New Regs in Effect
With the 2018 fishing season bearing down on us, there are a few things you need to know to be prepared, whether you fish offshore, inshore or in the surf.
The Evolution of Soft Plastics
While technological advances played a part in the ongoing evolution of soft plastics, there was also a lot of crossover in baits.
Boat Sense: Basic Trailer Maintenance
If you trailer your boat, now’s the time to make those last minute preparations to get your ride squared away for that first trip to the launching ramp.
The Importance of Scent in Fluking
Catching fluke might not be rocket science, but there is sound science behind it.
Tog Kickoff: Spring’s Soft Bait Secrets
From New England through the Mid-Atlantic, the springtime tautog fishery is dominated by the use of soft baits.
Ways of the New: Hands Free Anchoring
No matter how many seasons you have under your hull, there is always something new to learn.
Mojo Trolling: Adapting Your Striper Spread
The Mid-Atlantic MOJO gains new converts in the Northeast for its simplicity and effectiveness.
2018 Dream Boat Fishing Update
We continue to tweak the Dream Boat formula to level the playing field as much as possible. One of this year’s changes is sure to do that.
Hit the Trout Trail
This stretch of Babylon waterway provides a unique opportunity to score some early spring trout action.
Sea Bass: A Changing Fishery
In the last few decades, managers seem to have found the right formula and the sea bass population has been growing steadily.
Piscatorial Oddities: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Northern waters don’t offer the great variety of species found in Florida and other warm water areas, but there’s a lot more available to us than most anglers realize.
A Season of Change: What’s Up With Stripers
Everyone seems to have their own theory as to why striped bass numbers have declined in the surf and bays. Here are some more to chew on.
Spring Blackfish: Fire Island Togging
The relative shallows of Great South Bay should play well during the April blackfish season.
Scout 235 XSF
Brand new for 2018, the 235 replaces the 225 XSF model from last season’s lineup and stays true to Scout’s legacy with innovations and high performance, combined with stylish looks and creature comforts.
Sea Eagle Fishskiff 16
Sea Eagle has unveiled their new patent-pending, revolutionary “Roll Up & Stow - Unroll & Go” 16-foot inflatable fishing skiff.
More In This Issue
The Old Guy
My many years as a classroom teacher and district supervisor in the Carteret Public Schools included many memorable classroom moments with students.
This cod recipe was given to me many years ago, by my good friend Roz.
Located deep inside Jamaica Bay bordering the Train Trestle and Cross Bay Bridge, Silver Hole is a deep water depression once known for its exceptional early spring flounder fishing, which has declined dramatically here, just as it has in most bays and harbors surrounding Long Island.
Weego Jump Starters
Weego, innovators of portable jump starters and rechargeable battery packs, has introduced a new line of versatile, multi-purpose batteries to jump start vehicles in every engine size and for every budget.
Cuda Tackle Center
Cuda’s new Tackle Center is an innovative tool containment system designed to keep important tools organized and within reach.