Mattapoisett fishing author preparing for upcoming events

Mar 7, 2020

Mattapoisett author Eddie Doherty, who writes under the pen name, “East End” Eddie Doherty will be hosting a table at Bass Pro Shops in Foxborough for their March 15 Spring Fishing Classic from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will be presenting a Cape Cod Canal surfcasting seminar with a PowerPoint demonstration at noon.

Doherty will also be attending the New England Saltwater Fishing Show again this year at the Rhode Island Convention Center where his seminars are scheduled for Saturday, March 28 at 11:30 a.m. and will lead off the Sunday, March 29 lineup at 10:30 a.m.

Doherty is the author of “Seven Miles After Sundown: Surfcasting for Striped Bass Along the World Famous Cape Cod Canal,” which was announced as the #1 New Release in Fishing on Amazon and was voted as an Award-Winning Finalist at the 2019 International Book Awards in Los Angeles. He is on the Pro Staff of RonZ Lures and has been published in Cape Cod Magazine, On The Water, The Fisherman Magazine, Cape Cod Times, The Boston Globe, The Sun Chronicle, Coastal Angler Magazine and the Congressional Record. He fishes in the Stan Gibbs Cape Cod Canal Fisherman’s Classic every year and his striped bass entry won the shore division in his first Buzzards Bay Anglers Club Fall Derby.

He retired after 37 years in the court system and now lives in Mattapoisett with his wife Joanne.