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Block Action: Ted Archibald hauls in a 20 lbr. on a Giant Blackfish


Block Action: Isaac Ariel catches a hi teener on a SandPike XL, Eel Skin

Capt. Rob Radloff catches a big bass on Gary's Giant Olive Bunker."
He says, "Your plug is killing it down here (NJ) this Spring!"


Shawn Matthews hauls in a 36 lbr. in New Jersey, the biggest catch of the day.


A 56 pounder! Caught by Alex Field of MagicMann Guides
on a SLIM "River Herring" with a Surfster Lip, 2014.
 


Shawn Matthews with his teener from Raritan Bay, caught on a Giant Olive Bunker

 

Rob Radloff catches a big one in Raritan Bay using a Giant Olive Bunker.


Robert Como uses a Giant Medium Diver in Weakfish for the first time.

 

And he hooks an early season striper in New Jersey back bay waters.

 

Future plug maker, Jason Vivona.
Jason, the son of BWL subscriber, Nick Vivona, wants the first plug he turns to be Gary's Giant Pike!


Rick Fraelick with a 30 lb. striper caught on a Deep Diver, Lobster


 

PS, Rick buys presents for his 15 month old son Gunnar, but uses them long before
Gunnar will ever be able to hold a rod  : )


 

Rob Radlof brings in a 28 lb. striper on a SLIM Weakfish, Sandy Hook


William Sirotnak catches an upper teen on a SLIM Medium Diver, Purple Pearl, Block Island


Mike Fu ropes in a 20 lb. striper on a SLIM Medium Diver, Eel Skin


Gary catches a teen pair on his Vega Surf Perch, Block Island, 2013


Gary's Block Island action - a 26 lb. striper caught on a Sandpike XL


Ted Archibald with a pair of teen stripers taken on a Giant Blackfish

 

Ron Burgess catches a 52 lb monster on a Bunker Troller.


 

Full View, Ron Burgess's 52 lb striped bass.

 

Bob Mirynowski's 26 lb bass caught on an eelskin pike
in a raging nor'easter, Block Island, 2013.

 

19 and 22 pounders caught by Gary on BWL's SLIM Troller "Gibbs Blue Mac"
Block Island, 2013

 

Another 22 pound catch by Gary on the SLIM Troller "Gibbs Blue Mac"
Block Island, 2013

Sean Kearney's 35 lb. striper caught on a Giant, Black Pearl

 

Sean Kearney with his 29 lb. striper caught on a Giant Dark Olive Iridescent Scale

Kieran McGlynn Wetsuiting


Ilir Gjatollari with a bass in the 20s caught on a Giant "Dark Olive Iridescent Scale"


 

Iler again with an upper teen bass on a Giant "Blackfish"

 

Gary wins 2nd place, PBR Tourney, 2012
 

 

Gary's PBR Winner, 28-1/2 lbs. caught on a Giant, Dark Olive Iridescent Scale.

Mike Fu with his teen bass caught on a Giant Blackfish.

 

Gary's 20 lb. bass taken on a Sand Pike XL with eel skin.

Gary catches a 27 lb. bass on a Slim Troller, Custom Porgy

Josh Clogston catching on a jointed eel, White Mac.

Mark Cantrell catches a 42", 27 lb. musky in northern Minnesota on a BWL prototype 16" Troller.


 

Gary's 24 lb. bass hooked using a Giant "Dark Olive Iridescent Scale".
Caught on Block Island while guiding "Support the Troops Auction" co-winner, Kieran McGlynn.

The Cuttyhunk Crew, June 2012
Alan Cordts, Andrew Chase, Tom Scallon, Peter Fu, Mike Fu, Gary Soldati


Peter Fu with a 34 lb. striper caught on a Sand Pike, Cutty 2012

 

Mike Fu with a teen bass caught with a Giant Blackfish, Cutty 2012


Tom Scallon with a teener caught on a Giant Bluefish, Cutty 2012


Shawn Matthews catches a teener on a SLIM surface, Raritan Bay, NJ

Boston Harbor Shootout 2011 -- Two top winners caught on BWL Trollers!
First place striper (being held), 48-1/2"
Second place striper, 46 lbs. (on scale), caught by Russ Burgess (not shown)

 

One of two 50 lb. stripers caught on the same night by Russ Burgess (not shown) in Boston Harbor, 2011
on an Atlantic Mackerel Troller

This is the 2nd of the two 50s caught by Russ Burgess (not shown),  Boston Harbor
on the Atlantic Mackerel Troller

Another Russ Burgess (not shown) 50 caught on a BWL Troller in 2010


 

A 1-1/4 lb. lobster was found in the stomach of Gary's "51"


 

 

A SandPike Yellow Mac was a hit for Peter Guidice in New Jersey!
He caught this 34", 15 lb. striper.

 

Gary's "51" -  Rhode Island, October 20, 2011
Caught on a Surface Giant - Dark Olive Iridescent Scale


Tom White's 31 pounder caught on Block Island with a SLIM Purple Pearl.


