[caption id="attachment_3629" align="aligncenter" width="300"] A Pair of Atlantic Bonito Courtesy of Double Haul Anglers[/caption] Saltwater Edge Tackle and Tactics: Atlantic Bonito Atlantic Bonito are typically the first of the "ocean speedsters" to arrive in the waters of Southern New England. Usually, somewhere around the Newport Folk Festival, the...

Celebrate World Fishing Day at Saltwater Edge Saturday, June 23rd  Celebrate World Fishing Day by and attend one of the free 101 Saltwater Fishing Clinics offered by the Saltwater Edge.  World Fishing Day is a live 24-hour global broadcast. In a never-before-attempted global live fishing marathon, we’ll visit...

The common "party starters" for hardtail season is the small young of the year baits like bay anchovies, peanut bunker, and butterfish. [caption id="attachment_2056" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Typical Bay Anchovy - Newport RI[/caption] [caption id="attachment_4611" align="aligncenter" width="300"] It could be worse! Photo Credit Joey Manansala[/caption] This collection of micro baits can be...

  "Go To" Flies for False Albacore [embed]https://vimeo.com/138098358[/embed] The late summer and early fall is a special time for saltwater fly rodders in Southern New England. The anticipation and often spotty arrival of bonito and then false albacore have anglers gathering intel and making plans. Bonito typically arrive...

Saltwater Edge Fishing Report 8.21.15 Inshore Fishing The inshore fishing of late has blown peoples minds. One day it is "epic" near Westport and the next is a "serious chew" off Quonny. We have had reports from most every place in between as well. The vast schools...

3-TAND T Series Fly Reel [embed]https://vimeo.com/135203274[/embed] The 3-TAND T Series Fly Reel is "best bang for the buck" in sealed fly reels. Period. Fully machined from aircraft grade aluminum and anodized in matte titanium and matte black finishes. The T-Series is heavily ported in such a way as...

How To Tie A Clouser Minnow [caption id="attachment_3299" align="aligncenter" width="300"] The Clouser Minnow is another highly adaptable style of imitating baitfish[/caption] In the survival kit of every service man is one fishing lure and it is a bucktail jig. The Closer Minnow in it's many iterations is...

How To Tie A Lefty's Deceiver The Lefty's Deceiver is named for the originator of this fly the world famous fly fisherman Lefty Kreh. Lefty makes regular mention of how many species (both salt and fresh) this fly has fooled and I recall it is over...

[caption id="attachment_2090" align="aligncenter" width="248"] "Find the bait and find the fish"[/caption] Starting late August or early September we start to see small schools of young on the year bait in Newport. As the fall progresses these schools become larger and by early October are often described...

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