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Friday September 13th Cape Cod Fishing Podcast Report


Kevin Collins

Weekly Podcast Host

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

Big albies, Spanish mackerel and bonito were hitting hard this morning, and striped bass as large as 30+ pounds have also been caught this week.

The bluefin tuna bite has also been very good this past week, and the commercial quota is filling up fast. Please click here to download this podcast, or scroll below to learn more about what to expect! 👇

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Giant Cape Cod Stingray (caught on video!)

Ryan Collins

Did you know that the largest stingray in the Atlantic Ocean (the roughtail stingray) can grow to be 800lbs, and hunts along the beaches of Cape Cod during the night?

Roughtail stingrays will often bury themselves in bottom sediment. They are opportunistic predators that feed on a variety of bony fish and invertebrates. 

During the night on Cape Cod it is not unusual for these massive stingrays to come within 20-30 yards of the shoreline, in as shallow as 3-4 feet of water!

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Slow-Trolling Live Eels for Monster Stripers on Cape Cod

Ryan Collins

Slow-trolling live eels is a super effective way to catch big striped bass on Cape Cod, especially during September and October.

The intricacies of eel fishing are many, and there are lots of tricks to the trade. However, slow-trolling is a relatively simple technique to learn.

In this post I'll first explain the technique to you, and then give you a link to a 12 minute video which I first published in 2014, where you can watch the slow-trolling technique in action.

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Classic Lobster Mac & Cheese

Lauren Collins

This classic lobster mac & cheese, using a mixture of sharp cheddar and nutty gruyere, is so easy to make yet much lighter than most other recipes you find.  

Adding in savory breadcrumbs then letting it bake to bubbling and crispy perfection, is what makes this dish so irrisistable.

Living in New England, on Cape Cod nonetheless, means that lobster is a quintessential part of living here, so of course I had to do a few lobster recipes for you! 

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Friday September 6th Cape Cod Fishing Report


Kevin Collins

Weekly Podcast Host

Welcome to the 18th episode of the 2019 My Fishing Cape Cod Podcast. It is great to have you listening-in to this week's show!

The past seven days have been very interesting. From albies and bonito, to giant bluefin tuna, to humongous rays hooked from shore.

You will learn about that and much more by listening to this Friday's episode. Please click here to download this podcast, or scroll below to learn more about what to expect! 👇

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Fluke Fishing on Cape Cod from Shore

Ryan Collins

Yesterday morning I rolled out of bed at 5am and was fishing by sunrise. It was a beautiful summer morning, but there was a hint of fall in the air.

Usually this time of year I am focused on albies, stripers, or tuna. However, yesterday I decided to switch gears and try for fluke from shore.

Catching "keeper" size fluke is typically easier when fishing from a boat, but there are plenty of areas scattered throughout Cape Cod & the Islands where it's very possible to catch big fluke from terra firma.

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Recent Giveaway & Prize Winners

Ryan Collins

Each month this summer we've hosted various giveaways and handed out some nice prizes to MFCC members and fans.

In this post I'd like to recognize the winners of our most recent giveaways and prizes.

If you haven't yet won any of the giveaways or prizes, then please stay tuned, because I would like to continue giving away cool gear and tackle throughout this fall and upcoming winter!

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My Favorite Place To Catch False Albacore On Cape Cod

Ryan Collins

During late summer and fall here on Cape Cod we are gifted by the appearance of false albacore, which are in my opinion the most exciting fish to catch on light tackle!

Albies fight harder and longer than striped bass and bluefish. They go on mad runs, stripping dozens of yards of line from a light spinning reel.

Albies also crash bait and lures on the surface, and hunt at amazingly high rates of speed, which only adds to the excitement. Albie fishing can be quite addictive and I often hear about anglers saying they need to get their "albie fix." 

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Striped Bass Ceviche

Lauren Collins

First I shared my halibut recipe with you earlier this summer, and now I bring you an even more delicious ceviche recipe, made with freshly caught striped bass (because I know you all have stock in it right now!)

Made with diced jalapeño, onion, pepper, cilantro and avocado, this is so easy to make a great for a no-cook meal.

The first time I had striped bass ceviche was at Fishermen's View in Sandwich, and boy I have to tell you, I couldn't stop thinking about it!  What a great, fresh idea to use up striped bass!

But before we get started with this recipe inspired by FV, I just want to make sure we're all on the same page here - a striper is spelling one "p", got it? 😉

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Friday August 30th Cape Cod Podcast Report | And Member-Only Giveaway!


Kevin Collins

Weekly Podcast Host

Hello and welcome to another weekly episode of the 2019 My Fishing Cape Cod podcast.

Believe it or not, September is right around the corner. Where has the summer gone? I cannot believe it's Labor Day Weekend!

September is the month when you never know what you may see, as many different species of fish are now available in the waters surrounding Cape Cod & the Islands.

In addition, Ryan is giving away a new tuna lure from Striper Gear which is a company created by MFCC member and Falmouth resident Mike Webster!  GIVEAWAY CLOSED!

Congrats to MFCC member Charlie Lewis who won the Sinking Shearwater lure from Striper Gear - a company created by MFCC member and Falmouth resident Mike Webster!

The lure is called a "Sinking Shearwater" and it is 7.5inches long and weighs 4.75oz.

If you are a member of MFCC, then you can enter the giveaway by simply leaving a comment at the bottom of this post. 👇

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