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Fishing tips, techniques, hot spots, how-to, where-to, when-to – it's all right here in The Fisherman's feature articles. Read along as our expert staff details when, where and how to fill the cooler with tasty fillets or deck your favorite gamefish. We'll cover inshore, offshore and freshwater fishing with insightful pieces designed to put you in the right place at the right time using baits and lures that fish can't resist. From gangbusters like striped bass, bluefish, false albacore, mahi and tuna, to dinner staples including fluke, sea bass, blackfish, codfish and scup, you'll find a treasure trove of information in each and every article.


CATCH MY DRIFT

Summer flounder sharpie Capt. Scott Newhall talks about the motion of the ocean relating to his favorite flatfish.
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MID-SUMMER PICKS-N-THE PINES

Call them mini muskies, slime darts or jacks, the pickerel is a top target in the pines and the author’s dad was the prince of pickerel.
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WHAT IS A BITE ALARM?

Generally associated with carp fishing, the electronic bite alarm can be successfully used by most any freshwater bottom fishing angler.
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THE MODIFIED, MODIFIED ALBRIGHT KNOT

A simple extra step for the modified albright or Alberto's knot will sure-up this fanatstic braid-to-leader connection.
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RUNNING OF THE BULL 'GILLS

The shallows are bluegill nurseries. To catch bull ‘gills by the horns on a regular basis, you need to dig a little deeper. Author Kevin Naudts explains how. (Includes text and video.)
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SNEAK ATTACK FOR STRIPERS

As striped bass move up onto the flats shallow water anglers are in their glory. In this game of cat and mouse, however, those who understand the rules of stealth almost always score the best.
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TIM COLEMAN: A PICTORIAL CELEBRATION

While more than a year has passed since the untimely passing of Tim Coleman, he still remains ever-present in the hearts and memories of the fishing community.
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TACKLE REHAB

Fishing tackle rehabilitation and maintenance projects are generally taken care of during the winter season so there is plenty of time for tune-ups.
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THE POCKET-SIZED TROUT BOX

Compact tackle tote packed with a selection of small lures to effectively target local trout this season.
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PLUG BUILDING "104" - THE FLAPTAIL

You wanna talk about an exciting plug to fish? The Flaptail is a difficult plug to build but is well worth the effort!
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PROPOSED NY SEA BASS AND FLUKE REGULATIONS

Proposed regulations are out for black sea bass and fluke. New York's recreational anglers will initially find them hard to swallow.
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DECLINING STRIPER STOCKS: DO SEALS SHARE THE BLAME?

With seal populations on the rise across Long Island, some anglers are wondering if the fury sea mammals are taking a big bite out of local fish stocks. Do the facts add up?
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