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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.


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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JACK FRECH'S BANANA PLUG

Designed to mimic a wounded adult bunker, the banana plug’s popularity was born right here at The Fisherman Magazine.
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RENEW THOSE FISHING LICENSES

Whether you fish in fresh or saltwater, a recreational fishing license is required. Here is a quick guide to lessen the confusion if you fish in more than one state.
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CROWNING THE 2016 DREAM BOAT CHAMPION

The 2016 Dream Boat champion proved it takes more than luck to take home the Grand Prize.
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SECRETS OF THE "SHARPIE"

Need a better weapon for bright-night bass? Resurrect a time-tested full moon favorite: the “Baby Striper” Red Fin.
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THE 2017 SUMMER FLOUNDER VOTE IS IN!

Fisheries managers meet in Baltimore, MD on December 14, 2016 to make their soon to be infamous D-Day decision on the 2017 Atlantic Coast fluke season.
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FISHING BEFORE THE WATER GETS HARD

Freshwater bass opportunities abound in the early winter, but you may have to slow down a bit to find success.
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HOW TO: BUILD YOUR OWN ROD RACK

A $50 wooden rod rack that you can build at home with a few simple materials this winter.
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ON THE RUN AGAIN

Fall is striper time. Are you ready for the action?
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WILL ANGRY ANGLERS RESPOND TO FLUKE FIASCO?

NOAA Fisheries is proposing a 30% reduction in the 2017 fluke quota, but with recreational overage penalties it could ultimately reduce angler access by 40% or more.
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FINAL DREAM BOAT PUSH

With blackfish, sea bass and scup all on the feed off the New England coast, now is the time to make that last-second push to bring home a new boat!
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WHEN THE SURF TURNS WINTERY

Finding action on the rocks and open beaches late into the year just requires a little initiative and some specialized equipment, but it's often well worth the effort.


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