WEAKFISH AND ITS SOUTHERN COUSIN: INSHORE TACTICS FOR SPIKES AND SPECS
|Sunday, March 1, 3:00 pm||Discover Fishing Seminars – Space P32||Jim Hutchinson, Jr.|
Weakfish have made a strong showing the past few years in the New York/New Jersey region. After targeting big ‘tiderunners’ with plastics from April through June, outstanding action can be had by summer in quiet areas of Great Bay using the time-tested technique of live shrimp. showing up in Cape May and Atlantic Counties have been decent numbers of speckled trout. A more colorful (and tasty) relative of weakfish, speckled trout are being caught all summer long in quite, back bay holes and then making one final showing in their fall run back down to warmer waters. Learn what tactics and gear to use to tap into these southern beauties.
About Jim Hutchinson, Jr.
The Fisherman Magazine
A Jersey Shore native and lifelong hunter, clammer and angler, Hutch was originally hired by The Fisherman Magazine in 2002 as the New Jersey edition’s managing editor. After a short break from the magazine to serve as the Managing Director of the Recreational Fishing Alliance, Hutch is the Managing Editor for the New Jersey/Delaware editions of The Fisherman.