Category: Striped Bass

RECAP: 3rd Annual Fall Run Striper Classic

  With the hot fall striper bite in full swing, we were extremely excited to host the 3rd annual Fall Run Striper Classic this past weekend! This tournament is a Catch-Photo-Release format, where anglers aim to catch their longest combined total of their two best Striped Bass in order to win prizes from the event’s awesome […]

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 […]

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 […]

49-inch Striper … On the Fly!

This post has two purposes; the main one is to highlight Mike Taylor’s amazing catch, and the second is to introduce Mike as our newest TeamWhyKnot Captain. This past fall I started to follow Mike’s fishing after some encouragement from fellow TeamWhyKnot Captain Patrick Barone of Early Rise Outfitters told me that Mike would be […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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