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January 25, 2018  ¦  Volume 46  ¦  Issue 2

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January 25, 2018

STRIPED BASS: HISTORY AND LIFE CYCLE By Robert MichelsonA revealing look at the life cycle and history of arguably the most popular sportfish on the East Coast.

MARINE ELECTRONICS ROUNDUP By Capt. John N. Raguso
With fierce competition bringing prices down and overall functionality up to new levels, there has never been a better time to shop for new electronics.

PLUG BUILDING: NAT’S NEEDLE By Dave Anderson
Kicking back to a needlefish plug designed by legendary Long Island surfcaster Nat Piazza.

THE TROLLING MOTOR ADVANTAGE By Capt. Mike Roy
Not just for freshwater bassmen and southern flats boats, the trolling motor is fast-becoming a valuable tool of Northeast anglers in the know.

YAK FISHING: COLD-WEATHER KAYAKING By Bob Danielson
Kayaking is a great way to target over-wintering striped bass as long as you are prepared to deal with cold-water emergencies.

SALTWATER LICENSE UPDATE By Captain Bill Smith
A look at how saltwater fishing licenses benefit all recreational anglers in New England and where the funds generated are dispersed.

PERLON — THE PERFECT LEADER MATERIAL? By Capt. Tom Migdalski
You’ve heard of mono and fluorocarbon, but here’s what you don’t know about the other nylon line.

RESURRECTING THE JIGMASTER By Pat Vogt
Breathe new life into an old-school classic conventional workhorse of a reel.

THE 2017 ICCAT MEETING By Capt. Michael Pierdinock
A recap of the 2017 International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas meeting and how it affects Northeast anglers.