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BLUEFISH HEARING SET FOR FEBRUARY 27

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
Wind and rough seas continue to create havoc with sailing schedules for any boats looking to get to the cod grounds on the East End, while South Shore boats are faring just slightly better.


The Viking Fleet spent most of the week at the dock but the Viking Star was ...

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HEAD INLAND

Posted By Toby Lapinski
Location: New England
Whether you’re looking to find fishable ice, or if you plan to hit the Springfield Sportsmen’s Show Friday through Sunday, inland is the place to be this week. Along the shoreline there is no safe ice to speak of, but some anglers are using the open water to their advantage, ...

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SNOW BIRDS

Posted By Jim Hutchinson, Jr.
Location: New Jersey & Delaware Bay
Staff from the New Jersey, Delaware Bay edition of The Fisherman is in the midst of a pretty hectic show schedule, which is offering subscribers (and future subscribers) a pretty good shot to take advantage of a few impressive gifts. We just wrapped up the four-day New Jersey Boat ...

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NYSF FORUM & AUCTION THIS WEEKEND

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
It was another tough week for cod on the East End this past week as the weather kept the Viking Fleet from making it to the cod grounds. Things weren’t much better along the South Shore although the Laura Lee Express did manage to get in two days of fishing ...

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PROPER PERCHING

Posted By Jim Hutchinson, Jr.
Location: New Jersey & Delaware Bay
Local perch action remains the best bet for New Jersey anglers looking to score. White perch can be scored on the Tuckahoe, Patcong, Absecon, Egg Harbor, Mullica, Toms and even up into reaches of the Raritan and its tributaries. Best bet is stop in to one of the ...

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SHOW & TELL!

Posted By Toby Lapinski
Location: New England
Whether you plan to visit us this weekend at the next fishing show in our winter line-up, head out to wet a line and do some fishing, or better yet, both, then you’ve got a lot to look forward to this week. First up, an all-new show rolls into Mohegan ...

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COD, HERRING, TROUT AND WHITE PERCH

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
It was a tough go for cod on the East End this past week between some days lost to the weather and generally slow fishing on the days boats could sail. There is some thought that the good stretch of cod action in January was fueled by the full moon. ...

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JUMBO COD

Posted By Jim Hutchinson, Jr.
Location: New Jersey & Delaware Bay
Tautog is still open and available to New Jersey anglers during the month of February, even as several of the hardcore party boats have opted to take a break this month for winter maintenance in advance of the spring action. Several boats continue to press onward to the offshore ...

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SCRATCH THAT ITCH

Posted By Toby Lapinski
Location: New England
Whether you’re looking to fish or dig some clams, you’ve got some options ahead. In Connecticut (and likely other spots along the coast) clamming has been good with low tides and mild temps. If you’ve never had a cold, winter clam, then you’re missing out on one of the best-tasting ...

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COD FISHING SHOWING PROMISE

Posted By Fred Golofaro
Location: Long Island, Metro NY
On the East End, cod fishing is the only game in town this time of year. Fortunately, if you have the weather, you have the cod right now as most mornings aboard both the Viking Star and Viking Fivestar are enjoying a good bite with cod to 30 pounds, including ...

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