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CRUSH BARBS FOR EASY RELEASE, EXTRA SAFETY

Crushing the barbs on your hooks makes it easier to free them from the jaws of bass and blues. It might also help you avoid a trip to the hospital should you get stuck. The Fisherman’s Fred Golofaro tackles the task.

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SURFCASTER’S OBSESSION

Hit the beach with a pair of dedicated Long Island surfcasters to understand more about what goes on in the mind of the surf obsessed.

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SPRING BOAT PREP

If you haven’t pulled back the wrap yet, what are you waiting for? Get that boat prepped and ready to splash with The Fisherman Magazine, before the spring run passes you buy!

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HOW TO: TIE THE POWER SNELL

The Power Snell is a great choice for all circle hooks, especially in cases where a large hook is used with rather light line such as is the case when chunking for tuna or striped bass.

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HOW TO: SIMPLE SEA ROBIN FILLET

With its mild taste, abundance in local waters and eager willingness to take a baited hook, the sea robin could be the perfect inshore target species. Here is a simple way to prepare them for the table!

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GIANT FLUKE

Get a first look at the brand new saltwater Gulp colors for 2019 as they are put to good use on fluke up to 14-plus pounds off the coast of Cape Cod.

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BUCKTAILING ESSENTIALS #2 – TIDE & DRIFT

Knowing what tide to fish for fluke can make all the difference. Get expert insight from a panel of editors and contributors from The Fisherman and Capt. Desi O’Sullivan of the Long Island party boat Celtic Quest.

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