Being able to separate good water from bad is the key to success when it comes to fishing a sand beach.
Earthworms can at times be just as effective as sea worms on inshore favorites like flounder, weakfish and striped bass.
Get the details on The Fisherman’s 2017 Dream Boat Fishing Challenge. The ultimate subscriber only, multi-species fishing competition.
This scrappy relative of the striper is a nice early season option for anglers probing the Island’s tidal creeks and rivers.
Some helpful tips to improve your boat fishing skills.
From spring through fall, here are a dozen locations on the Striper Coast that could connect you to that mystical 50-pounder.
The ideal family fishing boat can go a long way toward building a lifetime of lasting memories.
There’s no need to look beyond standard surf gear when it comes to improving your casting distance.
The Northeast offers plenty of places to tangle with the fish of 10,000 casts.
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.
In This Issue:
- Tip of the Month: Best Baits and Lures for Spring Trout
- Reading A Beach
- Behold! The Lowly Earthworm
- 2017 Dream Boat Challenge
- White Perch: Another Spring Option
- Becoming A Better Boat Fisherman 101
- A Trophy Dozen: Where To Find Your 50-Pounder
- Family Fishing Boats
- Distance Matters: Baiting Beyond the Bar
- Mini Travel: Northeast Musky Destinations
- A Light Approach: Casting For Fluke
- The Blessing Of The Cursed Blues
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Anyone who fishes the Northeast from Long Island north to the Cape during the late fall has noticed the increasing number of seals in these waters over the past decade.
Nestled between the North Haven Peninsula and Jessup Neck and southward of the western end of Shelter Island and part of the Peconic Bay estuary sits Noyack Bay.
In 1991 Western Filament introduced Tuf-Line, the first superline, followed soon after by Spiderwire and Berkley’s Fireline, which ushered in the modern era of braided lines, probably the most significant fishing tackle innovation in the past 50 years.
Here’s a great recipe for those of you who stocked up on cod this winter, or for those who are working on spring-run fish.