Cape Cod - Buzzard Bay Area, Massachusetts Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Cape Cod - Buzzard Bay Area, Massachusetts Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Try fishing at night. Its a great way to learn which tides are most productive. Under the cover of darkness, striped bass are less weary and more eager to take a fly. ~anthony lombardo
Fishing Report Last Updated:
6 / 13 / 2019
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Cape Cod is currently Excellent

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Fishing conditions: Fishing is great right now. Scoolie and keeper size fish are in every bay, inlet and outlet. Black seabass and scup fishing has been outstanding. Get out there!!!! ~anthony lombardo

Inshore temperature: 63 Degrees F

Offshore temperature: 62 Degrees F

Type of bait fish are feeding on: Herring, squid, shad, small bay baitfish.

Fish species: Striped Bass

Fishing season: 2019

Nearest airport: Logan Airport Boston, MA or Green Airport Warwick, RI

Cape Cod Buzzard Bay Description

The beautiful and productive waters of Buzzard Bay run from the west end of the Cape Cod Canal in Bourne, near the Massachusetts Maritime Academy westward to Falmouth and the Elizabeth Islands. This unique and varied body of water includes the deep water channel of the Cape Cod Canal, numerous estuaries, flats and back bays. The diversified bottom structures include sandy drop-offs, bolder strewn edges, eel ...

Techniques & Tips

Try a 2 hand strip tucking your rod under your arm. You will be surprised how often a retrieve change can trigger strikes vs changing the fly. A 2 hand strip will bring the fly in faster, give the fish less time to "think", and more accurately imitate a distressed bait fish. Remember even when we are stripping in the fly as fast as possible, it is not even close to the average retrieve speed of a spin rod. ~anthony lombardo

7-Day Forecast

Fishing is great now and will only get better from now through June. ~anthony lombardo


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