Catch & Release Fluke
Kids say the darndest things! “Mr. Hutchinson, are the bigger fish the ones that make babies? If they are why do they want us to keep those?”
Heroes on the Water
Meet volunteers helping rehabilitate our wounded veterans through the therapeutic power of kayak fishing.
Governor’s Cup Adds H.S. Division
New Jersey adds a new tournament twist in this annual surf event pitting local schools against one another.
Trolling Hybrid Striped Bass
May is prime time for trolling Spruce Run, Manasquan, Hopatcong and other hybrid striper hotspots.
Weakies & Hardheads
The croaker and weakfish have a complex relationship that’s forcing anglers and academics to take notice.
Big Fun with Back Bay Fluke
While size and bag has been a painful topic of debate, the good news is the fish are now here for the season.
Boat Sense: Northeast Inshore Fishing Boats
Each style of boat suited to light tackle fishing in our region brings with it, its own set of virtues to meet a specific set of needs.
Plugging for Squid: The Art of Eging
Catching squid is no longer limited to vertical jigging after dark under crowded dock lights.
Spring Weaks: Dreaming Of Tiderunners
Targeting trophy tiderunners with light tackle and artificials remains an annual spring tradition for many anglers. .
Kayak Buyers’ Guide 2017
From paddle, to pedal, to powered, here is a look at a dozen of the top fishing kayaks on the market today.
The Kayak Advantage: Chunking Back Bay Bass
Chunking bass from a kayak in the shallows provides a unique opportunity to tangle with a trophy striper in relatively calm, protected waters.
Sharpen Your Sharking Skills
A veteran shark angler with numerous tournament wins under his belt shares some intel to give you an edge in the sharking game.
Stripers on the Rebound
The abundance of small stripers along the Striper Coast has created some unique light tackle opportunities.
Tip Of The Month: Big Baits For Big Fluke
With size limits for fluke likely pushing the 19-inch mark in some states this season, targeting bigger fluke with large strip baits from sea robins, bunker, bluefish, mackerel and squid make a lot of sense.
More In This Issue
The Pin Top
Though it’s been hit or miss the past few years, when the boom or bust black drum bite in Delaware Bay is booming, one of the main hot spots for drummin’ includes the Pin Top.
Grilled Tuna or Shark Steaks
This month will see the first tuna reports filtering in from the canyons, along with the first sharks of the season before next month’s influx of shark tournaments.
Certain situations call for a light action rod with an action less stiff than all-graphite rods.
Sea Eagle FishSUP and FastTrack
Looking for an economical and efficient fishing platform that provides a stealthy approach into the shallowest and most difficult to reach fishing areas?