Striper caught by Joe Solanoy in California with Block Island Green Scale, August 2011

 


Tom Scallon with teener caught on a SLIM Medium Diver, Blue Pearl Mac

Noah Hoffenberg & upper teen striper
caught on a Hybrid Giant Pike (Pike body, Surfster lip) in Silver Flash

Pete Christy with his teener caught on a Green Scale Medium Diver

Tom White's striper caught on a SLIM Purple Pearl Medium Diver

 

Christian Amaral with a teen striper caught on a SLIM Purple Scale Medium Diver

 

George Moss with a teen striper caught on a Purple Scale Medium Diver

 

SLIM Troller - Olive Iridescent

 

Noah, again, with a teen caught on a SLIM Block Island Scale Ribbed Medium Diver

 

Tom White with a 20 pounder caught on a Purple Pearl Medium Diver

 

Gary's 17 pounder caught with a SLIM Ghost Mackerel

 

Gary's 28 lb. striper caught on Block Island with BWL's new Sand Pike

Alan Cordts caught this 45"  30.5 lbs on a Giant Blackfish!


Cheryl Soldati with a teener bass caught on a SLIM Surface, Green Scale
Block Island, Oct. 2010

 

Gary Soldati (the Younger) with a teener caught on a Giant Surface, White Mackerel
Block Island, Oct. 2010

 

Cheryl Soldati with a big bluefish
Block Island, Oct. 2010

 

 

Ron Powers with a 34 lb. bass caught on an Atlantic Mackerel

 

Gary with a 15 lb. bass caught on a Giant Surface Perch
Block Island, Oct. 2010

Teen bass caught by Gary Soldati on a Giant Surface Perch
Block Island, Oct. 2010

 

Teen Striper Caught by Gary on a Giant Mackerel
Cuttyhunk, Sept. 2010

 

Noah Hoffenberg catches a teener on a Giant Blackfish
Block Island, Commando Night, July 2010

 

Noah Hoffenberg & Teener, Block Island 2010
Custom SLIM Medium Diver - Block Island Green w/ Copper Stripes

 

Mike Fu & Teener, Block Island 2010
Giant - Custom Cloud

 

Ted Archibald & Teener, Block Island 2010
Giant Bluefish

 

Gary Soldati & 26 lb. striper, Block Island 2010
Giant Blackfish


 

Gary Soldati & Teener, Block Island 2010
SLIM Surface, Block Island Green w/ Copper Stripes

Tom White, 31 lb. striper,  Block Island Blitz
Medium Diving SLIM, Purple Pearl

 

Ted Archibald with his 34.5 lb. whopper, Block Island Blitz
Giant Medium Diver, Blackfish

 

Gary's 36 lb. catch, Block Island Blitz
Giant Medium Diver, Blackfish

 

Tom White and Ted Archibald, Block Island Blitz

 

Gary with a 33 lb. striper, Block Island Blitz
Medium Diving SLIM, Bronze

25 lb. striper caught by Eric Steinhauser on BWL's Blue Pearl Surface SLIM (Block Island, Oct. 9)

 

18-20 lb. striper caught by Josh Clogston on the new Deep Diving SLIM (Black Pearl)

 

Gary Soldati and Rod Christie with up to 23 lb. stripers --
caught on a Blue Pearl Slim Giant and a Black Scale Slim Giant
Block Island, June 2009

                                                                

                                                 Tommy Gulumoglu lands a 22-pounder with a Jr. Bluefish

 

                                                          Ted Archibald and his 29-lb. striper, Cuttyhunk 2008

                                

                            

Gary catches a 30-lb. striper, Cuttyhunk 2008

                             

 

Josh Clogston's 35.5 Pounder Using a Deep Diver Jointed Eel

 

Another Josh catch -- this time with a 28-30 lb. striper using a Jointed Eel

 

Billy Riker's 29-lb. catch at Moriches -- Using a Jointed Eel

 

 

 

 Rod's Christie's 27 lb. mid-day catch on Cuttyhunk, 2007
(using giant bluefish)



Matt Archibald, Block Island, June 2007
catches 22 lb. striper using Giant Blackfish
  

 

A 40 lb catch by Josh Clogston, Massachusetts
(using the new black pearl deep diver)

 

 

Ted Archibald, Cuttyhunk
25 lb. mid-day catch with giant bluefish

 


This striper was caught by DJ Muller off a jetty in New Jersey, July 2007.
DJ used a Giant White
 Pearl.

 


DJ, again, with a nice striper in the low-20 lb. range, Block Island, 2007
Caught with a Giant White Pearl.


Charter Captain, Ed Marut - Giant Black Pearl
Catches and releases this 52", 35-40 pounder

 




 

 

 

 

                  

 

 

 

       Ted's Catch 
       Block Island, 2006
       (using white pearl giant)

 


Captain Al Lorenzetti, Long Island NY, 2006
(using giant bunker)

 


Mike Roy, Fisher Island, 2006 - catches a 28 pounder using a giant blackfish


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