Mention haddock and most angler’s thoughts turn to Scotland, the Nordic countries or the Cornish coast. However, this popular, tasty species ranges across the Atlantic to US shores and Dana Benner takes us on a trip from the port of
Lure manufacturing is a multi-million dollar business in the United States alone. Visit any store that sells fishing tackle and you will see what I am talking about. Rows upon rows of lures tempt all of us that is until
It is not often that I take both of my fly rods with me on any particular trip, but here I was loading them into my truck for stripped bass. It was going to be a very early morning start
Dana Benner uses the Winter break down time to plot next season’s trips and importantly, to carry out his tackle maintenance.
Without a doubt the waters of the New England coast offer some of the best saltwater fishing anywhere in the world. With stripers, blues, tuna, cod, haddock and a host of others, who could ask for more?
There are tons of articles being written that tell you about rods, reels and bait. Heck, I’ve written a bunch of those types of articles myself, but there are very few articles that concentrate on what I call, “the other essential gear”.
Dana takes us on a trip to York, Maine where he fishes with lures for striped bass adjacent to the picturesque landmark of the Nubble Light.
The US flounder is a more aggressive species than that found in Europe. Dana outlines the tackle and tactics used to hunt the Winter flounder.
Dana Benner explains why the often overlooked spoon and other metal lures still have their place in the saltwater angler’s tackle box and how anglers are returning to the practice of “throwing metals”.
Hailing from New Hampshire Dana Benner has been writing about fishing and the outdoors in the traditional press and digital media for more than 30 years. In his first feature for Planet Sea Fishing he takes us to the Cape Cod peninsula to target the renowned striped bass.