Fished with Ken, Mike, and friends yesterday in the ocean. It took a while, but we found the big stripers feeding well. We were trolling and we caught four big stripers from 25-31 pounds. We also released a 27" striper as well. We pulled the hook on three others. The quality of the fish this year has been great. Pro Tip: You're not fishing if you're not trolling your striper gear on the bottom. In deep water this means slowing down and letting out more line. Braid is a big help in accomplishing this.
Captain Joe Hughes -USCG Licensed 100 Ton Master-IGFA Certified
Joe Hughes has been working in the fishing business since he was eleven years old. Starting at Gibson's Tackle at that age, Joe's passion for the sport of fishing has steadily increased. Joe is a versatile angler who is comfortable poling a flats skiff as well as at the helm of a
sportfisherman competing in big game tournaments. During his years as a professional fisherman Joe has been featured in books and
magazines. His main passion is for salt-water fly-fishing. A teacher by trade, he enjoys sharing his knowledge about fly-fishing, fly-tying, and
fly-casting with his clients.