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August 2019

BALLYHOO: HOT BAIT FOR TUNA By Tony Gatto
They are readily available and with proper rigging techniques are deadly on tuna.

SURF SPEED-Os: GEARING UP FOR ALBIES By Jamie Golden
The end of summer brings a new season and a reward for those of us who have been patiently waiting for the first slice of silver through the waves.

LATE SUMMER OPTION: GO DEEP FOR FLUKE By Tony Salerno
Focusing your efforts in the ocean during August and September can make that dream of a double digit doormat a reality.

BANGIN’ BISCUITS: SHIFT GEARS FOR SEA BASS By Nick Kanaras
As sea bass season enters its later stages, a change of tactics is required to stay on top of the action.

BULLSEYE ON BONITO: THE MINI PELAGICS By Nick Honachefsky
The Spanish word for beautiful – bonito. In the Northeast, it also means opportunity.

DAY TRIPPING THE EDGE: MAXIMIZING YOUR OPPORTUNITIES By Capt. John N. Raguso
Take advantage of the latest electronic systems to broaden your options when making that long run to and from the Edge.

BOAT REVIEW: CONTENDER 44ST By Capt. John N. Raguso

TALE END: THE HOLE IN ONE STRIPER By Fred Golofaro

SURF SNACKS: GET YOUR PEANUTS By Dave Pickering
With August usually comes the arrival of peanut bunker, here’s how to capitalize on this baitfish in the surf.

MEGA BASS: MONSTER CONTINGENTS By Frank Daignault
Where there is one giant bass, there are likely more; where will the next event unfold?

DRAGGING A MIXED SPREAD By John Unkart
A mixed spread is the best way to find the hot color and size on any given trip to the edge.

LIVE-LINING IN THE NEW MILLENIUM By William A. Muller
It may be a lazy delight to sit back while your bunker flops around the boat, but tending and working your gear will trigger more strikes.

FRESHWATER: BASSIN’ THROUGH SUMMER SLOP By Tom Melton
Catching largemouths once the weeds and lily pads take over your favorite lake or pond requires a change in tactics.

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