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September 2020

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An aspect of surf fishing

A Stealthy Approach To The Surf

Very small vibrations which are utterly undetectable to us are easily pin-pointed by stripers.

Adult sea bass

Shallow Water Tactics: Late Summer Sea Bass  

You’ll know it’s a sea bass when it makes runs to the side, and you know you have a large one when you struggle to gain line.

Jig A Head

Jig A Head For Scup

A leadhead jig tipped with clam, worm or squid is a sure fire and fun way to play the porgy game.

Flight Plan: The Drone Factor

Drones have become a valuable tool for boaters and fishermen, not only to record trophies and accomplishments, but as an actual aid to navigation.

Day To Remember

Looking Back: A Day To Remember

So, that’s the story of the day I fished with Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, an event that occurred long, long ago in late November, 1928. Truly a day to remember.

Tale End: The Bass Of A Lifetime

July 19th started like any other typical morning when it comes to a Montauk fishing trip.

Shoreside Tog Tactics Blackfish

Shoreside Tog Tactics

The majority of my fishing for these fish the last few seasons has consisted of making casts averaging around 30 feet.

Albie Fever

Albie Fever: The Kayak Advantage

Hunting false albacore and related funny fish on the kayak is one of the greatest local inshore challenges and thrills.

Big Water Surf

Big Water Surf: Setting Up For Storm Success

When the wind is raging out of the northeast in September and October, he is worthless all day and his mind turns to mush.

September: A Season Of Opportunity

Leveraging September migration movements can translate to the ninth month potentially being the most productive of the year.

A Shore Start: Googan To Grandmaster

A look at some of the latest, greatest and most economical choices out now in the surf rod & reel market. 

Boat Stripers: Casting Inside Out

Casting for bass from the deck of your boat adds another dimension to your fishing that may not only be more fun, but often more productive.

More In This Issue


Six Mile Reef

Hotspot Of The Month: Six Mile Reef

Normally when the word “reef” is mentioned in a discussion, the thought of bottom dwellers such as blackfish are the first species to come to mind.

Product Spotlight

Product Spotlight: Seaguar Inshore Fluorocarbon

Seaguar Inshore is a new 100% fluorocarbon leader designed to exceed the expectations of every angler that fishes the expansive inshore environment.


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