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April 2020

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BDV Spotlight: a New Look at Sea Girt Reef

A continuing series here at The Fisherman looks at side-scan prospecting for good structure.

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.

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

BRIGANTINE BEACH DRIVING CLINIC APRIL 18

HRFA CATCH AND RELEASE STRIPER DERBY

NEW JERSEY’S TROUT OPENER ON APRIL 11

MID-ATLANTIC COUNCIL TO MEET ONLINE IN APRIL

S’CUSE ME,” MANNY LUFTGLASS GONE AT 84

ASMFC SAYS WEAKFISH DEPLETED, BUT OVERFISHING IS NOT OCCURRING

CORONAVIRUS IMPACTS ON APRIL EVENTS

NEW STRIPED BASS & BLUEFISH RULES IN EFFECT

More In This Issue

the purchase of a freshwater fishing license and trout stamp

‘20 Stock Report: NJ’s Rainbow Rundown

The statewide opener on April 11 promises a rod and reel rainbow trout gut buster.

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.

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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