• 2013-stripedbass-jerimia
  • 2012-shark-beatie
  • 2013-shark-pecar
  • 2012-thresher1-woodward
  • 2013-stripedbass-rowe
  • 2012-shark-pecar-3
  • 2012-stripedbass-Wanding1
  • 2013-stripedbass-brett
  • 2012-shark-beatie2
  • Live bait fishing for striped bass
  • Gulf of Maine Shark on Fly Rod
  • Big blue sharks on stand up gear
  • Thresher shark on 30# stand up gear
  • Fall Kennebec River striped bass
  • Gulf of Maine shark fishing
  • Striped Bass on fly rod
  • Kennebec striped bass
  • Big Gulf of Maine Blue Shark

Florida Fishing

Boca Grande, Charlotte Harbor

Florida Fishing Charters

MAR - JUN & SEP - NOV

Fish Florida

Maine Fishing

Kennebec River, Casco Bay

Maine Fishing Charters

JUN - OCT

Fish Maine

Recent blog posts

Posted by Capt. Dave Pecci on in Maine Fishing Reports

07-20-15pecar3

Conditions: The striped bass have moved upriver into their summer haunts. Water quality is good and the flow rate will subside this week due to the waning moon. The offshore shark and tuna fishing remains slow... Not sure why but it will turn on any day.

 

Bait the fish are feeding on: Atlantic herring, sand eel, river herring, eel, pollack

Species to fish for this week: Inshore - Striped Bass, Atlantic Mackerel, Offshore - Porebeagle, Mako, Thresher and Blue sharks

Fishing Tactics: August means focusing on deeper water. With surface temps upriver reaching the mid to high 70s the striped bass are holding deep on ledges and along the mud banks.

My fly fishing tip of the week: Two word: Go Early                

My spin fishing tip of the week: Your fishfinder is your best friend. Look for schools of stripers in 15-30 feet of water. Use bucktails and metal jigs to reach them. Carolina rigged cut bait and live eels are producing.

 

7 day outlook: Hot and humid this coming week watch out for those afternoon thunderstorms. 

Posted by Capt. Dave Pecci on in Maine Fishing Videos

Jack (five) and Will (four) help mom and dad land some Kennebec Striped bass on a beautiful late July morning. The last fish of the day was stolen by a 200 pound seal. The boys got a big kick out of that!

Posted by Capt. Dave Pecci on in Maine Fishing Reports

Posted by Capt. Dave Pecci on in Maine Fishing Videos

Grieg McCully and his brother-in-law Dan joined me for a Saturday morning of striped bass fishing on the Kennebec River. Most of the action was spin fishing with Carolina rigged live eels.

 

Along with some great fishing we shared many fond memories of family outings on the Kennebec with Grieg’s dad Jim who passed on recently. Jim was a longtime client, friend, a true sportsman and gentleman. He will be greatly missed by fly fishing and light tackle guides in Maine and many other fishing destinations. I have been truly blessed through knowing him. God’s speed my friend.

Posted by Capt. Dave Pecci on in Maine Fishing Reports

07-25-15mccully1

Conditions: Water temps upriver are in the mid to low 70s and high 50s on the beaches. The river has lots of bait throughout the 11 miles from Bath to Popham Beach. Water flow is average as is the clarity.

Bait the fish are feeding on: Juvenile Atlantic herring, sand eel, river herring, eel

Species to fish for this week: Striped Bass, Atlantic Mackerel

07-25-15mccully2

Fishing Tactics: We’re closing in on August so the striped bass are hanging on the ledges in deeper water my mid morning. Sight fishing with surface lures and flies is productive early then switch to flies and sinking lines and bucktail jigs while spin fishing as the sun gets higher in the sky.

07-25-15mccully3

My fly fishing tip of the week: go early and look for tails, dorsal fins and nervous water on the flats.

My spin fishing tip of the week: Carolina rigged eels and cut bait is doing the trick mid day. Bucktails and shad bodies are working great too.

 

07-25-15mccully4

7 day outlook: great tides and fishing conditions all week. Some hot weather coming in late in the week on southerly winds. The wind shifts westerly during the weekend. 

07-25-15mccully5

Subscribe To Captain Dave's Blog

Your Name:
Your Email:
Charter Fishing Network Web Site Hosting and Design : Charter Fishing Network
© 2015 Capt Dave Pecci, Obsession Sportfishing Charters