The fishing reel is an integral part of your fishing tackle and when coupled with the proper rod makes the near impossible catch almost routine. The proper reel will allow you to control the deployment & retrieval of line when casting and allow you to control the pressure, or drag, applied when fighting a fish. … Continue reading "Reels"


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Striped Bass 101

Striped bass, also known locally as rockfish, are one of the most sought after saltwater game fish on the east coast. Not only can thy reach weights of more than 50lbs and exhibit fighting ability that will challenge even the most seasoned angler they are also excellent table fare. Many striper fanatics spend vast amounts … Continue reading "Striped Bass 101"

Salt Water Bait Tips

Lures are a multi-million dollar industry but bait continues to be the “go to” for many salt water anglers. While lures can be an excellent means of fooling even a wary fish natural bait allows to you to skip the trickery and offer what is already a natural food source. It’s like feeding your child … Continue reading "Salt Water Bait Tips"