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new england
June 2020

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A single-person kayak

Catching & Covid: Seeking Open Water

Find an escape and stay socially-distanced while still wetting a line this summer.

hefty keeper black sea bass

Sea Bass & More: Diamonds in the Rough

From top to bottom, small naked diamond jigs are one of the most productive and versatile lures available.

A look at the contents of the author’s plug bag

Packing a Bag: Summer Surf Sense

A look at what to pack in your surf bag as we transition out of spring, and striped bass settle into summer patterns.

The waters around Block Island

Summer Doormats: Block-Buster Fluke

Pros share their tips for catching Block Island’s big summer flounder.

Dennis, Tommy and Grandpa Tom.

Fishing With Grandpa

I have always loved fishing, but now I love it even more. It was our second year living in Brigantine and our first in the Elks Club Striper Tournament celebrating veterans. This


Furuno NavNet TZtouch3

I had a chance to sit down with the Furuno USA engineering team for an intense instructional course on their new NavNet TZtouch3 at this year’s Miami Boat Show and was totally blown away by these easy-to-use multi-function displays.

The author pairs a Vendetta with an Abu Revo reel.

Chatterbaits: A Must-have Bassin’ Tool

Making bait

Making Bait – Mackerel Trees

As anglers lay awake the night before a big trip, a mental checklist goes through their minds.

Photo by Capt. Jack Sprengel

A New Spin on Tuna Tangling

Technology has shifted the paradigm for big game spinning tackle dramatically in favor of the angler.

Photo by Capt. Jack Sprengel

Blue Water: Planning Your Attack

Getting the crew involved in decision making and planning will allow everyone to enjoy and appreciate the planning that goes into a suc- cessful trip.

Lead heads, painted or unpainted

Artificials for Fluke

Fluke fishing may not be as simple as it once was, but it can sure be a lot more fun, and more productive to boot.

A beautiful sunrise

Ebb & Flood: Fish the Tide

There are times and places where committing to the full tide is the key to success in the surf.


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