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About your Guide

Patrick Cassidy has been fishing the waters around Cape Cod for the past 30 years. Before starting Cape Cod on the Fly, he worked for the Cape Cod Times, writing and editing stories about a variety of topics, including fishing. He is fully licensed and insured, is on the pro staff of Predator Fly Gear and is a member of the American Saltwater Guides Association.

Stories, Tips and Adventures

Fly News

Casting back

My memory of Montauk begins before I was born. Men lined shoulder to shoulder, taking their turn casting into the night, my father among them. The Point. Turtle Cove. The …

One big fish

It wasn’t the first time I had seen a large shark but it may have been the first time one saw me. After several hours off Monomoy chasing gannets and …

The fall run

I started fishing Cape Cod in the fall 30 years ago. My father and I had camped – illegally, as it turned out – on a Provincetown beach where he …