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.
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.
Blake Mycoskie is an avid fly-fisherman, philanthropist and the founder of Toms Shoes, which donates one pair of shoes to someone in need for every pair it sells. Anglers Journal had a conversation with Mycoskie and his fly-fishing wife, Heather, earlier this year after they returned from a fishing adventure in New Zealand, where noted angling photographer R. Valentine Atkinson accompanied them. This is an edited version of our interview. — Bill Sisson, Editor-in-Chief “The most technical fish I’ve ever caught” — Blake The one fish I really wanted to catch was in one of those dead-calm pools, which
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.
Reflections on the versatile, indestructible diamond jig
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.
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 24 Best of Show and Best Boating Accessory: Johnson Outdoors – Minn Kota Ultrex trolling motor Minn Kota’s new Ultrex gives you the control of a cable
When fishing deep, it’s hard to beat these simple chrome-over-lead bruisers
I wish I had seen the Nancy Ellen when she was built in 1927. Restored as a pleasure boat, she doesn’t look at all like she did back then.