2014 Fishing Kayak Buyer's Guide

The bottom line in choosing the best fishing kayak for your needs is that there is no one-size-fits all. Check out all the latest models aimed specifically at fishermen in our Fishing Kayak Buyer's Guide.

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Trout Season Opening Dates

Trout season is right around the corner (if it hasn’t already begun) for most of the region. Find out the official opening date for your area.

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A Diversion: 2014 Fiction Contest Winner

Congratulations to Jim Barker, winner of On The Water’s 2014 Fishing Fiction Contest. Read his story featured in the March 2014 magazine.

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2014 Fishing Boat Guide

Whether shopping for an 18-foot skiff or moving up to a 44-foot sportfisherman, this guide will give you a good overview of the latest and greatest in fishing boats.

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Deep Dropping for Tilefish

Fishing the depths of 500 to 800 feet produces a variety of hard-fighting and good eating deepwater species.

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What are You Waiting For?

With spring weather finally starting to thaw us out here in the Northeast, we’re entering the best time of year to target big largemouth bass.

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Kayak Fishing Equipment Guide

Just as the beginning kayaker has a long list of questions about the basics of kayaking, the angler looking to get more serious about fishing from a kayak also needs some guidance, whether it’s about safety, rudders, anchors, rod holders, crates, and even apparel.

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Our Latest Issue

April 2014

April is trout time in New England, and this issue of On The Water has all you need to know to catch rainbows, browns and brookies from Connecticut to Maine. Learn where to start off your striper season, and take a trip for haddock in the Gulf of Maine. Also in this issue, turn your car antenna into a fishing rod and learn how to star in your own fishing video.

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April 2014

There’s no better month to fish the freshwater than April. In this month’s On The Water, learn how to catch catfish in New Jersey, find shad and stripers in Philadelphia and target smallmouth bass with leeches. Get your saltwater season started as well with tips for catching cod and flounder on Long Island and backwater blackfish in Jersey. Also in this issue, get more out of fishing reports and learn how to star in your own fishing video.

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