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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.


FULL MOONS IN THE SURF

Passing up those moonlit nights on the beach could turn out be the biggest surf fishing mistake you will ever make.
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PINPOINTING BLACKFISH

More than most other inshore species, when targeting blackfish it is the little things that can make a big difference in your success rate.
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ALPHABET SOUP: TOP 25 FISHY ACRONYMS

From ABC to YOY, fisheries management acronyms often baffle and bewilder; but with anglers pledging to attend upcoming fall and winter meetings, this quick primer might help bring things into clearer focus.
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LOOKING FOR A MULLET RUN

It's often short, but always sweet, that immediate blast of action that comes as finger mullet pour out of the bays and estuaries on their southern migration, with bass, blues and weakfish on their tails.
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SURF: DOES COLOR REALLY MATTER

Whether or not lure color makes a difference is always a controversial subject, especially when the conversation revolves around plugs and surf fishing for stripers.
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LATE SUMMER SPOTLIGHT – SPANISH MACKEREL

Spanish mackerel turn up nearly every August and September along the midrange lumps and ridges off the New Jersey and Delaware Coast, but jetty jocks should also prepare for a pelagic encounter off those inlet rocks.
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ICAST 2017 STAND-OUTS

In a show with hundreds of thousands of fishing products on display, a handful really stood out.
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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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