FISH LIKE A PREDATOR!! By Capt. Darren Dorris

        Fishing for me has been a balanced relationship of predator versus prey. I approach every fishing trip much like a jaguar stalks its antelope. That may seem extreme, but to be a successful fisherman I believe that much like the jaguar, it to be essential that anglers understand their prey. Besides fishing professionally as a charter captain, I am a teacher of Marine Science. I have spent my life researching, learning and understanding fish not only as a...

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Nearshore Bottom Fishing with the Liquid Fire Fishing Team

Low ambient temperatures… brisk winds… cold water… generally, not the conditions considered perfect for southern, Atlantic coast anglers. So, what our Liquid Fire Fishing Team decided recently was to ignore those offerings that early March offered and make a nearshore jaunt in our bay boat to target the often overlooked, underappreciated, but tasty table fare, black sea bass. While this species isn’t considered difficult to target or catch at any point during the year, the black bass does offer exactly...

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Accurate Visits New Zealand’s White Island.

WHITE ISLAND NEW ZEALAND Jack Nilsen and myself took a trip a couple years back to visit our friends at Decoro fishing Kane Tapper, Matt, and Trevor. The basis of the trip was also to spend some time out at White Island which is an active Volcano 30 miles off the coast on the north island off of Whakatane. Kane had been wanting us to come over for round two after the weather killed the last trip the previous year. We...

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A look into Alaska with Captains Steve’s Fishing Lodge

Golden Eyes are one of the best table fare you can get. Captain Steve's Fishing Lodge is a family owned business located on the tip of the Kenia Peninsula in SouthCentral Alaska. We fish on the Cook Inlet, Gulf of Alaska, and a few rivers, lakes on the west side of CookInlet. We fish from May through September for all five species of Salmon, Trout, Pacific Halibut, many types of Rockfish including the big Yelloweye, Rockfish, and Lingcod. We at Captain Steve's...

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Finding the Fluke with Justin Suarez

When fishing for Fluke (Paralichthys dentatus) or Flounder depending where in the United States you are located it all boils down to determining what techniques and baits you should use at your given location. In NJ our waters are teeming with Fluke in water depths that range as shallow as 3 feet of water to as deep as 90-100 feet of water with water temperature playing a vital role in finding these beautiful flatfish. Contrary to what most anglers think...

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