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Sportfishing

A Story of Man vs. Shark

By Kevin Koenig | Posted October 2014

For one angler, a typical day shark fishing turned into a toothy, bloody, hand-to-hand fight to the death in the blink of an eye.  When a reader went mako fishing off New...

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Catching a Giant Bluefin Tuna

By Pete Frederiksen | Posted August 2014

There may be no greater challenge in the fishing world than landing a giant bluefin. Our author can tell you that from experience, as he recounts a fish he landed years ago, and...

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The State of the Sportfisherman

By PMY Staff | Posted June 2014

We spoke to sportfish builders from Florida, New Jersey, and North Carolina to see why they build their boats the way they do. What we found out might raise some hackles.

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Expert Advice On How to Land Big Fish

By Gary Caputi | Posted May 2014

Learn to use your tackle properly and you can catch big fish to your heart’s content.  Fighting a big fish can be exhausting. But our writer has one trick that will not...

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How to Catch Striped Bass

By Gary Caputi | Posted May 2014

We’ll give you a few pointers, but to get really good at catching bass, you’ll need to figure out the details of your home waters.

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Reeling in Memories

By Pete Frederiksen | Posted April 2014

Perhaps better than anyone on the water, anglers know the importance of living in the moment when the game is on the line. And in these days of catch and release, the memories...

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How to Prepare for Sportfishing

By Pete Frederiksen | Posted March 2014

To catch fish like a pro, you need to prepare like one.  When it comes to sportfishing, the most important thing you can do to ensure a successful day on the water is to...

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Using Kites to Catch Sailfish

By Gary Caputi | Posted January 2014

If you’ve ever caught a sailfish, you know there’s nothing else quite like it. And we’d guess you probably want to catch a whole lot more. Our resident fishing...

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Chasing the Blues Away

By Peter Frederiksen | Posted January 2014

Opportunities come and go, but how you play the game is no fluke. Wonderful September weather and an epic canyon report pointed to an offshore trip where we vowed to get even with...

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Fishing for Black Marlin in Australia

By Gary Caputi | Posted December 2013

If you’ve always wanted to catch a huge marlin, Australia is still a great bet.

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Fishing for Aggressive King Mackerel in the Gulf of Mexico

By Gary Caputi | Posted November 2013

Don’t miss the kingfish ambush about to happen off the coast of Mississippi.

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How Tournament Captains Troll for Billfish

By Gary Caputi | Posted September 2013

Learn to dig deep with heavy dredges for bluewater game fish.

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How to Catch Dolphin

By Gary Caputi | Posted August 2013

Target dolphin offshore now. You won’t regret it.

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