Fight to the Death
A “quiet guy,” is how Ron Ziolkowski at Julian’s Bait and Tackle in Atlantic Highlands described Pennsylvania surfcaster John Callahan, a guy who regularly makes the hour-plus drive to the Jersey Shore to fish, mostly by himself.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Proper Packout: Choose Wisely
Some sound advice on selecting the proper gear for your next kayak fishing trip.
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.
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.
X’s & O’s: Fluke Strategy, Science & Sex
A quick look at back bay fluke tactics, the migration and the new science on summer flounder.
Got Bunker? Live Bait & Monster Bass
A look at the historic return of menhaden and the epic striper action those lively baits bring.
Passaic River Pike: NJ Northerns on the Fly
The 80-mile long Passaic River is a perfect place to begin a kayak fly fishing adventure.
Changing Migrations: Tracking Grand Slammers
Captains offer thoughts on the everchanging migrations of fluke, weakfish, bluefish and stripers.
Summer Traditions: Love Those Blue Claws!
A big Somers Point contest this month reminds us all of the seasonal joys of crabbing.
Poppin’ for June Stripers
From bay to surf to just a bit outside, poppers are tops for getting bunker hungry stripers to strike.
More In This Issue
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.
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.
Steiger Craft 23 DV Miami
Dream Boat contestants have something to look forward to for this season’s event.
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.