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February 2018


2018 2 Trolling Motor Boat

The Trolling Motor Advantage

Not just for freshwater bassmen and southern flats boats, the trolling motor is fast-becoming a valuable tool of Northeast anglers in the know.

2018 2 Nats Needle Nats Needle Main

Nat’s Needle

Kicking back to a needlefish plug designed by legendary Long Island surfcaster Nat Piazza.

2018 2 Marine Electronics Round UpSimrad GO9 XSE Adjusting Radar On Yellowfin

Marine Electronics Roundup

With fierce competition bringing prices down and overall functionality up to new levels, there has never been a better time to shop for new electronics.

2018 2 Striped Bass History Life Cycle Adult 30 40 Pounds

Striped Bass: History and Life Cycle

A revealing look at the life cycle and history of arguably the most popular sportfish on the East Coast.

2018 2 Ny Surf Fishing Contest Report

New York Surf Fishing Contest Annual Report

The NYSFC contest officer analyzes results of the 2017 installment of this season long inter-club surf contest.

2018 2 Resurrecting Jig Master Main

Reel-Modding: Resurrecting the Jigmaster

Breathe new life into an old-school classic conventional workhorse of a reel.

2018 2 Cod Pollock Ling Boat

South Shore Wrecks: Cod, Pollock, Ling and More

Bundle up and commit to tangling with some good eating table fare this winter.

2018 2 Commen Sense Plug Modifications Catch

Common Sense Plug Modifications

Here are some simple modifications that can make life easier and safer for you and the fish.

2018 2 Beating Cabin Fever Catch

White Perch: Beating Cabin Fever

This close relative to the striped bass can provide a welcome reprieve from cabin fever through the winter months.

More In This Issue

2018 2 When Live Gives You Lemons

When Life Gives You Lemons

The world is full of fascinating people. One of the most remarkable people I have ever met while fishing would have to be Tony.

2018 2 South Beach Fire Island

South Beach, Fire Island

I’m always amazed that there are still surf fishermen out there who spend little or no time on the backsides of our South Shore barrier beaches.

2018 2 Stir Fried Fish

Stir Fried Fish

In the Orient it is called stir frying. Western Civilization seems content with the term sautéing, but in either case, it is a quick and efficient method to cook fish.


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