Without really intending to do so, this month’s issue came together with a bit of a theme to it—in the local section anyway.
It’s survival of the fi ttest in the great outdoors.
Get the Most Out of Show Season
You devise a tactical approach to fishing; why not think strategy when it comes to the fishing shows?
A ‘FISHABLE’ Conventional
How a fan of surfcasting with conventional reels tunes and services his Abu’s to work for him, not against him.
Tying a Deceiver
Whether used as a fl y on its own or teaser ahead of a plug, this basic pattern will serve you well.
Plug Building: The Updated Banana
Modernizing the unique and ingenious wooden bunker plug.
Spinning Reels: The Class of 2017
Blending cutting-edge design, space-age components, and the highest quality and craftsmanship available, today’s spinning reels offer exceptional performance and durability.
Travel Log: “Nola” A Sportsman’s Paradise
World class fishing is just part of the mystique that draws so many anglers to New Orleans and its adjacent bayous.
Winter Action: Down in a Hole
Fishing doesn’t stop during the winter for those who walk on water. Knowing where to set your holes is the key to a successful outing.
Boat Sense: Inshore Fishing Boats
The ideal inshore boat will you serve you well from skinny water back bays to near-offshore sharking or deepwater fluking.
Gearing Up for Winter Cod
A handful of veteran skippers share their insight on what you need to make a successful run at winter cod.
More In This Issue
Nebraska Shoal, RI
Located roughly mid-way between Point Judith and Charlestown Breachway off the south shore of Rhode Island, this expansive area and its surrounding bumps and humps are quite popular with local bottom fishermen.
Reelin’ in the Fast Lane
Your favorite tackle shops are re-stocking their displays with the latest tackle and if you’re looking to add a new reel to your arsenal this is the prime time to check them out.
Salmon Tartare (Raw)
This time of the year, when the choice of fish we catch is limited to just a couple of species, you might want to consider spending a few bucks at your local fish market on “fresh” salmon.