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June 2, 2016  ¦  Volume 43  ¦  Issue 13

Features

June 2, 2016

MONSTER QUEST: THE HUNT FOR DREAM BOAT DOORMATS By Jim Hutchinson, Jr.
Here’s some valuable advice from perennial Dream Boat contenders on how to connect with a double digit doormat.

THE KAYAK ADVANTAGE: STRIPED BASS ON LARGE BAITS By Tom Fucini
The author shares his approach for delivering large baits to cow stripers.

A FISH-EYE LOOK AT SQUID JIGGING By Mike Laptew
The popularity of jigging up a catch of squid for bait or dinner has grown in leaps and bounds.

INSHORE SHARKING: TARGET A THRESHER By Al Ristori
Threshers sharks, including some of impressive size, have been challenging anglers within a stone’s throw of port.

SKIPPING DINNER: STRIPERS ACTUALLY DO EXIST IN DAYLIGHT By Dave Anderson
The presence of baitfish has a lot to do with motivating stripers to feed in daylight.

JIGGING BLUEFIN – A SHORT RUN FOR BIG GAME By Capt. Jim Freda
By the time you are reading this, it’s a good bet that the bluefin bite is already underway in your area.

TALKIN’ TACKLE: SHARK TOURNAMENT LEADERS By Pete Barrett
Choosing the best leader is critical to shark-fishing success, and which one you choose may put you in or out of the winner’s circle.

30 YEARS OF THE MONSTER SHARK TOURNAMENT – PART 1 By DJ Stetson with Capt. Bill Brown
A look at the early years and some of the records set at this monster of a shark tournament.

KAYAKING AND CARPING By Dave Pickering
The kayak is the perfect craft to gain access to those unfished, virgin carp waters of the northeast.

EXCEPTIONS TO THE RULES By Steve Gallant
A look at some of the findings of surf sharpie that go against traditional logic

ATLANTIC HMS MEETING By Capt. Michael J. Pierdinock
An update and review of the topics discussed at the Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel meeting this spring.

RUNNIN’ AND GUNNIN’ By Capt. Matt Perachio
The tuna bite is right around te corner and now is the time to get your gear in order.

SUMMER STRIPERS ON THE ROCKS By Patrick Gallagher
Trolling the tube & worm from a kayak through Western Sound boulder fields produces quality stripers during the summer months.