Captain’s Fishing Reports
There is always a lot going on in the world of charter fishing in Truro, Massachusetts. Keep current on the latest fishing action with reports from Captain Bobby Rice of Reel Deal Fishing Charters. Find out what others are catching while anticipating your fishing charter.
Cape Cod Fishing Reports for the 2021 Season
- 6/20/21: Happy Summer and happy amazing Cape Cod striped bass fishing! Big, big catches this week including a 50" striped bass that was safely released. Fun fighting light tackle spinning gear action on recent fishing charters including vertically jigging, drifting live bait and a few topwater hook-ups as well. The Reel Deal boats are BOOKING UP FAST - reserve your Cape Cod fishing charter now!
- 6/13/21: To say it has been a good week of striped bass fishing off Cape Cod for team Reel Deal would be a serious understatement! Captains Bobby Rice, Ian Wall and Chris Pavlakis keep our clients on some excellent above slot catches as well as some great light tackle vertical jigging action on smaller sized fish. Are we already almost halfway through June?! Be sure to get your fishing charter booked today before this typically stellar month of striped bass fishing is over!
- 6/8/21: New fishing video! Enjoy this clip of several big striped bass being released aboard the Done Deal with our team of Cape Cod fishing charter captains. Contact us today to hook into your new personal best catch!
- 6/6/21: Yep, the Reel Deal captains are CRUSHING IT! June roars in with some seriously big numbers on our recent Cape Cod fishing charters for striped bass. Many fish safely released over the slot size today as well as some kept within the slot. Non-stop bent rod action with some great fights. It IS time to get out on a fishing charter with the Reel Deal fleet! Check out our latest Cape Cod striped bass fishing photos.
- 6/4/21: The time to go striped bass fishing on Cape Cod is NOW! Early June doesn't disappoint with multiple light tackle topwater and live bait catches in and above the slot size. Be sure to lock your fishing charter date in today before they're all gone!
- 5/31/21: Happy Memorial Day! Back out on the water for black sea bass and striped bass fishing after a couple days of wind and rain on Cape Cod. Forecast is looking good for the next couple days - call us today for your turn at bent rods!
- 5/23/21: Smoked em today!! Cape Cod Black sea bass fishing is on fire. Schoolie striped bass hold strong presence in the usual spots, more keepers on their way to outer Cape Cod. Beautiful day, fun times fishing with friends...book your fishing charter today!
- 5/20/21: Schoolies in the morning, limit of flounder and some keeper tautog as well. Awesome day on the water. Along with the weather Cape Cod fishing is heating up! Be sure to get your Reel Deal trip booked soon - openings still available for Memorial Day weekend.
- 5/18/21: One of the pics from Cape Cod's opening fishing day for black sea bass! One of the coolest looking and best eating fish in our area. Book your black sea bass fishing charter today!
- 5/14/21: Excellent flounder fishing today! The weekend forecast for Cape Cod is beautiful and we have fishing charter openings on Sunday! Don't miss out and call now.
- 5/10/21: Cape Cod weather's changing - time to go fishing! Winter flounder and tautog bite is on. If you're looking for a great eating fish, contact us today to book your flounder and tautog fishing charter! No keeper striped bass yet, just schoolies, but with the upcoming weather forecast..expect the bigger bass sooner rather than later.
- 5/07/21: Welcome to our new charter Captain Chris Pavlakis! The Reel Deal fishing charter crew enjoys our first day out on Cape Cod waters together with some fantastic tautog (blackfish) activity. Greatly looking forward to season 2021..book your trip today!
- 3/31/21: Cape Cod's June Striped Bass Fishing! June is getting closer and so is Cape Cod's epic light tackle striped bass fishing. Book your Cape Cod fishing charter with Reel Deal today!
- 3/27/21: Please assist this York, Maine high school student's research project! Complete the following survey about how marine photos impact your thoughts about ocean conservancy. You may be surprised in your reactions. Thank you very much for your time!
- 3/18/21: New Humpback Whale Video! While striped bass fishing aboard our 33' Invincible, Done Deal, with Captain Bobby Rice off the ocean side of Truro, Cape Cod...a humpback whale engages in magnificent behavior slapping its tail (lobtailing), spraying bunker out of the water and breaching. Drone and GoPro footage included! Amazing view of these majestic creatures. In addition to fishing charters, we also offer sightseeing, Truro dune tours and whale watching boat charters! Contact us today for more details.
- 3/9/21: Tuna Tuesday Photo Update! If you want a serious angler vs. fish..on Cape Cod this is the way to do it! Strap into a harness and see what you’re made of as you face off with one of the strongest fish in the ocean. Congratulations to Robbe who landed a legit beast of a bluefin tuna on stand up all by himself during this fishing charter off Provincetown, Massachusetts.
