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February 2019


2019 2 Changing Beaches Birds

How and Why: Changing Beaches

Some valuable insight into the dynamics that cause both subtle and dramatic changes to our Island’s shorelines.

2019 2 2018 Offshore Season In Review In Pink

In Review: 2018 Offshore Season

The Fisherman’s Offshore Report columnist looks back at some of the high points of the 2018 offshore season.

2019 2 Made For Jigs Collection

Kettle Hole Lakes: Made for Jigs

Become proficient at fishing jigs and you can pull bass from the Island’s kettle hole lakes all season long.

2019 2 Stick A Fluke Fish

Stinger Hooks: Stick a Fluke

Adding a stinger hook to your jigs this season will put an end to short striking fluke.

2019 2 Finding Your Rhythm Pair At Dawn

Finding Your Rhythm

Changing your normal approach to the fishing game can sometimes make a big difference in the outcome of your next fishing trip.

2019 2 Build A Rail Rod Actions

Rodcraft: Build a Rail Rod

A West-Coast rod style finds its home with Northeast party boat tuna fishermen.

2019 2 Marine Electronics Buyers Guide Shutterstock 249406630

2019 Marine Electronics Buyers’ Guide

This is definitely the golden age for marine electronics and it gets better every year. This year is no exception.

2019 2 The Fishmaster Flaptail Main B

Plug Building: The Fishmaster Flaptail

Resurrect this striper catching classic for some heart-stopping surface strikes this season.

2019 2 Profiling The Atlantic Cod Cod

Profiling the Atlantic Cod

The Winter King has influenced history, politics and economics for the better part of five centuries.

2019 2 Build Your Own Bait Pen Mahi Kirk Fay

How-to: Build Your Own Bait Pen

Maintaining a healthy supply of live baits can be a game changer when targeting some of our most prized inshore and offshore species.

More In This Issue

2019 2 The Wreck Of The Dh Ingraham

The Wreck of the DH Ingraham

In 1871 the U.S. government officially formed the Life-Saving Service and placed its administration into the capable hands of a man named Sumner Increase Kimball and a host of lighthouse keepers and “surfmen” along the coastal United States. 

2019 2 Bug Light

Bug Light

For more than 135 years The Long Beach Bar Lighthouse, better known as Bug Light has steered sailors to safety from its location between Orient Harbor and Gardiner’s Bay, welcoming them to the protected waters of Peconic Bay.


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