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Anchor-Retrieval Systems…

Like real estate, reef and wreck fishing are all about location, location, location. ­Being able to set the anchor so the boat is positioned properly means the difference ­between having an epic day or going home with a big goose egg. But when the time comes to move to the ...

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Fishing Hard Edges…

Unless fish are foraging at the surface, seawalls, canals and river mouths are just scenery to novice anglers. Seasoned experts, however, view these as intricate networks that attract numbers of fish, including trophy snook, tarpon, striped bass, flounder, grouper, seatrout or mackerel. If you’re among the former group and decide ...

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Dim the Lights on Electronic Displays…

We had just departed the dock in the ­pre-dawn and were idling out through a narrow inlet in the dark, but the bright glow of my electronic instruments proved so blinding that I could scarcely make out the shoreline on each side of the cut. I laid a towel over ...

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Costa Rica Marlin Marathon…

I stumbled into the cockpit, but not before Michael Downer, who was already watching Dragin Fly put a marlin in the air a few hundred yards off our port side. We forgot that fish when our own first marlin of the day, a nice blue, struck in the glow of ...

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Why You Need More Than One MFD…

Check out just about any new center-console fishing boat, and you’ll find most are equipped with two or even three multi-function displays (MFDs) at the helm. What’s the point? Wouldn’t one large MFD capable of split-screen views be sufficient? You might have gotten away without multiple MFDs in the past, ...

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Forage Species Vital to Healthy Fisheries…

This column has covered the subject of forage fish in the past. They are not just important to sport-fishing success — they are very important. Ensuring that the middle level of the marine food pyramid is strong enough to support the apex predators, other than humans, is the only road ...

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Jupiter 25 Bay – Boat Review…

Jupiter Marine, builder of premium offshore fishing machines for more than two decades, just applied its top-notch design and construction and discriminating fit and finish to its 25 Bay, a new 25-footer built to deliver backwater and offshore performance with the kind of versatility that frees anglers of limitations and ...

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DIY Bat Chummer…

Materials One Wiffle-ball bat One tube of silicone caulk Instructions Hold the bat securely and cut off the end at a steep angle with a hacksaw. For a straighter cut, draw the cut line with a ­pencil first. Fill the cavity of the bat handle with silicone caulk, and wait ...

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Target Red Drum and Stripers at Once…

A brassy orange flag sporting a black spot poked through the glassy surface of the Neuse River in North Carolina, and I chucked a bunker chunk on a slide rig 10 feet from the waving tail.A little tap was followed by a vibration on the line and then a slow, ...

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