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  1. Stripers 101 - The Beginners clinic.
    Maybe my question is silly but I am new using braid (power pro) as main line (not new fishing btw). I use braid for bottom fish (fishfinder usually) and I use monofilament (tectan pro 26 lbs) for casting (jigs, spoons, flies, cranks...) well, I found my tectan pro line is not as good as I...
  2. Buy - Sell - Trade
    I know these are popular among Perch fishermen, but these work great for White/Yellow Hybrids on Rend Lake. I have ONE of them, and I am very cautious about using it, since I can't find them anywhere. If anyone has some of these they want to get rid of, please let me know! CK
  3. Plugs and Plug Building
    hows everyone doin out their new to this forum so i was woundering if anyone had any good fishing spots to tell me about........ JUST KIDDING no but really im new to plug turning and was woundering if any one had a how to on how to get the mouth made for top water poppers and if anyone had a...
  4. Surfcasting Central
    So I mentioned in a different post that I just switched to braid as so far I love it … but so far I have been casting with a 10’ leader so I never touch the braid when I cast. I want to change my rig up and fish only a 2 foot leader attached with a swivel but I am a little confused /concerned...
  5. Buy - Sell - Trade
    Looking for an OTI Popping (casting)rod preferably the shorter version that is 7'6". .. Thanks Rich
  6. Stripers 101 - The Beginners clinic.
    What is the most used reel for casting plugs. bucktails, jigs. What is the best for this type of fishing. What rod legnth is best for spin or casting reels. I'll be fishing from the beach, and jetty.
  7. Surfcasting Central
    Sportcast USA 2010 Nationals Tournament will be held in Marlton NJ on October 22nd - 24th, 2010. We will have two full days of casting on both Saturday and Sunday (9:00am to 4:00pm). Friday October 22nd will be practice from 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Awards and Prizes The National Champion Trophy...
  8. Buy - Sell - Trade
    hi i am selling a star plasma 7ft rated 15-30lb 1/2 oz 3 oz model spinning ps153070st the rod is in great shape guides and all. 100.00 plus shipping. I also am selling a st croix premier 6 '6 20-40lb fast action rod model number swc66mhf boat rod/casting this rod has been used once 110 plus...
  9. Chesapeake Bay
    The fish have finally started to cooperate as about the same time as last year. My brother and I got in them on Sunday getting some nice eating fish. I did catch one with the sores on it and I quickly released him, the rest were fat and healthy. Look for a point or edge with a rocky bottom or...
  10. Rods And Custom Rod Building
    It seems every two piece rod I have on every fifth cast the upper half of my rod follows my plug out to the water. I just bought a St. Croix 9ft two piece surf rod thinking that this wouldn't happen yet it still does ..... Is there anything I can do to prevent my rod from breaking off during...
  11. The Striper Forum
    I have been fishing for stripers for about 3 years and i try to add something new to my bag of "tricks" every year. This year i have been trying teasers but they are really reducing my casting distance. Is this a common issue? And does anyone have any advice on how to help with this issue? I...
  12. Surfcasting Central
    um ive never really done alot of it im located around Newlondon county specificly niantic, got any tips for this area or maybe a good location?
  13. Connecticut
    im planning on headin done to my gran parents in early july and when im not with my pops i was hopin to do some surf fishin any one know some good spots ps. my main mode of travel will prob be by bike so any thing more than 15 miles away probly wont work.
  14. Maine
    Will be heading down to Acadia National Park in July then camping our way out to P.E.I . I would like to try surf casting for stripers along the way,I have all the equipment just need a few pointers on location.I'm not looking for specific locations just a point in the right direction where to...
  15. Stripers on the Fly
    Ok so I have e question about casting flies for really any salt water fish. Is the cast the same as it would be for trout fishing or do I need to learn a new casting stroke? I should think the dynamic and principals would be the same but all the clips youtube have these guys making these...
  16. Massachusetts
    I am a fisherman who usually sticks to trolling. I like it because it is lazy fishing:gob_icon_cheers:. I just got two casting rods and don't know what types of lures are best to put on them. What would you use in 5-15 feet of water? and how about 15-25 feet of water. Im looking for big striper...
  17. New Member Introductions
    Hi Everyone! I just moved to Dorchester right next to Carson Beach and am looking for some good spots to go Surf Casting for stripers. I had a lot of luck off of the Castle Island pier last year with chunk Mackerel but it was tough to get a spot on some nights. Has anyone had any luck off of...
  18. Plugs and Plug Building
    wow. it's been a long time since i posted here. Sites gotten huge. More to the point, where i fish here in NC we do a lot of vertical jigging on reefs and ledges, and there really isn't anything that can measure up to the "butterfly jigs". Even at 4 bucks the cheap Chinese knockoffs on...
  19. Surfcasting Central
    Hey everyone going to the salt water expo today wana get new plugs and a nice casting eel...anyone know good booth's???? thanks....advice from striper jim or zim would be an honor....haha thanks
  20. Surfcasting Central
    I was thinking of making casting eggs this winter for the up comming season. I think that this is a great innovation although an oldie. how succesful have you been fishing using this set-up? what fly's and leader length have worked for you? what pound test leader do you use? I have used this...
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