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June 2017


2017 6 Making Tides Work For You Beaches

Making Tides Work for You

Once you realize how tides affect baitfish movement, it will allow you to find and target gamefish with more consistency.

2017 6 Montauks Other Migration

Montauk’s Other Migration

The June run of stripers can often match the intensity of the Point’s heralded fall run.

2017 6 Peconic Bay Silver And Gold Garret Weir And Chicken George

Peconic Bay Silver and Gold

This East End bay is alive with platter size porgies and weakfish through the sixth month.

2017 6 Star Island 1

Star Island Yacht Club & Marina: Montauk’s Top Sport Fishing Destination

This premier sport fishing destination hosts a series of popular fishing tournaments over the course of the season.

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.

2016 6 Small Clubs Doing Big Things

Small Club Doing Big Things

Despite being a relatively small club, the Freeport Hudson Anglers Club has managed for 45 years to stage one of the largest shark fishing tournaments in the country.

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 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 The Miller Wreck

The Miller Wreck

Sail approximately 13 miles southeast of Moriches Inlet to the coordinates above and you’ll be sitting smack over the Miller Wreck, which is the remains of a long ago sunken tug boat.

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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