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Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 08-16-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,204
Posted By quinn_canfield
Finally have a Boat for the Cape (Cod)

Just picked up a 1986 Hobie Power Skiff. I've been eying one of these for about a year. I took it out with the family into Boston Harbor and was very pleased how well it handled VERY big chop (from...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 08-16-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 12,976
Posted By quinn_canfield
Wow! I have not revisited this post since...

Wow! I have not revisited this post since shortly after I posted it. Guess I should have to protect my good name. I don't recognized many of the posters but I can say that I have posted on this...
Forum: the Rod Rack 06-06-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 9,158
Posted By quinn_canfield
Spend your money on the rod and a new fly line. ...

Spend your money on the rod and a new fly line. For the type of fishing you are describing the reel does nothing more than hold line. If I had $300 or so to spend I would go with the TFO BVK rod in...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 06-05-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 12,976
Posted By quinn_canfield
Cape Cod Fishing Report

Just got back from two days on the Cape. A week ago I post with a question about where to go. I mentioned Stage Harbor, Hardinng Beach, Skaket. We ended up fishing Pleasant Bay (to get out of the...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 05-30-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,811
Posted By quinn_canfield
Looking for Fish on the Cape

I am heading down to the Cape on Sunday night with a couple of fishing buddies for my annual birthday trip. We are staying in Harwich (on Pleasant Bay). We normally fishing Harding's Beach, the...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 06-09-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By quinn_canfield
I honestly don't know. Apparently there are two...

I honestly don't know. Apparently there are two different ones. It was such a brief encounter. The only reason I even recognized at all is because I grew up on Lake Champlain where the species...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 06-08-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By quinn_canfield
Jappa Flats

Spent the morning on Jappa flats in my new birthday present (14' Scanoe with trolling motor). Great setup for that area. Covered lots of water.
As I was heading back in traveling past the...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 03-12-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 918
Posted By quinn_canfield
My son goes to college at Roger Williams in RI. ...

My son goes to college at Roger Williams in RI. He is home this weekend for spring break and mentioned that he saw lots of large fish moving under a bridge a few miles from the school last week. ...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 02-28-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 918
Posted By quinn_canfield
Thinking the same thing. I was up in Pulaski NY...

Thinking the same thing. I was up in Pulaski NY last week steelhead fishing and the February fishing look more like late March fishing. Already seeing reports of spawned out fishing returning to...
Forum: the Rod Rack 07-07-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,691
Posted By quinn_canfield
I will second the suggestion to use Cote's Fly...

I will second the suggestion to use Cote's Fly shop. He is located about 40 minutes from Marlboro, just south of Worcester.

You can also do this your self with very minimal equipment. I only use...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 06-10-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,210
Posted By quinn_canfield
Jim, Sorry for the delayed response. The...

Jim,
Sorry for the delayed response. The Battenkill was at a medium level over Memorial day. Certainly fishable. I picked up a couple of brookies so I consider it a good outing. These days I...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 06-08-2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,210
Posted By quinn_canfield
Jim, Where on the Battenkill? I have a place...

Jim,
Where on the Battenkill? I have a place in Arlington. Fished it Memorial Day weekend.

Quinn
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 06-08-2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 344
Posted By quinn_canfield
June 5/6/7 Cape Summary

Just returned from our annual 3 days on the Cape. Weather was MUCH better than last year. Actually the weather was perfect.

Stopped off at the Canal on the way down to catch the end of the...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 05-23-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By quinn_canfield
Fishing on the Cape 6/5 - 7

Forum,
I am heading down to the cape (Orleans) for a couple of days in early June with a couple of friends. In the past, we have fished in Pleasant Bay (around Strong Island), Hardings beach out...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 04-12-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By quinn_canfield
I am new(ish) to the whole two handed rod thing. ...

I am new(ish) to the whole two handed rod thing. When I am on a river I use my switch rod (or spey rod) with either a T14 sinking tip section on a skagit line or split shot on a Airflo Speydicator...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 01-29-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,957
Posted By quinn_canfield
Update on making your own spey rods. Utmost...

Update on making your own spey rods. Utmost Enterprises has a bunch of blanks for $35. They also have lots of fly blanks for CHEAP. If you ever wanted to try to build something or looking for a...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 01-29-2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,957
Posted By quinn_canfield
I discovered the canal this past season (as if it...

I discovered the canal this past season (as if it was not always there :-) ). I fished a couple of times at the cape cod bay end right at the brakewater/beach. Always brought the fly/spey rod but...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 06-07-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 478
Posted By quinn_canfield
Batson Blanks

I have the Batson 8/9 switch rod (actually two of them). I have yet to use them for saltwater fishing or anything except for chuck N duck steelhead fishing so I can't comment on their castability. ...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 06-07-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,740
Posted By quinn_canfield
New LL Bean Wading Boot

Juro,
I just picked up a pair of the River Tread (studded) boots and then spent 2 10 hour days walking in them on the cape (4 fish in 20+ hours makes for 2 long days). Two observations... First...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 07-27-2009, 12:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,636
Posted By quinn_canfield
Floro for big fish

I know this is going to get flamed but....
I use either Vanish or Seaguar floro in the 300 yard spools intended for filing fishing reels. I have tried everything for King/Koho salmon fishing and...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 06-04-2009, 03:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By quinn_canfield
Where is North Island?

I don't see it on my map.

Thanks,
Quinn
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 06-03-2009, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By quinn_canfield
Kayak launching into Pleasant Bay

I am heading down to the cape on 6/4 for two days of fishing. Are the any places to launch a kayak that will put me near good fishing?

thanks
Quinn
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 09-05-2006, 01:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 964
Posted By quinn_canfield
Location

Guys,
Are you will to tell this small, friendly community where this place is?

I promise I will not fish there.... :chuckle:

Thanks,
Quinn
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 08-09-2006, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By quinn_canfield
Thanks!

Just returned from Wingearsheek beach and had a great time! Got there at 5pm(low tide). Fished down into the river up to the second creek. No luck until the tide started moving (about 7pm). I...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 08-09-2006, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By quinn_canfield
Fishing in the Gloucester Area 8/9/06

I normally fish in and around Plum Island, but tonight I thought I would try something new. Any suggestions for the Gloucester area (Winggaersheek, Annisquam, etc). I will be wade/shore fishing. I...
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