- 3/4/21: Reel Deal II is back home and ready for the Cape Cod fishing season with a the pair of new Mercury Marine 250 FourStrokes! A big thank you to G & S Marine for the install. After first cruise very impressed with performance! Getting so close to the season - book your fishing charter today.
- 2/10/21: The Great Catches of 2020 video is live! There may be some reasons to forget 2020 but...here are several good reasons to remember it (be sure to turn up the volume)! Enjoy this line up of Cape Cod's memorable bluefin tuna and striped bass fishing catches of 2020 with the Reel Deal Fishing Charters team. Get your spot on the calendar for 2021!
- 1/26/21: Captain Bobby Rice and Captain Ian Wall team up on this bluefin tuna fishing charter off Cape Cod landing a 72" tuna and releasing a 67" fish!
- 1/19/21: It's TUNA TUESDAY! Here's a clip aboard our 33' Invincible Open Fisherman, Done Deal, from last November - enjoying some fun times bluefin tuna fishing off Cape Cod with the family! Look forward to sharing a bent rod with you in 2021!
- 1/11/21: Welcome 2021! It is time to plan your Cape Cod fishing adventure with the Reel Deal fishing charter captains! The online booking calendar for our 33' Invincible, Done Deal, is now available. Our 26' SeaCraft boats schedule is coming soon. Contact us today to lock down the best fishing date during your Cape Cod visit!
Cape Cod Fishing Reports for the 2020 Season
- 12/22/20: Reel Deal's Cape Cod Fishmas Carol Alert! Please enjoy our 2020 rendition of We Need a Little Fishing! Wishing you all a wonderful, happy and healthy holiday season - look forward to fishing with you in 2021.
- 12/10/20: Holiday shopping for your favorite angler? Looking for a fun-filled gift for your family or friends? Check this out! Get your Reel Deal gift card today and give the memorable experience of a fishing charter on the beautiful waters of Cape Cod!
- 11/18/20: Just as quickly as the fishing season arrives, we find it is already time to keep our boats on land for the winter and get ready for 2021! We are no longer taking out fishing charters this year. We will continue to update our website and social media pages with photos and videos of all the amazing Cape Cod fishing catches from 2020! A huge thank you to each and every angler who fished with the Reel Deal fleet this year.
- 10/19/20: Just like the Energizer Bunny we keep going!! The Reel Deal captains crush the bluefin tuna fishing off Cape Cod across the new moon phase with topwater, vertically jigging Ronz and live bait fishing. Still fish to be caught with an amazing week of weather unfolding for October - yes, just take the day off and contact us now for your epic fishing charter!
- 10/14/20: It’s still Tuna Time!! With calmer seas returning team Reel Deal is back out on Cape Cod waters enjoying more Fall fishing and more great catches as featured in this collection of pics from recent fishing trips. The season is far from over - don't miss out on the favorable forecast and contact us for fishing charter details today!
- 10/6/20: Ronz Bluefin Tuna! High-60s" tuna landed on a spinning rod hooked on Ronz baits fishing aboard our 33' Open Fisherman Invincible, Done Deal, with Captains Bobby Rice and Ian Wall. Cape Cod bluefin tuna spinning gear action with the Reel Deal fleet is top notch! #DreamTeam..
- 10/2/20: Truly remarkable stretch of Cape Cod bluefin tuna fishing with the Reel Deal charter fishing fleet catching fish of all sizes in the recreational slots, including some Van Staal spinning rod battles with the legendary silver Ronz baits! The favorable weather continues..contact us to get in your October tuna fishing adventure!
- 9/23/20: Get in some remote learning with the Reel Deal fishing charter fleet as we are super excited to be getting back on the water for some schoolie bluefin tuna action! Here are some great recent catches from our bluefin tuna fishing charters targeting the recreational class bluefin tuna with spinning gear and live bait. The season is far from over...contact us today to book your Cape Cod fishing charter!
- 9/13/20: The New England Patriots may have their first game today, but football season started a bit earlier on Cape Cod for the Reel Deal fleet as our Captains consistently get our clients into some fun-filled bluefin tuna action on recreational class fish including several spinning gear hook-ups! Call today for availability!
- 9/6/20: RECORD WHITE MARLIN! Captain Bobby Rice aboard our 33' Invincible, Done Deal, unexpectedly hooks into a large white marlin while out bluefin tuna fishing off Cape Cod! We captured the marlin jumping out of the water multiple times as well as the release. Estimated 8 feet long, 150 lbs. It's an amazing ocean.. BOOK YOUR CAPE COD FISHING CHARTER TODAY!
