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First Look
SeaVee Boats is getting ready to launch the 450Z, its center-console flagship built with a state-of-the-art manufacturing process, resulting in a lighter yet practically indestructible hull. The innovative twin-stepped hull enhances efficiency, handl
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Complete Package
Joey Owens fishes the bays and harbors, kelp beds and reefs of the Southern California coast from his 16-foot aluminum skiff. His entire electronics arsenal consists of a single Garmin Striker 4, featuring a chirp fish finder and GPS/chart plotter. I
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Electronics
Raymarine’s new Axiom+ multifunction displays are available in 7-, 9- and 12-inch display models, and offer quad-core processors, four built-in sonar channels, and HydroTough nano-coated screens that enable touch control in all conditions. Complement
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New Tackle 2021 And Beyond
PowerPro Depth-Hunter Offshore braid changes color every 100 feet, with tick marks every 10 feet, for precise deep-dropping, targeting deep swordfish or setting a repeatable trolling spread with ease. The Enhanced Body Technology offers an improved s
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Eeling Monster Stripers
Last December, I fished with someone who has: Chuck Many, aboard Tyman, his 28-foot True World berthed in Cape Charles, Virginia. He’s been fishing for trophy stripers here the past six winters, towing his boat from Highlands, New Jersey. We left the
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Small Size, big Power
When a 250-pound blue marlin engulfed a dink bait on the flat line and line peeled off the impossibly small reel, the angler looked worried, but Capt. Randy Butler didn’t break a sweat. He knew the reel was up to the task because, despite their reduc
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EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Glenn Law EXECUTIVE EDITOR Alex Suescun MANAGING EDITOR Megan Williams ART DIRECTOR Milena Wambold WEST COAST EDITOR Jim Hendricks CONSERVATION EDITOR Rip Cunningham SENIOR COPY EDITOR Nicole Paskowsky CONTRIBUTING EDITORS Dave Lear,
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Catalina fly-by
TARGETS: Fly anglers can expect to catch calico bass, Pacific barracuda, bonito and California yellowtail near Catalina Island. BRING: Fly patterns that resemble anchovies and small sardines produce the most fish. Brent Brauner had dreamed for years
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Long Time Comin’
As the pandemic slogs on, it has morphed from what we once thought would be a brief interruption to almost a way of life. And since it’s beyond any of our powers to make it go away, we mask up and carry on. The fact is, there’s a lot of fishing getti
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Robalo 246 Cayman SD
Everyone wants a comfortable, dry ride. The 246 Cayman SD—with its 16 degrees of transom deadrise—achieves that, riding tall in the water, which provides a marked feeling of security, and enables it to deflect bow spray when it isn’t just plain outru
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Access and Conservation Act Gains Permanent Funding
Following a refreshingly bipartisan moment, in which the US Senate voted 73 to 25 to pass the Great American Outdoors Act, the single largest investment in America’s public lands and waters in decades was signed into law, capping off years of advocac
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Caymas 341 CC
Champion boat racer Earl Bentz, founder of Stratos, Javelin and Triton, reunited his Triton team to develop an all-new line of fishing boats. Caymas burst on the scene with the launch of two hybrid bay boats in 2019, and recently added the 341 CC, th
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Reauthorization of Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund Moves Forward
THE US SENATE COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE, SCIENCE AND TRANSPORTATION APPROVED LEGISLATION reauthorizing the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund, which supports about $650 million annually in fishery restoration, fish stocking, boating access and
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Fisherman
KING SALMON BY JOE TOMELLERI; DIANE ROME PEEBLES ■
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Grow Diversity
I just read Rip Cunningham’s column on Rigs-to-Reefs in California [“Winning Should Be Easy,” September 2020]. Once again, right on. I have been involved with California’s RTR for 25 years, as my dad was the critical early leader in starting this eff
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Loading Zoned
Apalpable, years-old cloud of embarrassment still hangs over Froggy’s Bait Dock in Port O’Connor, Texas, where the unthinkable nearly happened to the owner of one big, beautiful boat. Kevin shared the story and asked that I rename the participants, i
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Surprise On The Flounder Grounds
While fishing for summer flounder in his home waters in Raritan Bay, New Jersey, Brian Boszko hooked into this black drum. After a 40-minute fight on light tackle and 20-pound line, he boated the bruiser measuring 50 inches in length and 38 inches in
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Salt Water Kids
7, Florida A back-bay veteran, Jack took handily to the challenge of open water when his dad took him to the mouth of the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, Florida, where he landed this 5½-pound sheepshead on a fiddler crab. 6, Florida Hayden enjoys a
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Do You Believe This?
