How To


  • Fishing a Sand Flat

    Most anglers are amazed to discover that striped bass and bluefish can be found in water so shallow it barely covers their backs. And I’m ...

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  • Black Sea Bass Basics

    Black sea bass have arrived in the shallow waters of Massachusetts and Rhode Island, and it’s game on with “knotheads” of up to 5 poun...

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  • It’s Squid Time!

    Spring is squid time in New England. When the water temperature reaches the mid-50-degree mark, these marine mollusks migrate inshore and ga...

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  • Essential Lures: Rebel Jumpin’ Minnow

    If you live for the thrill of fish attacking a topwater plug, you’ll want to have the Jumpin’ Minnow in your tackle box. This oldie-...

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  • The Incredible Diamond Jig

    When it comes to lures, it doesn’t get much more basic than the diamond jig. These shiny chunks of chrome-plated metal have been around fo...

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  • 10 Ways to Lose a Fish

    No one’s perfect, but fishermen are particularly adept at coming up with new and inventive ways to grant a hooked fish its premature freed...

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