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September 2017


2017 9 The Pluggers Lure Bag JettyFishAtDawn

The Plugger’s Lure Bag

A look at must-have surf plugs with tips on how and where to fish them for maximum success.

2017 9 Getting The Most Out Of Bucktails Fishing

In the Surf: Getting the Most Out of Bucktails

Adding the snap jigging technique to your bucktailing repertoire adds a whole new dimension to your surf fishing arsenal.

2017 9 Dunk A Chunk For Fall Trophies Fishing Trucks On Beach

Beach and Bait: Dunk a Chunk for Fall Trophies

Chunking is one of the most effective ways to connect with big stripers and blues in the fall surf.

2017 9 Adding Functional Luxury To Your Boat PB S408 MG 0186

Adding Functional Luxury to Your Boat

These upgrades have “reel” value helping captains catch more fish, run vessels safely or efficiently, and adding to crew comfort.

2017 9 Class Is In Session JOYCE CARUSO

Back to Sea Bass: Class Is in Session

It may require work finding open seasons, but it’s all play – big play – once you do.

2017 9 Hard Nosed Harbor Blues 3

Hard Nosed Harbor Blues

Bluefish prowl Western Sound harbors in late summer and early fall, providing some exciting shallow water action.

2017 9 Mixed Bag Bonanza Blowfish

Moriches Bay: Mixed Bag Bonanza

Moriches Bay features a smorgasbord of species within its shallow confines during the ninth month.

Counting Sea Bass by Hook & Line

Could a Rutgers University sea bass study hold the key to improved reef fish assessments throughout the country?

2017 9 Think Outside The Rip Author

Targeting Eddies: Think Outside the Rip

While many anglers concentrate their efforts on the main rip line itself, they overlook productive nearby water.

More In This Issue

2017 9 Captree Bridge Curse

The Captree Bridge Curse

I can think of a few reasons why maybe I should avoid bridges whenever possible, and in particular the Captree Bridge that spans Long Island’s Great South Bay.

2017 9 Herod Point Shoal

Herod Point Shoal

Located on the north shore of Long Island, between Shoreham to the west and Baiting Hollow to the east, the Herod Point Shoal is approximately a 4.5-mile stretch of fishing paradise that produces throughout the season.

2017 9 HOMER RHODE 1

Homer Rhode Loop Knot

This is a simple and exceptionally strong knot when used with monofilament and fluorocarbon leaders from 20- to 80-pound test.

2017 9 Fuji Corrosion Control1

Fuji’s Corrosion Control Frames & Fazlite Rings

Fuji’s new Corrosion Control (CC) process is a breakthrough in guide performance that provides seven times the corrosion resistance of standard stainless steel.

2017 9 Whole Sea Bass

Whole Sea Bass

There is lots to love about sea bass.

2017 9 Do It Yourself Hook Disgorger

Do It Yourself Hook Disgorger


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