October 17, 2022

Thank you to the 25 teams of anglers who participated this past weekend in The "24hr Grind" My Fishing Cape Cod Surfcasting Tournament. Many of the teams fished for 24 hours straight! ⁠⁠Based off reports, it seems like there are a lot of striped bass roaming Cape Cod's beaches, inlets ...

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The Results of the “24 Hour Grind” Surfcasting Fishing Tournament!
September 9, 2022

In today's podcast we speak with Ryan Collins of My Fishing Cape Cod who is fresh off the most epic morning of striper surfcasting he's experienced all year long. Ryan also updates us on "the week that was" around MFCC, including albie fishing from shore and the kayak, as well ...

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Surfcasting for Stripers is on Fire | September 9th Podcast
July 15, 2022

This post was originally published on October 15th, 2020.Personally the Darter might just be my favorite plug to fish in the surf.Identified by their distinct slope-headed profile, and their unique action in the water, the darter should have a place in every New England surfcasters' bag. Darters are an ideal plug ...

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How To Fish Bottle Plugs & Darters For Striped Bass
December 29, 2021

This post was originally published in December of 2018.During the 90's I would sometimes hear stories about winter striper fishing and people catching holdover striped bass during the winter on Cape Cod. Being just a kid at the time, and not having tools like Facebook at my disposal, these stories ...

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Winter Striper Fishing and Holdover Striped Bass Secrets
September 24, 2021

Fishing from shore is a passion for many members of My Fishing Cape Cod. If you've ever visited the 2021 Surfcaster's thread in the forum, then you know what I'm talking about!So when Mike Marcus (who goes by @StriperMadness in the forum) approached me about organizing a surfcasters' tournament, I quickly ...

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The 2021 My Fishing Cape Cod Surfcasters’ Tournament
June 21, 2021

Summertime has arrived on Cape, and night fishing for stripers from the beach will be more effective than fishing during the day. Beach fishing at night for stripers is not for everyone, but I enjoy it a lot. Being in nature underneath the stars is what I enjoy most. The ...

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Night Fishing for Stripers from The Beach
June 2, 2021

MFCC InternDespite the recent stretch of less-than-stellar weather, local ocean water temperatures have pushed into the mid 50’s, and striped bass fishing along the Massachusetts coastline is yielding consistent success, with larger fish being caught more frequently by the day. Most notably, migratory fish in the 30 inch range and ...

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This Week’s Top Catches | June 2, 2021
June 1, 2021

The wind was howling and the rain was coming down in sheets this past Saturday afternoon. Nevertheless I could not resist an overwhelming urge to head down Cape and do some surfcasting. I pulled my truck into the parking lot and was greeted by a chilly 30 mph wind out ...

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Fishing the Memorial Day Weekend Nor’ Easter
January 23, 2021

*This post from 8-year MFCC member Dex Chadsey was originally published in December of 2016. We figured now would be a good time to re-publish this post, because all the information is still very relevant to striper fishing in 2021. I'd been hearing about how successful Daiwa SP Minnows could be ...

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How To Keep Your SP Minnow From Damaging Small Fish
January 20, 2021

As the middle of winter settles onto Cape Cod and New England, I find that myself and many other anglers are already looking forward to new fishing possibilities in 2021! Although the past year has been long and tumultuous at times, many of us in the angling community (from welcomed ...

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Striped Bass Fishing on the South Shore of Massachusetts | 2020 Season-in-Review
December 19, 2020

I have fished for striped bass from shore using bucktail jigs for as long as I can remember. When I was a kid, I would often cast bucktail jigs from the beaches of Cape Cod Bay before and after school. Bucktail jigging is a technique that's been used on Cape Cod ...

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3 Simple Tips For Catching Stripers From Shore On A Bucktail Jig
December 3, 2020

Wind knots are a common issue that frustrate all levels of anglers. A wind knot refers to a tangle in the fishing line that prevents someone from casting and retrieving effectively. Wind knots generally occur anytime you have line twist where the line going through the rod's tip is slower ...

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Wind Knots – Causes & Solutions