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Costa Rica Surf Casting | Big Jack Crevalle On Light Tackle

Ryan Collins

The morning of January 27th began like any other morning in Costa Rica. Lauren cooked the crew an amazing breakfast, while we kept a lookout for monkeys in the trees.

Over breakfast I chatted with MFCC members John Silva and Mike Hollander about the action along the beach. A couple days earlier Mike had lost a good fish on the beach, and John had received a few hits.

The surf casting had not been "lights out" by any means. We had been working very hard for not so many bites. Yet the action in Costa Rica can change abruptly. Along this beach, the fish seem to always be on the move. 

We finished our breakfast by 9AM and were eager to start making some casts. Lauren, John's wife Michelle, and Mike's wife Lisa grabbed their beach towels and books and headed down to the shore. Mike and I grabbed our fishing poles.

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MSBA Sport Fishing Expo | March 30-31

Ryan Collins

The 2019 MSBA Sport Fishing Expo is happening this weekend! 🙌🏻

I'll be manning the My Fishing Cape Cod booth and giving out free MFCC bumper stickers. It'd be great to meet & chat with you, so please swing by.

This year at the show I'm hosting a seminar called "Secrets of Fishing Cape Cod." In this seminar I'll bring you month-by-month through an entire season of fishing on the Cape.

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Block Island Surfcasting and Vacation Opportunities for the Upcoming 2019 Season

Dex Chadsey

Block Island, Rhode Island is one of the premier and most famous surfcasting areas on the Striper Coast.

The “Pork Chop” as it is known, sits 9 miles off the Rhode Island coast and 14 miles northeast of Montauk.

Surfcasting on Block Island has been well documented in this amazing book by Dennis Zambrotta which tells of the epic fishing for huge Striped Bass in the 1980’s.

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New Interview | The 2019 MSBA Sport Fishing Expo

Billy Mitchell

member since 2014

Hello My Fishing Cape Codders! MFCC member Billy Mitchell here with you for another episode of the Seven Stripes Podcast (which is now brought to you by My Fishing Cape Cod).

This is a pretty exciting announcement that I've waited a little while to share. Over the coming weeks and months, all of the Seven Stripes podcasts will be slowly released here on My Fishing Cape Cod.

Ryan wants to do more interviews with people in the fishing community, and I want more people to listen to the podcast, so it was pretty much a match a made in heaven. Whenever I get the interviews done they will be put up on MFCC.

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6 Highlights From The 2019 Costa Rica Fishing Adventure

Lauren Collins

Today through April, Ryan and I are going to feature a new post each Saturday morning about this past winter's group trip to Costa Rica. We're going to have some fun with this and call it "Costa Rica Saturdays!"

This past winter in Costa Rica were joined by My Fishing Cape Codders Jane and Tom Simpson, Tom and Patti Dromgoole, John and Michelle Silva, Mike and Lisa Hollander, and Ryan's dad, uncle and sister.

It's not easy for me to describe Playa Zancudo, the town where Ryan and I like to call home for a few weeks each winter. Yes the beaches are beautiful, and the weather nearly perfect, but that's not everything.

You just have to see it for yourself. To meet the locals, to experience the fishing and the natural environment, and to look a scorpion in the eye and not be afraid (among other things)!

It's bit of an art to go from enjoying the "comforts of home" to immersing yourself in this Costa Rican lifestyle of bugs, scorpions, dust, intense heat and humidity. Take it from me, a girl who loves to eat brie and sip Prosecco.

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New England Saltwater Fishing Show | March 22-24

Ryan Collins

The New England Saltwater Fishing Show is the largest fishing show in the northeast. My Fishing Cape Cod will have booth #0825-0826, and we'll be there Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 

At our booth we'll be giving out free MFCC bumper stickers, streaming fishing videos, selling MFCC pencil poppers, canal bags, pre-order apparel, and more or less just hanging out.

It'd be great to see you, so swing on by!

Plus at the show you can always find some good deals on tackle and equipment, and there are lots of great vendors and interesting seminars.

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The 2019 My Fishing Cape Cod Group Fishing Trip Schedule

Ryan Collins

The Cape Cod saltwater fishing season is on the horizon, and according to the calendar, the start of spring is less than one week away!

This year we'll team up once again with captain Cullen Lundholm of Cape Star Charters, to provide you with an opportunity to experience some of the best fishing Cape Cod has to offer, at an affordable per person rate.

My Fishing Cape Cod group trips are a great way to meet new friends, learn new fishing techniques, and get on the water to areas all around Cape Cod. You'll have a great chance of catching fish, plus you'll learn firsthand from one of the Cape's most successful charter captains.

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Saturday May 4th My Fishing Cape Cod Meetup

Ryan Collins

Online registration for our first meetup of the 2019 fishing season is now open! 

During this meetup you will have an opportunity to meet and network with other members from MFCC. This meetup will be a great opportunity to build your personal fishing network. 

In addition either myself or another speaker(s) will share a brief presentation and lead a discussion about a topic which is "to be determined."

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Putting Together the Pieces of the Block Island Puzzle

Dex Chadsey

On May 24th 2018, MFCC members Ned Bean, Gary Routenberg and myself were on the Block Island ferry, bound for five days of ​fishing on Block Island.

This was the third trip to Block for Ned and I. Gary has been to the island before, but this would be his first time fishing and he was eager to get started.

Soon after unloading at our rental house, we all geared up and went off to fish Ballard’s Beach and the Jetty affectionately known as “The Poop Chute” from it’s previous use as an outflow pipe.  This area is on the Northeast side of the island.

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New for 2019 | Cape Cod Springtime Vacation Packages

Ryan Collins

Cape Cod is a world renown vacation and fishing destination. However, the area can become quite busy and congested during the hectic summer tourist season.

This spring I am teaming up with a member of My Fishing Cape Cod who is offering an incredibly unique fishing/vacation opportunity at his private kettle pond property for readers of My Fishing Cape Cod.

For retirees or people who have the vacation time, a long weekend or week spent on the Cape during the spring "shoulder season" provides you with the same beaches, restaurants and beautiful scenery, but with more solitude, and far less traffic! 

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