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August 31, 2017  ¦  Volume 45  ¦  Issue 26

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August 31, 2017

SEA BASS CLASS IS IN SESSION BY NICK HONACHEFSKY
It may require work finding open seasons, but it’s all play – big play – once you do.

BOAT SENSE: ADDING FUNCTIONAL LUXURY TO YOUR BOAT BY JOHN N RAGUSO
These upgrades have “reel” value helping captains catch more fish, run vessels safely or efficiently, and adding to crew comfort.

DUNK A CHUNK FOR FALL TROPHIES BY MARK EDWARDS
Chunking is one of the most effective ways to connect with big stripers and blues in the fall surf.

GET THE MOST OUT OF BUCKTAILS BY FRED GOLOFARO
Adding the snap jigging technique to your bucktailing repertoire adds a whole new dimension to your surf fishing arsenal.

THE PLUGGER’S LURE BAG BY STAFF
A look at must-have surf plugs with tips on how and where to fish them for maximum success.

TALKIN’ TACKLE: HOMER RHODE LOOP By Pete Barrett
Homer Rhode was a pioneer in catching tarpon and snook on fly tackle and he developed the famous loop knot that bears his name.

COUNTING SEA BASS BY HOOK & LINE By Jim Hutchinson, Jr.
Could Rutgers University hold the key to improved reef fish assessments throughout the country?

THE PERFECT STORM, SOLUTION By Dave Anderson
The confines of the Cape Cod Canal offer shelter from the storm, here’s how to make it work for you this fall.

TARGETING BOTH ALBIES AND BONITO By Dave Pickering
These two species can drive both boat and surf fishermen mad with feverish pursuit.

NEW HAVEN HARBOR ROUND-UP By Capt. Tom Migdalski
Multiple access points and family fun make New Haven Harbor an ideal surf fishing spot.

TARGETING EDDIES: THINK OUTSIDE THE RIP By Tom Fucini
While many anglers concentrate their efforts on the main rip line itself, they are overlooking productive nearby water.

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