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Block Island Inshore Fishing Tournament: 2022 Recap

Block Island Inshore Fishing Tournament: 2022 Recap

(Above) Mark and Wendy Northup of Block Island took this photo at sunrise in the Block Island Wind Farm with the winning striped bass Wendy caught.  [...]
The OTW Origin Story with Publisher Chris Megan – OTW Podcast #7

The OTW Origin Story with Publisher Chris Megan – OTW Podcast #7

Join OTW’s Kevin Blinkoff and Jimmy Fee as they sit down with Publisher Chris Megan to recount On The Water’s founding over 25 years ago, with a l [...]
Watch Out for Feeding Whales

Watch Out for Feeding Whales

In a well circulated video this week, a humpback whale is seen lunge feeding through a school of menhaden and landing on the bow of a boat off Plymo [...]
Big Time – On The Water

Big Time – On The Water

Offshore fishing tournaments are not for the faint of heart—or tight of purse strings. While big money tournaments, like the Atlantic City Quest for [...]
Kayak Fishing the Northeast with Old Town Kayaks – OTW Podcast #6

Kayak Fishing the Northeast with Old Town Kayaks – OTW Podcast #6

  In this episode, Kevin Blinkoff and Jimmy Fee kick things off by answering listener questions, and discuss using topwater plugs for striped bass [...]
Online Course: Improve Boater Safety Around Whales

Online Course: Improve Boater Safety Around Whales

US Atlantic boaters – would you know what to do if a whale starts swimming towards your boat? Accidental on-water collisions can be dangerous for ev [...]
Striper Migration Map – July 1, 2022

Striper Migration Map – July 1, 2022

  It’s the final spring striper migration map of 2022! Stripers are settling into summertime hotspots like Montauk, Block Island, eastern Long Islan [...]
Striped Bass Cheat Codes with Captain Brian Coombs & Captain Vinny Simeone – OTW Podcast #5

Striped Bass Cheat Codes with Captain Brian Coombs & Captain Vinny Simeone – OTW Podcast #5

In this episode, Kevin Blinkoff and Jimmy Fee kick things off by answering listener questions, and providing some tips for fishing for striped bas [...]
Striper Migration Map – June 24, 2022

Striper Migration Map – June 24, 2022

The June full moon brought some great catches, especially for boat fishermen from eastern Long Island to Rhode Island. Large schools of bunker are m [...]
Striper Migration Map – June 17, 2022

Striper Migration Map – June 17, 2022

The June full moon brought some great catches, especially for boat fishermen from eastern Long Island to Rhode Island. Large schools of bunker are m [...]
Jumbo Fluke Tactics with Captain Jeff Viamari – OTW Podcast #4

Jumbo Fluke Tactics with Captain Jeff Viamari – OTW Podcast #4

  In this episode, Kevin Blinkoff and Jimmy Fee answer listener questions on eel fishing, power clips, and what to do if you see someone mishandli [...]
“Space to Sea”: Stellwagen Bank Photo Exhibit at the New England Aquarium

“Space to Sea”: Stellwagen Bank Photo Exhibit at the New England Aquarium

Acclaimed underwater photographer Keith Ellenbogen brings the rich and surprising biodiversity of marine life off the Massachusetts coast—including [...]
Striper Migration Map – June 10, 2022

Striper Migration Map – June 10, 2022

Striper fishing is hitting new highs as large post-spawn striped bass spread north from New Jersey to Maine. How has your season gone so far? Tell u [...]
NOAA Announces Intent to Designate Hudson Canyon as a National Marine Sanctuary

NOAA Announces Intent to Designate Hudson Canyon as a National Marine Sanctuary

On June 8, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued a Notice of Intent to begin the public scoping process to consider desi [...]
20 Father’s Day Gifts for Fishermen

20 Father’s Day Gifts for Fishermen

Father’s Day is right around the corner and to celebrate the fathers and father figures who taught you to bait a hook and cast a line, we put togeth [...]
Striper Migration Map – May 27, 2022

Striper Migration Map – May 27, 2022

The “herd” of large post-spawn striped bass from the Chesapeake is stampeding through the Northeast as the new moon approaches. Stripers in excess o [...]
Boaters Beware: E15 At Pumps Through Boating Season

Boaters Beware: E15 At Pumps Through Boating Season

This boating season it is going to be imperative to pay attention at the pump, as a new emergency rule will allow E15, a harmful fuel for boat engin [...]
Striper Migration Map – May 6, 2022

Striper Migration Map – May 6, 2022

Post-spawn stripers are filtering out of the Chesapeake and Delaware bays, big bass are spawning in the Hudson, and the hot striper bite continues t [...]
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