How To


  • Using a Bottom-Fishing Marker Buoy

    If you like to fish for tautog, scup, and sea bass over wrecks and rockpiles, you know that pinpoint positioning—whether on the edges of t...

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  • Tips for Better Tasting Fish

    If you enjoy eating the fish you catch, here are some simple tips to keep in mind this season. With many species (especially tuna and bluefi...

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  • Tying the Slim Beauty Knot

    The Slim Beauty is a great knot for connecting heavy monofilament or fluorocarbon leader to braided main line. It also forms a streamlined c...

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  • Striper Chunking Tips

    Chunking has long been an effective technique for targeting stripers. It works well in 10 feet of water all the way to 60 feet—as long as ...

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  • Wire Line Tips: Rods, Reels & Line

    Fishermen aren’t known for their intellect, but some of the best ones are deep thinkers. They know that to catch the biggest striped bass,...

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  • Winterize Your Fishing Tackle

    When the New England fishing season comes to a crashing halt, most anglers are content to chuck their rods, reels, hooks, and lures in the c...

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