The smell of the sea, the taste of salt on your lips, the pull of the tides — it’s time to return to the matrix of creation, with fishing rod in hand and adventure in your soul.
A unique striper plug made more than 60 years ago continues to excite collectors and anglers.
A poet witnesses a child’s first catch.
The job of deckhands who happen to be women goes far beyond standing watches, unloading fish and mending nets.
Spring is the time of longfin squid in the Northeast, where the author and his family pursue this feisty predator with zeal.
One of big-game fishing’s greatest practitioners, Ernest Hemingway believed that fighting large marlin and tuna should be a fair contest of strength between fish and fisherman.
It helps to have a little cussedness in your makeup when the beach is cold and empty, and you’re chasing the last fish of the season.
With battle-ready gear and casts directed by muscle memory, Montauk’s solitary surfmen outlast the fair-weather crowds chasing stripers at the east end of Long Island, New York.