Page 78 - The Guidebook of Cape Cod - August
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By Annie Heth
Fishing A STRONG SEASON
Stripers Stripers are still biting in in August! (photo courtesy Stripers Stripers R Us)
and that wide open Atlantic Ocean there are sh sh to be caught for every kind of sherman On-Shore Fishing The warm summer water of August mean larger sh sh sh sh have likely traveled far from shore shore to cooler depths This makes on-shore shing a a a a a a a bit more challenging but not impossible If you are bound to to the shore going out at at night and just before dawn may be be be be be your best bet to to catch large large stripers The large large sh become bold in in the the dark and and it can pay off to to scope out a a a a a a a a a a a a location during the the day and and and return at at night to to test your luck Foggy and and rainy days can also help Fishing started strong on on on on Cape Cape Cod Cod this year year with a a a a a a a a record number of of sh sh in in in in Cape Cape Cod Cod Bay and one of of the best striper seasons in in in in years Since May anglers have been experiencing great success all over the the the waters of Cape Cape Cape Cod: from Buzzards and and Cape Cape Cape Cod Cod Cod Bays to the the the the Sounds and and the the the the Cape Cape Cape Cod Cod Cod Canal If you’ve heard of the the the the August doldrums -- the the the the notorious lull in in in shing action that can occur in in in the the the the heat of of high summer -- don’t don’t fret they don’t don’t seem to to apply to to the the the waters of of of Cape Cod Fishing in in August can be less of of of of a a a a a a a a late-summer- lull and more of of of of an an an extension of of of of July’s prosperity Between the the bays the the hundreds of of of kettle ponds STRIPED BASS • • • BLUES TUNA • • • SHARK • • • COD Up to 6 People
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