Current Issue – The Fisherman
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new england
June 2017

Features

2017 6 Ocd Fishing Cuttythunk

OCD & Fishing

A little bit of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder might actually be a good thing for a fisherman.

2017 6 Whats In The Water Main

What’s in the Water?

Beware of the unregulated discharge of pharmaceuticals in sewerage impacting our fish, game and drinking water.

2017 6 Bunker Snag Drag Main

Bunker Snag and Drag

Take advantage of the spring bounty of adult menhaden for a shot at the first wave of large striped bass.

2017 6 Cranking Summer Crappies Trolling

Cranking Summer Crappies

Trolling small crankbaits can be the secret to finding large, summertime crappies as they transition to deep structure.

Mattituck Monsters

A quick steam across Long Island Sound puts anglers right in the heart of some awesome June fluking.

2016 6 Contender 39fa

Contender 39 FA Fisharound

One of Contender’s hottest new rides is their 39 FA, which signifies that this is a true “fisharound” design.

2017 6 Those=deadly Swimmers

Plugging The Surf: Those Deadly Swimmers

You don’t need to take out a second mortgage to buy some of the best surf fishing lures on the market today.

2017 6 High Performance Center Consoles DSC 7337 EasyHDR

Boat Sense: High Performance Center Consoles

Northeast anglers are turning to go-fast center consoles to temper their long runs to the 100-fathom curve.

2017 6 The Art Of The Jig MAIN

Freshwater: The Art of the Jig

Learning to fish a jig properly will broaden your ability to score bass under a variety of conditions.

2017 6 High Speed Wahoo Ned And Wahoo

On The Troll: High Speed Wahoo

I adopted high speed trolling as part of my arsenal, and many wahoos later, it continues to yield excellent results.

2017 6 Working Jetties Rockpiles Toby Wall

Surf Savvy: Working Jetties and Rockpiles

Striped bass have a well-documented fondness for rocky shorelines, jetties, and the abundant forage found among this rocky terrain.

2017 6 Fishing The Squid Grounds Photo By Brian Lockwood

Fishing The Squid Grounds

Savvy fluke fans know that fluke will seek out the spawning grounds of squid that migrate inshore to feed and lay their eggs.

2017 6 Did You Know

Tip Of The Month: Did You Know?

White perch and striped bass are related. Both are members of the Moronidae family of fish, commonly known as the temperate basses, in which both species share the Morone genera.

More In This Issue

2017 6 Duck Island

Duck Island

The Patchogue and Menunketesuck rivers flow south through Westbrook, CT, and provide a forage base for several species of sport fish in the harbor.

2017 6 Sunrise Point

Sunrise Point

Every young boy lives in the sunrise of life. A gathering of conscious light growing taller like his body.

2017 6 Igfa Top Shot Rule Change

IGFA Top-shot Rule Change

So long as the top-shot is at least 15.5 feet, the tackle rating is considered at the breaking strength of the top-shot, not the backing.

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