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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 […]

Scotland Salmon Fishing

“They say good things come to those who wait?  Matt fished hard all day through some proper Scottish Autumnal weather and managed to land this beast at 19.5lbs – well deserved! Looking back, Salmon fishing on the River Tay was one of the coolest experiences I had ever had. I was able to fish some […]

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 […]

WKF Weekly Wrap Up 5/24/16

It was another great week in the books for TeamWhyKnot.  The Team continues to catch in their respective fisheries, and most impressively down in Cape Cod for the Annual Cheeky Schoolie Tournament.  TeamWhyKnot had six teams competing, and were able to repeat on the podium out of 240 other anglers. We are also excited to […]

What’s Your Favorite – Early Season Striped Bass

Fresh migratory bass are making their ways up the MA coast.  These bass are migrating their ways up local estuaries and rivers chasing bait and warm waters. Typically, when targeting these early season fish we have to downsize our offerings and light tackle techniques. I reached out to a number of our Team Why Knot anglers […]

Clemson Boy’s 2016 Spring Break Trip

By Dean Legg At the same time my peers were packing their coolers full of cheap beer, my roommate and I were loading his Jeep full of fishing gear. For over a year, my roommate Alex and I had been tossing ideas out for a fishing oriented spring break trip in March. We had two […]

Wild Times in Costa Rica

      A few weeks later and I’m still looking back still in disbelief thinking about the places I was 3 weeks ago. My friend Brendan, my brother Dan, and I flew from Boston to Newark and then direct to San Jose, Costa Rica. Our guide Tom Enderlin of Release Fly Travel lives outside San […]

Costa Rica: New Species, New Challenges

Prior to leaving I always like to read and speak to as many people as possible in order to get their tips, input, hear their experiences in order to be fully prepped and packed for the trip. Instagram and our Why Knot Fishing network are great ways to get good info, and things like this truly highlight the benefit […]

Costa Rica: The Gear

Fly Fishing Setups Rod: 8wt – St Croix Imperial Reel: Cheeky Mojo425   Line: Orvis 350g Sink Tip Rod: 9wt – Orvis Helios 2     Reel: Cheeky Mojo425    Line: Rio Floating Rod: 10wt – Orvis Clearwater Reel: Cheeky Thrash 475 Line: Rio 375g Tropical Rod: 12wt – Orvis Clearwater Reel: Tibor Gulfstream Line: Rio 550g Billfish Shooting […]

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