Royal Grand Slam

Fly angler Rufus Wakeman is attempting to become the first person to catch all of the species of billfish on a fly in one year. In this video he nails his black marlin. The swordfish has yet to happen and might be the toughest

Dolphin mahi mahi

Fast and Furious

The dolphin were running small off southeastern Florida last summer. You learned that if you were in the Gulf Stream fishing sargassum weed lines for Mr. Big, but you also could have found out from a police blotter that the catch was not as hot as the weather.

Cinder worm hatches mostly take place after dark, attracting night-owl anglers and stripers.

Magic Hatch

There’s nothing quite like fishing for striped bass as they dine on spawning cinder worms

Greg Myerson - Striped Bass record holder

Record Holder

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.

Though Pat Ford travels to Panama for the opportunity to photograph black marlin, he also captures his share of dramatic blue marlin antics, as this image demonstrates.

Marlin Metrics

A well-traveled photographer is drawn to Piñas Bay, Panama, for its black marlin and other hefty cohorts.