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Bonito, Bonito, Bonito…

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A quick Cape Cod report for you: Martha’s Vineyard Fishing Report … August 9, 2010 No report is a report… With the exception of smaller bluefish and very finicky bonitos, the fishing around the Vineyard these past days has been less than exciting. I wish

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Martha’s Vineyard Fishing Report

Capt. Phil Cronin reports from the Vineyard that they’re taking gator blues, and also passes on the tantalizing word that Bill McConnell brought a bonito to boatside on Saturday. Unfortunately the fish didn’t make it the whole way over the side. So it’s “Game On” for bonito!

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Martha’s Vineyard 2009 Season Recap

Capt. Phil Cronin of Capawok Charters reviews the 2009 Fishing Season on Martha’s Vineyard.

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Typical Fall Reports

As typical of this time of the year, the reports from guides and recreational fisherman are fading away. The fish are in fall migration mode so your favorite spot will be hit or miss.

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Hard to Resist

As the season has progressed, many boaters on and off the cape have switched their target species from bass to tuna. Early on they discovered that it looks like we are dealing with the same batch of fish as last year.  The same fish, except

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Albieville!!!!

It’s shaping up to be a historic season for false albacore, with anglers striking hard from Buzzards Bay to Monomoy. That’s gonna be good news for the tackle manufacturers as these fish show no mercy on the gear…

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Fall Season starts

Albies at the Vineyard, albies in Buzzards Bay, and albies on the minds of lightackle and fly fishermen around the area. It’s the beginning of what looks like it could be an epic back end of the season!

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Summer’s End

We are at the end of August. A time where various types of fishing really heats up. I have a love/hate relationship with this time of the year. I love the chance to chase after the different species.

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The Electronic Fisherman

As the years progress, more and more electronic gadgets and “must haves” become part of our fishing gear.  Some of the more obvious items include, fishfinders, gps, radios and cell phones.  All of these items can be used by both shore and boat people.  It

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Game Fish

There are some that would like to make the striped bass classified as a game fish. This got me to wondering what qualities should a fish have to qualify as a game fish? Is size an important factor? How about swimming speed? Maybe tailwalks once hooked should be a factor.

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