Author Archives: Ed Mitchell

On Cape Cod Right Now

  Fishing Cape Cod right now. Loving it. Plenty of schoolies, with a few bigger bass mixed in. Enjoying the hell out of it!

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Pandemics make for full Fly Boxes

Okay I’m pulling you leg amigo, but one positive effect of this God awful,  sinking pandemic is this: I spent oodles of time behind the vise. Hours and hours. Snipping, cutting, stacking, gluing, clear coating, whip finishing. Tying, tying, tying. … Continue reading

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A Few Thoughts to Speed up Your Fly Tying

I’m not a commercial tier, or an exhibition tier. But I’ve been behind the vise for 40 years and have some thoughts for folks just getting their feet wet at the game. Realize it is rarely a good idea to … Continue reading

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Tailing Reds in the Twilight

Its the rainy season along the Florida Gulf Coast, but it has been wetter than usual from what I hear and more rain coming. Typically the rain starts around 2:30 pm and tapers off by 5pm. But right now the … Continue reading

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Cape Cod Canal Closed to Commercial Striped Bass Fishing

Well this is great news . The Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries has closed the canal to commercial striper fishing. The canal had become a killing ground. Tip of the hat to the Marine Division for recognizing the problem and … Continue reading

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