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new england
April 2020

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The bucktail jig

Surf Sense: Bucktailing Beyond Montauk

Considered a staple at the so-called ‘Surfcasting Capital of the World’, outside of Montauk surfcasters have been slow to adopt the simple bucktail for open-surf use.

An old-time photo of Cinto

Charlie Cinto: the Man Behind the Fish

More than just a striped bass record-holder, Charlie Cinto was a consummate outdoorsman with a heart of gold.

pring Blackfish Success

On the Spot: Spring Blackfish Success

Light spinning tackle and jigs are the modus operandi for springtime blackfish.

A mild winter should produce good action with slot fish

Where-to: Early Spring Stripers

A regional guide on where to connect with the first stripers of the season.

News Briefs

FINAL 2020 STRIPED BASS REGULATIONS SET

More In This Issue

This unexpected catch

Epic Days Remembered

A where-to article in “The Fisherman” magazine about the popular and easily-accessed Outer Wall (OW) at Lewes, DE described a substantial rip that developed during an outgoing tide.

Chart courtesy of Navionics.

Matunuck, RI

Matunuck, Rhode Island is a great location to fish whether it’s from shore or by boat. For boaters, it’s very close to the harbor at Point Judith offering many opportunities and a very short run.

Boat Review Steigercraft 255CC Profile

Boat Review: Steiger Craft 255 Center Console

Although more than 90 percent of Steiger’s current semi-custom production of roughly 100 boats per season is dedicated to their signature three-sided Miami and totally enclosed Chesapeake pilot house designs, their owner’s roots of fishing open center consoles “back in the day” still runs deep.

A New Day A New Way Mike

A new day. A new way…

Over the last few weeks, life as we know it has changed for everyone.

Many of today’s kayaks are stable enough for anglers to safely and effectively fish from while standing up.

Peddle, Paddle, Power: 2020 Fishing Kayak Buyer’s Guide

A variety of propulsion options take this year’s slate of new fishing kayaks to the next level.

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