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Zombie Quiz

Capt Andy LoCascio - 07/21/2014

Fishermen are certainly going to inherit the earth! But not all fishermen are created equal. Some of you will survive the inevitable upcoming Zombie Apocalypse. Find out how long you will survive! You will fall…

More Tips to Catch Trophy Stripers

Capt Andy LoCascio - 03/26/2014 - Views: 36306

This is the second in a series of articles with striper fishing tips specifically for catching spring trophy striped bass. Click here to read the first article. Here is more striper fishing tips to help…

Brining Bait

Capt Andy LoCascio - 03/23/2014 - Views: 27910

Bunker (menhaden/pogies) is a critical striped bass bait. Fresh bunker is not always easily to find on the water or at your local bait shop. The quality of frozen bait available from most tackle shops…

Tips to Catch More Trophy Stripers

Capt Andy LoCascio - 03/22/2014 - Views: 33356

Why do some anglers seem to consistently more big striped bass the rest of the pack every spring? Are they lucky, do they have secret spots, or are they pathological liars? My fist first inclination…

Lure Refinishing

Capt Andy LoCascio - 03/01/2014 - Views: 26419

I often find myself fishing with others and “borrowing” their lures especially when traveling.  If I get to make a choice, I always opt for the lure with the worst finish because chances are good…

Fishermen Are Idiots

Capt Andy LoCascio - 01/21/2014 - Views: 97125

“There’s a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot” (Steven Wright) It’s 5am and Capt Freddy Gamboa (Andreas Toy Charters) insists that the distant offshore seas are somewhat less…

Black Drum

Knot a Clue - Confessions from a Professional Angler

Capt Andy LoCascio - 12/31/2013 - Views: 109333

I have been fortunate to have fished with some of best captains for trophy sized fish both inshore and offshore for many years. I have spent hundreds of days fishing the east coast and countless…

Galapagos Fishing 2014 - Bucket List Trip

Capt Andy LoCascio - 12/29/2013 - Views: 38721

Capt Andy will once again be headed to San Cristobal in the Galapagos, Ecuador to film and fish for giant striped marlin, blue marlin, black marlin, wahoo, and big yellowfin tuna on popping plugs.  This is a…

Catch & Release Guidelines

Capt Andy LoCascio - 12/17/2013 - Views: 41912

There are a myriad of suggestions and guidelines for releasing fish, very few of them take into account the realities of catch and release fishing. Every situation is different, but the following tips will ensure…

1@32 Pledge - New Weapon for Fishery Management

Capt Andy LoCascio - 12/11/2013 - Views: 10671

Anglers need to step up and work together to conserve striped bass before the stock collapses (again). The belief that fishery regulators have enough data, authority, and intelligence to protect stripers is simply naïve. If…

Long Island's Best Fishing Calendar - 2014

Capt Andy LoCascio - 12/09/2013 - Views: 19318

When does cod fishing peak? Where can you catch big stripers on June’s full moon? What color bucktails fool late summer fluke? Are the trout stocked yet? You’ll find answers to these questions and more…

1@32 Pledge - Help Save Striped Bass Now

Capt Andy LoCascio - 12/02/2013 - Views: 8712

The 1@32 Pledge is an interim step that proposed by anglers to help reduce fish mortality. While catch and release is always preferred, the pledge is simple; in situations when you do not practice catch…

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