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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

Catch and release

Striped bass are overfished and I’m part of the reason why. This past season there were three fish harvested on board my boat, two striped bass and one bluefish. Although …

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 …