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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.

Stories, Tips and Adventures

Fly News

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 …

Visiting with an old friend on Cape Cod Bay.

Old friends

“.. and there the murderous bluefish, undismayed by imminent death, glares fiercely and snaps his savage jaws to the last.” – Theodore Lyman, Massachusetts Commissioner of Inland Fish and Game …

Fathers and fish

Like the successful release of a hooked fish, time has a way of reviving connections once thought lost. Raf is one of those people I haven’t seen in years but …