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March 2017


Asbury Park’s “Plug Show”

A sit down with Joe Pallotto in advance of the Asbury Park Fishing Club’s 25th annual fishing fl ea market on March 12.

Late Winter Walleye

Late Winter Walleye

Easily the best tasting freshwater fi sh you’ll fi nd, walleye action heats up this month along the Delaware River.

Winter Flounder Shore Thing

Winter Flounder, A Shore Thing

A walk down memory lane to the piers and bulkheads, where we’re reminded that the winter flounder is very much about tradition.

Fluke Fight Turns Ugly MARTIN AT RALLY

The Fluke Fight Turns Ugly

While New Jersey’s Marine Fisheries Council meets on March 2 to discuss fluke limits, the governor is vowing to fight on.

Hail Tides March Sod Bank Worm

Hail the Tides of March!

March comes roaring in like a lineside with the opening of New Jersey’s back bay season. A look at how and where to target the fi rst stripers of 2017.

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 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.

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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