After 15 years of these articles, we finally tackle the Bottle Plug!
All you need to know to get started building one of the Striper Coast’s more popular striped bass plugs.
A triple jointed eel designed by the late Charlie Cinto.
Here’s how to make your own durable jigs with a wide range of color options.
Here’s a pair of teasers that will catch most anything in Northeast waters, whether you choose the long rod or conventional tackle.
The story behind and the instructions to build a lure that has reached almost mythical status in recent years up and down the Striper Coast.
Catch these mini tunas on mini pencil poppers. Here’s how to make ‘em!
From crafting molds to blending unique custom colors, pouring soft plastics is a rewarding way to pass the winter months.
Here’s an economical way to build a good inventory of custom finished jig heads.
Resurrect this striper catching classic for some heart-stopping surface strikes this season.
Looking back at a Canal classic with appeal up and down the Striper Coast.
Because of their scarcity, swimming an original is completely out of the question.
Kicking back to a needlefish plug designed by legendary Long Island surfcaster Nat Piazza.
The SoCo Chief is considered by many vintage plug collectors to be the Holy Grail.
Whether used as a fl y on its own or teaser ahead of a plug, this basic pattern will serve you well.
Modernizing the unique and ingenious wooden bunker plug.