Berkley Gulp! is one heck of an invention. I guess it’s good that they’ve figured out a way to keep costs down by using thinner plastic buckets, although they don’t hold up so well to the rigors of moving from duffel bag to back pack, boat to beach, and back again; the Gulp! smell is essentially the cost of doing business on the fluke grounds every year.
Fishing Reports By Area
When the wind shifts to the north, and the sun goes down at 4:30, these boat designs provide the protection you need to keep on fishing.
How to make sure the dinner bell is heard loud and clear in swifter currents.
How a little underwater surveillance can change one’s strategic focus on whitechins.
A standard from the traditional striper man’s playbook, the tube and worm is an effective tactic throughout the seasons.
A look at the pending recreational shark fishing measures in federal waters effective January 2018.
Shifting sand and soft structure has replaced much of what was once Jetty Country along the North Jersey coast.
From largemouth and smallmouth bass to hybrids and walleye, it’s prime time for deep drops on our inland waters.
A look at how bottom bouncers in New Jersey might “fill in the blank” to start the month of October.
The striped bass migration is on and so is the angler trek from above Exit 125 down to ‘0’ and beyond.
An unconventional look at seeking out behemoth bluefish in the surf this fall.
I had the chance to jump aboard Steiger Craft’s next-gen 255DV Chesapeake a few weeks back, and you will definitely want to know more about this roomy, fuel-efficient sportfisher.
In This Issue:
- Three-Season Sportfishers
- Attracting Stripers: With Low-Down Chunking
- Blackfish Behavior: Tautog Observations & Insights
- Trophies on the Troll: Tube and Worm Tactics
- Be Prepared: New Shark Regulations for Federal Waters in 2018
- Sand Hassles: A Surfcaster’s View of Replenishment
- Deep Drop-offs: October Fresh, Top to Bottom
- Filling in the Blanks Porgy, Cod, Ling & Pollock
- Parkway Bassin’: The North South Striper Trail
- Choppers in the Surf: Big, Bad Blues
- Steiger Craft 255 DV Chesapeake
More In This Issue
While the Eights sit a bit outside the Delaware Bay they are well inside the Line of Demarcation and therefore a legal location to fish for striped bass.
Codfish, striped bass and sea bass all lend themselves nicely to this recipe.
As a former charter boat mate, we used to go through a lot of jigs, especially when employing bucktail jigs on three-way rigs when fishing ripsfor stripers.