About John Skinner


John Skinner is the author of the books Fishing for Summer Flounder, Striper Pursuit, Fishing the Bucktail and A Season on the Edge, and a contributing writer to the book The Hunt for Big Stripers. He is the long-time Surf Fishing Columnist and former Editor-in-Chief of Nor’east Saltwater Magazine. He has written many articles for Nor’east Saltwater, On the Water, The Surfcaster’s Journal, Outdoor Life, and Shallow Water Angler. His videos on the John Skinner Fishing YouTube channel are known to anglers worldwide, and he has several online fishing courses for SaltStrong.com He is the creator of the fishing log software, FishersLog. Skinner is a frequent speaker at outdoor shows and has a well-earned reputation as a productive, versatile, and methodical angler. He fishes year-round, splitting his time between Eastern Long Island, New York and Pine Island, Florida. He holds degrees in Biology and Computer Science.