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  1. Hudson River
    Batfishing on the Hudson can be frustrating for the newbie, Its all about keeping your presentation in one area in tidal current. In my equiptment thread I talked about my 11ft. rod #1 with my Shimano bait runner reel that I use for casting large lures, well I do , and I also have another...
  2. Hudson River
    I"ve been asked about poles and things. Well- THINK BIG. I stress that. Lets be real, the Hudson is big, a mile across in some areas. Think surf casting big. Surf casting doesn't necessarily mean big all the time, but you need to be able to get your presentation out there, and be able to bring...
  3. Hudson River
    I was once a newbie, nothing wrong with that! Every few years or so ,I choose a new fish to Hunt for. Most times by mistake, I catch something, and WHOA! gotta learn more.And I"ve been doing it for 40 years. When I first see a body of water, lets use the Hudson, I see things. When I first...
  4. Boating Beginners
    What length/weight rod is good for fishing(stripers & blues) from both the shore/piers and from a boat? Is the Shakespeare UglyStick a good rod? Are the reels made by Cabelas any good? Thanks.
  5. Shorebound - Surf Beginners
    I recently saw on a television program that if you find yourself walking on slippery rocks as in walking on a jetty, put a pair of socks over your boots for traction. I used a rough texture wool sock and it worked great. Caution, this is for minor to moderate slim on rocks....if you are fishing...
  6. Stripers on the Fly
    Dave?s Baby Bunker?: An Easy Tie For Beginners Link May 2004 DAVES BABY BUNKER: AN EASY TIE FOR BEGINNERS This fly, which stretches the definition more than somewhat, while time consuming, is simple to tie given the proper materials, a modicum of patience, and attention to details the prime...
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