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June 2018

Features

2018 6 Early Season Offshore Forecast1 SST

Northeast Region: Early Season Offshore Forecast

The large warm core eddy south of Block Canyon and east of Hudson Canyon is already providing some favorable offshore conditions for sharks and tuna.

2018 6 SEA ROBIN Salad Fish

Sea Robin Salad: Weigh ‘em & Eat ‘em

A simple recipe that will make you glad that you brought a few birds home for the cleaning table.

2018 6 A Recipe For Summer Success Boat

Troll for Fluke: A Recipe for Summer Success

When wind and tide conspire to sabotage your fluke catching efforts, trolling can help make things right.

2018 6 Fuel System Maintenance Tips Underwater

Boat Sense: Fuel System Maintenance Tips

Experience a glitch in your engine’s fuel supply system and you are going to have a very bad day.

2018 6 The Proper Pack Out Choose Wisely Water

The Proper Packout: Choose Wisely

Some sound advice on selecting the proper gear for your next kayak fishing trip.

2018 6 Big Plugs For Bigger Stripers Catch Main

The Night Shift: Big Plugs for Bigger Stripers

Sometimes you have to “go big” or “go home” when it comes to plugging the surf at night for large striped bass.

2018 6 Shark Science Shark

Shark Science: Increase Your Tournament Odds

Here are some ways to help improve your crew’s chances at hooking up with that tournament winning shark.

2018 6 Poppin For Stripers Catch

Poppin’ for June Stripers

From bay to surf to just a bit outside, poppers are tops for getting bunker hungry stripers to strike.

2018 6 Monster Madness Donoghue

North Fork: Mattituck’s Monster Madness

The quality of the sea bass action is enough to draw anglers to this area, but the big sell continues to be the quality and quantity of the fluke fishing.

2018 6 Targeting A Doormat Fish

Trophy Tips: Targeting a Doormat

Scoring a true doormat fluke is the ultimate challenge for any serious fluke angler.

2018 6 Live Line Magic Rod

Western Sound: Live Line Magic

The dramatic process of a big striper stalking, taunting, and attacking a live bunker at the surface is worth the price of admission.

2018 6 Not Just For Stripers Couple

Spot On: Not Just for Stripers

Live spot have become a popular bait among inshore anglers. Most are directed at stripers but other species from fluke to tuna find them just as appealing.

More In This Issue

2018 6 Tale End Paul Delaney

I Wish I Had a Wetsuit, or a Large Coffee

My friend called me about two hours into the Ocean City fishing flea market on April 14; the bite was on, but 95 miles to the north of where I was working. 

2018 6 Matiecock Point

Matinecock Point

The fall season of 2017 along the western end of Long Island Sound went into the history books as one of the best weakfish runs in recent times.

2018 6 Sea Hunt Ultra 255 Se Cc

Sea Hunt Ultra 255 SE CC

The Sea Hunt 255 SE is the new flagship of their growing Ultra fleet and is one of the most comfortable fishing boats in her class.

2018 6 Steiger Craft 23 Dv Miami

Steiger Craft 23 DV Miami

Dream Boat contestants have something to look forward to for this season’s event.

2018 4 Yo Zuri

Yo-Zuri Hydro Minnow LC

From shallow-water back bays to the crashing surf to offshore pursuits, stickbaits are a staple plug in the arsenal of a wide range of saltwater anglers.

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