Category: Saltwater Fishing

Pro Tips: Top 5 Striped Bass Lures

Pro Tips: Top 5 Striped Bass Lures REPOST FROM CHEEKY FISHING  To put it simply, Cheeky Ambassadors Matt Zimmerman and Joe Gugino of Why Knot Fishing are striped bass fanatics. The duo have caught more trophy stripers than most anglers can only dream about in a lifetime, and with striped bass season inching closer every day, we […]

Viva La Baja

Every March I save up to take a tropical fishing adventure to keep the edge off before my favorite Striped Bass arrive back to the North Shore in May. In 2015 I went down to the Bahamas for a DIY Camping and Fishing adventure with a bunch of great guys. Last year I went down […]

The Rich Coast: A Costa Rican Fishing Adventure

TeamWhyKnot Captain Jeff Lomonaco went on an awesome trip down to Costa Rica with his crew from White Water Outfitters. Read Jeff’s day-by-day story of his team’s quest to win the 4th Annual White Water Costa Rica Shootout tournament at Zancudo Lodge. Translated from Spanish to English, Costa Rica means “Rich Coast”. If you ever have […]

2016 Year in Review – Taylor Pirie

I have been telling Joey and Matt for about a year now that I would write them a blog.  I kept telling them about what I was up to and they kept saying “Write a blog!” I would tell them absolutely, but then would slip my mind. I finally felt like I needed to do […]

TeamWhyKnot’s 2016 Top Catches!

2016 was an awesome year for Why Knot Fishing and all of our team members.  We successfully hosted many events, fishing meet-ups and tournaments and had a blast engaging with the fishing community in New England and across the country! Take a look below at some of our Team Captains and Team Members’ top and […]

Florida Fishing with Angler Management Sportfishing

Staying on the theme of #FishingFriends, my trip down to ICAST this past July was made better with the opportunity to fish with my buddy Arthur Champagne of Angler Management Charters.  Arthur is originally from Rhode Island, but moved down to Florida after getting his Captain’s License up North.  He always told me to come […]

Trading Trout For Stripers! – The NY Boys Take a Trip to CT

Fishing is great for many reasons, and one of those reasons is the great friends you meet! I met Matt through fishing, and we started Why Knot Fishing.  I grew up fishing with my brothers and we met our good friend Brian Malchoff on the water. Brian first introduced us to fishing in Upstate New […]

TeamWhyKnot – 2016 Holiday Gift Guide!

This is the time of year when anglers start to look for new quality gear to buy.  We reached out to some of our key TeamWhyKnot Captains and TeamWhyKnot Members to see what were some of their favorite fishing items that they would recommend to other anglers.  From rods, reels, lures, and fishing accessories, to […]

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 […]

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