Sage advice for those planning to fish Alaska or British Columbia
It’s just past 7 a.m., and the driver of the bus I’m on lays on the horn to pass a slow-moving horse-drawn carriage in the pothole-ridden right lane.
The seas were running tall as darkness begrudgingly gave way to the first hint of morning hidden behind a wall of gray clouds.
Richard Stanczyk is growing impatient. We haven’t caught a bonefish. “One thing I have not figured out in 67 years of fishing is how not to catch fish and still have a good time,” says Stanczyk, his nose smeared in the trademark zinc oxide he uses to protect against skin cancer, which has dogged him lately. A stiff wind is blowing onto the beach, and the shallow water is a milky green. It’s muddy. Stanczyk, owner of Bud N’ Mary’s Marina, an icon of Florida Keys sport fishing, says the dirty water could stymie us, adding optimistically that bonefish aren’t
Real summer comes first when the lily pads and weeds along the edge of the river began to grow. It does not happen slowly, does not seem to occur gradually. One day the pads are not there and the weeds are all dry and brittle from winter and the next day the pads appear and the weeds are green and the summer water has life it did not have before. The second sign of true summer is when the rock bass start biting down by the Ninth Street bridge. It is thought that they start biting simply because the water
Greg Myerson caught a big fish four years ago that literally changed his life. The fish was an 81.88-pound striped bass, which broke by 3 pounds the International Game Fish Association record that had stood for 29 years.
I clearly remember that moment when my fishing DNA changed forever.Story by Ric BurnleyImage by Pat Ford
When packs of sailfish are working baitballs off Isla Mujeres, the fishing and underwater photography can be otherworldly.
Details: Photographer Jay Fleming discovers overlooked beauty by focusing on the fine points.
A timeless story of closing the loop and returning to one’s natal waters
Scores of shadaholics are drawn into the new season as American shad leave the salt and move upriver to spawn
The first time I ever paid to go fishing was when I took a trip to Iceland in 1980. I had never fished for Atlantic salmon and was looking for some romance, as well as for a new experience in a new land.
From her Steel Gray color scheme to her impressive performance, the newest Jarrett Bay 46,Grander was born to instill fear in the hearts of fish--and fishermen--everywhere.
By Chris Landry New products are a big part of the lifeblood of the annual ICAST sportfishing trade show held in Orlando, Fla. Here are the 24 product winners deemed the most innovative in their respective categories at the 2016 show. They range from newly designed hooks that cost less than $4 for a pack of six to a trolling motor and a kayak that each run about $2,800. Previous Next 1 of 17 The Disappearing Art of Trap Fishing The Disappearing Art of Trap Fishing The Disappearing Art of Trap Fishing The Disappearing Art of Trap Fishing The Disappearing
When fishing deep, it’s hard to beat these simple chrome-over-lead bruisers