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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.


ICAST 2016 HIGHLIGHTS

A quick look at a few of the new products that made a lasting first impression at ICAST 2016.
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THE ANGLE OF THE DANGLE

A look at how the position of your fishing rod affects the presentation, for better or worse, of your bait or lure.
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USING SHEDDER CRAB BAITS

These pheromone-rich baits will become more readily available around the time of the next full moon on July 19 and are ideal for tipping a bucktail for weakfish, fluke, stripers and whatever else may be on your target list.
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30 YEARS OF THE MONSTER SHARK TOURNAMENT

A look at the history, evolution and future of this monster of a shark tournament as it enters 30 years of competition.
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SHARK ID & FEDERAL REGULATIONS GUIDE

With shark fishing and tournament season well upon us across the mid-Atlantic and northeastern states, now is the time to brush up on your shark identification knowledge base.
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PULLING AN ANCHOR MADE EASY

Not everyone has a windlass or needs one. Here’s the easy way to weigh anchor without the work.
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MEASURE AND RELEASE

When the right formula and accurate measurements are used, a fish's weight can be estimated with little if any harm coming to the fish.
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HEAD OFF BIG BASS

Fishing behind the melee of a bluefish blitz can be your key to scoring a big striped bass this spring.
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HIGH-TECH JERKBAITS

High-tech hard plastic lures are making the transition from freshwater stand-bys to saltwater killers.
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FIVE KNOTS EVERY BOATER SHOULD KNOW

While not generally required in order to get your safe-boating license, this short list of must-know knots should be a part of every boater's repertoire.
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THE 2016 SWLCC SHOW

Atoms and Murats and Gibbs, oh my! A look inside the Salt Water Lure Collectors Club's annual show in Bourne, Massachusetts.
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BUYING BOAT INSURANCE: THE FINE PRINT

Check your policy for these six must-have coverage items.
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