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If it swims we cover it. Tune in for angling adventures in New England and throughout the Northeast, as we feature the unique people, places and fish that we are all so passionate about. Browse the wide-array of episodes and trailers from the previous seasons to your left and be sure to check out the OTW TV Blog.
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Show 1: Casco Bay Stripers & Lobster
June is the time to visit and explore all coastal Maine has to offer. This episode segment features the scenery around Casco Bay, it’s coastal communities and the diverse and healthy fishery that make the area unique. Also, in this segment we’ve included a bonus feature as we head out with a commercial lobster boat to haul some “bugs”. With as many islands as there are days in the year it’s easy to be overwhelmed, that’s why we’ve teamed with local fishermen to target striped bass on their migrating back into New England waters. Using live-mackerel for bait the fishing is red-hot and full of surprises. This episode will give you plenty of information and incentive for planning a trip downeast.
Show 2: Trolling For Wahoo
Join the OTW crew on an unique adventure offshore to hunt for New England wahoo. Captain Jon Pilcher, contributing offshore columnist for On The Water Magazine calls Chris in on a potential wahoo bite 60+ miles south of Nantucket. It’s not quite canyon fishing but the water temperatures and weather allow the crew to hit the blue water in a 33′ center console to hunt this uncommon gamefish. Jon and Chris go over rigging and techniques for targeting this toothy striped speedster. Wahoo hunting is always a gamble but you’ll have to tune-in to see the results – the crew’s expectations were blown out of the water!
Show 3: Race Point Spring Stripers
The striper season kicks off with some incredible springtime fishing off Provincetown, Cape Cod. After a long winter, catching big stripers is what we’ve all been waiting for.
Show 4: Trolling for Stripers
Standard Issue Tackle shows us their new Perfect Tube for catching striped bass. On the Water tests out their new tube and worm setup right off of Woods Hole in Falmouth, Massachusetts.
Show 5: January Cod
The entire On The Water staff makes an appearance for the 100th Episode of On The Water TV. Everyone heads out in the cold January water for some fantastic Cod action!
Show 6: Deerfield River Trout
From it’s headwaters in the mountains of Vermont the Deerfield River meanders southeast through the beautiful hills of western Massachusetts and along side the historic Mohawk Trail, once an important Native American trade route the Mohawk Trail is now know as the most picturesque driving route in Massachusetts renowned for it’s steep valley views of spectacular fall foliage. In this episode OTW’s Chris Megan, a novice fly angler teams up with local guide Chris Jackson of Fly Fish the Deerfield to target trout on the fly. Join in on the action and learn more about fly fishing this breathtaking destination. The Deerfield River has healthy stocks of rainbow, brook, and brown trout. There are also plentiful wild species that can really make the trip one to remember.
Show 7: Block Island Stripers
On this episode of OnTheWater TV, the crew heads 13 miles south off the coast of Rhode Island to a little place called Block Island. Block island is a tremendous tourist destination but it also holds some of the legendary waters for massive striped bass. Joining BJ Silvia onboard Flippin’ Out Charters, the crew drops live eels with weight right to the bottom in search of some big striped bass. Block island isn’t just about hunting trophy stripers there are also some fantastic opportunities for light tackle. Captain Chris Willi of Block Island Fishworks finds some big fish willing to smack artificial lures and flies.
Show 8: Fall Run Stripers and Albies
With the fall migration in full swing, the OTW TV crew searches for aggressive striped bass and false albacore that put tight tackle to the test.
In the first segment, Chris and Neal team-up with Captain Terry Nugent of Riptide Charters to take advantage of blitz-style False Albacore fishing happening right outside the harbors of Nantucket Sound. The crew spots fish slashing through bait on the surface right away, resulting in heart-racing action with incredible visuals. Captain Terry Nugent also does his best to teach effective boat positioning techniques that are both courteous to other boats and essential for keeping the anglers on the fish longer.
Next, Patrick Sebile of Sebile Lures joins Neal Larsson on an adventure down to the Elizabeth Islands. When they arrive, schools of stripers are on the feed and corralling small bait in tight to the shoreline. Patrick’s lures are able to match the peanut bunker the stripers are feeding on, causing the action to heat up quickly. Neal and Patrick manage to land a few fat stripers, showing just how explosive late-season fishing can be!