- 8/22/20:It's that time of year again..when rods bend, adrenalin runs high and harpoons fly as the Reel Deal fishing charter boats land some amazing Cape Cod bluefin beauties. It's BLUEFIN TUNA TIME!! While our charter calendar is getting full, there are still a few dates for you to get in on this unbelievably memorable fishing action. Be sure to contact us today!
- 8/10/20: The Cape Cod striped bass fishing stays strong and the start of peak bluefin tuna fishing is just around the corner. Contact us today to talk about your amazing Cape Cod fishing charter with the Reel Deal fleet!
- 7/23/20: Summer, summer, summertime is the time to be on a Reel Deal boat on Cape Cod with a bent rod! Brilliant action for light tackle striped bass fishing reeling in slot size keepers and over-sized releasers. Very grateful for all the wonderful charter fishing customers we have had the pleasure to fish with this week. YOU'RE NEXT! Call us today!
- 7/15/20: Cape Cod Fun For All Ages! Anglers of all ages and skill levels experience the joy of fishing aboard the Reel Deal fleet as we land many fish in the 28" to 35" slot size as well as those over - swimming away to protect this species for the enjoyment of many generations to come. This is only a small fraction of all the photos I have to post..our boats are on the fish - contact us today for availability!
- 7/9/20: SURFACE BLITZ! Watch striped bass blitzing the surface off Cape Cod with the Reel Deal fleet! Spectacular striped bass fishing this week, be sure to get in on his action while it lasts - BOOK YOUR CAPE COD FISHING CHARTER TODAY!
- 7/02/20: So there may not be many parades, parties or fireworks this weekend - but there will be FISHING!! Celebrate the 4th with Cape Cod's nautical stars and stripers aboard the Reel Deal fishing charter fleet. Contact us today for availability!
- 6/24/20: Awesome Cape Cod striped bass fishing activity on topwater plugs, vertical jigs and live bait - an angler's dream! Striped bass of all sizes including a few impressive catches over the last couple days. We had a trip just open up for tomorrow, call now to head out for your tight lines!
- 6/18/20: It is mid-June already! The Reel Deal fleet enjoys some high action Cape Cod striped bass fishing this week. With this being the last week of school for many students..get your graduate celebrating aboard a Reel Deal boat with tight lines and bright smiles!
- 6/13/20: A beautiful Cape Cod weekend unfolds as we reflect on some great striped bass catches of the week! We have openings this coming week with a great weather forecast. Book your Cape Cod fishing charter today!
- 6/04/20: The Reel Deal fleet is getting into some bigger keeper striped bass!! Enjoy some time on the beautiful waters of Cape Cod with tight lines as summer slowly winks at us on the horizon. excited as we are!!
- 1/2/18: HAPPY NEW YEAR!! Another amazing Cape Cod fishing season awaits..we greatly look forward to fishing with you! Book your 2018 fishing charter now - June and September are filling in quickly.
Cape Cod Fishing Reports for the 2017 Season
- 10/8/17: Captains Bobby Rice and Ian Wall continue to stay on the bluefin tuna during a fantastic Fall season off Cape Cod!! We will be out there any weather window that allows - be sure to get your trip in during the next couple weeks!
- 9/25/17: Super thankful for another great birthday with my Dad complete with calm seas and excellent bluefin tuna fishing! Picked up our two under, an over and released a giant off Cape Cod. Close by Reel Deal 3 also had their customers on the meat as Captain Ian brought in his own tuna as well. Openings this weekend - call today!
- 7/8/17: As June dissolves into July the Reel Deal boats continue to put up some very starry results on the striped bass board!! The awesome Cape Cod fishing off Truro and Provincetown stays strong - book your fishing charter today!
- 6/26/17: Anglers fishing aboard the Reel Deal fleet certainly have been blessed with beauty and the bass as amazing Cape Cod sunrises and erupting striped bass blitzes paint the horizon. June reigns as the pinch-me month offering truly memorable striped bass fishing including some fish over 40 lbs!!
- 6/18/17: Watch our epic striped bass GoPro footage recently captured off Cape Cod by Captain Bobby Rice! The amazing surface blitz is here..book today for your next greatest fishing trip.
- 6/11/17: Striped bass and bent rods are the signature of the Reel Deal dream team as June unfolds with truly “fin-tastic” conditions off Cape Cod. We still have a few openings for fishing arter Destinations in the USA which includes Cape Cod and Reel Deal Fishing Charters.
- 1/3/17: Happy New Year! It's a new year for bent rods and great catches aboard the Reel Deal fishing fleet. Book your Cape Cod fishing charter now for best availability.
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