FishersLog draws on the fishing and software development expertise of On the Edge Communications founder, John Skinner.
Skinner is the long-time Surf Fishing Columnist and former Editor-in-Chief of Nor'east Saltwater Magazine. In addition to his surf column, he has written many articles for Nor’east Saltwater and On the Water magazines. He is the author of the books A Season on the Edge , Fishing the Bucktail, and Striper Pursuit. He is a frequent speaker at outdoor shows and fishing club meetings. Skinner has a well-earned reputation as a consistent producer of trophy striped bass from Long Island beaches. He holds the current New York State false albacore record. When not plying the beaches, he can often be found fishing from his boat or kayak. He has extensive freshwater fishing experience learned on Lake Ontario and its tributaries, as well as Long Island’s lakes and rivers.
Skinner has over 20 years of software development experience working for a government research facility and a major aerospace company. His professional specialties are in Relational Database Systems and User Interface design and implementation. He holds a Masters Degree in Computer Science.