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Striped Bass, Tuna, and Great Whites! | July 20th Podcast

Kevin Collins

Hello and welcome to another edition of the​ 2018 My Fishing Cape Cod podcast! This episode was recorded earlier today (Friday July 20th) and we have a ton of exciting news to share with you.

In this podcast you will get the latest fishing reports from all over Cape Cod, including some of the offshore action that's been heating up recently. 

As always we are joined in this podcast by MFCC founder Ryan Collins. Additionally, Sam Brown of the Goose Hummock Shops in Orleans and Dennis makes his return to the podcast!

Unfortunately, our good friend Jeff Miller from Canal Bait & Tackle won't be able to join us this week, however we look forward to hearing from him again soon!

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Mediterranean Inspired Cape Cod Bluefish

Lauren Collins

I'm not sure if I'm alone on this subject, but when the blues start to show up, my mind starts to scramble about all the ways I can cook it so as not to taste the strong flavor and oiliness of blues.

When prepared correctly, bluefish can make for a really delicious and nutritious meal, and today I have a brand new recipe to share that'll knock your socks off.

One thing I have learned about bluefish is that the smaller the fish, the lighter the flavor.  If you happen to catch a larger blue, then that's great!  But you might find yourself with a more intense fishy flavor.

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4 Little Known Secrets About Fishing Plymouth Bay

Ryan Collins

One can only imagine how good the fishing must of been in Plymouth Bay when the Pilgrims first arrived in 1620. In fact, General William Bradford even wrote that it was possible to walk across Plymouth Bay on the backs of striped bass. 

The early settlers even fed 3-4 foot long lobsters to their pigs. It’s my understanding the Pilgrims would walk the beach after storms and pluck huge lobsters (which would today fetch $36/pound)  from the sand and then feed them to livestock. 

Fortunately the fishing in Plymouth Bay is still very good. I’m sure the numbers of fish can’t compare to 400 years ago when the Pilgrims arrived, but overall the bay still presents a fantastic fishery with lots to offer the ambitious angler who is up for doing some exploring. 

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Win a “Fall Run” Cape Cod Surfcasting Trip!

Ryan Collins

Start a membership before September 1st and be automatically entered to win a fall run Cape Cod surfcasting trip with me! 

The winner will explore and fish a beautiful and remote section of beach here on Cape Cod with myself and another member from MFCC, during either September or October (whatever works best for your schedule).

I can't guarantee "trophy fish" but I can guarantee a memorable experience. Even if the fishing is slow, we will still be able to explore one of the Cape's most beautiful and wild places, and you will learn a lot.

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Striped Bass to 50+ Pounds! | July 13th Podcast Report

Kevin Collins

Hello and welcome to another addition of the My Fishing Cape Cod podcast! It's been a beautiful week here on Cape Cod -  both the weather and the fish have been cooperating.

The recent summer heat has not slowed down the fishing one bit. In fact, many areas on Cape are holding both big bait and big bass, among other species.

As always we are joined in this podcast by MFCC founder Ryan Collins and Jeff Miller of Canal Bait & Tackle. In addition, we have a brand new guest calling in from Lower Cape Cod - Shawn Fitzmaurice of the Goose Hummock.

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Bringing the Mojo Magic to Cape Cod

Phil Howarth

The concept of the Mojo rig has been around for a long time, and Mojos have been fished extensively from Chesapeake up to New Jersey.

I feel Mojos are going to be a big hit on the Cape this summer. They have proven to be deadly for catching big stripers, because Mojos mimic the large bait fish which jumbo bass find irresistible.

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Yellowfin & Bigeye Blitzes @ The Canyons

Kurt Saraceno

We left the Nantucket Boat Basin at 3:00am on July 4th for a day trip to the canyons. The weather forecast called for winds less than ten knots and a 3-5 foot swell.

Unfortunately on the way out, the fog made for some interesting navigation and it took us a little longer to get out to this canyon which we intended on fishing.

At around 6:00am, our 36' Yellowfin Rumble pulled up to the tip of the canyon. We throttled back, swung out the outriggers, and deployed the spread, which you can learn more about below.

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Fishing East Of Chatham During July

Ryan Collins

During the heat of summer on Cape Cod, the waters east of Chatham are deep and cold, especially compared to the shallow and warm waters of Nantucket and Vineyard Sound.

Not far offshore the bottom drops off considerably and depths of 100 feet are located within just a few miles of the beach. A strong and swift ocean current mixes cold water and nutrients, attracting a melting pot of different species of fish, mammals, sharks and birds. 

I first fished east of Chatham when I was in my early twenties, and compared to other areas of the Cape, the waters east of Chatham are still relatively new to me. However in the past decade I’ve learned a lot about the fishery (and the fog).

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60 Bass From The Beach

Ryan Collins

Nighttime is the right time for stripers during July! Back on July 1st, two members of MFCC and I experienced an epic bite fishing from shore here on Cape.

In this report I'll share with you the story of this trip, while also providing as many tips and details about the best tide, lures, and other advice for finding and catching stripers from shore this month on Cape Cod.

To view every little detail of this report, please make sure you are logged-in to the My Fishing Cape Cod website with your username and password. If you are not yet member, then you can still access a lot of this report (or you can sign up as a member and get full access).

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Friday July 6th Cape Cod Fishing Report

Kevin Collins

Hello and welcome to the 10th episode of the 2018 My Fishing Cape Cod podcast. This episode was recorded a mere 2 hours ago, in an effort to ensure we provide you with the freshest intel for this upcoming weekend.

In this podcast you will learn how the fishing has been the last 24 hrs at the canal and in various locales throughout Cape Cod. 

As always we are joined in this podcast by MFCC founder Ryan Collins and Jeff Miller of Canal Bait & Tackle. Plus this week we welcome a new special guest to the show, captain Phil Howarth who is co-owner of the Goose Hummock Shops in Orleans and Dennis.

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