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July 2017


2017 7 The Dawn Patrol Nick

Yak Attack: The Dawn Patrol

Take advantage of the ease of kayak fishing before work to capitalize on your next potential trophy fish.

2017 7 Lighten Up On Porgies Rich

Long Island Sound: Lighten Up on Porgies

Aside from the fish catching advantages of using light tackle, it makes catching porgies a whole lot of fun.

2017 7 Shark Tourney Roundup Main

Star Island / Hudson Anglers: Shark Tourney Roundup

Shark fishing heated up just in time to ensure success for two of the Island’s most popular shark tournaments.

2017 7 To Hold Or To Deadstick Drop Back

Fluke Tactics: To Hold or Deadstick

If you’re one of those anglers who swear by deadsticking, there are a lot of reasons why you might want to reconsider your technique.

2017 7 Light Tackle Dolphin Mahi Tommy Fisherman

Mahi Madness: Light Tackle Dolphin

Dolphin, dorado, or mahimahi, whatever name you prefer, they are exciting to catch and delicious on the table.

2017 7 Maximizing Range Speed Fishing Time Twin 150 HP Evinrude E TEC G2's

Boat Sense: Maximizing Range, Speed and Fishing Time

Knowing your boat’s optimum fuel economy and its realistic range are the secrets to knowing how far you can travel and how much fishing time you will get.

2017 7 Yellowfin Trolling Tactics CARMEN TUNA

Offshore Savvy: Yellowfin Trolling Tactics

A successful day on the offshore grounds requires more than just a thorough knowledge of water temperature, clarity and the location of baitfish, but it is a good place to start.

2017 7 Stand Up Paddle Board Fishing Main

New Horizon: Stand-up Paddle Board Fishing

Its benefits are many and drawbacks few, according to those who angle from these unique platforms.

2017 7 The Eclectic Striped Bass Diet Main

Forage Factor: The Eclectic Striped Bass Diet

Improve your own predatory insight and fish hunting skills through scientific analysis of striped bass forage.

2017 7 Top Tips Summer Success Fluke 2

Five Fluke Hacks: Top Tips For Summer Success

Finding keepers under today’s regulations requires anglers broaden their efforts in order to improve catch rates.

More In This Issue

The Bridges & “Kamikaze Bob”

More than 30 years ago, maybe more, I regularly fished the nine bridges that wound over the marshes and channels north of Jones Beach on Long Island.

2017 7 Hotspot Hortons

Hortons Point

Frequently referred to as the “Land of the Giants” for the big fluke taken here during the spring and summer, there are many more opportunities here that are overlooked by those just targeting fluke.

2017 7 Furuno Dff3d

Furuno DFF3D Multi-Beam Sonar

2017 7 Here Comes Daisy

Here Comes Daisy

There’s no debating the effectiveness of daisy chains on the offshore grounds.

2017 7 Whole Fried Porgy

Whole Fried Porgy

Here’s a pan fried treat that will have you and your guests clamoring for more of these saltwater panfish.


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