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Cardamom & Corn Clam Chowder…

Cardamom & Corn Clam Chowder The other day I bought a small jar of cardamom seeds, a key ingredient in Swedish Christmas bread, which was a holiday tradition in my family growing up. It was always served toasted and buttered with our Christmas breakfast. My mother had just given me ...

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Striper Migration Map – April 16, 2021…

Striped bass are spawning in Chesapeake Bay and heading into the Delaware and Hudson rivers. Schoolies are spreading north to Long Island and into southern New England. Follow along as we track the Striper Migration. You can help by contributing to our weekly map updates—simply share your striper fishing reports ...

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Fly Fishing in Philadelphia…

Pennypack Creek is the gateway into the world of Pennsylvania fly fishing. Few would associate Philadelphia with fishing. Philly is a town that wears it faults on its sleeve and keeps its assets secret. The Schuylkill and Delaware rivers come to mind for most anglers when discussing the City of ...

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Bluefin Tuna Records…

World Record Ken Fraser with his 1496-pound IGFA All-Tackle World Record bluefin tuna. (Blue Water Magazine) Ken Fraser caught the world record bluefin tuna on Oct. 26, 1979. Fraser was fishing with Capt. Eric Samson aboard the Lady and Misty out of Port Hood, Novia Scotia. Fraser hooked up with ...

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Kayak Fishing: Using Side-Scanning Sonar…

The author uses side-scan sonar to locate schools of stripers in shallow water, where they would be impossible to mark with regular sonar. In the striper fishing world, just about everything is touted as a game-changer, but over the course of my 50 years of fishing, very few things have ...

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What Happened to Weakfish?…

The author displays a weakfish caught jigging in Beaufort Inlet, NC, last November. New research suggests the vast majority of weakfish that migrate offshore each winter don’t survive to return the following spring. For fishermen who have spent the past several decades plying the surf and nearshore waters from Cape ...

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