This Week's Online Episode

New England Billfish

Location: Northeast Canyons
Time of Year: September
Targeting: Marlin & Swordfish

After a thrilling trip targeting tuna, the OTW crew heads offshore again, this time with Andy Nabreski playing host. Watch as Andy, Jon Pilcher and Captain John Galvin board the Mulberry Canyon, a 40′ Cabo, in Falmouth, MA and blast out to the canyons in search of billfish. Hunting marlin on the troll during the day and dropping baits deep for swordfish at night, the crew experiences endless offshore action with tuna, mahi mahi, and sharks making appearances in addition to monster swordfish and marlin.

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Upstate New York Center Pin Fishing

Location: Upstate New york
Time of Year: Winter
Targeting: Drifting for Steelhead

During the doldrums of winter, Jimmy Fee and Chris Megan from On The Water visited the legendary Salmon River in Pulaski New York to catch migrating Steelhead on center pin reels. Read more →


Niagara River Trout Fishing

Location: Niagara Falls
Time of Year: Spring
Targeting: Drifting for Steelhead

Just a few miles downriver from Niagara Falls, the raging rapids of the Niagara River hold some some furious steelhead fishing. Chris Megan joins Capt. Frank Campbell of Niagara Region Charter Service to drift these… Read more →

Funny Fish

Inshore Methods for Bonito & Albies

Location: Vineyard Sound and South of Martha's Vineyard
Time of Year: Late August
Targeting: Trolling & Casting for Funny Fish

SPECIAL TIME:  Sunday’s episode will air at 8:30am, before coverage begins of Super Bowl XLIX. In late summer, hard-fighting pelagic species move into the inshore waters off Cape Cod. On The Water’s Chris Megan and Kevin… Read more →

Monster Carp

Monster Mirror Carp in the Blackstone River Valley

Location: Black Stone River Valley (Rhode Island and Massachusetts)
Time of Year: Early May
Targeting: Mirror Carp using European Techniques

Chris Megan teams up with Rhode Island carp gurus Dave Pickering, Capt. Jack Sprengel and Erich Medenbach to fish for the biggest freshwater fish in New England. Using European-style carp-fishing techniques the crew hooks up with… Read more →

Topwater Bluefin

Last-Call Topwater Bluefin Tuna

Location: Stellwagen Bank, Outer Cape Cod, MA
Time of Year: Early November
Targeting: Big Bluefin on Spinning Gear

Join OTW TV as they push tackle and anglers to the limit targeting big bluefin just off the tip of Cape Cod in mid November.  On The Water Editor Jimmy Fee, Craig Cantelmo of Van… Read more →

Light Tackle Mahi

Light-Tackle Mahi Madness

Location: The Dump
Time of Year: September
Targeting: Light-tackle and fly-rod Mahi Mahi

Can you catch Mahi in New England? Of course! And why not do it on a fly-rod? Chris Megan and Jimmy Fee team up with Shaun Ruge of Navionics and head 50 miles south of… Read more →

cape cod stripers

Cape Cod Stripers in the Rips

Location: Monomoy Rips, Cape Cod, MA
Time of Year: July
Targeting: Trolling and Drifting Eels for Striped Bass

Chris Megan and Neal Larsson fire up the Contender and head for the legendary rips off Monomoy Island to catch a hot late-summer striper bite! The crew uses a variety of techniques to catch big stripers in… Read more →

Trolling School Bluefin

Trolling Tactics for Bluefin Tuna

Location: 20 Miles South of Martha's Vineyard
Time of Year: Early August
Targeting: Trolling for School Bluefin

When a red hot bluefin tuna bite develops south of Martha’s Vineyard, Chris Megan, Kevin Blinkoff and Matt Rissell make the run in the OTW Contender. Using light trolling gear, the crew experiences some of the… Read more →

Maine Brook Trout

Maine Wilderness Kayak Fishing

Location: Great Northwoods of Maine
Time of Year: Late June
Targeting: Native Brook Trout on the Fly

Chris Megan joins up with the Old Town Canoe and Kayak crew as they navigate the Maine wilderness by logging roads and float planes in search of native brook trout. The travelling fishermen set up… Read more →

Manhattan Cup

Manhattan Cup Striped Bass and Bluefish

Location: New York City, NY
Time of Year: Late May
Targeting: Striped Bass & Bluefish

During the spring striper run around New York City,  great striper fishing happens right in the shadows of skyscrapers. Chris Megan hops aboard with some of Metro New York’s best charter captains to chase Big Apple stripers and… Read more →

Great Lakes Smallmouth and Trout

Western New York Smallmouth Bass / Trout & Salmon Trolling

Location: Western New York
Time of Year: Early May
Targeting: Jigging for bass, trolling for trout and salmon

Chris Megan heads to Buffalo, New York to enjoy the greatest smallmouth bass fishery in the world, jigging monster bronzebacks on Lake Erie. On day two, a quick drive north to Niagara County puts Chris… Read more →

Great Lakes Smallmouth and Trout

Western NY Lake Trout and Smallmouth Bass

Location: Lake Erie & Lake Ontario, Buffalo, NY
Time of Year: Early May
Targeting: Gigantic Smallmouth Bass & Trout

When the seemingly endless winter of 2013-2014 finally gives way to spring, Chris Megan heads up to Lewiston, New York to experience the incredible variety of freshwater fishing available on the Great Lakes. Chris begins his… Read more →