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Cajun Clam Pasta

Lauren Collins

A major twist on the classic linguine with clam sauce (vongole).  This dish is creamy, full of flavor, a little spicy and so, so good.

A little garnish of toasted and seasoned breadcrumbs never hurt anyone either!

This recipe is inspired by a dish I had this past winter that I can't stop thinking about.  I love linguine with clam sauce, and whenever I go out to an Italian restaurant, I usually order it (or the ciopinno) (or the seafood fra diablo).  

If you're a fan of littlenecks, love cajun flavors and pasta is your jam, then this should be your next dinner idea.  It is easy to put together and although I use the words "rich" and "creamy", it is secretly light, with no cream whatsoever, so you can indulge a little this summer!

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Bunker (Pogies) Are Here In Good Numbers

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Kevin Collins

Weekly Podcast Host

Welcome to another episode of the weekly My Fishing Cape Cod Podcast!

This week's episode is packed with information about fishing the canyons, the canal, and inshore fishing off Cape Cod & the Islands.

Please scroll below to learn more about who we hear from in this week's show, and what to expect in this memorable podcast.

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Top 3 “Wildlife Moments” from My Week of Fishing on Cape Cod

Ryan Collins

The month of July has been busy and fun! I have been attending weddings, cookouts, and a baby's first-ever birthday party. 😎

I also needed to change the wires and plugs on my Evinrude Etech 150hp engine. The engine has nearly 5,000 hours, but it still works well!

On Tuesday my friend Rich fixed my engine, and yesterday I was able to launch my boat for the first time since the handle on my trailer winch popped off and smacked me in the face, resulting in 3 chipped teeth!

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How to Vertical Jig for Bluefin Tuna off Cape Cod

Ryan Collins

Vertical jigging for tuna is a highly effective technique off Cape Cod, especially when tuna are feeding down below in deep water.

Jigging for tuna is also something you can do when drifting live bait or casting other lures.

A lot of times all you need to do is drop your jig down to where the fish are feeding, and just let the motion of the boat impart action to the lure. There is often not much "jigging" done at all. 

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Summer Meal Idea: Tuna Poke Bowls

Lauren Collins

To me, summer on Cape Cod means fresh caught fish.  When I'm really lucky, sometimes Ry-guy even brings me home a fresh tuna filet, and things get really exciting.

If you love sushi, then you'll love these tuna poke bowls.  Most famously found in places like Hawaii and now seen in restaurants pretty much everywhere, this is a delicious way to enjoy freshly caught tuna.

Think of a tuna poke bowl as like a deconstructed sushi roll.  There is the rice, the marinated fish, and the other additions such as creamy avocado, crisp cucumber, sesame seeds, sweet mango and pickled ginger.  You could also add in sliced jalapeños, scallions, shiitake mushrooms, or any other number of vegetables and flavors.

For this recipe, I want to share with you a simple way to create this very popular dish.  You can also use fresh salmon, or, if you don't like raw fish, you could do this with cooked shrimp.

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Amazing Underwater Footage Of Striped Bass In Their Natural Habitat

Ryan Collins

The sun was shining this past Wednesday when I donned my wet suit and entered the ocean for my first snorkeling session of the summer.

I still love snorkeling our local Cape Cod waters, despite the high numbers of full grown adult great white sharks in the area.

When snorkeling you never know what you may encounter, and this past Wedneday's snorkeling trip was no exception!

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Friday July 12th Cape Cod Podcast Report


Kevin Collins

Weekly Podcast Host

Hello and welcome to another edition of the weekly My Fishing Cape Cod Podcast.

Each week throughout the fishing season, we check-in with our local experts from the Goose Hummock Shops, Canal Bait & Tackle, and Eastman's Sport & Tackle.

This week Sam Brown from the Goose is down at ICAST in Florida, and Evan from Eastman's Sport & Tackle was also unavailable to take my call.

So to make up for that, in this week's show we will dive a bit deeper with Ryan of MFCC and Jeff of Canal Bait and discuss in detail what they are seeing and hearing this week on Cape.

Please click here to download this podcast, or scroll below to learn more about what to expect.

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A Simple Way To Catch Stripers From Shore During July On Cape Cod

Ryan Collins

Striped bass are resilient creatures which can inhabit waters as deep as 500 feet, or as shallow as 1 foot. 

Here on Cape Cod, it is not unusual to one day find schools of stripers miles offshore, and then the next day find them feeding well within casting range of the beach.

Stripers can be caught from shore using a wide array of different fishing equipment, tackle,lures and bait. Stripers can be caught using topwater poppers, swim baits, jigs, metal spoons,live and dead bait, plus an assortment of different flies.

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Week of July 11th Cape Cod Fishing Update

Ryan Collins

So far the weather this July has been nothing short of terrific, and lots of members from My Fishing Cape Cod have been taking advantage.

The activity here on the website, inside our forum, on our Facebook, Instagram and YouTube pages has been intense. Keep it up!

In this post I will summarize for you the most exciting highlights from this past week on My Fishing Cape Cod.

Hopefully you can use this information to find and catch a few fish of your own this week and into the weekend. 

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My Experience “Getting Rescued” by TowBoatUS Cape Cod/Plymouth

Ryan Collins

Last summer I was fishing at night with my dad Jake, when my boat's throttle cable suddenly parted. I could move the boat in reverse, but it was impossible to motor forward.

The idea of motoring in reverse, all the way home through Cape Cod Bay, and into the East End of the Cape Cod Canal, was simply not going to happen.

It was still dark with about an hour to go before false dawn when I called captain Shawn Brule of TowBoatUS Cape Cod/Plymouth. To my surprise Shawn was already up and wide awake!

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