Large, seaworthy boats ready to take advantage of good weather can make the most of these windows of opportunity.
Fortunately, fisheries management and conservation measures have led to a slow but steady improvement in codfish stocks.
The months of November and December are prime time to hop a ride on an offshore wreck trip.
Pay extra attention to the finer points of rigging to greatly increase your chances of full coolers and weary arms this winter.
After seven months of heated competition, another angler is inducted into the brethren of Dream Boat Challenge winners.
As they make up more of the winter bottom fishing catch off Block Island, a veritable ling sharpie divulges some of his many secrets learned over the years.
These cod fishing tactics have stood the test of time and are as effective today as they were in the “good old days.”
When it comes to catching cod in the dead of winter, the waters off of Montauk and Block Island are tough to beat.
A handful of veteran skippers share their insight on what you need to make a successful run at winter cod.