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The Blitz is a celebration of all things fishing. Featuring the latest Cheeky insider information, tips from the pros,
videos from around the world, and “How-To” articles for beginning anglers and experts,
The Blitz is the one stop shop for the best fishy content on the web.
It's no secret that when we aren't working, we're fishing. Team Cheeky took advantage of the recent long weekend and fished some remote water. Associate Business Manager Zach took us to the spot where he learned fly fish as he spent...
It is a Cheeky tradition to spend July 4th weekend chasing striped bass in coastal New England waters. We know we are not alone in this activity. The American tradition of striped bass fishing dates back to the first mention...
We are getting to that time of year where water temperatures are starting to peak. At Cheeky, we avoid fishing trout water during the summer that gets too hot. You probably already know that hot water temperatures put stress on...
  Largemouth bass are largely forgotten about when it comes to fly fishing. We wish we knew why! They can be found in every state except for Alaska, they are easily accessible, their takes are arm-wrenching, and they will always...
  Pound for pound, smallmouth bass are some of the hardest fighting freshwater fish that are easily accessible here in the states. Their takes are aggressive, their fights mix muscle with acrobatics, and they readily take a variety of flies...
Ted grew up in Maine as an outdoor fanatic, but his primary interest as a kid was chasing brook trout and landlocked salmon in Western Maine.  Ultimately, this passion shaped his career.  After a couple of years as a recent college graduate at a boring desk...
For many of us on the East Coast, catching schoolie stripers from shore is the highlight of our spring fishing. Now that the run is in full swing, and fish can be found virtually coast wide, we wanted to share...
Matt grew up nestled in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts exploring all of the wilderness it has to offer. Fishing and hiking were always a staple of his childhood, and as a passion for fly fishing developed, he hasn’t been...
Zach is originally from Allentown, Pennsylvania.  While his passion for fishing started at a young age, his fly-fishing obsession came later when he was a whitewater rafting guide in Maine on the Upper Kennebec River. He hasn’t been able to...
Isaac grew up in New York, fishing Long Island beaches and working on local head boats throughout high school and college. At Bowdoin College in Maine, Isaac explored local water with a fly rod, and quickly picked up fly fishing...
By the time hints of spring start to show, many of us are itching to feel a tug on the end of the line. At this point, we are not picky, and happy to target anything that will eat a...
  North Adams, MA — Cheeky Fishing is excited to announce that Simms Fishing Products will be the Presenting Sponsor of the 2020 Cheeky Schoolie Tournament.  Now in its 9th year, the Cheeky Schoolie Tournament is the largest fly fishing...