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7 Striper Lures for Montauk…

The colliding currents, big boulders, and sand beaches at the end of Long Island become a striped-bass playground from early summer to late fall. When walking these shores, don’t ever be without a darter like the Super Strike Zig Zag. The seductive slide of this lure through Montauk’s currents has ...

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VIDEO: Fishing at the Block Island Wind Farm…

Since the installation of the Block Island Wind Farm, and the announcement of more large turbines coming to the Northeast’s coastal waters, many fishermen have been wondering how, exactly, these giant structures are going to affect the fishing. Some have been optimistic, likening them to the oil rigs in the ...

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New York’s Marine Recreational Angler Records Program…

Robert Foley weighing the new state record 68.25-pound golden tilefish. From deep, offshore ocean waters to surfcasting on sandy beaches, New York’s marine waters offer exciting world-class saltwater fishing opportunities. The Marine Recreational Angler Records Program recognizes exceptional saltwater fish and blue crab caught in New York, including long-standing state records for the ...

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Tuscan Grilled Swordfish and Tuna…

The other day, I pulled off one of the best trades of my life. In return for one gallon of lettuce from my garden, eighteen sugar snap peas, one lemon cucumber, and six garlic scapes, I received a two-pound hunk of bigeye tuna, a large piece of bigeye toro, and ...

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JoeBaggs Resin Jigs…

Heart-thumping false albacore blitzes are one of the highlights of the annual fall inshore run in the Northeast Atlantic. Having the right albie lure can mean the difference between hooking a handful of hardtails and going home empty-handed. Joe D’Agostino of JoeBaggs Tackle has created one of the deadliest baits ...

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Does The Fall Run Begin In August?…

Pictured above: Mike Azevedo lands a big summer striper on the North Shore of Massachusetts. It’s the hottest month of the summer. Water temperatures are approaching their peak in most parts of the Northeast, and in many places, striper-minded surfcasters are biding their time, waiting for the cool northwesterlies of ...

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Angling Artist: Inga Clough Falterman…

Inga Clough Falterman Inga Clough Falterman is from the Chesapeake Bay area, but she currently lives outside of New Orleans. Her advice is that if you live on a hill already, don’t move downhill. She received her MFA from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, and she paints large-scale, representational paintings when ...

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How to De-Bone a Flounder…

The winter flounder was the fish that started my obsession with saltwater fishing. When I was a kid in the late 70s, flounder stocks were at their peak, and it seemed that the ocean floor was paved with them. I fondly recall catching these fish by the bucketful on my ...

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