June 19, 2024

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 (and ...

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3 Simple Tips For Catching Stripers From Shore On A Bucktail Jig
June 15, 2024

This post was originally published in September of 2020 and has been updated for the 2024 season.Needles rank as one of the most versatile plugs in the surf casters arsenal, and they are simplistic in design.For all intents and purposes, a needle is simply a weighted, tapered plug of wood ...

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How To Fish Needlefish Lures For Striped Bass
May 31, 2024

Cape Cod Bay has some of the most expansive sand flats in all the world. If you look on Google Earth, you can clearly see shallow water sand flats running from Barnstable Harbor east, all the way to Eastham, and then north to Wellfleet.The flats of Cape Cod Bay are ...

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Fishing The Flats Of Cape Cod Bay During June
May 30, 2024

The spring saltwater fishing season is really starting to heat up, and members of MFCC have been reeling in some awesome fish. In this post, we'll take a look at some very impressive surf caught striped bass from this past week.All of these catches were originally posted in the 2024 ...

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Top 6 Surf Caught Stripers | May 17-May 30
May 19, 2024

Estuaries and marshes have always been early-season hot spots for several important reasons. First, the water in estuaries can be 10 degrees warmer than the ocean. Second, many estuaries are home to herring runs.The month of May can be a great time to fish Cape Cod's numerous marshes and estuaries. ...

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Fishing Cape Cod’s Estuaries from Shore for Springtime Stripers
May 7, 2024

Come meet people who love to fish the beach at our 5th annual Surfcasters' Meetup!The meetup will take place from 8am-10am this Saturday May 11th at Sandy Neck Beach in Barnstable. This a free meetup that's open to My Fishing Cape Cod members as well as the general public.You'll also ...

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The May 11th Surfcasters’ Meetup & Casting Competition
April 23, 2024

In the world of fishing, where the quest for the perfect tackle setup never ends, the My Fishing Cape Cod community has established a new marketplace that’s become a valuable resource for anglers of all levels.Fishing gear accumulates, whether it's the impulse buys from the latest tackle sale or the ...

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How to Sell (or swap) Your Gear on My Fishing Cape Cod
April 11, 2024

It's still super early in the season to be fishing for stripers.  The first migratory schoolie striped bass of the year probably won't show up for another three weeks.Nevertheless, yesterday afternoon I felt that familiar "itch" to head out and give striper fishing a try regardless of the fact that ...

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Fishing Wareham for Holdover Stripers
January 24, 2024

In this post I am going to share with you some ideas, tactics and secrets that I think will help you experience success winter striped bass fishing much quicker than I did!If you are looking to learn about how to catch holdover striped bass during the winter, then this blog ...

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Winter Striper Fishing and Holdover Striped Bass Secrets
December 30, 2023

*This report and accompanying comments were first shared inside our private members' forum.On a cool December 27th night my headlight cuts a winding path through the foggy dark for what may very well be my last hopeful trip of the year.Gearing up quickly and quietly, I grab my rod and ...

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Chasing “The End”
November 16, 2023

A couple of weeks ago I shared this blog post about some of the amazing catches My Fishing Cape Cod members shared this season inside our private forum. Since publishing that post, anglers inside our forum have chimed-in with more of their own personal bests caught from the surf this ...

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More 2023 Personal Bests from the Surf!
November 6, 2023

This past season I went fishing twice with MFCC member Calvin Toran-Sandlin. During both trips we fished gnarly rock strewn areas. I'll write up a full post about the experience as soon as I can, but in the meantime I wanted to share a little video footage from our first trip ...

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Lures & Gear for Fishing Cape Cod’s Boulder Fields from Shore