September 28, 2021

During the fall on Cape Cod big fat bluefish often invade places inside Cape Cod Bay, the canal, and along the Outer Cape.Below is footage from recent "speed trolling" for bluefish trips I went on with my dad on September 22 and 23. 👇If you look close at the video ...

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Speed Trolling for Big Bluefish
January 13, 2021

Bunker spoons often catch the largest striped bass in a given area. If you want to target the cows, then consider trolling spoons. I first trolled bunker spoons off Cape Cod when I was 18 or 19 years old. Most of the stripers I have caught trolling bunker spoons have ...

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Getting Started With Trolling Bunker Spoons
December 20, 2020

Note from Ryan: This post was originally published in March of 2013. Today I've gone ahead and re-published this article with updated information, videos, photos and links to additional helpful resources here on My Fishing Cape Cod. In many Cape Cod fishing spots, you know if striped bass are being ...

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How to Catch Striped Bass when Everyone Else is Getting Skunked
December 14, 2020

Back in September of 2018, my mom Kathy and I headed out onto Cape Cod Bay for a morning of tube and worm trolling.During this trip I used my sonar to locate the schools, and then I trolled one tube and worm fished on lead core directly through the center ...

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Tube & Worm Trolling for Big Stripers with My Mom
July 18, 2020

The tube and worm is a highly effective striper fishing technique, especially on Cape Cod during the heat of the summer. All my life I have enjoyed trolling tubes throughout Cape Cod, both during the day and during the night. Over the years I've had success with the tube and ...

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Striped Bass Attacks Tube | Never Before Seen Images
August 5, 2019

Captain Steve LearyWingman SportfishingThere is no doubt each time I engage folks in conversation related to fishing with wire line, I brace myself for the standard onslaught of old or newer more “colorful” expletives related to using that “x*&%#>@” crap!Sure, I’ll admit wire is not very forgiving if not handled ...

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How To Fish With Wire Line On Cape Cod
July 23, 2019

Garet Suomala Hello My Fishing Cape Cod. ??  Garet Suomala here with another interesting Cape Cod fishing adventure to share with you. So sit right back, and you will hopefully enjoy this adventure. Something really cool happened to me back on June 10. I was fortunate enough to be invited ...

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My Experience Filming An Episode Of My Fishing Cape Cod TV
January 29, 2019

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 were scorching hot. Leading up to the day of filming of episode 3 I had run several ...

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Behind the Scenes of Epsiode #3: Fishing with My Mom
July 12, 2018

Phil HowarthThe 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, ...

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Bringing the Mojo Magic to Cape Cod
August 22, 2017

Ryan Collins Not surprisingly, the old reliable tube and worm continues to work for myself and my crews as we inch towards the end of August. The tube and worm can be a lethal addition to your arsenal, especially if you primarily fish Cape Cod during daylight hours. There is just ...

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Tube & Worming the “Dog Days” of Summer
August 10, 2017

Ryan Collins Some people think trolling tube and worm for striped bass is boring, and I understand the reasons why.However for me, trolling the tube is exciting. Tube and worming is also one of the most effective ways to catch big bass on Cape Cod during the heat of August.  Oftentimes when trolling ...

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How to Troll Tube & Worm on Cape Cod
December 10, 2016

Ryan Collins So far this December, in my annual search for the elusive holdover striped bass, my best success has been realized via kayak. In particular, trolling from the Hobie kayak has been hands down the most effective strategy for locating and catching holdover stripers.  This is the technique I used ...

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Trolling For Holdover Stripers On Cape Cod