Cape Cod Blog
Cape Cod Bay Fishing Report - Mid June 2015

Contributed by: Cape Cod Sportfishing on the Janine B

Good weather the last few days have opened up Cape Cod Bay, with water temperature climbing into the mid-fifties. Mackerel are still hanging around ans plenty of striped bass.  

The report:

STRIPED BASS - Great live-lining with mackerel out at the 50 ft mark north of Billingsgate Shoal. Days alternate betwwn 36 inch+ fish to only 

Sharks on Cape Cod - What you need to know
cape cod sharksThe beautiful scenic waters off of Cape Cod, Massachusetts have been in the local and national headlines in recent years because of an increase in shark sightings near the many popular beaches.  Sightings of Great White sharks certainly get peoples attention, conjuring up images of giant, predatory beasts just waiting for you to go for a swim.  The reality is far different from the classic movie "Jaws" and the more you know about the subject, the more you can safely enjoy the wonderful Cape Cod beaches.
Bourne Bridge - Bridge Work Alert

bridgealertOn Monday June 15th, travel lanes on the Bourne Bridge will be reduced between the hours of 8:30am – 3:00pm. One northbound travel lane will be closed for maintenance repairs.


The Army Corps. of Engineers maintains the Cape Cod Canal Bridges. The Corps also 

Cape Cod Bay Fishing Report - Early June 2015

Contributed by: Cape Cod Sportfishing on the Janine B

The water temperature continues to hover around 52 degrees - creating challenging fishing conditions along with winds blowing 20-30 mph.  The breakdown: 
Striped Bass - fishing for keepers is more difficult than usual.  There are numerous fish under 28 inches boding well for the future, but even the charter boats are having difficulty getting their full limit of legal fish.

The hot spot has been Barnstable Harbor, with fish 40 inches and up taking 

Restaurant Review - The Glass Onion

glass onion

What a spectacular dining experience! The atmosphere is comfortable elegance, and the food is creative and beautifully presented. The waitstaff is friendly and helpful, particularly when answering inquiries about a menu item or a wine selection. Although the Glass Onion does not take reservations, even a long wait is pleasant in the adjacent porch or bar area, while being served from the extensive selection of wines and cocktails. On our last visit, we shared two entrees: a scallop salad with cucumber "noodles" on a bed of quinoa served in lettuce cups and a pork dish served with both grilled and juliennes apples. Both were delicious!

Sagamore Bridge - Bridge Work Alert

bridgealertTravel lane restrictions on the Sagamore Bridge will resume on April 13th to complete the painting project. Travel lanes may be reduced between the hours of 8am – 4pm, Monday through Saturday. Lane restrictions for work on Sundays may also be necessary depending on weather conditions. One lane in each direction will be open at all times. All lanes will be open each night. Lane restrictions may extend through May, 2015.

Welcome to the Cape Cod Blog

capescene1We have initiated this Cape Cod blog so that locals can share important information with Cape Cod tourists so that they can make the most of their Cape Cod vacations. We plan to provide visitors with inside, local information on a range of topics that will include Cape Cod fishing reports, local activities and events, biking trails and tips, dining options, attractions, getting around and hopefully much more.

Anyone with an appropriate Cape Cod article can submit it for inclusion. The only criteria for approval is that the article be original, current and informative for tourists. If the article is