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2017 12 First Ice Nice Ice Fishing

First Ice Is Nice Ice!

While the timing of first ice can vary greatly from lake to lake, it offers some of the most productive fishing of the hard-water season.

2017 9 Absecon Dreek

Absecon Creek

Absecon Creek has been undergoing some major “renovations,” and improvement projects at two entirely separate locations along the creek are finally coming to fruition after several years of careful planning.

2017 7 Catfish Fever Main

Catfish Fever

Catfish are plentiful throughout New England and make for an excellent summertime target species.

2017 6 Cranking Summer Crappies Trolling

Cranking Summer Crappies

Trolling small crankbaits can be the secret to finding large, summertime crappies as they transition to deep structure.

2017 5 June Hogs Baits

June Hogs

The author shares some tips to help put you on the path to a lunker bucketmouth.

Pattagansett Lake

Pattagansett Lake, CT

Nestled between Upper Pattagansett Road to its north, and Route 1 to its south, Pattagansett Lake is a 128-acre, lazy-S-shaped body of water in East Lyme, Connecticut.

Looking to Freshwater

It’s about time that surfcasters started to steal some of the technology from our freshwater fishing brethren.

River-Run Stripers

A look at some of the lures and tactics for targeting the first fresh-run striped bass of the year in the tidal rivers.

Trout Time

As you will see, I didn’t end up with a local feature this month on trout fishing. I was back and forth on what to cover as trout fishing across New England is so varied in how, when and where it is practiced.