Striped Bass Salad

Jose DaPonte with Tautog Striped Bass Salad – courtesy of Jose DaPonte (Owner NorthCoast Boats | C&C Fiberglass Components)   “We go catch the Striped Bass, however you like to. (Filet accordingly) Put in the pan with water- Boil for @15 minutes Take it out and put it in cold water for a little bit, so it keeps the fish together, so it doesn’t fall apart Then you break it into little chunks You boil some Potatoes Cut the Potatoes in squares or round, whatever you like Then you put a little bit of: Crushed Pepper                Onions                Parsley                Little bit of salt- however you like it                Just a tiny bit of vinegar and vegetable oil                Then you put it in the refrigerator, if you like it cold, or if you like it warm and that’s it. The longer you let it sit the better it is!” – Jose...

SEMPER PARATUS 77

SEMPER PARATUS 77 The Northcoast 28 Express purchased in 2010 and has been a Coast Guard Auxiliary patrol boat for the past eight summers. I can honestly say that this boat has performed admirably on patrol for the Coast Guard during most sea conditions that we were authorized to cover. Respectfully, Evan J. Tilley, past Division Commander...

FLY OF THE MONTH: NCB Ambassador Joe O’Clair

FLY OF THE MONTH Joe O’Clair, of Flycatcher Flies, a NorthCoast Boats Ambassador and well respected fly tier who fishes his new NorthCoast 19CC out of the Bass River on Cape Cod. SNOW WHITE When the Striped Bass arrive in the Cape Cod waters, they are small , hungry and tired from their long trip.   The fly should be small, and tasty looking with good visibility. 1.  Start with a long shank #2 hook. 2.  On the bend of the hook tie in 2 small hackles on each side of the hook facing in.    Over the hackles tie in 4 pieces of flashbou. 3.  Tie in your belly hair, flip the fly over and tie in your top wing.  Add a  3/4″ eye and cement head.   This fly can be tied with many color combinations, and is easy to cast….    have fun ……  joe Flycatcher Flies, “Saltwater Flies made by a fisherman for fishermen”, are as stunning to look at as they are effective. Striped Bass, Bluefish, Albies and Bonito are the typical quarry that fall for his baitfish imitations. One of my favorites is Joe’s Grass Shrimp (see previous post) where he blends a subtle tan fiber throughout the pattern, hidden on the hook by pearlescent flash and wiggly legs. This weighted fly’s action is hard to pass up as a regular go to. For more information or to reach Flycatcher Flies contact Joe at joseph.oclair@yahoo.com 508-398-0512...