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January 2017


2017 1 Plug Building Needlefishs

Plug Building: Trophy Tackle Needlefish

One of the Striper Coast’s more respected plug builders takes on the Trophy Needlefish, a design that relied heavily on input from legendary surfman Steve Campo.

2017 1 Outboard Motor Buyers Guide Tohatsu 50 Four Stroke

2017 Outboard Motor Buyer’s Guide

Whether you’re considering purchasing a new boat and motor or repowering an old favorite, here’s a rundown on the newest additions and innovations in the outboard power market.

2017 1 Pattern Fishing With Fish

Pattern Fishing: The Key to Success

Developing the ability to identify and exploit patterns of fish behavior will greatly improve your catches.

2017 1 Pulley Ridge BARRELFISHs

Pulley Ridge, Florida Keys

Northeast headboat action, Key West style, with plenty of variety in a bottom fisherman’s paradise.

2017 1 Old Story New Cutbackss Fluke

Flukin’ in the New Year: Old Story, New Cutbacks

Major cuts to the 2017 fluke quota, but is there more to the summer flounder recruitment story than meets the eye?

2017 1 The Story Behind Steiger Craft Boats

The Story Behind Steiger Craft Boats

Al Steiger’s passion for fishing is clearly reflected in the Steiger Craft lineup of custom fishing boats.  

2017 1 Crowning Dream Boat

Crowning the 2016 Dream Boat Champion

The 2016 Dream Boat champion proved it takes more than luck to take home the Grand Prize.

2017 1 Boat Buyers Guide Common

2017 Boat Buyer’s Guide

The Fisherman’s long time boating editor delivers the most comprehensive boat buyer's guide available as he reveals the latest models and some of the next-generation standard features found on today’s fishing boats.

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Cook with Nader

Cod Pesto Parmesan

2017 1 LIF Hotspot Oregon

The Oregon Wreck

On March 14, 1886 the 500 plus foot British passenger liner the Oregon met her fate when she collided with a schooner, most likely the Charles R Morse, and sunk approximately 15 miles south of Moriches Inlet.

2017 1 Tale End Kid Fishing

Why You Should Take a Kid Fishing

I am 13 years old and I love fishing. I went fishing for the first time when I was 3 years old

2017 1 Start Light

Start the New Year Light

Many New Year’s resolutions try to make us “better” in some way, but aren’t much fun if we have to cut down on juicy burgers, frosty beer and sweet desserts.


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