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Old 01-05-2011, 10:10 AM
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I think I'm going to take a charter in mid June to fish the rips. I like to do a charter every season or so to the exact same spots I fish my boat just to see what other guys are doing in the same areas.

Anyway I'm thinking about RJ Silvester who runs a Parker 25'. He keeps his boat at the same marina as me and really looks like he runs a good operation. Has anyone fished with him before? Or does anyone have any other reccommendations for guides? I'm looking for someone who fly fishes the rips. I was thinking of a couple of other guys but I like RJ's boat because I'll probably have three other guys with me.
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Old 01-05-2011, 10:08 PM
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Tony Biski , Mike Andolini or Dave Steed out of Orvis do fly fish trips exclusively and do the Rips . Ken Haliday is a Tuna guy but will take fly guys to the Rips as well. To name a few
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Old 01-06-2011, 06:34 AM
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In addition to the guides John mentioned you should check out Dave Rudduck. He and Tony Biski are two of the best flyfishing guides working the Rips. Dave also works out of Fishing the Cape. I'm docked next to Dave and fish the same area as he does and I can tell you from personal observation that Dave is really good at catching fish on the fly.

Chris at Fishing the Cape can give you info on Dave Ruddock as well as, Mike and Tony or you can check Dave Ruddock's website <edited>

Dave Steeves now works at Fishing the Cape and as far as I know, is no longer guiding.

Dan

P.S. What make boat are you running. I fish the rips all the time and I'm just curious if I've seen you down there. I run a 20' Jones Brothers.

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Old 01-06-2011, 07:29 AM
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Yes...sorry... forgot to mention Rudduck as well... and he and Chris now run the Flyfishing School and Chris took over after I left.

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Old 01-06-2011, 07:55 AM
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Thanks guys. I've met both Biski and Ruddock and they seem like really good guys. I'm just concerned their boats are too small to comfortably have 4 guys on board. I know only 1 or 2 would fish at a time but it could be crowded on a 20' Jones or a 21' Parker. I was thinking of giving Chris a call soon but wanted to hear what you guys had to say. I didn't know they were moving the shop, where in Dennisport are they going? That's too bad, I like having an excuse to buy fly stuff whenever I hit the grocery store.

Redfisher: I run a 26' Seaswirl Striper (the name sold me). I love those Jones Bros though. Beautiful lines. I came really close to buying the 23' or 26' that Alan had in his yard before I got this.
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Old 01-06-2011, 08:10 AM
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I have fished with Tony Biski, Mike Andolini and Dave Ruddock. They are all OK guys.
Toni believes he is the best guide in the world. I found Mike a little old and grumpy. Dave is OK if you like hearing Beatles music a day long.
You should try Art Sawayer who is a top guide and also gives forum members a good discount.
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