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October 2020

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Shhhhhh! South Jersey Specks

Will this be another “speck-tacular” season to remember in Cape May?

Tom Cintula

BDV Spotlight: Scouting Axel Carlson Reef

The second largest New Jersey reef site offers plenty of solid structure. 

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Bass In Back: Skinny Water Stripers

For those on skiffs, kayaks and smaller center consoles, this fishery belongs to you. 

Surfcaster Bob Newhouse

NJ Surf Stripers: Top 5 Artificial Situations

Situational strategies & scenarios for the fall run. 


Not Just Sea Bass: Make It A Combo Platter!

Sea bass are main October bottom fishing targets, but plenty of other species are on tap too.

Dr. Richard Shapiro and son Jake

Beat The Odds: The Hunt For Jersey Muskie

In New Jersey, the so-called Fish of 10,000 casts doesn’t always stick to that elusive national standard

Boat Review NorthCoast 315 HT

Boat Review: Northcoast 315 HT Cabin

Recently introduced as a 2021 model, NorthCoast’s new 315HT is now the largest member in their growing cabin fleet, joining the 285HT, 255HT, 235HT and 215HT models.

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Jigging Up Fall Stripers

Each year is different and you have to read the signs to determine where and when the striper migration is going to happen.

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Glide Baits: An Underutilized Tool For The Fall Run

Glide baits project a profile all their own, cast well and hold their own in heavy surf. 

Tommy ‘Tsunami’ Fucini

Heavyweight Title Fight: Rubber vs. Real

Who will be named victorious in the war between live eels and their rubber counterparts on the striped bass battle grounds?

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Jig ‘Em Up: A Tog Tutorial

The fundamental components to becoming a successful blackfish jigger.

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Unraveling Striper Migrations, Movements And Population Dynamics

It’s go time once again along the Striper Coast, but go where?


Day Tripping & Stripping: World Class Salmon On The Fly

A legendary fishing destination is a relatively short road trip for most Fisherman readers.

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Hot Spot: The Triple Wrecks

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Tale End: The Wilbert Rod

It was August 1987 when I met Jim.


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