Gary Reich

Gary Reich is a senior writer at Anglers Journal and the senior editor at Soundings

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My Boat My Life

Kary Via's May-Craft 20 is a frequent sight around Cape Lookout, North Carolina

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Free and Alive

I rediscovered my 4-weight G. Loomis while assembling gear for a recent outing. The stories an old rod and reel could tell.

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Spring Break

The spring tarpon run in Florida draws a vast tribe of anglers who ache to dance with the hefty silver ballerinas.

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Super-Sized

Appreciated by some and cursed by others, the goliath grouper is a large fish with an opportunistic streak, including a fondness for taking fish off anglers' lines.

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My Boat My Life: Pete Shea

A 23-foot Glenn Bradley center console is the perfect fishing machine for this New England native.

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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.

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Crazy Good

Albies, little tunnies, fat Alberts — call them what you want, but once you hook one on light tackle, you’re doomed to chasing them for the long run.

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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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My Boat My Life: Capt. Chris Trosset

Capt. Chris Trosset says his Contender 35 ST allows him to guide even when the weather pipes up

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Fluke on the Fly

Late spring tides bring summer flounder to the sandy flats behind Cape Henlopen, Delaware

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My Boat My Life: Kendall Osborne

Kendall Osborne uses his Dragonfly Emerger 16 in a wide variety of fishy landscapes.

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How I Got That Shot: Mahi-Mahi

A closer look at one of the thousands of mahi-mahi frames Richard Gibson has taken reveals a surprise.

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Fast, Fishy and Good-Looking

Jimmy Buffett’s latest boat is a Freeman 42 catamaran with a pilothouse built by Merritt’s.

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Valhalla Brotherhood

Brothers Sean and Justin Healey are driving Valhalla Boatworks and an all-new lineup of capable offshore center consoles

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Rooted

Meredith McCord, who has 168 IGFA records, credits her family, God and the wilderness lakes around Nestor Falls, Ontario, with her success in fishing and life

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Perfect Patterns

Bob Popovics is known for his saltwater fly patterns, attention to detail and kind spirit. After 40 years of chasing fish, he is as passionate as ever.

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Reeling in the Years

Venerable Tochterman’s tackle shop in Baltimore has been satisfying the wants and needs of generations of anglers for more than 100 years.

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Spring Silver

You start your day hours before sunup, drive the dirt roads and rig in the dark, but the reward makes it worthwhile: hickory shad

Lefty Kreh, 1925 — 2018

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

The shape of speed dressed in the colors of a false albacore.

Prime Time

Fall is the season to break out the light tackle for albies and red drum off Cape Lookout, North Carolina

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Center Consoles

A venerable design that’s nearly 60 years old, the center console reliably takes anglers to wherever the fish are

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Sweet Ride

Renowned naval architect Lou Codega talks about sportfishing boat design trends

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Longhorns And Largemouths

Ponds used for watering livestock also serve as prime fishing holes for a Texas family