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  1. Upper Hudson River Striper Club
    My boat is out of the water 1 day and I am already thinking about buying new gear for next year! One of my pair of Ugly Stick - Okuma baitrunners crapped the bed after 6 years. Rod is probably repairable (1 guide) but the primary drag on the reel is shot and for $60 I got my money's worth...
  2. Hudson River
    I have a pair of Abu Garcia Ambassadeuer 5600c4 reels that I like very much. I've had them mounted on a pair of fairly stiff. (For largemouth) bass rods but I don't like the matchup at all. Kind of a use what you got situation. I would like to find rods more suitable for fishing from a boat and...
  3. Maine
    I'm heading East in August for 2 weeks to attend a wedding in Portland and spend some time with the in laws. Will be moving around from Berwick, to Portland, to Lincolnville. I'm a fly angler living in trout country, but used to be an avid west coast/delta striper angler. Still have my 8...
  4. Saltwater Tackle Shop
    I need a 4 or 6 rod holder for my truck. the kind that fits into a trailer hitch. where is a good place to purchase online? thanks!
  5. Hudson River
    Give me some help here. Looking for a rod in the 9ft range. I think that would be easy enough to cast and fight fish. Was in Dicks and i was fumbling around with some 10 12 and 13 footers and they just seemed to much to handle with the rod and then fighting fish. IDK. Was thinking bout getting...
  6. Upper Hudson River Striper Club
    My 9.9 force stopped running well last summer and i would like to get it looked at now so i don't miss stripers ... anyone know of a good mechanic in the ALbany area?? I was told of a guy named Kevin Boehlke in New Baltimore ... anybody know him??
  7. Stripers 101 - The Beginners clinic.
    I have 300 yards of 20 lb test, 6 dia eq of Power Pro braided line for my Penn Battle 500. The Battle spool capacity is 405 yards with a 20 lb test. What test mono should I use as backing and to fill the approx 100 yard gap. Other backing suggestion? Thanks
  8. New Jersey
    Hello there Jersey, I am a surf caster from NY who will be living in NJ for a while and want to hit Sandy Hook. I have never been there before and know nothing about it. Got a few questions if anybody can help I would appreciate it!! 1. Is there an area open to beach buggies? 2. I see a bunch...
  9. The Striper Forum
    Hey all- Im in the market for a new rod and could use some advice bfore I head to local b and T shops. Currently I usually go plugging and use a 7' Med-Heav power, Medium action St. Croix Tidemaster Rod. Rated for 10-20 lb test, 1/2 - 1oz. Works great for schoolies and have caught some...
  10. The Striper Forum
    Hi Folks First time poster. A neighbor dropped off a piece of striper the other night and now I'm hooked again! I've striper fished most my life on the Cape but from one boat or another mostly. Looking to get into surf (canal?) fishing with the grandkids and sons. I'm looking for suggestions...
  11. Surfcasting Central
    Hi Folks First time poster. A neighbor dropped off a piece of striper the other night and now I'm hooked again! happy3.gif I've striper fished most my life on the Cape but from one boat or another mostly. Looking to get into surf (canal?) fishing with the grandkids and sons. I'm looking for...
  12. Reels and Reel Maintenance
    Penn 501 Jigmaster mods I have been using this reel in the surf with 40lb BG mono, I have it magged and the magnets are only holding for a single outing, I have to keep glueing them in and nothing seems to be holding - any suggestions for a cement/epoxy/glue?
  13. Surfcasting Plugs and their history
    I've only been building my own plugs for a season now and I'm having trouble with a reliable topcoat. I have been using Devcon 30 min 2-ton epoxy double coated which has been relatively successful on the surf. But on piers and jetties the finish is easily chipped and dinged around rocks or...
  14. Upper Hudson River Striper Club
    Being that i am mainly a shore fisherman who is lucky enough to have a couple of friends that have boats so that i can actually get out on the river. My question or curiosity is if anyone has ever used a live herring as a stoolie. I see that the dec is proposing the ban of scap nets in the...
  15. Surfcasting Central
    I'm looking for a good reel that would be used for surf and boat. I can't afford a VS or anything else like that, but don't mind paying for quality. I hate buying things twice. Thanks
  16. Surfcasting Central
    My friends wife wants to get him a nice setup for surfcasting, and we need a good set up to get him going. We are not looking for top shelf, but dont want garbage either. A nice middle of the road setup would be great. What would you suggest? Thank you, kb
  17. Stripers 101 - The Beginners clinic.
    Can you all offer some suggestions on soft-sided tackle bags for boat and pier fishing? Good quality bags that will hold the basics, etc. and last for a while...
  18. North Carolina - Interior
    Even links would be appreciated, I'm about to go pick up a license and talk shop with the guy that sells it to me, hopefully anyone can point me in the right directions. I usually fish the bottom with a large weight and live bait in the river, but in SC never had any luck with this......well, a...
  19. Stripers 101 - The Beginners clinic.
    I recently got an ugly stik conventional 7' rod MH rated for 60lb I would like suggestions on reels I can get to match it ill mainly be fishing for blues and stripers off a boat and bridge possibly chunking my budget can go up to about $200 also would be using braided line thanx ahead tight...
  20. Boating Beginners
    I'm new to the area (Tappan Zee Bridge to Sandy Hook) and looking for some recommendations on tackle. I need to stock up the boat for spring fishing. Any suggestions?
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