Learning to Fly Fish For Stripers

Check out this quick write-up about fly fishing for Stripers for the first time, by TeamWhyKnot Captain, and WKF Endorsed Guide, Patrick Barone of Early Rise Outfitters. Patrick ran a raffle promotion for a full day wading charter trip, and the lucky winner was David Kurey.  David decided to split the trip into a 1/2 […]

Recap: 2nd Annual Fall Run Striper Classic

We have had an awesome summer of fishing here on the North Shore, New England and the Northeast, but there is always that excitement getting ready for the Fall Run.  There was also the excitement for us in running our 2nd Annual Fall Run Striper Classic!  In 2015, in the tournament’s first year, we had […]

A Review of Early Rise Outfitters

Why Knot Fishing is proud to have an unbelievable group of Team Captains on board as some of the best anglers around and great ambassadors for WKF and the sport in general.  We are also proud to work with a great group of WKF Endorsed Guides!  And we are proud to announce Patrick Barone (and […]

Abbie Schuster’s MV Derby Women’s Fly Fishing Kick-Off!

Why Knot Fishing is proud to sponsor the Catch & Release Division of the 2016 Martha’s Vineyard Fishing Derby, with other great companies like Costa Sunglasses and Cheeky Fishing. We are also proud to sponsor, TeamWhyKnot Captain Abbie Schuster who will be hosting a Women’s Fly Fishing Kickoff for the Martha’s Vineyard Derby. Read below to […]

Recap: 2nd Annual Southern Maine Fly Fishing Derby

It is 3:45 am.  And despite the fact that it is July 10, it is a cold, misty-rainy morning, and we are checking in anglers before the official start time of the tournament at 4:00am.  Most anglers are checked in as their teams of two, some have indulged in the delicious gas station donuts bought […]

Joe Diorio Catches A Redfish… In Connecticut!

On Tuesday morning, July 5, 2016, Joe Diorio woke up with a headache and generally not feeling very good, so decided to stay home and rest up.  After a couple long naps, he woke up and felt a little better, but decided he needed a little fishing therapy to help himself feel 100% better. His […]

WKF #tbt Stories – A Personal Best in the Surf

Everyone loves a good fishing story, and I have enjoyed hearing many impressive feats from many different members of the Why Knot community.  My personal favorite stories are the ones, like this, that involve putting in time and work to catch that impressive fish.  Or a story about the first time someone got into fishing […]

WKF Weekly Wrap-Up 6/9/16

There have been some awesome catches over the past two weeks all over the Northeast and beyond.  Larger Striped Bass have started to become the norm, and a variety of species have been caught including some Gar! We love sharing the catches from our TeamWhyKnot members and hope you enjoy them as well! We were […]

In the Blink of an Eye – A Reminder About Boat Safety

It is with a heavy heart that I write this blog. Unfortunately this past week my family and I witnessed a terrible boating accident in which a young 17 year-old lost his life. All the partners, captains, and members of Why Knot Fishing express our condolences to the family regarding their loss. Perhaps we can […]

First Kayak Fishing Meet-Up of the Year!

Last night we had our first Kayak Fishing Meet-Up of the year at Little Harbor Boathouse in Marblehead, MA.  We had over 15 anglers either bring out their own kayaks or rent Hobie Mirage Drive Kayaks from Little Harbor Boathouse to use for the evening. These Meet-Ups are a great way for local anglers to […]

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