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Jason Puris
Interests: www.thefin.com, Fishing, fly fishging, freshwater fishing, saltwaterfishing, big game fishing
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Our bait traveling on the northern most route has seen some action and is on to the next angler. Jason Meade sent us this pic. The fish he landed with the AR lure was actually gut hooked with a rubber... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2013 at The Fin - Show Me The Fish!
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Pics are flying on to The Fin APP... Here are a few I picked out today. Are you on it? Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2013 at The Fin - Show Me The Fish!
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After about 2 years of not tying I was back at the vise this past weekend. As you may have read in my blog a few months ago, I decided this past winter that I was going "Back Where I... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2013 at The Fin - Show Me The Fish!
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Go Fish North America is off to a great start. The AR lure taking our Northern route saw some action on it this weekend. Robert Morris from Brockton, MA just sent us this! You can follow the lures here (click... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2013 at The Fin - Show Me The Fish!
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The above is a fairly common fishing scenario along the striper coast.... I'm sure most of you have fished in similar areas. This inlet is on the bay side (ie not open ocean). The obvious time to fish places like... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2013 at The Fin - Show Me The Fish!
OK.... It's official Go Fish North America has officially kicked off and we have our first fish: Check out Bassmaster Elite angler Byron (B.J.) Haseotes: For more info on our Go Fish North America campaign with Tackle Grab, go here:... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2013 at The Fin - Show Me The Fish!
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The Fin & Tackle Grab are teaming up! Help send this lure across North America and get a cool t-shirt and other stuff if we pick you! For a chance to participate simply 'LIKE & SHARE' this photo and send... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2013 at The Fin - Show Me The Fish!
I think you guys will like this one! 'FLY a Legacy' from Ronnie B. Goodwin on Vimeo. Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2013 at The Fin - Show Me The Fish!
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Colin Scott from Grip Studs reached out to me in March and asked if I would be interested in testing and reviewing their surf fishing studs. I of course jumped at the chance but sadly I have not been able... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2013 at The Fin - Show Me The Fish!
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As much as I love finding fish, I really love finding good food. To that end...I had the pleasure of chowing down on the most delicious fish sandwich yesterday in DUMBO. Created by the the folks at Bon Burger part... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2013 at The Fin - Show Me The Fish!
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Over the last 10 years I have slowly but steadily transitioned to less fly fishing and more (spin) surfcasting. The reason for this has been the quest for bigger and bigger fish (striped bass). Where I fish, the options from... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2013 at The Fin - Show Me The Fish!
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Can't Make it to The Fly Fishing Show in Somerset this weekend? Have no fear, I'll be covering the whole thing on The Fin APP so you won't have to miss a thing! I'll filter through all the clutter and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2013 at The Fin - Show Me The Fish!
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Just in time for winter ;) Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 5 opended today and besides boasting three multi-purpose sports fields, a 30-foot wide promenade that offers magnificent views, it also has a fishing area equipped with four bait preparation tables... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2012 at The Fin - Show Me The Fish!
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A few great things to point out this morning... 1. The Tackle Grab holiday gift guide was published this morning! (The Fin APP is mentioned!) There are tons of great gift ideas at all price ranges on this list. Well... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2012 at The Fin - Show Me The Fish!
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I rarely get fishing related gifts for the holidays unless it's some sort of joke gift (when Big Mouth Billy Bass came out I received 4 of them!). So, if anyone is listening, here is what I would like this... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2012 at The Fin - Show Me The Fish!
Guide House: Montauk, Episode 1 from Jason on Vimeo. Guide House Montauk Ep. 2 "It Was Hot" from Jason on Vimeo. Guide House: Montauk Ep. 3: "Off With His Head" from Jason on Vimeo. Guide House: Montauk Ep. 5 "Mongo... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2012 at The Fin - Show Me The Fish!
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It was great to see striped bass of all sizes last weekend while fishing the waters off New Jersey. While its clear there are major issues with the striped bass population here in the Northeast at least we are seeing... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2012 at The Fin - Show Me The Fish!
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The Fin APP is many different things to many different people. One thing I keep hearing is how people like to use it as a visual fishing log. Once the photo and location are locked in all you have to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2012 at The Fin - Show Me The Fish!
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MONTAUK ROCKS a film by Richard Siberry From the surfcasting capital of the world...comes the story of those who helped Montauk earn, and keep, it's title. I spent a few moments on the phone today with Richard Siberry. If you... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2012 at The Fin - Show Me The Fish!
Professional bass fishing news site BassFan.com posted today that FLW may be getting it's first ever beer sponsor. I think this is great but you have to read BassFan's reader responses on this subject: http://www.bassfan.com/docktalk.asp?id=9533#9533 Don't feel much like reading?... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2012 at The Fin - Show Me The Fish!
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I'm in the process of exploring the history of fishing photos...I love looking at vintage fishing pictures. I find it fascinating how they have changed over the years. Even though color photography was available in the 40s and 50s, up... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2012 at The Fin - Show Me The Fish!
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baltimoresun.com Striped bass reproduction hits record low Decline blamed on weather; no catch restrictions planned By Timothy B. Wheeler, The Baltimore Sun The number of young striped bass in the Chesapeake Bay fell to a record low this year, a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2012 at The Fin - Show Me The Fish!
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I'm not sure why, but there seems to be an influx of fishing related beer pics on The Fin APP. Got a fishy beer to share? Share it on The Fin APP. It's more than just fish pics! Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2012 at The Fin - Show Me The Fish!