September 2017 Archives - The Fisherman

September 2017

2017 9 Absecon Dreek

Absecon Creek

Absecon Creek has been undergoing some major “renovations,” and improvement projects at two entirely separate locations along the creek are finally coming to fruition after several years of careful planning.

High Tides & Green Grass

Thirty-five years ago this month, Al McReynolds made surfcasting history when his 5-1/2-inch black and silver Rebel was engulfed by 78-1/2-pound striper near the Vermont Avenue jetty in Atlantic City.

2017 9 Long Sand Shoal

Long Sand Shoal, CT

It doesn’t require much imagination to guess how Long Sand Shoal earned its descriptive name. Stretching 6 miles from its east-end bell to its west-end gong, Long Sand Shoal spans the towns of Old Saybrook and Westbrook, Connecticut, and its midpoint rests 1-1/2 miles south of Cornfield Point.

2017 9 Perfect Storm Solution Main

The Perfect Storm, Solution

The confines of the Cape Cod Canal offer shelter from the storm, here’s how to make it work for you this fall.


I usually try to theme my September Editor’s Log on a subject which is surf fishing related, but this month something more personal takes priority.

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.