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Hot Spot: Roda Wreck

On February 13, 1908, while on a voyage from Huelva, Spain to New York, carrying a full cargo of copper…


Hot Spot: Jefferson Lake

Jefferson Lake is easily accessed by kayak or canoe. Car-topping a squareback canoe and mounting an electric motor on the…


Hot Spot: The First Albie

In my many years as a striper snob, I honestly couldn’t have cared less about albies and, on the rare…


Hot Spot: Horton’s Point

 Back in the 1990s the former Mattituck based Capt. Bob Fleet labeled the area off Horton’s Point as the “Land…


Hot Spot: Glory Hole Pots

Offshore summer Jersey anglers are no doubt focused on tuna, but if the tuna bite doesn’t materialize, there are other…


Hotspot: The Bus Stop

Back in the summer of 2006 I was trying to nail down my jigging technique in the Cape Cod Canal….


End Of An Era: Duke Of Fluke

Combs Bait and Tackle in Amityville, NY has been in business for 34 years. In 1995, the husband-and-wife team of…

Sand City

Hot Spot: Sand City

Its incredible sunsets, isolation and raw beauty make Sand City (W 72.24.14/ N 40.55.10) the most magnificent town beach in…

Hot Spot: Lake Marburg

While the majority of the summer migration sees Pennsylvanians heading east to the Jersey Shore or DELMARVA beaches, Lake Marburg…

Hot Spot: Catch Your PB Striper

I’ve been enjoying these compilation-style hotspot stories so we’re going to keep them going for a while. Since June is…

Hot Spot: Target Rock

Located in the Huntington Township, right next to Caumsett State Park, is none other than Target Rock National Wildlife Refuge….


Hot Spot: Garden State South

In April of 2018, author Tom Pagliaroli covered the Garden State twin sisters – north and south – and noted…


Hot Spot: Jessup Neck

Settled on an 187-acre peninsula tucked between Noyack and Little Peconic Bay’s, Elizabeth A. Morton National Wildlife Refuge, better known…