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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Orvis Trout Bum of the Week XXV: Steve Hollensed


The search for big striped bass on Lake Texoma never gets old for Steve.
All photos courtesy Steve Hollensed

Welcome to our series called “Trout Bum of the Week,” in which we highlight some of the guys living the good life. . .of a sort.

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Photos of the Day: Fat Jersey Stripers on Big Bunker Flies

Written by: Colin Archer, The Average Angler


Andrew Hamilton is surely smiling beneath that buff, while he holds a big New Jersey striper.
All photos by Colin Archer

June is time to chase big stripers with the fly rod along the New Jersey Shore. While most anglers are live-lining bunker and using pencils poppers, fly rodders can and will catch fish with large bunker-style flies or. . .

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