Podcast: Tips for Finding Stripers, with Capt. Aron Cascone


This big striper exploded on a baitfish fly just a few feet off Capt. Aron Cascone's rod tip.
All photos by Sandy Hays

This week, I interview Capt. Aron Cascone of Westerly, Rhode Island, for his tips to help anglers on foot find striped bass along the New England Coast. He then discusses choosing the right fly, the . . .

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Story and Photos: Going to Albie School


Albie School student Morgan Shulda (center) shares his albie with Capt. Aron Cascone (left) and Cynthia Harkness.
Photos by Tom Rosenbauer

I’ve had a long history with a fish called the little tunny or false albacore. Younger New England fly fishers are amazed that, when I started fly-fishing in salt water in the late 1970s, we did not . . .

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Podcast: The Truth about False Albacore with Peter Jenkins


Peter Jenkins is an albie addict from Rhode Island.
Photo courtesy The Saltwater Edge

I’m just back from a wonderful trip to Cape Cod fishing for false albacore with my old friend Capt. Tony Biski and have been wanting to do a podcast with Peter Jenkins from The Saltwater . . .

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Pro Tips: Making the Most of the Cinder-Worm “Hatch” for Big Stripers

Written by: Capt. Aron Cascone, Constant Angler


Big bass sip worms from the surface when the hatch is really on.
Photo courtesy Capt. Aron Cascone

In Rhode Island, the cinder worm emergence--some anglers call it a "hatch"--sure took its time getting started this season. The switch finally got flipped in a big way on May13th. There are now plenty of stripers and an abundance of worms to keep. . .

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It’s Cinder-Worm Season on the Muddy Striper Flats!

An anglers shows off a worm-eating schoolie bass, while a nicer fish feeds in the background. Photo courtesy Orvis-endorsed guide Capt. Aron Cascone.
If you’re a fly angler in the Northeast, you know that we are sitting smack dab in the middle of prime time for some of the best hatches of the year. But one unique "hatch" that is. . .

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