2017 Itinerary

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    Seminar Descriptions

Swordfishing the Northeast canyons- speaker t\b\d

Learn the tricks and techniques in how to fish for Swordfish out in the canyons. A big focus will be on the terminal side of the equation with rod and reel set ups, leaders, and baits will be primary topics. This fishery has exploded here in the northeast and has become very exciting. Both daytime and night time fishing will be discussed.  NEW for 2017

Strategic Angler- the art of fishing them.  – Merv Rubiano

Come and get a firsthand look into the world of one of the hottest lure systems on the market, “Strategic Angler”.  The creator Merv Rubiano will be giving you an inside view to his lures and explain their actions and intended uses. He will also explain how he creates them and tests them from prototype to finished product. All of his lures are hand painted and truly one of kind. NEW for 2017

Casting for surface feeding tuna- Capt. Matt Perechio

Learn the secrets, tips, and gear that get you on the fish from east of Chatham to the Canyons. This will give you an overview into the methods and techniques on how to put more big tuna and other pelagics into your boat using spinning gear out east of Chatham, south of MV, and in the Canyons.  Updated for 2017

Hands on Bait Rigging Lab- Marty “Wahoonbox” Hiatt

This is a brand new for 2017 presentation lead by Marty Hiatt who is a professional mate based in Morehead City, NC and he has become a legendary bait master. He will show you and teach you many ways to rig ballyhoo for both giants and for the canyons. Circle hook, J-hook, swimming, skipping, you name it, Marty has rigged it. This is a hands on presentation but we will have plastic gloves so you won’t have to smell like the bait when you’re done!!

NEW for 2017

Competing in Offshore Tournaments-  Capt. Eric Stewart

This presentation will give you tips and techniques to help you fish and compete in Offshore Fishing Tournaments.  Capt. Eric has won well over $150,000 in his career in the Northeast tournament scene and he will explain to you the many techniques and strategies that will help put you and your crew on the leader board. The presentation will outline the several different formats used in tournaments and will cover the difference between big fish prize, total number of fish caught, multiple species point systems, as well as the Calcuttas.    NEW for 2017

Using your Electronics to catch more fish.- Capt. Shaun Ruge

This presentation will help you get the most out of your electronics and how to use them to catch more fish. Capt. Shaun is a true expert in this field and his insightfulness in this area will help answer those questions of what can be done different. This is a must see. NEW for 2017

Fishing South of MV\Nantucket- Capt. Bobby Decosta

This is a new fishery to many of you but there is nothing new about the abundance of Pelagic fish that you can catch south of the islands even from a small boat. From Mahi, to Bluefin, to White Marlin, there is no shortage of excitement that awaits you south of the islands. Capt. Bobby Decosta is based on Nantucket and these are his home waters. He is coming off of another great season fishing south. NEW for 2017

Rod and Reel Maintenance- Tom Goodrow Goose Hummock Shop

Learn the in’s and out’s of your big game reels and how you can take better care of them and protect them from the harsh saltwater offshore environment. Tom has been working on reels for over 30 years and he will show you how they work and what to do to get years of trouble free service form them. Goose Hummock is a Penn, Shimano, and Van Staal authorized repair center.                Updated for 2017

Hands on Rigging Lab-  Goose Hummock Staff

This a brand new hands on Lab where we will teach you many of the connections, knots, splices, crimping, and hook sets that you will need to master in order to catch more fish in the offshore world. We will cover ballyhoo rigs, hook baits, splicing hollow core, hook sets, live bait leaders, and numerous knots. This a very open presentation with questions answered and demonstrations tailored to the group’s needs.  NEW for 2017

Tuna Fishing on Stellwagen Bank- Capt. Taylor Sears

2016 was an awesome year for bluefin’s on Stellwagen Bank to Peaked Hill bar. This presentation will give you an overview of where to fish, trolling tips, and live bait techniques. The bank consistently produces many bluefin’s every year.    New for 2017

Tuna Trolling- Capt. Eric Stewart

This presentation will focus on trolling tips and techniques to catch bluefin tuna with a focus on both east of Chatham and south of MV\Nantucket. Capt. Eric will also explore the differences in fishing both areas and will touch upon the differences in trolling in the bluewater for yellowfin, big eye and other pelagic. Specific trolling patterns, tackle, planers, dead bait, and lures will be displayed and discussed. Updated for 2017

Offshore Safety and Survival Equipment- Jacob Cabral  LRSE

This class will give you an overview of the safety and survival equipment that you will want to have when you are fishing the offshore waters of the North Atlantic. Part of this personation will be a life raft deployment NEW for 2017

Bluewater Tips & Techniques- speaker t\b\d

Learn some tips and techniques that will help you catch more fish in the Northeast canyons. Specifically the use of dredges will be emphasized. Examples of trolling patterns and spreads will be discussed that will work to help you get the big ones.                                                                                                           NEW for 2017

Harpooning, Tagging, and Releasing big fish- Capt. Eric Stewart

Once you have that big fish on and at the boat you need to be ready for the end game. Capt. Eric will go over the right way to leader, gaff, or harpoon a big fish at boat side. He will also go over the proper techniques for tagging and releasing your catch ensuring that they swim away to fight another day.  Updated for 2017