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August, 2020

NORTH VS. SOUTH: A DAYTIME SWORD FIGHT By Al Ristori
Northeast anglers may want to take a page from their Southern brethren when it comes to targeting daytime swords.

MINEFIELD MAHI: TARGETING NEARSHORE DOLPHIN By Nick Honachefsky
If the last two summers are a developing pattern, this month should be a good one.

MISSION MONTAUK: SAT TAG #3 IS DEPLOYED! By Jim Hutchinson, Jr.
There are currently three 46-inch jumbo stripers swimming around somewhere in the North Atlantic with MiniPSAT devices affixed to their shoulders.

SHOREBOUND: FISH ARE WHERE YOU FIND THEM By Fred Golofaro
A far cry from traditional surf fishing hotspots, these areas offer some very good opportunities not far from home.

PORGIES ON ARTIFICIALS: A NEW TAKE ON AN OLD CLASSIC By Jackson Kobylarcz
New technology continues to change the way we approach fishing for different species, including the humble but tenacious porgy.

SUMMERTIME POTPOURRI By Capt. John N. Raguso
Our inshore and offshore waters come alive during late summer with a variety of transient gamefish.

WETSUITS IN THE SURF NO SWIMMING REQUIRED By Jerry Audet
You don’t have to swim to appreciate the many benefits afforded by a wetsuit.

TALE END MONSTER OF THE LAKE By Chris Angelone

EARLY ACTION: PEANUT BUNKER EXPLOSION By Dave Pickering
If you wait until the 9th month for the ‘Fall Run’ to begin you might just miss some of the best fishing of the season.

NIGHT MOVES: MINNIE MOUSE TROUT By Toby Lapinski
A tactic conceived on big trout streams out west, mousing after dark works wonders in local waters too.

SUMMER SURF: STAY STEALTHY MY FRIEND Story & Photos by Jerry Audet
Often overlooked by many would-be surfcasters, unnatural lights and sounds can have a negative effect on the bite.

ALBIE CHALLENGE: SUP SPEEDSTERS Story by Capt. Tom Migdalski,
photos by Sean Callinan
In these days of social distancing, here’s how to try the ultimate sport for false albacore and bonito.

JUMBOS OF THE DEEP: FLUKE OFF ‘THE END’ By Tony Salerno
The waters east of Montauk to Block Island’s Wind Mills consistently produces big, summertime fluke.