It is impossible to believe how dumb I have been for all these years. Well, dumb or naive, or maybe both. I have believed all those fisheries scientists. I have believed the results of tens of thousands of years of evolution. Apparently, that is all
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The Second Pitch
Catching a billfish, large dolphin, cobia or other top-tier gamefish often creates tunnel vision, with the sole focus on quarry and angler. However, such directed focus may actually diminish your catches over the long run. Consider a companion fish o
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Downrigger Decisions
Although the kingfish tournament trail sagged during the last decade, many anglers still swear by downriggers, as controlled-depth fishing has proven to elicit bites on days when traditional methods fail. “If you’re not fishing with a downrigger, you
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Near Shore Smokers
THINGS WERE LOOKING UP FROM THE START. I’D LOADED THE LIVEWELL WITH PORK-CHOP MENHADEN ON THE FIRST THROW OF THE CAST NET, AND SHORTLY AFTER I REACHED THE WRECK—15 MILES OFF VIRGINIA BEACH—AND PUT OUT THE FIRST LIVEY, A SMOKER POUNDED IT AND WAS OFF
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EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Glenn Law EXECUTIVE EDITOR Alex Suescun MANAGING EDITOR Megan Williams ART DIRECTOR Milena Wambold WEST COAST EDITOR Jim Hendricks CONSERVATION EDITOR Rip Cunningham SENIOR COPY EDITOR Nicole Paskowsky CONTRIBUTING EDITORS Dave Lear,
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Dragonfly Invasion
A chrome-blue torpedo of a tuna blows out from under the hull of the 55-foot Rampage, snatches the struggling anchovy, and dissolves into the depths. Monofilament peels off the reel with just enough drag to check backlash and streams into the blue. I
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A Little Time Out to Smile
When we’re besieged daily with horrifying numbers on the condition of the nation’s economy and health, it’s important to recognize progress when it comes along. Even a little good news is better than a poke in the eye with a sharp statistic. Foremost
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Boston Whaler 405 Conquest
WEATHER Sunny LOCATION Stuart, Florida WIND Southeast, 12 knots SEA STATE 3- to 5-foot chop TEST LOAD Four adults, 200 gallons of fuel, 500 pounds of gear WE DON’T ALWAYS GET TO FISH THE BOATS WE TEST, BUT OUR CONQUEST LEFT PORT ON TEST DAY WITH THE
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New Sugar Industry Attempt to Hijack South Florida’s Water
US Rep. Brian Mast (R-Fla.) in a Fort Myers News-Press op-ed, and numerous environmental groups via letters to the state’s congressional delegation, criticized the latest scheme by U.S. Sugar and Florida Crystals to turn Lake Okeechobee into their pr
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Pursuit DC 326
WEATHER Cloudy LOCATION Tampa, Florida WIND Southeast 15 to 20 knots SEA STATE 2- to 3-foot waves TEST LOAD Three adults, 300 gallons of fuel SALTWATER ANGLERS GRAVITATE TOWARD CENTERCONSOLES MAINLY DUE TO THEIR 360 DEGREES OF CASTING AND FISH-FIGHTI
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Letters
Thank you for such a thoughtful and timely editorial (July). I enjoy fishing as much as anyone and would love to go to one of my favorite beaches for some of the early season weakfish that may be around. But it is an hour and a half away, and popular
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Fisherman
KING SALMON BY JOE TOMELLERI; DIANE ROME PEEBLES ■
…Или откройте для себя что-то новое