As we wait to learn our fluke fate this month, here are a few summer flounder tips to tide you over until the first tides of 2017.
A how, where and why look at soft baits for April black sh.
Earthworms can at times be just as effective as sea worms on inshore favorites like flounder, weakfish and striped bass.
From spring through fall, here are a dozen locations on the Striper Coast that could connect you to that mystical 50-pounder.
Casting will expand your fluke fishing skills and put more fish in the cooler.
Always willing to brawl, the spring arrival of these yellow-eyed battlers on the inshore scene is a celebrated event.
A walk down memory lane to the piers and bulkheads, where we’re reminded that the winter flounder is very much about tradition.
When it comes to catching cod in the dead of winter, the waters off of Montauk and Block Island are tough to beat.
If you fish soft plastic and biodegradable tails, like Berkley Gulp! for fluke, you’ve probably experienced this problem; a fluke taps the bait, you gently lift the rod to set the hook, but miss the short-striking fish.
One of the items on my to do list each winter is to snell up an ample supply of blackfish hooks.
“New school” trolling techniques have broadened the options for striped bass anglers.
Whether used as a fl y on its own or teaser ahead of a plug, this basic pattern will serve you well.
For the purpose of this column, let’s say I have two Penn Clash 4000s (substitute your own reels) that take 200 yards of 30-pound braid.
A handful of veteran skippers share their insight on what you need to make a successful run at winter cod.
Developing the ability to identify and exploit patterns of fish behavior will greatly improve your catches.
The crossover from salty umbrellas, to tournament bassing, and back again to the inshore grounds.