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On the seventh day, there were stripers

I had checked this beach for six days straight, watching the fall bounty of peanut bunker congregate along the bubble weed and the seabirds meander along the shoreline, picking at shells and eelgrass. Three of the six days, I found fish—a few micro stripers grazing in the shallows enjoying the plentiful baitfish all to themselves […]

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Sam Stavis Reviews the 2020 Striper Season, Podcast Part II

In this episode, we chat with Sam Stavis about surf stripers in the weirdest year we’ve ever had: 2020. We chat 30-pound bass on mackerel tight to rocks, surfcasting, estuary fishing, and rock hopping strategies. Sam also gives his pick for MVP lure of the season. Surfcasters: listen to this one. You can listen to […]

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Weekend Warrior: Redemption Song

I come to you in better spirits on this fine Friday evening in July. It happened today. I swallowed my pride, traveled away from my usual haunts and fished a new area with Todd of Dupe a Fish and his buddy Chris. Well, folks, turns our it was a pretty, pretty, pretty, pretty good move. […]

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Weekend Warrior: R.E.F.L.E.C.T.

Time to R.E.F.L.E.C.T, and find out what it means to me (points if you sung that in your head). Considering this weekend is right around the midpoint of the striper season, the weather is going to be crap, and I’m just about reaching that point of total frustration with striper fishing where I thought seriously […]

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Weekend Warrior: Don’t think Twice

Quick little update for you stripers fiends this Friday afternoon (what day is it, really?). We’ve reached the point in the spring run where making the decision as to where and when to pursue stripers can be panic inducing. We are paralyzed by the thought of choosing a spot and choosing wrong. I’m feeling that […]

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