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  1. New Member Introductions
    Morning guys. Happy to be a new member. I'm stoked I came across the site! Watching guys pull fish from the beach all weekend really hooked me. Instead of wasting more time and money buying equipment that isnt right for my application, I thought I'd ask the professionals. I always have a...
  2. Tackle Evaluation & Product review
    hi im looking to get a new rod and reel for striper in the bay. I fish in kayaks and would like some help figuring out what kind of rod to buy. thanks
  3. Reels and Reel Maintenance
    i just purchased a new Star Stellar Lite 11' rod and I'm not sure what reel i should choose for it i was looking at the shimano baitrunner, any input is greatly appreciated
  4. Rods And Custom Rod Building
    I am looking to get a 9' blank from American Tackle and also their Ti-Nano guides. If you have info regarding those items, please let me know. The info below is for the rod blank and guides: "All-graphite construction means sensitivity with quick reaction for immediate hook sets. These...
  5. Surfcasting Central
    From LI, new york. Sorry for the bad picture its been raining for weeks and i dont have good lighting. I only started out with a smaller rod with hopkins and surface popper with a swimming lure. I then started using surf rods (9-10ft) for bait use and lures. Well, i got sick of using bait, i...
  6. Rods And Custom Rod Building
    Greetings ladies and gents, new (old) guy here. I'm looking for a little guideance on selecting a spinning surf rod to go with my Penn 706Z. I am use to using an 8' St. Croix Tidewater MH rod and 4000 series reel for my beach fishing in Florida, but I will be fishing coastal Del. NJ, MA in the...
  7. Shorebound - Surf Beginners
    Hello, New to the site looking to learn about striped bass fishing i usually go out on the boat, but now i want to start doing it from shore. If any one could recommend me good lures, bait, and rod- reel i really appreciate it. Thanks.
  8. Reels and Reel Maintenance
    I purchased an Okuma combo from a B&T in my area. Good starter setup, but at the end of this first season I find the reel binding up, slipping and just not performing well. The combo cost me 50 bucks, so I don't see it being worthwhile to spend money fixing the reel. It's an Okuma classic...
  9. Saltwater Tackle Shop
    Hi everyone, I am new to the Rockfish/Striper scene and I went to the store the other day and bought some big Smiling Jack/Ruby Lip (10 ounce lead-heads with a chartreuse bucktail) and a couple of Rapala deep divers for trolling. I was just kinda guessing at what to start off with and I'm...
  10. Reels and Reel Maintenance
    I have a friend that is going to come to town. Fishing wise not too bad with plugging with a spinner, but not too good with casting a conventional for bait. I am thinking that I have some reels that I can pull out of storage or modify to make casting a conventional easier with something like...
  11. Saltwater Tackle Shop
    Hi everyone, i got a brand new Penn international 975 baitcasting reel and im trying to figure out the best rod to match with that reel. I've been really leaning towards and ugly stik because of all the good reviews i hear about those rods, but im not sure what size and action rod to pair up...
  12. Reels and Reel Maintenance
    Hey all, I have a Penn International 965 which I use for fluking and stripers, then two Penn GTI 320s which I use for bottom fishing and bluefishing mostly, then a Penn Squidder. I was thinking of putting 8#/30# Powerpro on my 965 and Squidder (used for a mix of fluking and striper fishing...
  13. Stripers 101 - Sticky Threads
    Popping plugs or surface lures are most effective during low light conditions such as dawn or dusk. Metal lures, such as Kastmasters or Hopkins are best during bright sunlight conditions. Swimming lures, both shallow swimmers and deep divers work best during the day when fish are less likely to...
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