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Striper Migration Map – July 2, 2021…

2021 Striper Migration Map It’s the final spring striper migration map of 2021! Stripers are settling into summertime hotspots like Montauk, Block Island, and outer Boston Harbor. The Cape Cod Canal, which has been a reliable summer spot in recent years, was slower than normal this year, with just a ...

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Tuna Talk: Stickbaits for Bluefin Tuna…

Jimmy Fee and Anthony DeiCicchi get a crash course in fishing for bluefin tuna with stickbaits from Capt. Dom Petrarca of Coastal Charters Sportfishing and master lure builder Merv Rubiano of StrategicAngler Custom Lures. Giveaway We have six sets of StrategicAngler Lures to give away to our YouTube Audience. To ...

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Grass Shrimp Fly…

Steve Culton’s grass shrimp fly pattern.   Here’s how to make a tasty grass shrimp solution.   Step 1: Collect several grass shrimp. Step 2: Mix in a blender with mint leaves and ice. Step 3: Serve over vanilla ice cream or banana cream pie. No, wait, this is a ...

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Angling Artist: Chet Reneson…

Above: “Bull Bass” watercolor, framed, 27″ X 37″, by Chet Reneson You may have come across a few of his paintings in Grey’s Sporting Journal and Sports Afield, or seen his illustrations thumbing through the Book of Knowledge. Considered a master of watercolor, Chet Reneson has dedicated a lifetime to ...

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Featured Shop: Fishermen’s Source…

Fishermen’s Source Since 2006, Steve Leone has grown Fishermen ’s Source from selling closeouts and discontinued tackle on eBay into a fully stocked brick and mortar store in Ocean Township, New Jersey. Leone began by buying fishing tackle he found at flea markets and estate sales, selling it on eBay. ...

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Fly Fishing: How to Beat the Wind…

Some of the best saltwater fly-fishing opportunities occur when it’s windy, and whether you deal with the wind as a friend or a foe will make or break the day. Capt. Joe Hughes of Jersey Cape Guide Service looks at wind as a challenge and says, “The biggest obstacle for ...

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Swinging Striper Lures in the Current…

This big striper fell to a bottle-darter swung through the rip off the tip of a rocky point. I couldn’t have asked for a better layout than I had at my favorite inlet in 2005. A series of winter storms dug out and exposed jetties that had been covered by ...

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Fishing at Nomands Island in a Skiff…

Someone can strap twin 250s on the back of a seaworthy 26-foot center console and head for the canyons, but you won’t get me aboard. Back when gasoline was three gallons for a dollar, any venture south of Nantucket or Nomans was a voyage, not a trip. We fished in ...

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