Drawer Full of Memories

Drawer Full of Memories

Going through a stepfather’s desk reveals a man’s passion for pursuing big fish and the love he had for his friends and family.

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A Winter's Tale

Enraptured by steelhead as a young man, a writer reflects on his Russian River days.

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Big Gets Bigger

Weighing in at 1,260 pounds, Mercury's new 600-hp, V-12 Verado was conceived for large boats that require serious power.

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Anglers Journal Giveaway

Win a set of Simms Pro Dry raingear worth $1,200

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Striper Moon

A transplanted New Englander in Montana feels the tug of migrating striped bass whenever autumn arrives.

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New Boat Report: Bonadeo 45 Walkaround

The Florida builder’s new flagship blends fishability and comfort with quad-outboard speed.

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Darwin's Marlin

Our globe-trotting correspondent discovers big striped marlin and plenty more in the Galápagos.

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All-Stars

How baseball legend Ted Williams and fly-fishing great Stu Apte became friends is among the anecdotes from Lords of the Fly, a new book about a time when the world’s top fly anglers gathered in Florida to catch world-record tarpon.

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Bucktail Believer

John Skinner is a master at fishing the iconic bucktail.

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The Cult of the Tog

This hard-fighting bottom dweller with a face only a hard-core devotee could love draws the faithful offshore in fall and dead of winter.

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Smelt Camp

Ice fishing for smelt is a Maine tradition that involves plenty of food, grog and friends, along with a tiny, silver fish

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Season on the Ice

Ice fishing is the memory of American winters, nighttime snow, stacks of cordwood and people in heavy coats staring into holes.

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Pain Relief

The 10-day, 90-mile hike was tough, but the fishing washed away the bumps, bruises and bites.

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Over the Rainbow

Argentina's Lago Strobel Is Home To a Thriving Population of Dinosaur-Size Rainbow Trout.

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Darwin's Marlin

Our globe-trotting correspondent discovers big striped marlin and plenty more in the Galápagos.

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Frenzy

Striped marlin gorge on bait balls off far-flung Magdalena Bay, creating unparalleled action and record catch numbers

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New Boat Report: Yellowfin 54 Offshore

Yellowfin’s flagship is fast and equipped for serious fishing.

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A Long Run

With more than 50 years of service to some of the world's top captains, the Merritt 42 Picaflor has a storied past and a fresh start.

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New Boat Report: Bonadeo 45 Walkaround

The Florida builder’s new flagship blends fishability and comfort with quad-outboard speed.

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