NEWS: For our Shallow Water Striper University in March 2011, we have added some new speakers. One of the best striped bass anglers along the entire coast, Captain Al Anderson of the charter boat "Prowler". Capt Anderson has tagged more striped bass than almost anyone alive. He will be discussing inshore striped bass fishing as well as hold-over opportunities and techniques. This will be a seminar you won't want to miss. We've also added Bob Oberg, a top-notch kayak fisherman who has developed a complete system for trolling tube and worms from a kayak as well as how to keep yourself safe while fishing from a kayak. Bob has been featured in On The Water Magazine because of his expertise in this area of kayak fishing. For the fly fishing anglers you don't want to miss Gene Mattson's presentation on fly fishing for striped bass. Gene is 78-years old and fishes more days than anyone I know of out of this 14-foot tin boat. Gene has developed his own unique flies for stripers and techniques that can be used by anyone. He's informative, funny, and does one of the best seminars you will ever see. Captain Dave Cheiffo will be discussing "Controlled Depth Fishing", a system he's used for many years while taking charters out of Block Island for striped bass. Dave fish's with downriggers as no one else does and his unique approach to this method of fishing is definitely informative. Well known speaker and outdoor writer David Pickering will be presenting his totally new seminar on inshore striped bass fishing. Dave says its one of the best seminars he's ever put together. That's saying something from someone whose done some of the best seminars over the years that you'll ever see! Dave fishes from shore and boat and being a former teacher has one of the best presentations to teach you how to do what he does of anyone we've seen. Mike Laptew will be showing his new and latest underwater video footage of stripers and striped bass habitant. Mike has put hundreds of hours of diving into his new show and his work is legendary on the seminar circuit. Mike's productions are ALWAYS entertaining, informative and totally unique. You don't want to miss his new show. We'll also have Mike Gauyna of Lowrance Electronics and Chris Gately from Navionics on hand to show and discuss the use of electronics, GPS, Radar, Fish Finding technology and the new mapping systems from Navionics called "Fish Chips" which give you a 3-D view of bottom structure. Russ Wood of Wood Boat & Motor will be doing for the first time, a seminar on Boat Maintenance. How to care for your boat to keep it running properly during the fishing season. A lot of tips and hints to save you time and money during the boating season. I will be doing my seminar on how to fish with Jigs, Shad bodies, Jig Selection, and dealing with tough fishing conditions while fishing and more. Captain Joe Pagano and myself will be holding a unique question and answer seminar throughout the entire weekend as well as demonstrations on how to rig all sorts of baits, rigs and lures, as well as how to solve fishing problems on the water. This will be one of the most informative seminars you will ever attend this coming winter so don't miss out. Seating will be limited!! Be sure to visit our new web site for the shows titled: Saltwater Fishing Universities, This University Series will eventually cover all types and forms of saltwater fishing including: fluke, sea bass, scup, tautog bluefish and more. www.saltwaterfishinguniversities.com We will also be launching a new university this spring titled, "Tuna University". A one day seminar focused totally on tuna fish but will also include bonito and albacore. The main topic will be blue fin tuna. Stay tuned for more info on where and who the Faculty will be for this unique seminar. We will get the best of the best for this one day event. Rigging Soft Plastic's Vol-2: Our new addition of rigging soft plastic's will be available this coming week. This volume covers how to rig shad bodies, jig selection, hooks, fishing with plastic squids, crabs, shrimp, and more. It is 96 pages of information with drawings and photo's. This information doesn't exist anywhere in this form. It is available from www.shallowwaterstripers.com for only $10.00. You will be able this year to get Vol-1 and Vol-2 for only $15.00. Buy both and save five bucks. That's 140 pages of the best and latest information on rigging soft plastic baits. Volume's 1 and Vol-2 make great Christmas gifts for the angler in your life as well as our new book, "Monster Shallow Water Striper". And, our Universities for the angler who has everything. Easy one stop shopping for that guy or gal in your life.
Fly Fishing and Light Tackle Sportfishing Specialist