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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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