Don't Leave Fish
When it comes to fishing, experience and instinct override the basic rules of angling to deliver a magical moment.
Jumbo Striped Bass
This outing on the Chesapeake Bay was full of 50-pound-plus stripers and felt better than the good old days.
The Gaffe’s On Me
A charter captain shares five ways to lose big fish, dubious experience gained from four decades on the water.
Art of Deception
A unique striper plug made more than 60 years ago continues to excite collectors and anglers.
On the Run
Fall stirs the drive to chase long and hard after fleeing fish.
The Shining Tides
An excerpt from a fictional story of a record striped bass and the Cape Cod community turned upside down by its appearance.
Spring calls winter-weary anglers out of hibernation in search of the patterns and clues that point to the early runs of striped bass.
Fishing for Striped Bass in the Cape Cod Canal
With strong currents and abundant bait, the Cape Cod Canal is a unique and productive spot for striped bass
Fall 2017 Preview Video
Editor Bill Sisson walks you through the Fall 2017 issue of Anglers Journal.
5 Reasons We Fish
Five writers unravel why these fish became their favorites
The writer remembers the striper that made his world go topsy-turvy.
Playing for Keeps
A group of hard-fishing captains heads to the Cape each June for the spring striper run
An Island in Time
The author recalls a cold, rainy November night and a wild fish that came out of a rip off a coastal island, which Hurricane Sandy later flattened.
Greg Myerson caught a big fish four years ago that literally changed his life. The fish was an 81.88-pound striped bass, which broke by 3 pounds the International Game Fish Association record that had stood for 29 years.
The peanut bunker were so thick you could walk on them, and stripers romped day and night.
Damn Near Perfect
Here at last was an almost-virgin, freestone stream that looked like the streams that Arnold Gingrich, Ray Bergman and A.J. McClane had written about.
Boats were everywhere on opening day of Maryland’s 2015 spring trophy striped bass season.
The sun was almost down when Jack called out. “I’m on,” he said, and I watched him lean back as the fish turned and made its first run.
This is fall surf fishing, and you’d be crazy not to love it.
Season of the Surf
The fall migration lures legions of diehards into the suds, where they cast night and day for one last fish
The Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby
There’s nothing quite like fishing for striped bass as they dine on spawning cinder worms