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Big-Game Fishing from the Chair…

Taking to the fighting chair with 80- and 130-pound tackle isn’t for the faint of heart. Experience, or lack thereof, greatly influences whether a fish is whipped quickly and efficiently, or the angler suffers through a long and agonizing struggle instead. Success in the chair starts well before you hop ...

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Local Luremaker: Derek Ashcroft – Lights Out Lures…

While all plug builders value feedback from other anglers and luremakers, ultimately, it’s the fish whose feedback matters most. Derek Ashcroft of Taunton, Massachusetts got that all-important feedback while fishing his first batch of hand-turned plugs, catching stripers to 47 inches on them. Since then, Ashcroft has refined his plugs ...

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Happy Days Are Here Again…

Fledglings leaving the nest and learning to fly. More sunlight hours each day. Snowbirds cruising back home from Fort Lauderdale to Newport. All of these things are certain signs that summer has once again arrived, but perhaps nothing more mightily marks the occasion than the Cannes Film Festival and Monaco ...

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