Pro Tips for Rigging Diamond Jigs and Teasers

You have to love a rig that works as well in the surf for stripers as it does dropping deep for cod and black sea bass. Jon Whittle Special delivery: Sign up for the free Salt Water Sportsman email newsletter. Subscribe to Salt Water Sportsman magazine for $19 for 1 year and receive 4 bonus digital issues. Diamond jigs […]

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10 Stops Along the Fall Run

Fall run in full swing: A school of stripers feasts on small baitfish off the south side of Montauk. Photo by Mike Demarco It’s easy to romanticize the fall striper run. Changing leaves, crisp weather, empty seashore towns, and the striper season saving its best fishing for last. No matter where you fish in the […]

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Penn HD Line Winder

Easily spool up conventional and baitcasting reels. Courtesy Penn/Pure Fishing Inc. BUY NOW Special delivery: Sign up for the free Boating email newsletter. Subscribe to Boating magazine for $14 for 1 year and receive 4 bonus digital issues. Penn’s HD Line Winder eases the task of spooling up conventional and baitcasting reels. The heavy-duty corrosion-resistant frame has rubber feet […]

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Plano Introduces the New Ice Rod Transport 38

Plano Ice Rod Transport 38 The new lightweight, innovative EVA foam storage solution for ice anglers. Built with the quality that protects your passion, now ice anglers have a high-density lightweight storage solution for all of their ice equipment. Whether it’s off-season storage or loading up to head out on the ice, the Plano Ice […]

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The Advantages of Marine Lithium Batteries

Lithium batteries weigh substantially less than comparable lead-acid models. That’s a big advantage in a boat. Steve Sanford Special delivery: Sign up for the free Salt Water Sportsman email newsletter. Subscribe to Salt Water Sportsman magazine for $19 for 1 year and receive 4 bonus digital issues. Marine batteries aboard today’s saltwater fishing boats are more critical than ever […]

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New Freshwater and Inshore Reel from Diawa

Diawa Monocoque Technology for Under $200 Daiwa’s new Procyon MQ LT brings freshwater and inshore anglers cutting-edge design features at an affordable price Cypress, CA (September 8, 2022) – Now redesigned for a higher level of performance, the Daiwa Procyon MQ LT spinning reel family is back for freshwater and inshore applications. From speckled trout, […]

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How Often Should You Replace Your Fishing Line?

Adding fresh line to your spinning reel often increases casting distance. File Photo Late one evening, a few years back, I was walking along the marina docks at Honokohau Harbor in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, when I noticed a mate aboard one of the larger offshore fishing boats stripping the line off a well-used Shimano Tiagra. At […]

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Okuma Hakai is in Stock Now at Tackle Warehouse

Okuma Hakai is in stock now Providing quick access to the spool by simply sliding a lever on the side plate, the Okuma Hakai Casting Reels allow for quick spool tension changes and adjustment of the Velocity Control Centrifugal Braking System. A highly versatile series of baitcasting reels, anglers can alternate lure weights on the fly to […]

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Secret Weapons of the Deep Drop

Pictured: With their blue eyes, gold-flecked scales, and fleshy adipose crest, golden tilefish are one of the most exotic-looking species in the Northeast. Half the fun of sending a baited rig 500 feet to the bottom is never knowing what’s going to find it. Off the continental shelf of the Northeast, more than a dozen […]

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Sight Fishing for Shark

Battle Lines The excitement of sight-fishing for sharks turns the hunt into a thrill sport. You sense it before you see it—a big shadow off the port bow halfway between you and the mangroves you’ve been quietly probing for snook and redfish. Leisurely, it eases into focus, then picks up some speed while heading your […]

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SpiderWire Dura Braid Wins Fishing Line Category

ICAST 2022, SpiderWire DuraBraid takes home the trophy for Best of Category in Fishing Line – a reputable feat after being introduced at ICAST in 2021. SpiderWire DuraBraid continues to impress anglers that demand high performance as the most abrasion-resistant conventional braided line on the market. Now this popular braided line is available in Hi-Vis Yellow. SpiderWire […]

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