The Offshore Life

The Offshore Life

From dawn to dusk, deckhands play a pivotal role hunting big fish in the blue water.

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Podcast: A Thanksgiving Fishing Trip To Remember

Catching stripers in the November surf when the world seemed simpler.

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River Kismet

A series of coincidences on life's river of fate.

Lefty Kreh, 1925 — 2018

Lefty

Lefty Kreh will be remembered as one of the most influential and beloved figures in fly-fishing.

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Oldfangled

The simple cedar plug continues to catch tuna and other species 100 years after its creation

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New Boat Report: NorthCoast 315 HT

A deep-vee hull, 500-mile range and tons of fishing features make this pilothouse boat an offshore performer.

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Matched Pair

Husband-and-wife guides Sarah Gardner and Brian Horsley know the waters around the Outer Banks of North Carolina like few others.

Featured Stories

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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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Fact or Fishin'

The writer has to judge the winner of a fish-off between two friends who commit some inexcusable gaffes in pursuit of victory.

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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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Pure Magic

Two men keep the old ways alive in Finland by stalking fish by firelight with a spear

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Fall Flies

A drift trip on the Au Sable River connect a mother and daughter to the rhythm of the changing season

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Against the Grain

An artist, furniture maker, fossil collector and more, Paul Gentry is a bona fide original with an eye for fish

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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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Way Out There

This remote fishery off the Mosquito Coast of Honduras is known for its bonefish, permit and flats that stretch to the horizon.

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New Boat Report: Albemarle 30 Express

The builder’s latest model is a “performance-oriented, hardcore fishing boat” with a top end that nudges 60 mph.

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New Boat Report: Everglades 235cc

A refresh of this family-friendly center console may be the best version yet

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New Boat Report: Viking 54C

The sportfisherman builds on the company’s decades of experience building offshore battlewagons.

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