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Cape Cod Black Sea Bass Fishing Is “On Fire”


Kevin Collins

Weekly Podcast Host

Hello and welcome to another edition of the My Fishing Cape Cod Podcast, here on myfishingcapecod.com.

This is episode #4 of the 2019 podcast season. For me at least, it's hard to believe that it's already almost June!

First up on this week's show is MFCC founder Ryan Collins, followed by our usual cast of characters from the Goose Hummock, Canal Bait & Tackle and Eastman's Sport & Tackle.

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Fly Fishing For Stripers On Cape Cod Remains Productive

Ryan Collins

So far this season I've had great luck on the fly rod. Fly fishing Cape Cod this spring for striped bass has been a ton of fun!

All my life I used spinning gear, but so far this year most of the stripers I've caught have been hooked on a 9 weight fly rod.

For me, catching stripers on the fly requires much more concentration, technique and skill, than spinning tackle. 

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New Environmentally-Friendly Plug Giveaway!

Ryan Collins

Poombah Plugs is on a mission to help eliminate plastic and other toxic elements, by constructing their lures out of environmentally materials. Their packaging is also biodegradable. 

The mission of Poombah Plugs is to lead in the production of quality lures using materials that will have less of a harmful impact on our oceans and marine life.

I'd like to preface this giveaway by saying I am not sponsored by Poombah Plugs - I just really like their mission statement!

Today I'd like to share their mission by launching a new Poombah Plugs giveaway here on My Fishing Cape Cod.

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Sweet Chili Scallops with Collards & Bacon

Lauren Collins

Succulent, delicate and meaty scallops are transformed into little pieces of candy, seared and glazed, then served up with savory Carolina rice and quick cooking collards and bacon.  There is just no telling how you'll ever save any for leftovers. 

As part of my weekly summer recipe series, I'm really excited to share this recipe with you!

I don't suspect many of you will be heading out scalloping after reading this post, unless you have a giant boat made for scalloping, so maybe this isn't necessarily a "catch and cook" type of recipe, but more so a recipe to enjoy a locally caught and in season delicacy to support your local fishermen.  

We have so many scalloper boats here on Cape Cod, and just like oysters, chances are the sea scallops you buy from the fish market were caught in these waters.

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The First 40in Striped Bass Have Arrived

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Kevin Collins

Weekly Podcast Host

Welcome to the third episode of the 2019 weekly My Fishing Cape Cod podcast.

Today you will hear from our usual cast of characters reporting on how the fishing is around Cape Cod and the Islands.

You can get all the latest updates by listening to this podcast, or scroll below to learn more about what to expect. 👇

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The Cape Still Has Plenty Of Scup, Tautog & Sea Bass!

Ryan Collins

This morning before the wind picked up, myself and a bunch of members from our forum headed out in our kayaks for black sea bass.

I am happy to report that black sea bass was not the only species caught! I was lucky to also hook a few big scup and tautog.

When I pulled into the launch site this morning at 5:45am, conditions were flat calm and the surface of the water was as smooth as glass. MFCC member Chris Kline was already at the launch site, preparing his gear and kayak for the trip.

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Simple Safety Tips For Boating & Fishing Off Cape Cod

Steve Leary

Charter captain & MFCC member

As I prepare Wingman for another charter season, my primary focus is on safety as it relates to the overall condition of safety gear, hull, propulsion, electronic and fuel systems.

I am a firm believer in preventive maintenance, and would like to share some of my tips.

My mate and I are in the process of completing a bow to stern, top to bottom inspection of Wingman.  Every raw and fresh water, fuel and oil interface (connections, clamps and hoses) are inspected and replaced if corrosion, deterioration or damage is found.

The same applies to the electric system where corroded or loose conections or chafed wires can lead to system anomalies or become a potential fire hazard.

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Catching Striped Bass With The New “Dart Spin”

Ryan Collins

Stripers can be caught using the same lures that your grandfather used. However, I think it can be fun to experiment with new stuff!

So far this spring, quite a few members here on MFCC have been using the new "dart spin" lure with success.

The dart spin is an ultra-durable soft plastic lure. I have been told it can even withstand the sharp teeth of small bluefish!

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How to Pan Sear and Grill Black Sea Bass | with David Bailey of the Goose Hummock

David Bailey

Hello My Fishing Cape Cod! Black sea bass season is upon us, so today I wanted to share with you two recipes you can try at home in your own kitchen.

The first recipe is a grilled black sea bass with mango salsa and sweet plantain. We'll go over all the details for how to prepare this dish in the video below. 

The second recipe which I'll share with you today is a pan seared black sea bass with Mediterranean vegetables, on a bed of fresh broccoli rabe.

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Black Sea Bass Season Opens Tomorrow | Friday May 17 Podcast


Kevin Collins

Weekly Podcast Host

Hello and welcome to another addition of the 2019 My Fishing Cape Cod podcast. It's a pleasure to be back with you!

Memorial Day Weekend is right around the corner, and we're hoping big fish are too. On this podcast we have our usual cast of characters, updating us on how the fishing is throughout the Cape region.

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