Current Issue - The Fisherman
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long island
March 2021

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Winter Workbench: Are Your Trailer Hubs Ready For 2021?

Be safe, and enjoy a great year of trailering to your favorite destination. Hopefully, your ventures will offer you the opportunity to land that elusive fish of a lifetime or just a great day on the water with family or friends.


Stingrays & Seals & Sharks, Oh My!

It was a very humbling experience, to say the least. I’ve always respected the waters and living things in the waters that I’ve fished. This whole experience changed my entire outlook on it though.


Wintertime Bailout: Ling To The Rescue

Keep the line taut at all times, otherwise don’t be surprised if you reel up a couple of empty hooks. It is not unusual for ling to wipe a hook clean in an instant.

Hashamomuck Marine Waterway Access Site A Reality

The new site will soon become the only publicly accessible launch ramp and fishing pier for NY State residents in this portion of the Peconic Estuary.


The Offshore Game: New-Age Tuna Tackle

bottle digs

Plug Building 2021: A Mini Bottle Plug

After 15 years of these articles, we finally tackle the Bottle Plug!


Of Circles & Stripers: Tips & Tactics For Hooking Up

The fundamentals of hook selection and deployment in the new age of striper conservation.

big fish

The Soft Stuff: Make The Most Of Sand Beaches

Easy to navigate, but difficult to master, sand beaches offer the surfcaster a truly wild experience.

Rod action

Smart Money: The Fishing Rod Buying Guide

Ten tips to ensure that next rod purchase is money well spent.

Winer trout

Early Season Tactics: Hunting Transition Trout

Scoring on late winter to early spring trout can be difficult, but once the secrets are unlocked the rewards can be great.

More In This Issue


Hot Spot: The Race

It can be one of the most challenging pieces of water that wraps around the Long Island coast.


Tale End: How I Almost Lost An ‘Eye


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