John Skinner is the author of the books Fishing the Edge, Fishing for Summer Flounder, Striper Pursuit, Fishing the Bucktail, A Season on the Edge, and a contributing writer to the book The Hunt for Big Stripers. He was the long-time Surf Fishing Columnist and former Editor-in-Chief of Nor'east Saltwater Magazine. He has written articles for 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 created several online fishing courses for SaltStrong.com. 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.