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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.


WHAT’S INSIDE THAT STRIPED BASS?

If it swims, creeps, crawls or slithers within reach of a striped bass then it’s fair game as a prey item.
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DRIFT & SET FOR PORGIES

A summer structure dweller whose range has expanded as the overall stock size continues to increase, the scup or porgy provides outstanding light tackle action by anchor or drift.
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TOURNAMENT SHARKING

Shark tourneys lure lookers and anglers from all over—it’s big money and BIG fish!
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PECONIC BAY BLUES

A quick run south across Long Island Sound produces a slammer of a spring bluefish trip.
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YOUTH ANGLER SHOWCASE STARTS JUNE 1

The Fisherman and Steiger Craft Boats have launched a new Youth Angler Showcase column to showcase young angler in the magazine starting June 1.
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BOGA GRIP CLEANING & SERVICE

The Boga Grip is one of the most popular weight/gripper tools on the market, now is a good time to clean yours!
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ADD YOUR REPORT TO THEFISHERMAN.COM

The Fisherman launches a new interactive online feature allowing fishermen throughout the region the ability to post and review their own photos and reports.
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OPENING DAY ROLL CALL 2017

The official start to the open-water fishing season for many, trout fishing ramps up this month as the culmination of weeks of stocking local waters pays off.
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SPRING FLING WITH PRE-SPAWN BASS

Warmer weather is prompting big bass to feed throughout the region prior to the spawn, offering local anglers an excellent opportunity to tangle with Bassmasters' quality fish in the coming days.
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A CASE FOR CHANGE IN FLUKE MANAGEMENT

New and existing data could indicate that NOAA Fisheries efforts to save the summer flounder fishery may actually be contributing to the recent decline, an argument that could bear fruit in SSFFF's ongoing efforts.
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THE TROUT TRUCKS ARE ROLLING

With the arrival of the first week of March, state stocking trucks have begun dropping fish all around New England.
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IMPROVED, BUT STILL ESSENTIALLY "FLAWED"

While corporate attorneys and environmentalists say the new MRIP review gives NMFS a clean bill of health, scientists believe anglers may still experience a sick, uneasy feeling.
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