Acclaimed author and surfcasting guide DJ Muller started his talk at Narragansett Surfcasters last week urging people to " have a plan" arguing that if you don't you essentially "plan" to reduce your likelyhood of catching a big bass. That logic is hard to argue...

Two decades ago, the Saltwater Edge opened on Thames Street in Newport, Rhode Island.  Our original focus was saltwater fly fishing. The entire space was slightly larger than a studio apartment; but our customers provided enough of a spark to allow us to grow and expand. It was clear...

If you’re reading this article it’s a safe bet that you have decided to pursue the truly gratifying endeavor of saltwater fishing. You’ll be joining the ranks of many other anglers who just like yourself were once new to the sport. Take heart! You’re embarking...

AUGUST ‘09 FISHING REPORT: Traditionally, saltwater fishing in the month of August can be good to excellent for some species and downright terrible for others. The month of August also sees some new species of fish come on the scene around our waters. Also, the eighth...

There are many, many different varieties of plugs that surfcasters use when chasing striped bass. Top water baits, minnow swimmers, metal lips, darters, etc. They all have their time and place when applied in the right location during the right conditions. Most plugs have a...

What follows is basic information that highlights the various types of saltwater fishing lures available. Having the right lure for the conditions/situations you encounter on the water can be the difference between a productive trip and getting skunked. More detailed information can be found by...

About three years ago I started working at a large bait and tackle store located in Rhode Island. During the course of my job duties at the shop I routinely fielded a myriad of questions from hundreds of customers daily ranging from what’s the price...

How To Choose A Van Staal Original or X-Series Reel A big question, which understandably comes up often for someone shopping for a Van Staal Reel is “what size reel should I get?” While this can sometimes be tough to answer definitively, these guidelines should help anglers...

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