Late summer fluking can yield some of the biggest fish of the season, including some worthy of Dream Boat status.
These late summer visitors are a fan favorite of light tackle anglers in the Northeast.
The modus operandi for wreck fishing changes with the seasons, and the summer months typically offer the most varied possibilities for success.
Tried and true trolling spread techniques that turn on tuna and mahimahi.
Casting eels at night in the August surf is the surest way to fend off the summer doldrums.
Having the tools to shift gears and vary your approach to the fluke game helps you catch more and bigger fluke over the course of a season.
Call them red drum, redfish or ol’ time channel bass, the “red” fishery seems to be expanding.
From kings, fluke and croaker now, to monster striper tomorrow, active scouting is underway.
In terms of fathers and sons, success often comes somewhere between the generational gap.
It’s really cool being able to physically watch the entire process unfold as a fish eats my bucktail.
It’s a relatively short trip from urban to extraordinary, where big trout oblige in summer’s heat.
In This Issue:
- Dream Big: Deep Dropping for Doormats
- Southern Speedsters: Albies, Spanish Mackerel and Bonito
- Summertime Wreck Fishing: Always in the Game
- Mid-range Trolling: Perfecting the Spread
- Summer Stripers: Feed ‘Em an Eel
- Diversify Your Fluke Fishing
- Redfish: Are “Reds” in Our Future?
- Reading the Beach: Subtleties of the Late Summer Surf
- Road Trip: Old School, New School
- Late Summer: Skinny Water Fluke
- The West Branch: Dog Day Trout
More In This Issue
Reliving an epic day of striped bass fishing off of Long Island’s South Shore on June 9 of this year.
Nestled on the upper west end of the Mud Hole, 17 Fathoms is always mentioned by the top captains throughout the year.
Designed for a wide range of fresh and saltwater applications, Cortland Master Braid™ incorporates Opti-Con™ technology to join the optimum number of bundles of individual gel-spun fibers into a tighter braid structure, providing optimum strength and handling.
The next time you connect with a bluefin tuna, try this. It is my ultimate recipe for bluefin, and one that is sure to impress your dinner guests.