Recordings from Educational Seminars

Vineyard Wind 1

Thursday, May 12, 2022

Vineyard Wind 1, a project that will provide power to 400,000 Massachusetts’ homes, spoke with the OAC on May 12th.

Crista Bank is the Fisheries Manager, overseeing their efforts on improving relations with the fishing industry and surrounding communities. This includes directing outreach engagement, developing fisheries research programs, and identifying potential workforce opportunities for fishing industry involvement. She has spent the last four years laying the groundwork for these strategies as a Fisheries Liaison on the Vineyard Wind 1 project.

Dana Rebeiro, Vineyard Wind 1′s Massachusetts community liaison joined Crista. She has been involved with community outreach at the Covell’s beach project and provided additional information on the shore side part of this project.

Their presentation focused on the following:

> general overview of the project; location, time frame, and project status

> expected impact on recreational fishing (tower/pole) – acting as a FAD (Fish Aggregate Device)

> status of the Covell Beach phase of the project and plans for the rest of the cable run

The presentation link can be found here:

Fishing the Northeast Canyons

Saturday, April 2, 2022

On Saturday night member Scott Clay gave a full house a fantastic insight on what it takes to prepare for a trip and then to fish the NE canyons. From bait preparation, to the right kind of food to bring, as well as the safety gear needed, the list is long. It was a great night and thanks again to Scott for bringing his experience in fishing these canyons to all of us.

Scott’s presentation can be viewed at the link below:

A great video (note, the sound is off by default – turn up your speakers!):

Follow and message Scott at miss_wilder_sportfishing on Instagram – or go to the link below.

Greg Skomal, Status update on Cape Cod Great White Sharks

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

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Skomal received a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from URI, as well as his PhD from Boston University. He has been working for the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries for more than 31 years. In recent years, Cape Cod has provided Skomal and his team with a unique opportunity to research and study great whites more than ever before.

Fishing Monomoy With Captain Ron Murphy

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

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Captain Ron, one of the original members of the OAC, recently rejoined the club and will be has hosted this webinar about ‘Fishing Monomoy’.

Fly Tying with Anthony Cole

Saturday, April 10, 2021

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Anthony Cole is the Executive Chef at the Chatham Bars Inn and he also happens to be a great fly tier and specifically tying flies to match the large bait in our area such as herring and pogies. Anthony utilizes these flies in the Monomoy area up to and around the large schools of pogies off Nauset, often catching large striped bass with his offerings.

Chris Kokorda – Fly Tying

Saturday, March 27, 2021

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Chris conducted his second fly tying demonstration last Saturday morning. A group of six attended in person with another 12+ joining online, plus another 20 via Instagram Live. This presentation was recorded and will be posted on the cub’s website under “Resources” or you can see it again by clicking on the button above.

Capt. Dave Peros – Light Tackle Fishing

Thursday, March 25, 2021

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Another great educational/fishing event was held last Thursday night, hosted by Capt. Dave Peros. We had a dozen members attending in person plus another 15 online. Dave’s presentation was extremely comprehensive covering many topics from his chartering experience over the years; ranging from how to avoid the common casting mistakes, mono vs. braid, reducing / replacing the number of treble hooks, how best to release fish and many, many more.

OAC Club members “Roundtable” – Travel Fishing Destinations

Thursday, February 25, 2021

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Hear from three of our members that have taken off Cape fishing trips. They each discuss the details of their respective travel destinations.

Presenters Include:

  • Bob Lewis – Fishing in Montauk
  • Dave Ryan – Fishing in Belize
  • Steve Paglierani – Fishing in Alaska

Some topics covered:

  • What is the best way to get there.
  • What time of year is best.
  • What are the target species.
  • Where do you stay.
  • What options are there of hiring a guide/charter.
  • What’s a typical day on the water like.
  • What to bring; clothes, fishing gear

Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound

March 14, 2019

The Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound came to speak at the club on March 14th, 2019 and presented the following Powerpoint:

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