Issue #21 of the Surfcaster’s Journal Magazine

The new issue of the Surfcaster’s Journal Magazine was uploaded yesterday for your reading pleasure

In this issue at


Reading the beach by Tony Stetzko – a story about how to fish sand beaches by a legendary cape cod surfcaster. He also touches on the state of the surf on cape and dealing with seals.

The eye of the striper by “Grampa” Greg McNamara – Greg works in the field of ophthalmology and has an immense understanding of how the eye works. Through his research he has learned a lot about how a striper’s eyes work, how they see color and how they hunt. He details all of this and more in this story.

Boat wise surfcasting by Corey Pietraszek – Corey is one of the premiere inshore charter capts in new England and his understanding of how stripers relate to inshore structure is like no one else I’ve met. He talks trophy bass, where they hold, how to decode a reef, rip and point and how best to call them to your lure.. Complete with diagrams and excellent photographic examples.

Hard up for Hardtails by Jack  Sprengel – this article details methods for catching the elusive Albie and bonito from shore. Jack talks feeding patterns, location, tide, strategy and baits


You favorite SJ columnists

  • John Skinner
  • Big Rock
  • DJ Muller
  • John Papciak
  • Chef Andrew Chase
  • Al Albano
  • Roger Martin
  • Lou Caruso
  • Dave Anderson

Original videos in this issue :


  • Forty minute video interview with legendary Super Strike maker Donny Musso
  • Casting distance, which reel is the king, VS, ZB or PENN?
  • Making bucktails with Lou Caruso

Yup, it’s a big one, 192 pages in all. Maybe the best one yet.

If you are not a subscriber to the Surfcaster’s Journal Magazine you should strongly consider joining us. If you subscribe in the next seven days you will receive a free copy of my book HOOKED via mail after subscription. But the offer is only good until 17th of September. And yes, you can do it at The Fisherman Show on Thursday too…or click here



Go and read and enjoy what we have put together for you


2 comments on “Issue #21 of the Surfcaster’s Journal Magazine

  1. sioca

    In advance, if you have a contest of best picture on this issue, I will submit

    Page 155 AWESOME! It illustrated the point with humor and charm.

    The article was super 2!!!!


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