of the water. Seeing fish of this size busting on the surface as they chased bait at max speed really got the adrenaline pumping!

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New BoatUS Discount Code for MFCC Members

Lauren Collins

We are always looking for ways to make membership to My Fishing Cape Cod more valuable.

Today I am very excited to announce a new BoatUS discount code for existing and new MFCC members!

If you own a boat or have access to the use of a boat, then definitely take advantage of this deal! Please read on to learn more.

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Albies Have Arrived on Cape Cod | Podcast Report

Kevin Collins

Hello and welcome to the ​20th episode of the 2018 My Fishing Cape Cod podcast! ​It's hard to believe that we've already done twenty episodes this season as we approach the Fall months. ​However, there's still loads of great fishing ahead in the coming weeks!

In this podcast ​we have reports of a sudden influx ​of false albacore into Cape Cod waters, tuna just to north of Cape Cod, and a slow but steady striped bass bite. 

As always we are joined in this podcast by MFCC founder Ryan Collins and Jeff Miller of Canal Bait & Tackle.​ Additionally, we​ have MFCC Derby coodindator Ryan Turcotte joining us to provide a full update on the derby. ​We have shifts in the leaderboards, great prizes, and plenty of time left to fish this month​. 

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JoeBaggs Swarter Giveaway!

Ryan Collins

All throughout this season we have been hosting giveaways here on My Fishing Cape Cod, and today I am pumped to share with you this new giveaway for a set of JoeBaggs Swarter swimming plugs!

If you are looking for a simple way to catch striped bass from the beach, then these Swarters are for you.

Please read on to learn how you can enter this giveaway, and to also learn more about Swarters and how I recommend fishing with them.

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Brown Shark Fishing On Cape Cod From Boats

Ryan Collins

On the evening of Wednesday September 5th I met up with My Fishing Cape Cod members John Malloy and Shane Uriot, to do some shark fishing from my boat the Miss Loretta.

It was a picturesque late summer Cape Cod evening, with a refreshing southwest wind and beautiful sunset. I had a melancholic feeling in my gut, as I began to realize that fall (and stormier weather) is right around the corner.

By 6:00pm I had launched the boat, and the guys had all the sharking gear in order and ready to go. I put the engine in gear and began heading south through one of Cape Cod's most scenic and tranquil bays, en route to the brown shark grounds.

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Striped Bass Sensory Perception As It Applies To Anglers

Brian McCarty
MFCC member

With all the different variables in fishing, how do we know what techniques or tackle works best? To produce better results, we must first understand how the striped bass views the underwater world. By understanding its’ sensory perception, we can fine tune our fishing to be more successful on the water.

Sensory perception of the striped bass can be examined in three categories; vision, sound detection, and smell/taste. Before going any further, it is important to explain that “sound detection” is used loosely to characterize vibrations the striped bass can detect in addition to touch/feel (i.e. water temperature). Smell and taste are unanimous by anatomical design.

Striped Bass function primarily on instinct - reactive to stimuli - due to a complex nervous system and simple brain. They have nostrils which are used for smell rather than breathing, and an abundance of internal/external receptors, which integrate both smell and taste, among other things. The nerve tract for smell, taste and sound detection are well developed, yet their visual cortex is relatively small. For this reason, striped bass rely heavily on their smell, taste, and sound detection - more so than their vision.

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The Fall Run is Here! | MFCC Podcast Report

Kevin Collins

Hello and welcome to ​another episode of the 2018 My Fishing Cape Cod podcast! This episode was recorded earlier today (Friday ​September 7th) and we have a ton of exciting news to share with you. 

​It's hard to believe we're already through the first week of September, and at the start of the Fall run. Right now anglers have a variety of species available to them including stripers, bonito, albies, and tuna.

As always, we are joined in this podcast by MFCC founder Ryan Collins and Jeff Miller of Canal Bait & Tackle. ​Additionally, we have Sam Brown of the Goose Hummock Shops in Orleans and Dennis providing a detailed offshore fishing report. 

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And The Winners Are…

Ryan Collins

Over the past couple of weeks we have been running two separate giveaways here on My Fishing Cape Cod. The winners of these giveaways have now been randomly selected.

The first giveaway was for a “Fall Run” Cape Cod surfcasting trip with me. There are two winners of this trip.

The second giveaway was for the Portarod fishing rod storage system. There is one winner of the Portarod. Please scroll below to see who won.

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