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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.


BUYING BOAT INSURANCE: THE FINE PRINT

Check your policy for these six must-have coverage items.
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THE HIGHS AND LOWS OF BAROMETRIC PRESSURE

Barometric pressure has a major influence on fish behavior which can give the angler an advantage and general idea of what they can expect out of a day of fishing.
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FOUR FIRE EXTINGUISHER MYTHS DEBUNKED

Every spring, the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water receives questions from boaters about fire extinguishers. To help set the record straight here are four fire extinguisher myths debunked.
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LOST AND FOUND ROD AND REEL

Not all bad fishing stories end on a negative note. Here is one about a lost and found and reunited rod and reel.
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FLOTSAM & JETSAM: EARTH DAY IS OUR DAY!

While some may “celebrate” Earth Day on April 22, anglers see it as an opportunity to spend a few hours dedicated to protecting our future access rights.
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JAPANESE TAXIDERMY: GYOTAKU

An alternative option for documenting a memorable catch, Gyotaku is both beautiful and simple.
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SPRING WEAKFISH OUTLOOK

New Jersey tiderunner action is underway, but with April’s full moon on the 22nd and plenty of bait arriving in New York and New England, it could be an early start for all.
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THE 2016 TAGGED TROUT PROMOTION

The Fisherman has teamed up with the Black Hawk to bring New England anglers a shot at some great prizes for catching a specially-tagged trout this spring.
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A SOLITARY ROCK

A break in the solitude of a night alone in the surf is welcomed when a large striped bass makes her presence known.
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GET ON THE TROUT

As anglers of the Northeast get ramped-up for trout season, here is a look at when and where each state will be stocking many hundreds of thousands of fish in the coming weeks.
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INSIDE THE BELLY OF THE BEAST

A lot can be learned by examining the stomach contents of that fish in your cooler.
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EARLY SEASON STRIPERS - BANK ON IT!

Now is the time to fish soft baits—both live and artificial—for a shot at those first striped bass of the spring season.
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