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August 31, 2017  ¦  Volume 44  ¦  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
This is a simple and exceptionally strong knot when used with monofilament and fluorocarbon leaders from 20- to 80-pound test.

“THE DERBY”: A SURFCASTER’S HAT TRICK By Jim Hutchinson, Jr.
An LBI Derby hat from the ‘50s and ‘60s finds its way home from an Adirondacks yard sale in classic 21st century fashion.

PRE-GAME PREP: LINE-UPS FOR YOUR LURES By Allen D. Riley
Prepare yourself for another season in the surf by investing a little time mapping out your strategy for success.

A CAMDEN CLASSIC:IT MAKES GREAT PEOPLE! By Bucky D’Agostino
An “Eagles” eye perspective of the 2nd annual Mike Iaconelli Celebrity ProAm Bass Tournament in South Jersey.

IMPROVING SCIENCE: COUNTING SEA BASS BY HOOK & LINE By Jim Hutchinson, Jr.
Could a Rutgers University sea bass study hold the key to improved reef fish assessments throughout the country?

BUILT FOR SPEED: TARGETING INSHORE ALBIES & BONITO By Dave Pickering
By boat or by beach, these inshore speedsters can drive tackle anglers mad with feverish pursuit this month.

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