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March 2017

Features

Alive And Well

The Connetquot: Alive and Well

Drained of its trout population in 2009, this historic river is once again producing quality trout fishing.

The Miracle Of Shad 1

The Miracle of Shad

March is a good time to break out the light tackle outfit or fly gear for the return of a revolutionary classic.

2017 3 Tagging For Better Data

Tagging For Better Data

The use of acoustic transmitters has dramatically expanded the data available on summer fl ounder.

Cod Still Winter King Jig

The Cod Is Still Winter King

When it comes to catching cod in the dead of winter, the waters off of Montauk and Block Island are tough to beat.

2017 3 Guide Buying First Boat

Boat Sense: A Guide To Buying Your First Boat

The boating lifestyle can be richly rewarding, but it can also be a major headache if you make the wrong choices.

2017 3 Spring Salmon Trout Explosion

Lake Ontario: Spring Salmon & Trout Explosion

The Lake Ontario region offers some excellent angling opportunities for coastal anglers waiting out the arrival of their favorite saltwater species.

2017 3 Outfitting Life Limb

Cold Weather Fishing: Outfitting for Life & Limb

Cold weather fi shing can be detrimental to your health. Here’s a three-pronged approach to avoiding hypothermia

2017 3 The Soco Chief Original

Plug Building 2017 Part 3: The Soco Chief

The SoCo Chief is considered by many vintage plug collectors to be the Holy Grail.

2017 3 Build A Bigger Bass Spread

Troll More Stripers: Build a Bigger Spread

“New school” trolling techniques have broadened the options for striped bass anglers.

2017 3 Heavy Metal Tuna

Offshore Jigging: Heavy Metal Tuna

Jigging for tuna has become the go-to approach for many anglers intent on doing battle with these hard fi ghting pelagics.

More In This Issue

Smart Striper

Smart Striper

For years I've been fishing Staten Island and one of my favorite spots is a place we called Carmen’s Restaurant.

Constellation Rock

Constellation Rock

Head 2-1/2 miles southeast from the eastern tip of Plum Island and you’ll come to nun buoy 2 otherwise known a Constellation Rock.

Boat Review Cat

Boat Review: World CAT 280CC-X

2017 3 Ling Pie

Ling Pie

One of the few saltwater species available to Northeast anglers during the winter is the ling, aka red hake.

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