How To


  • 12 Tips for Trolling Wire Line & Leadcore

    To catch the biggest stripers, you’ve got to get a bait or lure down to where the fish holding, especially if you want to score during...

    read more
  • Squid Time in New England

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

    read more
  • 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...

    read more
  • 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...

    read more
  • 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...

    read more
  • 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 ...

    read more