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Tackle Used to Catch Striped Bass and Bluefish on Cape Cod

The waters we fish in Cape Cod Bay provide some of the finest sport fishing for striped bass and bluefish, found anywhere in New England. Our season runs from the middle of May until the end of September.

The cooler waters of May and June seem to hold the striped bass inshore where they are active feeders.

As the waters warm, bluefish migrate into the area where they remain until late fall before they start their southward migration.

striped bass tackle
bluefish tackle
Fishing techniques employed by our charters on the charter boat "Drifter" as we pursue striped bass or bluefish, include spin casting, surface trolling, deep water trolling, and long wire jigging.

Whenever possible we try to use different tackle to give the angler the opportunity to try a variety of fishing techniques.

All rods and some lures are custom made by local Cape Cod fishermen and are well suited to the striped bass and bluefish we catch.

Contact Us

Call Captain Justin 

Capt. Justin Zacek 
14 Theodore Roosevelt Road
West Yarmouth, MA 02673


Charters Leave From Beautiful Barnstable Harbor


With access to Cape Cod Bay and adjacent waters, you will enjoy some of the finest Sportfishing in New England with NO tidal restrictions.


Easy access from Route 6 (Midcape Highway)


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