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January, 2020

2020 BOAT & MOTOR BUYER’S GUIDE By Capt. John N. Raguso
Bigger, faster, better, high-tech, inter-connected, user-friendly, ergonomic, multi-functional - the list goes on and on regarding why you might want to consider a new boat this season. There are some wickedly cool and interesting new boats to talk about for the upcoming model year, so just sit back and enjoy the ride as we begin our annual exploration with the 2020 version of the Fisherman’s Boat Buyer’s Guide.

BORN TO RUN: HUDSON RIVER TO CANYON STRIPER By Jim Hutchinson, Jr.
The much-anticipated results of satellite tag #2 begs the question – coincidence or pattern?

MEET THE WINNER OF THE 2019 DREAM BOAT By Fred Golofaro
Nosed out of the top spot in 2018 by a tiebreaker, Garrett Weir was determined to find his way back to the winner’s circle.

HOLE HOPPIN’: SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I GO? By Nick Kanaras
Know how to decide between keeping mobile and staying put to ice more fish this winter.

COLD CARP: SCORE SOME WINTER GOLD! By Dave Pickering
Carp offer year-round opportunities in Southern New England anywhere open water can be found.

MOVING WATER: BUTTON YER LIPS by Dave Anderson
A ‘Buyers Guide’ of metal lip styles and what they do when attached to a piece of wood.

YAK BASS: SKINNY WATER STRIPERS By Mark Ambert
The kayak is the perfect platform to target big bass on shallow, near-shore reefs.