SWS Tackle Box:
Montauk fluke, sea bass, and stripers
Conventional with fast tips and plenty of backbone for heavy sinkers and jigs
Conventional 20/30 series for fluke and black sea bass, 30/40 series for stripers
20- to 30-pound braid for fluke, 50- to 60-pound braid for stripers
Bucktails, 2- to 3-ounce tipped with 6-inch Berkley Gulp! grubs in Nuclear Chicken for fluke, or similar bucktails tipped with Fat Cow Trailers for stripers, and diamond jigs for black sea bass.
Strips of squid, sea robin or bluefish belly for fluke; squid or clams for black sea bass; stripers prefer eels, the larger, the better.
2- to 6-ounce bucktail with a teaser 12 to 20 inches above for fluke; 5 feet of 50-pound mono leader with a 6/0 straight-shank hook 12 inches above a 6- to 12-ounce sinker for stripers; 2- to 4-ounce diamond jig with a single 6/0 hook tipped with clam for black sea bass.