Bahamas Day Trippin’

The Bahamas, comprising a collection of islands in the Caribbean, is a country viewed by most as an exotic vacation destination. However, for anglers

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Tuna Town Revival

The radio in my stateroom crackled with the sound of the skipper’s voice, “Start a chumline here, ones and twos.” It was 5:30 a.m. and a hint of morni

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Tag Team

As one of the most mysterious and valiant predators encountered in the pelagic realm, swordfish have fascinated civilizations since the earliest explo

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Safe Travels

Few things are better than a day on the water, right? The sun and wind in your face, water lapping calmly against the hull. It’s peaceful. Relaxing. S

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The Hills are Alive

From backcountry to blue water, the islands that make up the Florida Keys yield access to some of the most productive fisheries in world. Among the mo

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Party Boat Policies

At the most basic level, party boat operations run a daily schedule of excursions, departing and returning midday, then heading out again after a quic

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Guatemala Gone Wild

Distinguished by its active volcanoes providing the highest elevation in all of Central America, vast rainforests, ancient Mayan ruins, Spanish Coloni

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A Day in the Fields

If you like emerald water loaded with life and a tropical vibe, The Bahamas is the place to be and be seen. Florida anglers residing along the southea

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Gateway to the Gulf Stream

Home to the longstanding Pompano Beach fishing rodeo, highly competitive Pompano Beach Saltwater Circuit, Merritt’s Boat and Engine Works, Lindgren-Pi

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Island Style

Among tropical enthusiasts in search of their next Caribbean getaway, Puerto Rico is often overlooked in favor of more trendy and exotic boutique dest

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Mile Marker 79.8

For the fortunate travelers who’ve had the opportunity to experience the Florida Keys, it’s no surprise this narrow outcropping of coral islands exten

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Ocean City, Maryland

Not to be confused with the beach boardwalk town of the same name in New Jersey, Ocean City, Maryland is a quintessential eastern shore community and

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The Edge of the Dredge

Each and every year sport fishing sees increasing participation across fisheries worldwide. With intense competition, tournament crews that find conti

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Science of the Strike

There's not much that tops the sight of a tuna clearing the water as it attempts to engulf a frisky live bait splashing on the surface, or the unmista

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End of the Road

It's a typical winter in Fort Kent, Maine where the streets are salted and outside air temp reads a bone chilling 37 degrees. While this small town in

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First Coast Fast Lane

I'm soaked to the bone as I stare off into the trolling spread. It’s cold, windy and the weatherman was wrong like usual as the occasional 4-footer te

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Venice, Louisiana

Growing up with a dad and mentor that had a severe case of fishing fever was pretty special, but only in recent years has it really set in just how tr

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Remote Rendezvous

There is no denying that Christmas Island has stood the test of time as a world-class bonefish destination. For decades, this piece of angling paradis

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Better in the Bahamas

The Bahamas islands provide such incredibly diverse fisheries that there’s always something to catch. However, Florida fishermen heading across the ’S

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Bahamas Ports of Entry

An oasis comprised of 700 islands and cays, the islands of The Bahamas feature the clearest water in the world, friendly locals, varied accommodations

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Go the Distance

“Dude, you have some terrible luck. I’m actually a little scared to get in a boat with you.” This is the text I received from Captain Steve Papen afte

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Probing the Depths

Focusing your efforts on specific points of structure makes all of the difference when attempting to minimize fuel consumption and put fish on ice. Th

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Serious Smokers

Kingfish are a staple around the entire state, with as many ways to catch these hard fighting speedsters as there are anglers who fish for them. While

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Battle in The Bahamas

The April 24th morning was still young when 33 anglers and their guests trekked from Port Everglades to Grand Bahama Island aboard the Bahamas Express

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Tropical Tuna

With the coming months providing comfortable conditions for quick sabbaticals to the nearby Bahamas, anglers will be afforded exciting opportunities w

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Zeroed In On Zancudo

Every now and then it’s really nice to have someone else at the helm, which is exactly what I said to my wife as we raced offshore with our butts buri

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Polynesian Paradise

The explosive bite came out of the blue. There were frantic birds everywhere and even though we expected the shot, I was still startled as the Tiagra

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The Skinny On Skinnies

You’ve surely heard about the elaborate multi-day excursions hailing out of San Diego on long-range vessels that reach distant waters so fertile you’d

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Nova Scotia

Throughout the worldwide community of big game sport fishing there are certain destinations that are heralded for legendary encounters with the ocean’

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Miami Swordfish Tournament

Miami Beach’s legendary nightlife attracts an influx of visitors from destinations around the world. A late night town with an eclectic mix of colorfu

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Grand Fashion

After a restless few hours of sleep in anticipation of what was going to be a long day trip to The Bahamas, I woke to my alarm clock buzzing and my fi

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Off The Grid

Around the Sunshine State and nearby Bahamas, anglers are fortunate to have some of the most productive bottom fishing north of the equator. If the co

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Bahamas Fishing Regulations

“I will be visiting The Bahamas in the near future and I’m curious as to how much or how many fish I’m allowed to keep and bring home? It seems the la

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Rodeo At The Rigs

We huddled around the center console as the stepped hull 36 Invincible plowed through the warm waters of the expansive Gulf of Mexico. We were on our

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